Wyoming news briefs

By |Sep. 20, 2019|

Catch up on headlines from across the state, thanks to The Sheridan Press’ partnership with the Wyoming News Exchange.

Contura makes deal to reopen mines

By |Sep. 19, 2019|

Contura Energy Corp. has announced it has an agreement that will allow Eagle Specialty Materials LLC, an affiliate of FM Coal LLC, to operate the Belle Ayr and Eagle Butte coal mines, which have been shuttered since July 1.

Wyoming news briefs

By |Sep. 18, 2019|

Catch up on headlines from across the state, thanks to The Sheridan Press’ partnership with the Wyoming News Exchange.

Simpson decries decline of centrism in Washington

By |Sep. 18, 2019|

Former U.S. Sen. Alan Simpson, R-Wyoming, joined two of his congressional allies on the University of Wyoming’s campus Tuesday for a wide-ranging discussion in which all three men decried the decline of centrism in Washington in favor of the “rigidity of party politics.”

Sundance tries to sidestep FEMA grant repayment

By |Sep. 12, 2019|

With the help of Sen. Ogden Driskill, R-Devils Tower, the city of Sundance will try one last time to sidestep repayment of $225,000 in emergency funding that it was granted by FEMA in 2012 to relocate the Cole Water Tank when it began to slide off the hill.

Blackjewel hints at recall of miners

By |Sep. 12, 2019|

A letter to locked out Blackjewel LLC coal workers at the company’s shuttered Eagle Butte and Belle Ayr operations foreshadows a possible reopening of the mines and leaves almost 600 employees with more questions than answers.

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