Janet Winslow, owner of the artisan-focused clothing and more boutique, Belles and Beaus, said that if it weren’t for the changes brought about from COVID, she wouldn’t have had this surprising opportunity to move her store front from Lander to Riverton.
The quarterly report published by the state's Economic Analysis Division shows coal and natural gas production in the state continues to falter even though statewide employment rates have remained strong.
The nation's farmers are struggling to pay back their loans after years of low crop prices, with nearly one out of five loans in a government farm program now delinquent for the worst January default rate in at least nine years.
One of Wyoming's largest coal producers has cut 15 salaried jobs, including most of its lobbying team. Gillette-based Cloud Peak Energy confirmed the moves Monday but didn't provide details about the layoffs.
The Bureau of Land Management Wyoming released a Notice of Competitive Lease Sale announcing a supplementary sale slated for Feb. 25-March 1, 2019. The BLM proposes to offer 568 parcels totaling about768,942 acres in an online auction.
In the latest edition of Across The States: A Profile of Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS), research trends suggest that by 2055 Wyoming’s population of those age 85 and over will grow by 227 percent, or 20 percent more than the national average.
The Economically Needed Diversity Options for Wyoming (ENDOW) Executive council hosted a public forum today to share what they’re excited about in the future, as well as reflect on what has gone well over the past year.
A study is ranking Wyoming's tax rate gap between rich and poor one of the worst in the Nation, but state officials say that only tells part of the story. We ask residents what they think about Wyoming's tax system.
It's National Retirement Security Week, this week is intended to raise awareness about how critical it is to save and plan for retirement and encourage employees and retirees to take full advantage of employer-sponsored retirement plans.
Wyoming’s economy, as a whole, is growing, but there is still work to do. From tourism to taxable sales to drilling for oil, just about every part of the state’s money-making ability gained strength. But there is still work to do.
A significant oil and lease sale has brought in about $61 million dollars, of that, about $29 million will go back to Wyoming for roads and schools. Deputy Secretary at the Department of the Interior David Bernhardt says the sale is significant because it's the first lease sale where the DOI worked with governors to protect state wildlife corridors for big game and ensuring the states interest in managing wildlife.
The sales of products that can be taxed in Wyoming accelerated to $3.9 billion for the first few months of this year. According to a state economic summary released this week, the total income from sales and use taxes increased by 64 percent in Converse County, where new oil development is active.
A pharmaceutical manufacturer is laying off about 50 workers at its northern Wyoming facility as the company focuses its resources elsewhere. The announcement affects about a third of the workforce at Cody Laboratories, which employed about 135 workers last fall.
Wyoming's unemployment rate fell to 3.8 percent in April, the lowest the rate has been since November 2008. The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services reports that the April rate is down from the 3.9 percent recorded in March.
Wyoming's unemployment rate fell slightly to 4.2 percent in December from November's 4.3 percent. The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services says the state's unemployment rate has decreased significantly from its year-ago level of 4.8 percent mainly from people leaving the workforce.
New revenue forecasts predict increasing oil patch activity in Wyoming will generate more tax revenue for the state's depleted coffers.
Wyoming's public K-12 education system alone faces a more than $400 million deficit over the next two years.