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It is amazing the difference a year can make in Wyoming when it comes to the economy.

In November 2014, I spent some quality time in Douglas, which was the hottest boomtown in the state at that time. Drilling rigs were all over the place and the RV parks were so full the city opened up the normally just summer-only RV sites at the State Fairgrounds to accommodate all the oil field workers.

The oil boom, thanks to a technology called fracking, had arrived in Converse County with a bang. New motels were being built and old ones were being remodeled.

This year, I stopped by again and Tom Saun...



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