2011

Game & Fish Program Inspects 43,000 Boats In 2011
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A program to keep disruptive nonnative species out of Wyoming’s waterways inspected nearly 43,000 boats at 32 different water areas in the state last year. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department finished its second year with the Aquatic Invasive Species Program in 2…
Fremont Co. Has Worst Year On Record For Homicide
RIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) — Fremont County just had its worst year on record for homicides. The county had 23 homicides in 2011, up from nine in 2010 and the previous high of 14 each in 2008 and 2009. County Coroner Ed McAuslan says last year’s number could yet go higher based on ongoing tes…
Casper’s Weather Summary For 2011
Here’s a look at Casper’s Weather for 2011. as recorded at the Casper/Natrona County International Airport. This is provided by the National Weather Service in Riverton. National Weather Service Weather Forecast OfficeHazards   2011 Climate Summary for Casper   Natrona County…
IRS: Charitable IRA Distributions End in 2011 [AUDIO]
For retirees thinking about taxes and the new year, there’s a charity distribution benefit that expires this year. Charitable distributions: “If you’re age 70 and one half or older, you can make a qualified charitable distribution out of your IRA, to a qualified charity and excl…
Oil Price To End 2011 Near $100 A Barrel
NEW YORK (AP) — The price of oil will finish 2011 about 8 percent higher, after concerns about tighter global supplies dominated energy markets throughout the year. Benchmark crude, which on Friday fell 30 cents to $99.35 per barrel in New York, started the year at $91.38 per barrel. Prices s…
In a Year Of Cataclysms, A Few Faces Stand Out
Seismic jolts shook 2011 — uprisings that set a whole region afire, natural disasters of historic destructiveness, the demise of icons. But again and again amid these world-changing convulsions, the mirror of a single face, or two or three, joyous, tormented, panicked or hopeful, brought the …
Many Kinds Of Best-Sellers In 2011
NEW YORK (AP) — There were many kinds of best-sellers in 2011 and they sold in different ways. Some were meant for success, such as Walter Isaacson’s “Steve Jobs” or Tina Fey’s “Bossypants” or Stephen King’s “11/22/63.” Some were …
Refuge And Grand Teton Elk hunt Down From 2010
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Abundant forage and fewer hunting permits resulted in a lower elk harvest on the National Elk Refuge and in Grand Teton National Park this fall. Refuge managers estimate that hunters killed about 100 elk this year, compared with 242 animals last year. That’s a decl…
K2 Radio’s Top 10 Stories of 2011
From Osama Bin Laden to local prostitution stings, it seems like we've covered just about everything over the last twelve months. Take a few minutes and check out our ten most viewed stories from 2011.
Virginia Tech Locks Down After Officer, 1 Other Killed
Virginia Tech officials said a police officer and another person were shot and killed on the school’s campus Thursday and the university locked down the campus, where 33 people died in 2007 in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The gunman remained on the loose. A news release…