All posts tagged "coal"

  • THE NEW WEST: Endangered Courage

    Republicans of the West are on a perilous path riding for the Trump brand. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Pretending they were cowboys, Vice President Mike Pence, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, and U.S. Sen. Steve Daines of Montana...

    • Posted May 17, 2017
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  • FEATURE: Wyoming’s Coal Conundrum

    Despite President Trump’s executive order, the market is retreating from the Cowboy State’s cash cow. JACKSON HOLE, WY – On March 28, the coal mecca of Gillette, Wyoming, rejoiced as President Trump declared an end to the...

    • Posted May 2, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ: Black as Coal

    The plight of an endangered industry is illuminated as Teton County looks for school construction funds. JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING – Winding trenches of black coal seams carve across Powder River Basin’s infertile earth. Since the 1970s, commercial...

    • Posted February 16, 2016
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  • THE BUZZ: Coalicious

    Wyoming struggles with coal’s bleak future [An earlier version of this article stated that the Democratic National Party had issued a statement condemning Obama’s Clean Power Plan. The DNC did not in fact issue a statement against the...

    • Posted August 11, 2015
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  • GUEST OPINION: Fueling the future

    It’s time to embrace a new energy trajectory in the Cowboy State This piece is part one in a two-part series. The second part runs August 12, one day before a public meeting co-hosted by the Jackson...

    • Posted July 28, 2015
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