Laramie, Wy – Rocky Mountain Power is seeking an average 17.3 percent increase in electrical rates in Wyoming. The increase would average 50 cents per day, or $15 per month, for a typical household that uses 825 kilowatt-hours of electricity per month. If approved, the change would take effect next September. Rocky Mountain Power says the increase is needed to serve the growing electricity needs of its Wyoming customers and to comply
LARAMIE, wyo – The state department of employment says that Wyoming added three thousand jobs in October compared to 2009 figures from the same month. Most of the increase came from what are called Natural Resource and mining jobs.
State Senior Economist David Bullard says it's the 4th straight month of moderate growth for the state. He calls that good news
LARAMIE, wyo – The National Weather Service says a powerful winter storm will bring snow, wind and subzero temperatures to the entire state by Thursday. National Weather Service forecaster Todd Baker says the amount of expected snowfall is normal for this time of year but what's abnormal is the low temperatures.
SEATTLE, wa – Efforts by the U.S. coal industry to expand its export market have taken a significant step forward, as officials in Washington state approved a plan to ship the fuel to Asia through a Columbia River port.
Commissioners in Washington voted Tuesday to allow a subsidiary of Australia-based Ambre Energy to redevelop a port in Oregon to handle five million tons of coal annually.