GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A traditional Native American horse race in Gillette has been postponed following cold and wet conditions in northeast Wyoming.
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming ranks among the most dangerous states for driving during Memorial Day weekend.
U.S. government statistics show Wyoming averages 0.85 automobile crashes per...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming officials believe the state needs a significant computer system upgrade but the replacement price is an obstacle.
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — The nation's third-largest coal company by production volume filed for bankruptcy Friday as utility companies increasingly turn to gas-fired generation and renewable energy...
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A troubled Wyoming coal-mining company has paid nearly $700,000 in property taxes but still owes millions in other local taxes.
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming's governor says his state can be part of solving the problem of climate change while producing more coal than any other.
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming-based coal company has received another extension to make a $1.8 million payment on a loan.
Gillette-based Cloud Peak Energy disclosed in a U.S. Securities...
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi's announcement that he will not run for a fifth term in 2020. (all times local):
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Republican U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi announced Saturday that he will not run for a fifth term in 2020, costing the GOP a loyal conservative senator but likely not the...
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Public Defenders Office says its attorneys don't have time to represent people charged with misdemeanors in Campbell County because it is understaffed.
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming coal producer has bought another seven-day financial reprieve.
The Gillette News Record reports that Gillette-based Cloud Peak Energy Corp., in a filing with...
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Police in northern Wyoming say a man who allegedly shoplifted at the same store twice in one day also asked to fill out a job application during one of his visits.
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming has commenced work on a five-year plan for a federal grant to assist career and technical education.
The Gillette News Record reports the Wyoming Department of...
5 baby goats killed in northeast Wyoming shed fire
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A heat lamp caused a shed fire that killed five baby goats in northeast Wyoming.
The Gillette News Record reports firefighters responded to the blaze in a subdivision...
Crews begin drilling well to test carbon dioxide storage
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Crews have started drilling a 10,200-foot (3,109-meter) well so University of Wyoming researchers can test the feasibility of storing carbon dioxide underneath the top U.S....
NYSE to delist Wyoming coal producer Cloud Peak Energy
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — The New York Stock Exchange has announced it will officially remove a Wyoming coal producer this month.
The Gillette News Record reports that Cloud Peak Energy Inc....
Snow storm expected to hit large part of Wyoming
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The National Weather Service has upgraded winter weather warnings for Wyoming.
A blizzard warning is now in effect from noon Wednesday to noon Thursday for the...
Wyoming in 2020 to host 1st major curling event
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming in 2020 will host a major curling event for the first time.
The National Curling Arena Championships will take place at the Cam-Plex events center in Gillette...
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Gillette-area school officials are holding public hearings as they consider whether to allow teachers to carry guns in schools.
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming man has been convicted for underreporting his income to the state so he could continue receiving unemployment insurance benefits.
Devils Tower climbing routes temporarily closed
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Climbing routes on the west face and southwest shoulder of Devils Tower National Monument are temporarily closed to protect nesting peregrine and prairie falcons.
Stock exchange suspends trading of Wyoming coal producer
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — The New York Stock Exchange has suspended trading of Wyoming-based Cloud Peak Energy.
The Gillette News Record reported Tuesday that the NYSE cited the stock's...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Supreme Court on Monday upheld a much longer prison sentence than prosecutors recommended for a man who pleaded no contest to killing and dismembering two other...
Wyoming lawmaker pushing for toll on Interstate 80
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming lawmaker is trying again to impose tolls to widen the state's busiest highway.
Sen. Michael Von Flatern told the Gillette News Record that the effort to...
Prison recommended in Wyoming perjury case
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A 30-year-old Gillette man who served another man's jail time to avoid his own legal problems will do his own prison time if a judge follows the recommendation of...
2 injured in oil rig explosion
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — An explosion at an oil rig in northeast Wyoming has injured two men.
The Gillette News Record reports that Campbell County Undersheriff Quentin Reynolds said the...
- Business WireCloud Peak Energy Receives Court Approval of “First Day” Motions to Support Business OperationsMay 14, 2019
- Business WireCloud Peak Energy Voluntarily Files for Chapter 11May 10, 2019
- Business WireCloud Peak Energy Announces Suspension of Trading and Commencement of NYSE Delisting Procedures Due to Low Stock Price; Common Stock Expected to Begin Trading on the OTC PinkMarch 26, 2019
- BusinessWireCloud Peak Energy Provides Update on Strategic Alternatives ReviewJanuary 29, 2019
- BusinessWireCloud Peak Energy Adopts Tax Benefit Preservation Plan for Net Operating LossesJanuary 14, 2019
US labor secretary tours Wyoming coal mines
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta is in Wyoming to tour coal mines.
Acosta is the host of Republican U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi. Enzi's home town of Gillette is located...
Report: Wyoming coal producer had $718M loss in 2018
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A year-end financial report indicates a Wyoming coal producer could be 30 days away from declaring bankruptcy following a $718 million loss and a failure to renegotiate with...
Woman sentenced for taking meth into Wyoming jail
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A woman who smuggled methamphetamine into a Wyoming jail and distributed it to other inmates will spend up to six years in prison.
