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Updated: Westmoreland Coal files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Westmoreland Coal Company announced today it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protections. Westmoreland has entered into a restructuring support agreement (RSA) with members of an ad hoc group of lenders. In addition, Westmoreland affiliate Westmoreland Resource Partners, LP simultaneously filed for relief under chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code.

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Community News

Cheney proposes lifting wilderness study designations in Lincoln County

Sen. Fred Baldwin, R-Kemmerer, said that WSAs have protected significant tracts of public land from unnecessary development. “It is my belief that there are places that need to be kept in a more primitive state,” he said. “Not all lands should be open to motorized travel, mining or minerals exploration.”

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Art Schutte of Greybull fulfilled his Rockies dream this Rocktober

Bill Sniffin column

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Local Features

Homecoming celebrations in Kemmerer

2018 Homecoming week for Kemmerer High School is in the books.

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Football falls to Mountain View, looks forward to Lovell

“I am excited to salute our seniors, give them a memorable last game at home, and play up to our potential this week,” Jernigan said. “It is going to be a great game and a great week.”

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Carol Jo Ransdell

July 6, 1956 – September 27, 2018

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Bonnie Lue Zebre

March 23, 1955 - September 19, 2018

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Kenneth Allen Luthy

February 28, 1974 – September 8, 2018

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Robert “Bob” Matthews

March 24, 1952 - Sept. 3, 2018

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Margaret Ruth Erickson Cox

Jan. 24, 1937 – Sept. 6, 2018

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Kemmerer beats Pinedale 14-7

The Kemmerer Rangers beat the Pinedale Wranglers 14-7 on Friday, Sept. 14. (GAZETTE PHOTOS / Michelle Tibbetts)