Laramie, Wyo. – In recent months, Wyoming residents' personal income has grown at the second fastest rate in the nation. Personal income grew at a rate of 2.6 percent in the first quarter of this year, according to the state's Economic Analysis Division. That's compared to a point 7 percent growth rate in the final quarter of 2010.
Laramie, Wyo. – The State Board of Land Commissioners will not consider proposed changes to the state's oil and gas lease form until August. The changes would better define what industry may or may not deduct from royalty payments.
Laramie, Wyo. – The National Weather Service's Riverton office says cooler temperatures are slowing snowmelt at high elevations.
In Carbon County, the North Platte River was expected to reach 10.8 feet on Sunday near the town of Saratoga, due to snowmelt and forecasted rain. That's more than two feet above flood stage. Instead, the river has gone down, after rainstorms missed the area.
Laramie, Wyo. – Nearly 9 million dollars in community development grants have been approved by the Wyoming State Loan and Investment Board. And they range from a data center grant for the city of Laramie to a Downtown Development grant in Sheridan to add a Performing Arts & Education Center.
The Wyoming Business Council's Molly Spangler says the goal is to help communities.