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County Notes Modest Tourism Increase

The Cheyenne County Tourism Board received positive news in their December meeting: the number of hotel stays is going up.

Tourism Director Kevin Howard said he reported in the December 4 meeting that lodging taxes are up 5 percent from a year ago. Howard said while 5 percent is not a big increase, the lodging tax revenue had been decreasing.

Howard said the December 4 meeting included an update on a promotional grant to Cruise N Class Car Show. The car show held the same weekend as Oktoberfest had a lower number of participants this year, believed to be a result of the weather. Howard said th...


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