Taxable sales are up


Taxable sales in Weston County are up 12.2 percent from the first quarter of 2017 to first quarter of 2018, according to the economic summary from the Wyoming Department of Administration and Information Economic Analysis Division. 

The first quarter 2018 figures are a dramatic difference from fourth quarter 2017 reports, when there was a downturn in nearly every industry in the county.  

Weston County’s neighbor to the north, Crook County, experienced a decrease in taxable sales of 7.5 percent. It was only one of two counties in the state to experience a decrease, while taxable sales in both neighboring Niobrara and Converse counties increased by 3.7 and 64.2 percent ,respectively. 


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