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In tiny Wyoming town, Bill Gates bets big on nuclear power

Jan. 18, 2022 17:21 PM EST

KEMMERER, Wyoming (AP) — In this sleepy Wyoming town that has relied on coal for over a century, a company founded by the man who revolutionized personal computing is launching an ambitious project to counter climate change: A nationwide reboot of nuclear energy technology. Until...

Wyoming town officials 'ecstatic' about landing nuke project

Nov. 21, 2021 10:15 AM EST

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — With just four years left before its coal plant shutters, the southwestern Wyoming town of Kemmerer, population 2,750, has been bracing for a seemingly inevitable loss. Along with the neighboring coal mine, the Naughton Power Plant is one of the...

Bill Gates venture picks Wyoming city for sodium nuke plant

Nov. 16, 2021 17:43 PM EST

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A small city in the top U.S. coal-mining state of Wyoming will be home to a Bill Gates-backed experimental nuclear power project near a coal-fired power plant that will soon close, officials announced Tuesday. Bellevue, Washington-based TerraPower...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 22, 2021 23:49 PM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Big Piney 37, Kemmerer 20 Campbell County 33, Casper Kelly Walsh 6 Casper Natrona 51, Cheyenne South 27 Cheyenne Central 58, Laramie 13 Cody 21, Jackson Hole 15 ...