The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Wyoming State Office announced today that the bid submitted by Kiewit Mining Properties, Inc., on behalf of its subsidiary, Buckskin Mining Company, Gillette, Wyo., for the Hay Creek II coal lease tract did not meet fair market value and was rejected.
The unsuccessful bid was $35,070,331.00 ($0.21 per mineable ton) for the Hay Creek II coal tract. The 1,254-acre Hay Creek II coal tract contains an estimated 167 million tons of mineable coal. The coal resource consists of all reserves recoverable by surface mining methods. Last Updated on Thursday, 19 September 2013 06:09Read more: Hay Creek II Coal Lease Sale Bid Rejected
After an informational session two weeks ago, the Campbell County Commissioners voted on September 17th to permit horse race wagering. Commissioners Chairman Dan Coolidge said the resolution formally approves para-mutual betting in Campbell County. Coolidge said off track betting, historic racing, and potential live racing at the Cam-Plex Events Center are approved under the resolution. Coolidge did note that any live racing at Cam-Plex would be “a few years down the road”, and based on the success of off track betting. Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 September 2013 10:21Read more: Horse Race Wagering Gets OK
CHEYENNE - The Wyoming State Bar is pleased to announce that James L. Edwards, an attorney from Gillette, has been elected commissioner of the Wyoming State Bar to represent the Sixth Judicial District, which consists of Campbell, Crook and Weston Counties. Edwards will serve a three-year term. Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 September 2013 06:53Read more: Edwards Elected To Wyoming State Bar Board Of Commissioners
Washington, D.C. – The American people are angry that Congress, businesses, and other politically connected groups are getting exemptions from Obamacare but not individuals. That was the message that U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., took to the Senate floor today as he discussed his efforts with Senator David Vitter, R-La., to prevent President Obama from exempting Members of Congress from having to live under the health care law they passed. The Vitter-Enzi legislation would require the president, vice president, and all political appointees to get their health insurance through the Obamacare exchanges. Excerpts from Enzi’s speech are included below. Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 September 2013 06:36Read more: Enzi: President says health care law great, but won’t live under it
At last night’s Gillette City Council Meeting, the council had consideration for the acceptance of a guaranteed maximum price, and agreement for construction services associated with the Gillette Softball/Baseball Field Complex. That complex at the Field of Dreams site received a 4-3 vote in favor. Last week, City Administrator Carter Napier appeared on News Talk 1270 A.M. KIML with Don Carpenter, where he previewed what the council would be voting on. Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 September 2013 14:24Read more: Softball/Baseball Field Complex Supporters Say The Time Is Now
Jan Miller, Chaplin for the VFW Ladies Auxiliary, is welcoming the public to POW/MIA day on September 20th . Miller says things will get going at 8 a.m. at the VA Clinic.
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“There will be a ceremony there at the flag; and then in at the VA clinic there is going to be a missing man table ceremony; and afterwards, there will be refreshments. Then at - I want to say 11:45 - there will be a similar missing man ceremony posting of the colors, including the POW/MIA flag at the Senior Center, along with the missing man ceremony. “---Miller Last Updated on Monday, 16 September 2013 12:19
The City of Gillette releases the 2013 Citizen Survey Report. The survey has been conducted every year since 1976. The 38th annual survey covers topics such as Public Safety, City Services, Optional 1% Sales Tax, Gillette College, and many others. Last Updated on Monday, 16 September 2013 11:44Read more: 2013 Citizen Survey Report