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PNS Daily Newscast - June 5, 2020 


It will likely take donations to help the Twin Cities recover from damage by looters; and state and local governments look for relief in next stimulus bill.

2020Talks - June 5, 2020 


Democrats and Republicans have had drastically different responses to President Trump's militarized response to protests in the nation's capital. And, new electoral maps will be drawn next year, some by legislatures and others by outside entities.

Public News Service - WY: Public Lands/Wilderness

Laramie, WY – The next drilling zone for gas in Wyoming may be in Adobe Town. Word is that the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is ready to approve four wells in the area. It's a move that surprised many who thought Adobe Town was off-limits for development. Wildlife biologist Erik Mo

Casper, WY - It's hunting season in Wyoming, and also the time of year when bears, including grizzlies, are trying to pack on some extra pounds before they hibernate in winter. One Wyoming hunter has already been mauled this year, and a safety campaign is underway to try to prevent other attacks.

Lander, WY – Three conservation and public health groups have filed a protest against the new Kemmerer oil and gas drilling plan recently proposed by the Bureau of Land Management(BLM). The groups' chief concerns include expected increases in air pollution and decreases in bird populations. Th

Jackson, WY – Wyoming gets a second chance to have a say in how wolves will be managed. The federal government is tossing out the "delisting rule" which took the animals off the endangered species list, so the whole process will start over. Melanie Stein with the Sierra Club in Wyoming says

Laramie, WY – It's just a little jumping mouse, but it's roaring - on behalf of all endangered species. A coalition of conservation groups says it plans to file a lawsuit, challenging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's decision to drop protections for the endangered Preble's meadow jumping m

Cheyenne, WY – "Becoming one with nature" is a phrase that takes on new meaning this week, as survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault head into the wilderness seeking ways to restore their confidence and ability to forgive. They'll use the isolation of wild places to break through th

Lander, WY - A "happy trails" wish for Wyoming's living history is being expressed by petitions with 1,300 signatures delivered to the federal Bureau of Land Management. The petitions urge official designation of Wyoming's South Pass area, from Independence Rock to Farson, where the historic Pony Ex

Laramie, WY – Wyoming wants the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to do more to "feather the nest" for the state's sage grouse. Governor Freudenthal has unveiled a set of recommendations to try to stop the documented decline of the species amid oil and gas production, including setting up f

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