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Tom Coulter / Wyoming News Exchange
Aug 20, 2020

More than a month after Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon announced the state was cutting $250 million from its upcoming biennial budget, the number of positions and ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer, with Ranger staff reports
Aug 7, 2020

Oil and gas companies hoping to drill in the Moneta Divide have earned the general blessing of the Bureau of Land Management - but the Wyoming Department of ...

Tom Coulter / Wyoming News Exchange / Ranger staff reports
Jun 23, 2020

By Tom Coulter Wyoming News Exchange, with Ranger staff reports Fremont County is a major consumer of Wyoming Department of Family Services programs, with ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 21, 2020

The state will enter a "cash negative situation" by the end of 2020 unless huge budget cuts are made, revenue experts told the Joint Appropriations ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jun 19, 2020

Fremont County's employment picture reflected the coronavirus disruptions in April, with hundreds of job losses recorded in the monthly report from state ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 19, 2020

Sales tax revenues were up for March and April in Riverton, defying projections that the income stream would fall as much as 20 percent due to the coronavirus ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 27, 2020

A litany of bad news greeted members of Wyoming's Joint Revenue Committee as they gathered this week - some in person, some online - for a meeting in Lander. ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 26, 2020

A litany of bad news greeted members of Wyoming's Joint Revenue Committee as they gathered this week - some in person, some online - for a meeting in Lander. ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 20, 2020

A new manufacturing company is making plans to come to Riverton - bringing along 200 well-paying jobs. Inductance Energy Corp. of Cheyenne wants to ...


Tom Coulter / Wyoming News Exchange
May 12, 2020

With the end of the financial turbulence caused by the COVID-19 pandemic nowhere in sight, Wyoming business owners and their employees could soon gain a ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
May 8, 2020

From Ranger staff reports In the final monthly jobs report before the effects of coronavirus and related layoffs are calculated, Fremont County was in a ...

Tom Coulter / Wyoming News Exchange
May 8, 2020

The Wyoming Legislature will meet May 15 for its first special session since 2004 in an effort to address immediate needs caused by the COVID-19 ...


Staff
May 7, 2020

Births DURAN A baby was born to Brandi Jo Duran of Arapahoe at 8:12 a.m. Wednesday, April 29, 2020, at SageWest Health Car Lander. The baby weighed 8 ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 6, 2020

Municipalities in Wyoming are preparing for 20 percent budget cuts next year, citing the combined impacts of the coronavirus pandemic and a declining minerals ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Apr 10, 2020

Fremont County's unemployment rate was the second-highest in Wyoming in February, but the job market has improved from the same point in 2019. February's data ...


From staff reports
Mar 31, 2020

The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to Wyoming small businesses suffering substantial ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 21, 2020

State Rep. David Miller, R-Riverton, has sponsored a bill in the Wyoming Legislature to permit small modular nuclear reactors in the state. All of Fremont ...

By Angus M Thuermer Jr. WyoFile Via WyomingNews Exchange wit
Feb 18, 2020

State Sen. Eli Bebout of Riverton is chiding environmental regulators after they proposed tightening the amount of pollutants a company can release from the ...


From the Associated Press
Feb 16, 2020

By Brady McCombs and Ellen Knickmeyer Associated Press Donald Trump's $1.5 billion proposal to prop up the country's nuclear fuel industry has emboldened ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Feb 14, 2020

People attending a public meeting Thursday night in Riverton spoke against a revised permit that inflicts tighter restrictions on the proposed Moneta Divide ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 11, 2020

Economic development leaders in Riverton are distributing "talking points" to community members interested in supporting the Moneta Divide oilfield expansion ...


By Katie Roenigk and Clair McFarland, Staff Writers
Feb 9, 2020

State Sen. Cale Case, R-Lander, is approaching the coming budget session in Cheyenne with fiscal caution in light of the continued decline of the minerals ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Jan 15, 2020

By Steve Peck Publisher With positive developments across every standard, Fremont County's job market was improving as winter neared. The latest data ...

Tom Coulter / Wyoming News Exchange
Nov 12, 2019

(WNE) -- Members of the Wyoming Legislature's Joint Revenue Interim Committee rejected a bill to raise the state's property tax during their meeting Monday in ...


Steve Peck, Publisher
Jul 7, 2019

Fremont County's unemployment rate in May was a full percentage point lower than last year at the same time, although other employment data shows a subdued job ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
May 12, 2019

Fremont County's newest unemployment picture shows marked improvement over both the previous month and the previous year. New data from the research and ...

By Ramsey Scott, Wyoming News Exchange
Apr 24, 2019

The Wyoming economy continued the positive trajectory of 2018 with a good first-quarter 2019 report. Year-over-year increases in sales and use tax ...


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