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Our View: A diverse economy will bring 'em back


One of Wyoming’s chronic problems is often referred to as the state’s “brain drain.”

Essentially, Wyoming’s educated youth tend to seek employment outside the Cowboy State as opposed to living and working in their home state.

Gov. Matt Mead recently launched the Wyoming Grown initiative to try convincing the state’s sons and daughters living outside the state to come home.

While the idea is a good one, it will take a lot more than a state-backed initiative to bring former residents back.

Wyoming is a great state to live in, but economically speaking, it’s a very limited. In Sw...

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