CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The federal agency in charge of environmental protection at surface mines including Wyoming's huge open-pit coal mines has agreed to work toward regulating the toxic chemicals that sometimes get ejected into the air during blasting.
ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. — Off-road vehicles driven on the Killpecker Sand Dunes in western Wyoming would need to be fitted with safety flags under rules proposed by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.
TORONTO — Burger King Worldwide Inc.’s takeover of the Canadian coffee and doughnut shop chain Tim Hortons Inc. has been approved by the Canadian government, bringing it one step closer to completion.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The new Wyoming lottery has made winners out of some players and a few venerable state institutions and events as well.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — An energy company has agreed to pay a $5,000 state penalty for two spills of uranium solution from pipelines at a new Wyoming mine.
State regulators say Arch Coal Inc. has submitted a revised application for a major coal mine near the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation.
JACKSON, Wyo. — Restaurants around Jackson will soon have to have staff certified in food safety.
DEATH VALLEY JUNCTION, Calif. — The Amargosa Hotel was once a hub of activity, the Spanish Colonial-style buildings filled with workers from the Pacific Coast Borax company.
Costco Wholesale has been a bit stodgy when it comes to the Internet — but its e-commerce sales boomed this year, helping it beat Wall Street expectations when it posted year-end results this week.
WORLAND, Wyo. — The Wyoming Newspaper Group has sold the Northern Wyoming Daily News after 75 years of ownership.
CASPER, Wyo. — A Canadian company has proposed a rare earths mineral mine in northeastern Wyoming.
CASPER, Wyo. — Oilfield workers are packing Wyoming's hotels and staying there longer as the state's oil and gas development grows.
LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Workers at a Subaru factory have marked the 25th anniversary of the first vehicles rolling off assembly lines at the plant, which is projected to make more than 260,000 vehicles this year.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency can’t force several Wyoming power plants to install new pollution-control equipment while the state’s legal challenge to federal regulations plays out in court, an appeals court panel ruled Tuesday.
HELENA — The Chippewa Cree tribe’s former health director and two former leaders of a tribe-owned online payday loan company secretly received more than a third of the revenues of the company that has made $25 million since 2011, new court documents revealed.
^pDES MOINES, Iowa — The world’s largest refinery that turns corn plant waste into ethanol began production recently in Iowa, and many national and international dignitaries have touted the technology as a major step in the shift from the fossil fuel age to a biofuels revolution.
CASPER, Wyo. — The location of a proposed facility to test new technologies for capturing carbon dioxide from a working power plant could be selected by state officials within the next few months, a utility official said.
HELENA — A Helena judge has dismissed claims by the Montana Senate majority leader that the governor, a state senator and two commissioners of political practices conspired to drive him out of office.
BOISE, Idaho — The president of a failed southwest Idaho property-management company has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for defrauding investors.
Target Corp. has for the first time come out publicly in support of gay marriage, as a growing number of high-profile businesses take positions on the divisive issue.