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Wyoming Innovation Center Conceptual Rendering

Wyoming Innovation Center breaks ground

The new facility will provide research space and technology to assist in the scaling-up of technologies that use coal to produce new products On a shale covered site north of Gillette, Energy Capital Economic Development...
Photo of Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon and Wyoming Senator John Barrasso

First of its kind nuclear power plant to be built in Wyoming

State representatives, Secretary of Energy, Bill Gates, and others join Governor in announcing plans to construct Natrium reactor in Wyoming June 2 could be big in Wyoming energy history – and we’ll probably know by...
Tristan (last name), 22, welds in a welding booth at the Western Welding Academy (Photo: County 17/Brooke Byelich)

Sparks Fly at Local Welding School

The rows of paystubs on the bulletin board serve as a pretty good motivator, Tyler Sasse said. Some are from his early years as a welder, but most have been sent by former students...
Jason Harris dials in on a boring bar at a silver mine in Utah.

Thinking Outside the Basin

Two Gillette Guys Find Opportunity Out of Disruption The machine looks a lot like a miniature R2D2, according to Jason Harris and David “Moon” Mullins, and apparently sounds a lot like him, too. When it...
A dragline working at a Wyoming coal mine (H/t BLM Wyoming/Flick, Creative Commons)

How A Biden Presidency Could Impact Wyoming Energy

President-elect Joe Biden made some big promises that, if kept, could prove disastrous for the Wyoming energy economy, but it’s not likely to happen given the outcome of the election, one energy economist says. In...
Haul trucks sit idle at Eagle Butte Mine July 1, 2019, after employees were escorted from the property and the gates locked.

Gunnin’ for Hoops

By Jennifer Kocher and Mark Christensen, Outliers News New county attorney looks to bring charges against former Blackjewel CEO Jeff Hoops New Campbell County Attorney Mitch Damsky is making good on his promise to look into...