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Once reaching North Antelope Rochelle Mine, the tornado’s 120-130 mph gusts tore metal roof and wall panels from workshops while flipping train cars, vehicles, buses and shipping containers. Courtesy Photo/David King

GILLETTE — The tornado that pummeled North Antelope Rochelle Mine last Friday traveled a nearly four-mile path from the Converse County line through the massive southern Campbell County open-pit coal mine where it ripped apart buildings, flipped empty train cars and injured eight people.   The long...
FROM WYOFILE:    Six were hospitalized for injuries, and a ‘massive’ cleanup job remains at Peabody Energy’s North Antelope Rochelle mine.   Hundreds of workers escaped serious injury, though six required hospital treatment, when a tornado ripped through the North Antelope Rochelle coal mine in...
GILLETTE (WNE) — All mine workers hospitalized after a tornado carrying up to 130 mph gusts struck North Antelope Rochelle Mine early Friday night have been released and the large open-pit coal mine is gradually resuming its operations.   The tornado touched down at about 6 p.m. Friday while shift...
DOUGLAS (WNE) — Amid ongoing turmoil and continuing investigations and audits, the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) staff abruptly resigned June 1, according to CSBG Chairwoman Johnna Shepherd.    “Therefore, services are concluded,” she said. “The Converse County Community Services Block...
CHEYENNE (WNE) — The trek from Cheyenne to Denver will be made easier as Megabus partners with Express Arrow to expand service options for 29 cities across Nebraska, Wyoming, Montana and Colorado.   This partnership will include daily trips between Cheyenne and Casper, Wheatland, Douglas, Buffalo,...
(307) 746-9334   Berried Delights officially started business in the fall of 1998, however, owner Elizabeth “Liz” Townsend has been enjoying “jamming” since her oldest daughter Natasha was 6 months old. What started out as a way to preserve an abundance of concord grapes has grown into a...
CHEYENNE — State lawmakers have been tasked with studying how to reopen the Wyoming Cowboy Challenge Academy following its closure in September due to sustained staff vacancies and safety concerns.   The Wyoming Military Department made it clear Thursday to the Joint Transportation, Highways and...
CHEYENNE—Three separate satellites detected a large methane plume stretching about 4.7 miles north of Douglas in December, according to analysis by the United Nations’ International Methane Emissions Observatory.   The errant methane — a valuable commodity and potent greenhouse gas — came from the...
GILLETTE (WNE) — The Campbell County Commission overstepped its authority with a horse racing resolution that essentially gave 307 Horse Racing exclusive rights to off-track betting in the county and forced the closure of several businesses.     This is according to the Wyoming Supreme Court, which...

Photo courtesy of Bobbie Jo Tysdal

David Tysdal of Newcastle has been appointed to the Wyoming Natural Resource Foundation Board of Trustees.

 
David Tysdal was recently appointed to the Wyoming Natural Resource Foundation Board of Trustees at the organization’s state meeting in Casper at the beginning of December. Tysdal has served on the Weston County Natural Resource District board for eight years, and he has been the chairman for two...

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