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In coal country, schools test new science standards

In coal country, schools test new science standards

GILLETTE — A school district in the heart of Wyoming’s coal country received a grant last year to train teachers in the types of higher-level thinking outlined by the Next Generation Science Standards, a set of K-12 benchmarks recently criticized in Wyoming for their emphasis on global clima…

May 27, 2014 8:00 amLoading…

Wyoming communities want 1 percent sales tax survey

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Communities in northeast Wyoming want a survey to find out how citizens want Gillette, Wright and Campbell County to spend Optional 1 Percent Sales Tax money.

April 03, 2014 9:52 amLoading…

Rocky VB signs Gillette's Matheny

Middle hitter Sydney Matheny, who was Wyoming's 2013 Gatorade volleyball player of the year, has signed a letter of intent to play for Rocky Mountain College in the fall.

February 10, 2014 2:15 pmLoading…
State Rep. Wallis dies

State Rep. Wallis dies

CASPER, Wyo. — Rep. Sue Wallis, a champion of limited government known for her spirited and polarizing debates on social issues and agriculture, died Tuesday at her home in Recluse. She was 56.

January 28, 2014 7:23 pmLoading…

Coal dust fire at Wyoming mine burns 3 miners

CASPER, Wyo. — Three coal miners are recovering from second- and third-degree burns at a hospital in Greeley, Colo., after coal dust ignited at North Antelope Rochelle mine in Campbell County.

September 12, 2013 6:00 amLoading…

Cloud Peak Energy may cut production at Campbell County coal mine

CASPER, Wyo. — Executives at Gillette-based Cloud Peak Energy Inc. are considering reducing coal production at the Cordero Rojo mine in Campbell County beginning in 2015.

July 30, 2013 7:38 pmLoading…

Guest opinion: Wyoming residents deserve compensation for coal mining impacts

Wyoming has sacrificed a lot for its energy development. Many of us who live in Campbell County are suffering the impacts of providing our nation, and now Asia, with energy.

July 14, 2012 12:05 amLoading…

Wyoming jobless rate falls to 5.4 percent in February

CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- Wyoming's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell slightly to 5.4 percent in February.

April 02, 2012 4:36 pmLoading…

Coal production in Campbell County's 12 mines dips in 2011

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Mines in Campbell County produced slightly less coal in 2011 than in 2010.

January 26, 2012 6:15 amLoading…

One killed, another injured in Wyoming crash

A man died after falling asleep at the wheel, rolling a pickup truck three times three miles west of Gillette, Wyo., on Sunday.

October 17, 2011 9:45 amLoading…

Campbell board wants to keep architect for school

GILLETTE, Wyo. - Campbell County school officials want to bypass competitive bidding to hire an architect for a new elementary school and contract with a firm the district has used for three other schools.

October 13, 2011 8:15 amLoading…

Campbell County hires economic consultant

GILLETTE, Wyo. -- Campbell County officials have hired an economic consultant from Atlanta to prepare a study on how to diversify the county's already vibrant energy economy.

September 06, 2011 10:22 amLoading…

Lawmakers disdain artwork linking coal to beetles

GILLETTE, Wyo. - Two Campbell County legislators are unhappy with a sculpture by a British artist at the University of Wyoming that links coal to beetles killing trees.

July 18, 2011 10:51 amLoading…

More bar and grill licenses in Wyoming available Friday

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The city clerk’s office in Cheyenne receives inquiries all the time about available bar and grill licenses from people who are planning to establish restaurants in the capital city, a spokesman said Monday.

June 27, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

Campbell County reports jump in taxable value

GILLETTE — Campbell County should have more room to spare in its budget thanks to a jump in the county's taxable value to $5.43 billion.

June 17, 2011 11:06 pmLoading…

Campbell County voters approve tax for water projects

GILLETTE - Campbell County voters have approved a 1 percent sales tax to raise $110 million over four years to help pay for a regional water system.

May 04, 2011 8:48 pmLoading…

Wyoming troopers arrest escapee after high-speed chase

The Wyoming Highway Patrol said Friday that a halfway-house escapee who led them on an hourlong high-speed chase was arrested.

February 04, 2011 8:31 pmLoading…

Campbell County commissioners approve water pipeline vote

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Campbell County commissioners have agreed to let voters decide whether a 1 percent capital facilities tax should help pay for a $226 million water pipeline project.

January 19, 2011 6:36 amLoading…

District changes could be drastic

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Significant population shifts in some counties over the past decade will mean difficult mathematical problems for legislators when they draw new district lines early next year.

November 09, 2010 11:30 pmLoading…

Usage up at rec center

GILLETTE — Since a $52 million recreation center opened six months ago in Gillette, the number of users and memberships has soared.

September 27, 2010 11:07 pmLoading…

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