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Weston County will again see an increase in assessed valuation, according to Assessor Kara Lenardson, who reported that preliminary numbers show an increase of approximately $10 million in the local assessed value.  “I am still waiting on some of the state-assessed valuations, but I did receive...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Weston County experienced an increase in deaths in 2021, while births stayed on trend, according to information provided by the Wyoming Department of Health. Statewide, the official records filed with Vital Statistics Services, part of the Wyoming Department of...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Over the past week, Weston County School District No. 1 has seen an increase in COVID-19 positives and related quarantines, according to Superintendent Brad LaCroix.  “As of Friday (Oct. 8), unofficially, we have seen a jump,” LaCroix said. “Total in all three...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   As COVID-19 cases continue to climb across the state, with active cases about five times higher than they were a month ago, Gov. Mark Gordon said that he is considering every option when it comes to stopping the spread of the disease in a press conference on Friday...
Uinta County cases more than double over weekend   By Sheila McGuire Uinta County Herald Via Wyoming News Exchange   EVANSTON — Uinta County’s confirmed COVID-19 case numbers have more than doubled since the afternoon of Thursday, June 4, with five new cases confirmed that afternoon, another five...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   An increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in Wyoming and recommendations from Gov. Mark Gordon, Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow, the Wyoming Department of Health and President Donald Trump have sparked closures and cancellations across the state...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Like a majority of counties in the state, Weston County saw a increase in employment, overall wages and average weekly wages from the second quarter of 2018 to the second quarter of 2019 according to a report from the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services,...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   With widespread influenza activity being reported across the state, Angela Phillips, prevention nurse at Weston County Health Services, reports that the facility has seen an increase in confirmed flu cases over the past few weeks.  According to the Wyoming Department...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Weston County’s annual sales and use tax collections increased by more than 25% over fiscal year 2018, according to a Nov. 19 report from the Economic Analysis Division for the Wyoming Department of Administration and Information. Collections also increased in 20...
Lawmakers reject property tax increase   By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — Members of the Wyoming Legislature's Joint Revenue Interim Committee rejected a bill to raise the state's property tax during their meeting Monday in Cheyenne.  The bill would have...

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