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CASPER — The price at the pump has started to decline after rising sharply through the end of spring. Since that increase accelerated, Wyoming’s numbers have followed a couple of weeks behind the national trend.  The average price of regular gasoline across the U.S. briefly surpassed $5 per gallon...
  23381 N. U.S. Hwy. 85, Newcastle (307) 746-2919   Rob Steinmetz recently moved to Newcastle and started his business, Rob’s Mobile Wrench, LLC. Rob is an SAE certified mechanic, welder, and artisan handyman. Rob has been working on all makes and models of vehicles — diesel, gas and even...
Committee rejects proposed energy tax structure   By Nicole Pollack Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — Sen. Cale Case on Thursday proposed a new energy tax structure that would be shared across all electricity producers. But a motion to have a bill drafted for the plan failed...
Wyo drilling rig count triples during Biden leasing pause   By Angus M. Thuermer Jr., WyoFile   The number of rotary rigs drilling for oil and gas in Wyoming tripled since President Joe Biden announced a pause on leasing federal minerals for development more than five months ago. Oil and Gas...

County Assessor Tina Conklin provided the News Letter Journal with information about the county valuation for the years 2017 through 2021. The graph compares different state assessed areas as well as the local assessed numbers over the last 5 years.

 
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Weston County received a nice surprise when the 2021 valuation came through, according to County Assessor Tina Conklin, who reported that the county’s valuation was up almost $3.5 million from the previous year.  “It was a wonderful surprise because we expected it (...
Taxable sales fall in first quarter   By Nicole Pollack Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — Despite skyrocketing fuel demand driving oil and gas prices to highs not seen since 2014, Wyoming’s energy sector continues to chart a slow recovery from its pandemic lows.  Mineral...
Oil and gas industry waiting for boom    By Cinthia Stimson Douglas Budget Via Wyoming Exchange   DOUGLAS — “Let’s wait and see.”  That comment has been popping up far more than oil rigs in recent weeks as those in the industry – from the movers and shakers on down to those actually getting their...
State sues over Biden leasing moratorium   By Greg Johnson Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — Wyoming is taking its objection to President Joe Biden’s moratorium on issuing oil and gas leases on federal lands to the courts. Gov. Mark Gordon has announced the state filed a...
Gordon leads governor coalition urging Biden to withdraw oil and gas executive order   By Brady Oltmans Sublette Examiner Via Wyoming News Exchange   PINEDALE – Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon, along with 16 other Republican governors, sent a letter to President Joe Biden on Monday urging him to withdraw...
Gordon slams permit delays   By Camille Erickson Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER – Gov. Mark Gordon sent a letter to the Biden administration on Wednesday criticizing a recent order that he says severely hampers oil and gas development and threatens Wyoming’s economic well-...

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