Glenrock

CASPER (WNE) — A 3,200-acre wildfire 25 miles northeast of Casper has been 80% contained as of Friday morning, an official said.  The fire, dubbed Sand Springs, began around noon Wednesday. Hot temperatures and high winds quickly spread the blaze to around 2,500 acres by the end of the first day...
DOUGLAS (WNE) — A Glenrock man has been charged with felony aggravated child abuse stemming from a March incident, and the case was recently bound over to state district court for trial.  The charge is the second time since 2018 that the 34-year-old father has faced criminal charges for physical...
Rocky Mountain Power looks at hydropower unit near Glenrock   By Nicole Pollack Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — Another company is eyeing pumped storage hydropower in Wyoming. This one is a household name. Rocky Mountain Power, the state’s largest utility, applied in...
TerraPower chooses Kemmerer for nuclear reactor   By Hannah Black Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — TerraPower, Bill Gates’ nuclear power company, announced Tuesday that it has chosen Kemmerer as its preferred site for a planned nuclear reactor.  The project, announced in...

An illustration shows the TerraPower and GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Natrium technology, which features a sodium fast reactor combined with a molten salt energy storage system. (Courtesy of TerraPower)

Multi-billion dollar Natrium nuclear project inches forward   By Nick Reynolds, WyoFile.com   A progress report to members of the Joint Committee on Minerals, Business & Economic Development in Laramie Thursday offered mostly good news to proponents of building a first-of-its-kind nuclear...
FROM WYOFILE:  We’ve been here before: Wyoming nuclear project echoes of past   By Joel Funk, WyoFile.com   When state officials unveiled in June that a nuclear demonstration project is slated for Wyoming, they touted it as an advanced technology. But critics of the Natrium project say we’ve been...
First-of-its-kind approach to coal reclamation bonding in the works   By Joel Funk, WyoFile.com   Wyoming lawmakers are considering a new option for coal mine reclamation bonding that could reduce risk for the state in the event of insolvency. Both environmental and industry advocates have...
Wyoming towns eager to host nuclear plant   By Ellen Gerst Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — Four Wyoming communities are in the running to play host to a new nuclear reactor coming to the state. The next-generation plant will replace an existing coal-fired plant, meaning...

Photo courtesy of Cindy Corley

Kale Corley dropped down to his fighting weight of 145 following the Christmas break and in his first match in that category, he dominated his Glenrock opponent last Thursday, getting the pin 40 seconds into the second period.

 
Sonja Karp NLJ Sports Reporter   After a three week hiatus, the Newcastle/Upton wrestling squad had only one dual to start off the new year, but they hit the ground running and brought home a decisive win.  The Dogie/Bobcat team traveled to Glenrock Thursday to take on the Herders for the second...
Converse County Oil & Gas Project will take time    By Cinthia Stimson Douglas Budget Via Wyoming News Exchange   DOUGLAS — While the Bureau of Land Management stamped a big, green “Yes!” on the 5,000-well Converse County Oil & Gas Project between Douglas and Glenrock Dec. 23 when it...

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