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Two Elk Saga Part 2: “Working class but not deprived”

May 27, 2014

“The thing that was always odd about Mike Ruffatto. He loved to see other people have fun but he didn’t participate much himself.”

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Troy Mader of Gillette will take seat of late Rep. Sue Wallis

February 10, 2014

Troy Mader of Gillette will take seat of late Rep. Sue Wallis

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Two Elk coal-fired power plant granted another delay

April 2, 2013

After 17 years, Two Elk officials say they will begin construction in January 2014, if markets ‘solidify.’

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Behind the Carbon Curtain: Art and Freedom in Wyoming

Commentary by Jeffrey Lockwood July 31, 2012 July 31, 2012

The artwork “Carbon Sink: What Goes Around Comes Around” on the University of Wyoming campus was quietly removed in May, just months after it’s installation.

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Synfuels Plants

by The Sage Grouse April 17, 2012 April 17, 2012

The Sage Grouse ponders the feasibility of coal-to-gas plants in Wyoming, wondering whether they’re worth the trouble.

Energy Thumbnail image for Art & Energy: Coal’s reaction to ‘Carbon Sink’ sculpture reveals the power of art — and the essence of education

Art & Energy: Coal’s reaction to ‘Carbon Sink’ sculpture reveals the power of art — and the essence of education

November 8, 2011

When British artist Chris Drury created the “Carbon Sink” sculpture on the University of Wyoming campus earlier this year, it’s message of coal’s spiraling environmental …

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Feds OK Powder River Basin coal leases

August 23, 2011

The Bureau of Land Management has approved the latest in a string of coal leases in the Powder River Basin in Wyoming, signaling strong Obama …