Wyoming Lands World’s Largest Vertical Farming Research Center

Laramie, WY (RELEASE from Governor Gordon) February 2, 2023 –Governor Mark Gordon has announced a historic economic development investment, as the State Loan and Investment Board (SLIB) approved a grant to support development of the world’s largest and most advanced vertical farming research center in Laramie. The project will support the retention and creation of nearly 200 high-paying jobs in […] Continue Reading

Governor Gordon and other Republican Governors Oppose Biden’s WOTUS Rule

Cheyenne, WY (RELEASE from Governor Gordon) January 31, 2023 — Governor Mark Gordon and 24 other Republican governors issued a joint letter to President Joe Biden opposing the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule and are calling on him to delay implementation until the U.S. Supreme Court issues a ruling in Sackett v. EPA. The Governors argue that President […] Continue Reading

Banner Health Invests in EWC Nursing Program

Torrington, WY. (RELEASE from EWC) January 31, 2023 — Banner Health, with hospitals in Casper, Torrington, Wheatland and Worland made an investment of $375,000 into Eastern Wyoming College nursing and health care program at the college’s Sagebrush ‘n Roses Gala on Saturday, Jan. 28. “The pandemic showed us that we needed to grow and further develop the nursing pipeline,” Torrington […] Continue Reading

Wyoming Unemployment Rises to 3.7% in December 2022

January 25, 2023 – The Research & Planning section of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services reported today that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose slightly from 3.6% in November to 3.7% in December. Wyoming’s unemployment rate was lower than its December 2021 level of 4.0%, but marginally higher than the current U.S. unemployment rate of 3.5%. From November […] Continue Reading