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Blackfeet urge government to cancel energy leases

Blackfeet urge government to cancel energy leases

HELENA — Blackfoot tribal leaders from Montana and Canada are calling on the U.S. government to cancel oil and gas leases on land near Glacier National Park that is considered sacred to them.

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Company considers oil refinery at Devils Lake

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — A Canada-based energy company is considering building an oil refinery at Devils Lake.

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Gas Natural sells its Wyoming Energy West assets

CODY, Wyo. — Energy West Inc. is selling its subsidiary, Energy West Wyoming Inc. to Black Hills Corp. for $17 million.

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Renewable energy plan hinges on huge Utah caverns

Renewable energy plan hinges on huge Utah caverns

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A proposal to export twice as much Wyoming wind power to Los Angeles as the amount of electricity generated by the Hoover Dam includes an engineering feat even more massive than that famous structure: Four chambers, each approaching the size of the Empire State Building, wou…

September 24, 2014 7:30 pm Photos

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Oil industry advocate says innovation is key to keeping industry healthy

Oil industry advocate says innovation is key to keeping industry healthy

Alex Epstein says he’s not too worried about running out of oil. But he sometimes worries that the industry won’t always have the freedom to develop it.

August 27, 2014 4:33 pm Photos

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Gazette opinion: Just like the good ol' days of campaigning

Gazette opinion: Just like the good ol' days of campaigning

It sounds a bit odd to get sentimental about policy.

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County officials roll out welcome mat for proposed Bakken refinery

County officials roll out welcome mat for proposed Bakken refinery

Yellowstone county officials are rolling out the welcome mat for the developers of a proposed $500 million oil refinery being considered for the Billings area.

August 19, 2014 12:06 pm Photos

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Official: Planned wind farm OK without tax credit

Official: Planned wind farm OK without tax credit

CASPER, Wyo. — The head of the company planning to build 1,000 turbines in Carbon County says the project will proceed with or without federal tax incentives.

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N.D. energy panel suggests $1B for roads, bridges

N.D. energy panel suggests $1B for roads, bridges

BISMARCK, N.D. — A group representing North Dakota's various energy sectors is recommending the state spend almost $1 billion over the next two years on roads, bridges and other infrastructure.

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MDU seeking 5.4 percent increase in natural gas rates for eastern Montana

HELENA — Montana-Dakota Utilities is asking state regulators to approve a 5.4 percent rate increase for its nearly 81,000 natural gas customers in eastern Montana — just eight months after an earlier increase was approved.

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BP America Donates $25K to UW's Energy Law Center

BP America Donates $25K to UW's Energy Law Center

LARAMIE — The University of Wyoming College of Law's Center for Law and Energy Resources in the Rockies has received a $25,000 gift from BP America to develop the center's summer energy law institute.

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US House candidates' energy plans reveal contrasts

US House candidates' energy plans reveal contrasts

Montana's U.S. House candidates claim to offer "all-of-the-above" solutions to the nation's energy problems — a familiar mantra among politicians keen to give equal attention to fossil fuels and renewables such as wind and solar.

August 03, 2014 9:32 am Photos

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2 utilities interested in hosting Wyoming CO2 lab

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Two electric utilities say they're interested in hosting a proposed lab to test out carbon-capture technologies at a working power plant in Wyoming.

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Environmentalists call for 'do-over' on management plan

A coalition of environmentalists and landowners is calling on the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to rewrite its proposed management plan for federal lands around Buffalo, arguing that the current draft would roll back protections aimed at preventing oil and gas development on areas unsuitabl…

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page 2 swing

page 2 swing

Swinging teaches children about phsyics and is still the most popular outdoor element to your child's swing set.

June 29, 2014 12:00 am
HMF62214 Accent Art

HMF62214 Accent Art

To run the air conditioning unit most efficiently, set the thermostat at the same temperature all day, varying only by a few degrees at night, if at all, and avoid large temperature changes because the cooling system cannot "keep up." The lesser the difference between indoor and outdoor temp…

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Engineering group raises issues with NorthWestern dams purchase

Engineering group raises issues with NorthWestern dams purchase

GREAT FALLS — A consulting company hired to evaluate NorthWestern Energy’s planned $900 million purchase of 11 hydroelectric dams has questioned whether the proposal budgets enough money for operations and maintenance of the structures.

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Nearly half of Wyoming oil, gas wells uninspected

Nearly half of Wyoming oil, gas wells uninspected

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Almost half of all newly drilled oil and gas wells considered high pollution risks in Wyoming weren't inspected over a recent three-year period, according to an Associated Press review of federal data.

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Interior seeks $533,520 penalty from Wyoming gas developer

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Interior Department office that oversees revenue collection from oil and gas leases announced Thursday it is seeking a $533,520 civil penalty against a gas developer the agency said failed to report production on federal leases in northeast Wyoming.

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Zinke says he opposes energy subsidies

HELENA — Republican House candidate Ryan Zinke took issue Thursday with elements of the energy plan proposed by his Democratic opponent, John Lewis.

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