Some interesting facts coming out of the Western Governors' Conference going on in Breckenridge:
- If the West was a separate country, its economy would be the third largest in the world.
- Thirty-nine percent of U.S. merchandise trade exports originate in Western states.
- Population growth in the West from 200 to 3004 was double the rate in the rest of the nation.
All compiled by the Western Governors' Association.