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Wind turbines have the potential to disrupt sage grouse habitat or impact the birds in other ways.
Renewable energy companies face series of challenges when ...

New Peabody CEO identifies four immediate areas of emphasis

It didn't take long for the new chief executive officer of Peabody Energy to advance up the company's ladder.
Glenn L. Kellow joined Pea-body in 2013 as ...

Peabody eyes modified lease to add reserves

Peabody Energy has requested a lease modification for the Rawhide mine 10 miles north of Gillette which would add an estimated 26 million tons of recoverable ...

Brook Mine would dig Sheridan County

It's been more than 50 years since a new coal mine has been under review in Sheridan County. That's changing.
Kentucky-based company Ramaco filed a mine and ...

Energy task force tackles big job

A group of lawmakers, industry and representatives from government and the public will spend the next two years figuring out how to make Wyoming's mineral tax ...

Busy Process Systems has doubled work force so far in 2015

Process Systems International was born in 2012 as an electrical company. Electrical work, through the company's subsidiary, Process Electrical, remains the ...

Wyoming bentonite? The best in the world

The old adage that quality is better than quantity rings true again at Wyoming Bentonite (Wyo BEN) of Lovell, Greybull and Lucern.
"There is bentonite, then ...

Challenges are simply part of doing business, no matter what industry you are involved in. The challenges facing the bentonite industry are not in core of the ...

Even amid low prices, state's uranium expansion continues

The uranium industry continues to expand in Wyoming, but low prices for its product are keeping growth slow.
Wyoming produced about 3.5 million pounds of ...

Along with weeds and weather, Jonah Energy reclamation specialist Josh Sorenson contends with misconceptions.
"A lot of people say it takes 50 years to ...

LARAMIE --Research on improving recovery from oil and gas reservoirs will be the main focus of a new high-bay laboratory space the University of Wyoming broke ...

Opening in August, Job Corps stresses energy focus

The Wind River Job Corps Center opening this summer in Riverton will be the first in the nation to specialize in training for students interested in the energy ...

Partners aid Carissa restoration

Restoring historical exhibits at the Carissa Mine in South Pass City benefits from several partners.
Historian Jon Lane at the South Pass City Historic Site ...

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A child was born to Torrey Ferris of Riverton and Karl Whiteplume of Arapahoe at 3:38 p.m. May 22 at SageWest Health Care at ...

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Man's body found in reservoir
CODY -- Searchers in Wyoming have found the body of a Montana man who went missing last week in Buffalo Bill Reservoir ...

City weighs $33 million fiscal year budget

The plan proposes a cost of living adjustment for municipal employees.

City staff has presented a balanced budget of roughly $33 million to the ...

Man charged after arrest sparked threat against deputy

A man is facing charges in Lander District Court that he threatened a Fremont County Sheriff's Office deputy.
He could see up to 12 years in prison if ...

Museums ask for $19,000 spending hike for FY15-16

The Fremont County museums system is asking for $19,290 more in funding this year from the Fremont County Commission.
Museums director Scott Goetz told ...

Year of the grouse

Wyoming's 'sage chicken' part of nearly every energy discussion

Watching the colorful strutting behavior of Centrocercus urophasianus roosters, ...

Economists crunch data on impact of EPA regs on coal

During an eight-month study, University of Wyoming researchers concluded coal is a major part of the state's economy.
That was unsurprising, but they wanted ...

 
 

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