2 die in southwest Wyoming crash
KEMMERER, Wyo. (AP) — Two people have died in a head-on collision involving two trucks in southwest Wyoming.
The Wyoming Highway Patrol says the crash occurred about 2:50 a.m. Monday on U.S....
Kemmerer mine sale falls through
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Ownership of a southwest Wyoming coal mine is uncertain as the deal to purchase the mine appears to have fallen through.
Gov. Mead appoints Lincoln County circuit judge
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon has appointed Gregory S. Corpening as Circuit Court Judge for the Third Judicial District serving Lincoln County.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — One Wyoming coal-fired power plant and part of another could face early retirement as part of ongoing efforts to keep down costs for electricity customers, PacifiCorp said...
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 coal ash ponds rank among worst in study
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A report published by environmental groups says Wyoming has two coal-fired power plants that rank high nationally in producing ash that is polluting groundwater with...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — One of the oldest coal companies in the U.S. said Monday it expects to emerge from bankruptcy in coming weeks after a judge approved a plan that will keep its mines running...
Virginia businessman’s sole bid wins Wyoming mine
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A coal mine in southwest Wyoming has a new owner.
According to documents filed in bankruptcy court in Texas on Tuesday, Virginia businessman Tom Clarke was the sole...
Westmoreland can scrap health care, contract to sell mine
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A bankruptcy judge says Westmoreland Coal Co. can eliminate health care for retirees and its union contract to sell a southwestern Wyoming mine to a Virginia businessman.
Solar farm planned for site next to Wyoming coal-fired plant
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A solar farm has been proposed for a site next to a power plant that has closed one of its three coal-burning units in southwest Wyoming.
Coal company in bankruptcy court asks to sell Wyoming mine
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A Colorado-based coal company going through bankruptcy proceedings has asked for permission to sell its mine in southwestern Wyoming.
The Casper Star-Tribune reports a recent court filing shows Westmoreland Coal Co. requested to sell its Kemmerer mine by the end of February.
Utility: Contaminants found beneath 3 Wyoming power plants
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A utility says groundwater beneath three coal-fired power plants in Wyoming has tested positive for certain contaminants.
The substances include arsenic and cadmium near the Dave Johnston power plant near Glenrock, lead and selenium at the Jim Bridger plant northeast of Rock Springs, and radium at the Naughton plant outside Kemmerer.
The toxins occurred beneath unlined coal-ash disposal ponds. Coal ash is a byproduct of burning coal in power plants.
BLM seeks input on leasing sodium in Sweetwater County
KEMMERER, Wyo. (AP) — The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comment on a proposal to lease about 5,000 acres (2,023 hectares) for sodium mining of trona in southwest Wyoming.
The three proposed federal lease tracts involved are located in southwest Sweetwater County, about 15 miles (24 kilometers) southwest of Green River.
A Kemmerer judge will preside over Bill Resor’s child pornography case.
An order of assignment was filed Thursday in the 9th Judicial District by Judge Timothy Day. Judge Joseph B. Bluemel of the 3rd Judicial District was assigned to the case.
Resor was arrested in November.
After several continuations of proceedings in Teton County Circuit Court the case is in the higher court, where Resor is to be arraigned March 15.
Wyoming Game and Fish conducting mule deer surveys
PINEDALE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is conducting extensive aerial surveys over the next couple of weeks to get a more accurate count on the number of mule deer in the Wyoming Range Mule Deer Herd.
The surveys involve two helicopters flying over the foothills and deer winter ranges on the east side of the Wyoming Range, winter range complexes north and southwest of Kemmerer, and west side of the Salt River Range in Star Valley.
January 7, 1933 ~ December 26, 2017
SOUTH OGDEN - Evelyn Maurice Roberts Chipp, beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend, passed away on Tuesday, December 26, 2017, in South Ogden, UT. She was 84 years old.
Maurice was born on January 7, 1933, in Kemmerer, WY, to Ted and Stella Smith Roberts. She attended Wyoming schools and graduated from Kemmerer High School.
She married Willard A. Chipp III, on October 19, 1952, and they moved to Ogden in 1954. Together they raised four sons.