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Man killed in coal mine accident

GILLETTE (WNE) — A 31-year-old Gillette man was killed working at a Campbell County coal mine Wednesday. Jeff A. Wendland and four other workers were adding a section to the boom of a 200-ton crane at Black Thunder mine near…

Peabody, Arch battle federal block of joint venture

By Camille Erickson Casper Star-Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange CASPER — Over one year ago, two of the nation’s leading coal companies proposed a plan to form a joint venture and combine operations in Wyoming. The decision came as a…

Wyoming News Briefs: October 25, 2018

The Star Valley Independent is a member of the Wyoming News Exchange. These stories come courtesy of the WNE. —————————————— Man charged in brother’s death DOUGLAS (WNE) — A Douglas man was charged last week with aggravated assault and second…