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UMWA works on legislation to benefit Westmoreland retirees

“The promise must be kept to all retired UMWA miners, their dependents and widows,” Roberts said.

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Governor Gordon signs coal plant bill

“We know things are going to change, and we’re proactive in going forward with that,” Connelly continued. “But we can’t afford a complete conversion away from coal.”

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BLM seeks public comment on sodium lease in Sweetwater County

The purpose of the environmental assessment is to analyze the impacts associated with leasing 5,095 acres of sodium for trona mining in three federal lease tracts located in southwest Sweetwater County, approximately 15 miles southwest of Green River, Wyo., in the BLM-managed Known Sodium Leasing Area.

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Report on coal ash contaminants: Naughton plant one of worst

The report states that the levels of lithium and selenium in the groundwater at Naughton near one coal ash deposit site are 100 times the standard for safe drinking water. Arsenic is present at five times the safe drinking water standard. Other contaminants present in small amounts include lead, radium and arsenic.

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Kemmerer boys play in 2019 state tournament

The Kemmerer Ranger boys’ basketball team competed in the 2A state tournament in Casper for the first time since 2011.

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John A. Teichert

November 1, 1928 – March 8, 2019

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Cory Jared Sequera

April 22, 1992 – March 5, 2019

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Carol Jean Head Brown

December 27, 1936 – March 1, 2019

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Diane (Turowski) Burg

December 17, 1943 – March 2, 2019

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Don Proffit

July 2, 1940 – Feb. 23, 2019

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    Ranger wrestlers second at 2019 regionals

    The Rangers earned second place at regionals with 170 points. Four wrestlers earned first place in their weight classes: Colter Julian (126), Dawson Schramm (132), Donny Proffit (145) and Hayden Walker (195).

2019 band, cheer, basketball seniors recognized at game

Kemmerer seniors for band, basketball and cheer were honored at the basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 9, along with their families.