Our View: New plan needed for economy

If Wyoming wants to break out of its boom and bust economy, the state has to liberate itself from worshiping the minerals and energy industries.

In Sweetwater County, many of us know all too well the cycles of the boom and bust economies. When times are good, money is everywhere, from the state’s coffers to the wallets of residents working in those booming industries. When times are bad, all one needs to do is look at the stories we’ve published about funding woes local governments face to see the impact.

The problem is, the cycle will likely continue as long as the influential players in the...


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