Guest Opinion: Let’s not be careless with Montana’s economic future

Click here to read the story from the Billings Gazette; By Steve Arveschoug, Executive Director of Big Sky Economic Development. Today, all across Montana, when we turn on our lights at home, sit down at our PC at work, fire-up our machinery or printing presses, about half of that power comes from Montana coal. Hydro-power […]

Los Angeles Times: In dispute over coal mine project, two ways of life hang in the balance

Click here to read the story from the LA Times; Neither tribe created the modern energy economy. They did not build the railroads or the power plants or the giant freighters that cross the ocean. But the Crow Tribe, on a vast and remote reservation here in the grasslands of the northern Plains, and the […]

Big Horn County News: Cloud Peak hosts cultural tour of proposed mining sites

Click here to read the story from the Big Horn County News; By Andrew Turck, Big Horn County News – Cloud Peak Energy, a firm operating pit mines in the Powder River Basin, hosted a tour of the Upper Youngs Creek area for executive and legislative members of the Crow Tribe last Thursday. During the excursion […]

Cloud Peak Energy Awards 2014-2015 Scholarships to Crow Tribe Students

Gillette, Wyo. October 9, 2014 – Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:CLD), one of the largest U.S. coal producers and the Crow Tribe of Indians recently awarded over $75,000 in scholarships to students from the Crow Tribe who are pursuing higher education. Cloud Peak Energy funds college and vocational scholarships annually as part of the Option […]

Cloud Peak Energy to Begin Big Metal Project Exploratory Drilling

GILLETTE, Wyo. — June 5, 2014 — Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:CLD), one of the largest U.S. coal producers, today announced that exploratory drilling is set to begin next week pursuant to the exploration agreement signed in early 2013 by the Crow Tribe of Indians and Big Metal Coal Co. LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of […]