Cheyenne, Wy – The Wyoming Wildlife and Natural Resource Trust has received 59 applications seeking about 4-point-7 (m) million dollars in project funding in the current application period. Applications came in from 35 organizations in 19 of the state's 23 counties. Delaine Roberts of Etna is chairman of the trust board. He says the applications appear generally to be of high quality. The board has about 4 (m) million dollars in funding available this year. Roberts says a lot of the applications seek funding for projects
Laramie, Wy – Natural gas production increased five-point-four percent in Wyoming last year. That is the ninth consecutive year the state has recorded higher gas production. According to preliminary numbers compiled by the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, the state produced two-point-one (b) billion cubic feet of gas. That ranks the state third behind Texas and Oklahoma in gas production. Wyoming accounted for almost nine percent of total U-S gas production.
Laramie, Wy – Wyoming's low unemployment means that there are fewer people looking for jobs. That has become a problem for both existing and new businesses that need employees. But Jerimiah Rieman with Wyoming's Department of Workforce services says solutions are not easy. For instance recruiting workers from out of state is not the answer when there is nowhere to live.