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Wyoming regulators approve coal mine construction, permit

Jul. 8, 2020 4:52 PM EDT

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Environmental regulators have approved a construction of a coal mine in northern Wyoming, the state's first new coal mine in almost half a century. The Department of Environmental Quality announced Tuesday that it will issue a permit to Brook Mining Company LLC that will allow the firm...

Wyoming community looks at more local college independence

Jun. 30, 2020 2:16 PM EDT

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Local officials in northeastern Wyoming are looking at how to give a community college more autonomy amid a move to all but eliminate its athletics programs. The Northern Wyoming Community College District based in Sheridan includes Sheridan College and Gillette College. College...

Wyoming colleges plan to cut athletics amid funding crisis

Jun. 26, 2020 3:29 PM EDT

SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) — Two Wyoming community colleges plan to cut nearly all athletics in response to a funding crisis. Northern Wyoming Community College District trustees plan to consider a budget July 1 with an almost $4 million cut that includes $2.8 million in cuts to athletics at Sheridan and Gillette...