County grant will pay for industrial site study

The Wyoming State Loans and Investments Board awarded a $50,000 grant to Sweetwater County last week to help the county create a plan to attract industrial development near the Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport east of Rock Springs.

The grant will cover one third of the anticipated cost, while the county and the Green River and Rock Springs councils are pledging to split the other $100,000 needed for the plan. Krisena Marchal, grants coordinator for the county, said the plan the grant will help fund is important to the county’s future.

“It’s the foundation of what’s to come in Sweetwater Coun...


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