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Green River will return $1 million it got from the state to renovate its historic Union Pacific train depot.

The community received a $1 million grant through the Wyoming Business Council, but those funds were contingent upon the city raising the other $2 million needed to complete the project.

The Business Council denied a two-year extension to come up with the funds. Green River City Councilwoman Lisa Mays says they had little choice but to give the money back.

The State Loan and Investment Board has
approved a $5 million grant to help bring a proposed $112 million
data center to Cheyenne.
     Cheyenne is one of two finalists in the Rocky Mountain region
for the data center. State officials have declined to identify the
company behind the project, but they say it is a Fortune 100 firm.
     The state board approved the $5 million grant on Monday.
     Gov. Matt Mead says he's willing to provide another $5 million
in state money to help land the center, bringing the state's total