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Peer mentoring program aims to prevent substance abuse and keep kids in touch with tribal heritage (May, 17, 2013)

The Wind River Indian Reservation has incredible people and beauty there, and a disproportionate amount of bad news. I was excited to hear about a dynamic plan to tackle drug, nutrition, and emotional issues early by empowering kids to be … Continue reading

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Arapahoe School Superintendent leaves after pivotal school year (May 17, 2013)

The once-faltering Fremont School District 38 in Arapahoe turned a complete 180 since Superintendent Jonathan Braack took the helm in January 2012. Enlarge image Credit Rebecca Martinez During Jonathan Braack’s time as superintendent of Fremont School District 38, the Arapahoe … Continue reading

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UW Nursing School is working to meet needs of changing medical industry (May 16, 2013)

New programs at the University of Wyoming’s Fay W. Whitney School of nursing are gathering momentum as the school works to better prepare students to meet the changing needs of the healthcare industry. Many organizations are demanding that nursing job candidates have a Bachelor … Continue reading

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Federal sequester threatens school programs on Wind River Indian Reservation (March 12, 2013)

Federal budget cuts are causing schools on the Wind River Indian Reservation to tighten their belts. Wyoming provides funding to all public schools in the state, but 10 districts – including several on the reservation – also receive money from … Continue reading

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Laramie educators want to foster support for LGBT students in the classroom (March 29, 2013)

Outsiders often associate Laramie with “The Laramie Project” and the murder of gay University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard. Out of that darkness, however, came the Shepard Symposium, an annual conference in which UW’s education school hosts workshops and lectures about diversity. … Continue reading

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15 Years In: WWAMI Program Produces Wyoming Doctors Who Settle In the State (July 20, 2012)

Wyomingites have limited access to healthcare, especially to family doctors. The state’s population is so small and dispersed, that the the entire state, even the cities, is considered a rural area. The University of Wyoming already offers a pretty incredible … Continue reading

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Sen. Enzi says Congress needs to make the most of the committee process (January 25, 2013)

Host Intro: Wyoming’s Senior US Senator Mike Enzi is the Ranking Member on the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions… and also sits on the budget and finance committees. Wyoming Public Radio’s Rebecca Martinez spoke with him about a … Continue reading

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