Campbell County

Counties want more leverage in mineral tax collection   By Jonathan Gallardo Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — Officials from Campbell and Johnson counties say they need more help when it comes to collecting unpaid mineral production taxes. During a meeting Monday with the...
Analysis: A breakdown of the Blackjewel, ESM deal   By Andrew Graham, WyoFile.com   Blackjewel and Contura found a new buyer for the Eagle Butte and Belle Ayr coal mines in a deal that shorts state and county coffers but may mark the beginning of the end of a turbulent bankruptcy that has gripped...
Blackjewel mines sold again   By Greg Johnson Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — A U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge has approved the sale of the Eagle Butte and Belle Ayr coal mines in Campbell County to Eagle Specialty Materials. The ruling by Judge Frank W. Volk in Charleston...
Campbell County objects to Blackjewel sale   By Greg Johnson Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — In the absence of another qualified and better bid, Contura Energy Corp. may be one step closer to acquiring the Eagle Butte and Belle Ayr mines in Campbell County and nearly 600...
State left Campbell County to fend for itself in bankruptcies   By Andrew Graham, WyoFile.com   If Contura Energy is successful in a bid to reacquire two Powder River Basin coal mines, it could become even more difficult for Campbell County to collect $37 million in unpaid taxes on the properties...
Blackjewel seeks funding to reopen Campbell Co. Mines   By Camille Erickson Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — Bankrupt coal operator Blackjewel continues to seek additional funding to reopen its two shuttered coal mines in Campbell County, company lawyers said during a...
  Judge denies Blackjewel’s last-ditch financing effort   By Greg Johnson Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — That collective sigh you may have heard Wednesday morning was from 580 Campbell County coal miners learning they may be out of jobs permanently. After a marathon...
Blackjewel closes two mines, nearly 600 out of work   By Greg Johnson Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — Nearly 600 workers at Blackjewel LLC’s coal mines in Campbell County are suddenly out of work after the company abruptly closed its Eagle Butte and Belle Ayr mines...
Gillette woman is first case of West Nile this year in Wyoming   By Gillette News Record Staff Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — West Nile virus season may be off to an earlier than usual start in Wyoming this year with the state’s first case involving a Campbell County woman already reported...
Officials pushed to act on unpaid coal taxes   By Greg Johnson Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — Rereading a chapter from a favorite novel can often reveal details and insight that make the story more rewarding. For Campbell County, Chapter 11 of the Powder River Basin...

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