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In a state whose economy was built on mining, it’s appropriate that archaeologists have confirmed a red ocher mine in Platte County is the oldest mine in North and South America. The University of Wyoming announced the publication of an important archeological paper. In it, a long-standing hunch from a legendary Wyoming scientist has been…

The Hot Springs County Sheriff’s Office is looking for vandals who caused significant damage at a bentonite mine near Thermopolis earlier this month. Hot Springs County Sheriff Jeremie Krausshaar is asking for the public’s assistance in finding and arresting anyone involved in a break-in – and just breaking – at a bentonite mine off Missouri…

Wyoming will have millions of dollars to put towards mine reclamation thanks to the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act making its way thru the US Congress. After intense negotiations, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021 narrowly passed in the U.S. Senate on August 10. It is expected to pass in the U.S. House…

A second Wyoming coal mine is set to close this year in the Powder River Basin. The Coal Creek mine, owned by Arch Resources Inc., announced the closure on Tuesday over the next two years as the company transitions away from thermal coal to metallurgic coal. Powder River Basin mines produce about 40% of the…


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