Articles written by Katie Klingsporn
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Where have all the doctors gone?
There’s never been enough doctors in rural Wyoming, where I live, but a shortage of obstetricians is now increasing the risks for pregnant women across the state—and the nation. In the last decade in Wyoming, three hospitals have closed their...
State Parks drops contentious via ferrata project near Lander
Nesting falcons, development concerns and loud local opposition bedeviled a proposal to build a via ferrata in Sinks Canyon State Park. But it was an engineering cost that finally spelled its end,... Full story
Through black ice and whiteouts, plow driver minds South Pass
SOUTH PASS-Kevin Maynard doesn't bat an eye at these conditions. Highway 28 is visible, after all, and it's not snowing. Still, as the Wyoming Department of Transportation plow driver navigates the...
Reviving the Red Desert's ancient stories
RED DESERT – Sitting in the verdant shade of an aspen grove on Steamboat Mountain — which rises out of the Red Desert in southern Wyoming — Jason Baldes talks about buffalo. As the buffalo reintroduction coordinator for the Eastern Shoshone Tri...