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By Steven R. Peck
Jun 9, 2015

Season's greetings The first day of summer isn't until a week from Sunday, speaking officially. But the first day of "summer" was Sunday. The ...

The Associated Press
Jan 27, 2015

CHEYENNE -- A legal settlement will require petroleum companies to provide justification when they claim the ingredients in the chemical products they pump ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jul 10, 2014

Imagine driving your local public swimming pool down the highway at 30 mph, and you have an idea of the size of Westech's water tanks. The huge vessels, ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jul 10, 2014

CASPER -- One of theprevalent political catch phrases of the day is "global economy." We hear and read about this concept often but it rarely appears on our ...

By Steven R. Peck
Jun 18, 2014

I've got a fair number of Ranger Mining Editions under my belt, but a visitor to this office on Tuesday has me topped. And he's got some skin in the game -- ...

By Steven R. Peck
Jun 18, 2014

Whatever the energy demand, we are likely to be the one to fill it This is some state we've got here. Most of us know that already, but the annual ...


By Chris Peck
Jun 19, 2013

You don't live down South without air conditioning, and there is no air conditioning without Wyoming coal. At night, 1,000 miles from my hometown, I ...

By Steven R. Peck
Jun 19, 2013

And Wyoming always will be part of the crucial equation Wyoming's energy industry is big news. We've filled an 80-page newspaper with it in our ...

The Associated Press
Jun 19, 2013

Miners convene in Sheridan SHERIDAN -- The Wyoming Mining Association is holding its annual convention this week in Sheridan. The convention began ...


The Associated Press
Jun 19, 2013

SEATTLE -- An official with the Army Corps of Engineers told a Congressional committee Tuesday that the agency doesn't plan a broad environmental study on ...

By Robert H. Peck, Staff Writer
Jun 19, 2013

Supporters of South Pass City State Historic Site and the Carissa Minerenovationproject will numerous changes at the site this summer, all leading up to a ...

By Don Warfield, Staff Writer
Jun 19, 2013

L & H Industrial of Gillette, already an international power player in aftermarket mining equipment parts, is no shrinking violet when it comes to seizing ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 19, 2013

Test wells in the Buda Limestone have potential to be "barn burner," leaders of the Riverton-based company believe. U.S. Energy president Mark Larsen ...

Rod Dedrick, Bradley, Texas
Jun 19, 2013

Editor: Many years back, and I won't say how many because I want to feel young, my cousin had a Ranger paper route. For two years in a row he "hired" me to ...

By Steven R. Peck
Jun 19, 2013

I breezed home late Tuesday night -- well, early Wednesday morning -- on my zippy red scooter and had the street to myself for the entire two miles. Over the ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 19, 2013

The impact of federal action to Wyoming industry was at the center of discussions between Wyoming legislators, U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis, R-Wyo., and her ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jun 19, 2013

It sounds like the punch line to a joke: "I was sitting in a bar in New Orleans and the guy sitting next to me said ... " But it wasn't a joke. It was how Chris ...

By Eric Blom, Staff Writer
Jun 19, 2013

Though the least-common rare earth element is 180 times more abundant in the Earth's crust than gold, finding a mineable deposit of the minerals is ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jun 19, 2013

Keeping the focus on the long-term outcomes of environmentally balanced economic development while allowing production in the short term is all in a day's work ...

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