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A report says the federal government has penalized nine Wyoming hospitals for high readmission rates, and another one for high levels of hospital-acquired medical...
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming teenager who prosecutors have said brought guns and bullets to school last year as part of a thwarted plan to shoot teachers and students faces a trial after...
Coal company owes Wyoming county more than $8M in taxes
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A coal company owes a Wyoming county $8.6 million in unpaid taxes.
The Gillette News Record reports that Blackjewel LLC, which operates the Eagle Butte and Belle Ayr...
Wyoming’s Cloud Peak Energy cuts 15 salaried jobs
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — One of Wyoming's largest coal producers has cut 15 salaried jobs, including most of its lobbying team.
2020 Wyoming GOP convention will be held in Gillette
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Republican Party's 2020 state convention will be held in Gillette.
The Gillette News Records reports that the party's 2020 state convention will be held May 7 through May 9. The 2018 event was held in Laramie.
Wyoming GOP Executive Committee member Janet Mader says the convention usually draws about 1,000 people.
Woman pleads guilty to taking gift cards, money from elderly
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A 28-year-old woman has admitted to stealing money and gift cards from elderly patients at a care facility in northeast Wyoming.
Wyoming teen to stand trial as adult for school threats
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A 14-year-old who brought two handguns and ammunition to a Wyoming school and allegedly threatened to shoot specific students and staff members will stand trial as an adult.
A judge in Gillette ruled Friday that there was enough evidence to try the boy on nine counts of attempted first-degree murder, one for each of the people he allegedly intended to target Nov. 13.
Medical marijuana bill introduced in Wyoming Legislature
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A bill that would legalize the use of medical marijuana in Wyoming has been introduced in the state Legislature.
House Bill 278 is sponsored by Republican House Majority Floor Leader Eric Barlow, of Gillette.
It would create an extensive set of guidelines for the use and distribution of medical grade cannabis in Wyoming.
Wyoming lawsuit over coal protest arrest settled
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit over the arrest of two Colorado residents in 2013 during a protest at a coal company's shareholder meeting in Wyoming.
The incident occurred on the campus of Gillette College, where the Peabody Energy shareholder meeting was held.
3 possible sites for Wyoming’s experimental coal plant
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon is looking at at least three potential sites for the experimental coal-generating plant he wants to build in the state.
The Gillette News Record reports that the Gordon told the Wyoming Press Association Convention Friday that the Integrated Test Center near Gillette is one possibility. The other potential sites include the Dave Johnson Power Plant in Converse County and the Jim Bridger Plant in Sweetwater County.
Report: Man killed in oilfield explosion was recently hired
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A preliminary report says the 36-year-old man who died following an explosion at an oilfield in northeast Wyoming was a recent hire with limited training.
Boy dies in northeast Wyoming after being struck by vehicle
WRIGHT, Wyo. (AP) — A 4-year-old boy has died after a vehicle ran him over in northeast Wyoming.
Campbell County Undersheriff Quentin Reynolds tells the Gillette News Record that the incident occurred about 4:40 p.m. Saturday in the small town of Wright.
Gillette climber scales Devils Tower at least once a month
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Leigh Lassle doesn't know what he's chasing.
He's spoken to a number of groups, large and small, over the last eight years, giving motivational speeches and offering words of encouragement. He's a people person.
Throughout those talks, his audiences have asked him questions:
Man sentenced in Wyoming pursuit involving cement truck
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A man who tried to flee from Wyoming authorities in a stolen cement truck will serve at least 12 years in prison.
The Gillette News Record reports 32-year-old Eric Herman was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty in October to felony charges of destruction of property and wrongful taking or disposing of property.
Plague confirmed in northern Wyoming cat
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Health officials say a cat in northern Wyoming has been infected with plague.
The Gillette News Record reports the cat from the Kaycee area in Johnson County is the third plague-infected feline identified in northern Wyoming in the last six months. No human cases have been reported.
Bill would prevent party switching in primary elections
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A bill has been introduced that would limit when Wyoming voters could change their political party affiliation.
The Gillette News Record reports that Senate File 32 would ban people from changing their political party in their voter registration from the first day people can be nominated or file for office through the day of the primary election.
Former Gillette standout has new gig with NFL Madden
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Clint Oldenburg once had Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton take off his walking boot after the star NFL player had ankle surgery.
Newton was taking a tour of the EA Sports offices in Orlando, Florida, and he had one thing on his mind.
Newton, listed at 6-foot-5 and 245 pounds, is an athletic wonder. He's built like a linebacker, can run like a running back and has an arm that can make even the most talented quarterbacks envious.
Campbell County schools to test new security alert system
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — The Campbell County school district will try a new security system that allows students, teachers or visitors to activate an alarm that immediately alerts law-enforcement officers.
The Gillette News-Record reported Sunday the BluePoint Alert system will be installed at the district's four secondary schools after the holiday break.
NYSE warns Wyoming coal producer it could be delisted
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming coal producer has been warned that it could be delisted from the New York Stock Exchange if its weak stock performance continues.
The Casper Star-Tribune reports the NYSE notified Gillette-based Cloud Peak Energy that it had six months to remedy its low stock price or it would be delisted.