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Having been born in Rock Springs and lived in Wyoming until graduating from the University of Wyoming, I care a lot about the Equality State...
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Posted on Aug 15, 2018
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If you’re looking for more customers for your business, you might wanted to consider the world’s largest purchaser: the U.S. Government. You might be surprised...
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Posted on Aug 08, 2018
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Every year, the federal government provides $2.5 billion in funding to help innovators bring their ideas to market. Last year alone, the Wyoming Small Business...
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Posted on Aug 02, 2018
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Caitlin Long's campaign to make Wyoming more fintech friendly Caitlin Long ’94 left Wyoming for Harvard Law School and the career on Wall Street that followed,...
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Posted on Jul 31, 2018
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Each year, mayors across the nation detail their vision for their city’s future in a seminal address—their state of the city speech. These speeches have...
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Posted on Jul 25, 2018
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Gov. Matt Mead authorized a loan Monday of up to $5 million to DBJJDM Enterprises for the operation of WyoTech Institute in Laramie.  "The community of Laramie, state legislators, education leaders and others worked with...
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Posted on Jul 18, 2018
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The Wyoming Business Council has hired Russell Elliott, a business operations professional and telecommunications expert with an M.B.A, as the new Broadband Manager for the state of...
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Posted on Jul 13, 2018
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Gov. Matt Mead has recommended 25 neighborhoods and regionsacross Wyoming for special tax benefits under the federal Republican tax plan passed by Congress a few months...
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Posted on Jul 09, 2018
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The buzzwords at Wyoming’s Legislature rarely change. For decades, lawmakers have talked about whether spending delivers enough “bang for the buck” or whether a bill...
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Posted on Jul 04, 2018
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WYOMING — Spring green is returning to Wyoming’s vast prairies, and newborn calves are tottering into view behind the wire fences of family ranches across the...
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Posted on Jul 02, 2018
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SHERIDAN — As Wyoming legislative committees begin their month-long study sessions to prepare for the 2019 general session, much of the focus centers on facilitating...
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Posted on Jun 29, 2018
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Casper’s economic development agency is looking to boost central Wyoming’s aerospace industry by attracting more government contracts to the region. The group’s leaders believe it’s...
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Posted on Jun 27, 2018
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Following one of America’s “scenic byways” offers boundless flexibility for choosing one’s getaway plan. They’re the miniature versions, if you will, of the ambitious nationwide “auto...
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Posted on Jun 25, 2018
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Following one of America’s “scenic byways” offers boundless flexibility for choosing one’s getaway plan. They’re the miniature versions, if you will, of the ambitious nationwide “auto...
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Posted on Jun 20, 2018
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Jon Cordonier and his wife have been visiting Buffalo for nearly 30 years. They always talked about the town as a place to retire.  They recently took that...
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Posted on Jun 18, 2018
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The Wyoming Business Council is asking businesses across the state for help identifying specific local, state and federal regulations which may be impeding or delaying licensing and...
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Posted on Jun 11, 2018
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Spring green is returning to Wyoming’s vast prairies, and newborn calves are tottering into view behind the wire fences of family ranches across the state.  Seasonal farmers...
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Posted on Jun 04, 2018
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The next time you try to book a plane ticket to Sheridan, Wyo. — the gateway to Bighorn National Forest — you might be booking...
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Posted on May 28, 2018
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Wyoming energy continues to drive improvements for an economy that was greatly weakened by the two-year downturn in the coal, oil and gas industries, according...
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Posted on May 21, 2018
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LARAMIE — Experts in the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), or drones, will discuss recent developments in the industry, along with the future of...
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Posted on May 18, 2018
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About 15 people circled a giant notepad at Casper College. They had already filled several pages and stuck them to the wall, and they were still brainstorming. “So, do we have...
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Posted on May 16, 2018
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The buzzwords at Wyoming’s Legislature rarely change. For decades, lawmakers have talked about whether spending delivers enough “bang for the buck” or whether a bill...
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Posted on May 14, 2018
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Two economic development groups announce a collaboration hoping to diversify Wyoming's economy through aerospace. The president and CEO for the Casper Area Economic Development Alliance (CAEDA)...
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Posted on May 11, 2018
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The Wyoming Business Council’s State Energy Office has $325,000 in competitive federal grants available for Wyoming local governments and small businesses seeking to cut their...
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Posted on May 09, 2018
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The Wyoming Business Council has officially launched the Wyoming Wind Energy Service Company Directory, a website designed to help Wyoming service companies connect with wind developers.   Service companies located in...
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Posted on May 07, 2018
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The Wyoming Business Council is accepting applications through May 4 for people interested in serving on a newly-formed Broadband Advisory Council. The Wyoming Legislature created the Broadband Advisory Council...
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Posted on May 04, 2018
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The Wyoming Business Council is requesting proposals for a one-year renewable contract to represent the international trade interests of Wyoming businesses in Taiwan. Hiring an international...
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Posted on May 02, 2018
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The economic and environmental benefits of freight rail transportation should be considered when developing your next facility. Should your new or expanded facility be rail-served? Whether...
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Posted on Apr 30, 2018
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U.S. trade policy should not be viewed as an “us vs. them” pro In today’s on-demand, delivered-to-your-door economy, successful companies can no longer afford to operate...
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Posted on Apr 23, 2018
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UPTON — For the last six years, Paul and Debbie Douglas have been avid motorcyclists, traveling all over the western United States. One thing that’s...
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Posted on Apr 18, 2018
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In 2014, the University of Wyoming created a hard-copy version of a new Wyoming Student Atlas, with more than 10,000 copies distributed to all Wyoming...
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Posted on Apr 16, 2018
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Sheridan County Commissioners voted three to two in favor of rezoning 114 acres of land from agricultural to industrial. It’s the first regulatory step for Ramaco Wyoming...
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Posted on Apr 13, 2018
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Analysts are predicting that crytocurrency and blockchain-related businesses could scoop up billions in business in coming decades, and U.S. states are recognizing the potential economic benefits. Wyoming Makes...
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Posted on Apr 11, 2018
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Microsoft is investing in Wyoming through the establishment of their TechSparks Program. This creates an incredible opportunity for growth and expansion within the technology and...
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Posted on Apr 09, 2018
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Wyoming Main Street escorted a bus jampacked with downtown advocates to the Kansas City, Missouri, area March 21-March 29 for a week of workshops, classes and...
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Posted on Apr 06, 2018
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Wyoming developers have another resource to launch their next project with the arrival of the nonprofit Montana and Idaho Community Development Corporation (Montana and Idaho...
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Posted on Apr 04, 2018
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Community development experts are offering workshops around Wyoming this spring to teach local leaders how to create interesting, well-loved places on a tight budget. The Wyoming...
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Posted on Apr 02, 2018
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The Economically Needed Diversity Options for Wyoming (ENDOW) Executive Council has released sound preliminary recommendations for “actions and investments… needed now” in Wyoming’s infrastructure, education...
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Posted on Mar 26, 2018
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As 2017 came to an end, members of the ENDOW council looked ahead – not just to the new year but also to coming decades...
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Posted on Mar 21, 2018
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The development of Wyoming’s new economic strategy for diversification through ENDOW and the need to supplant fossil fuel extraction budgets with viable long term industries...
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Posted on Mar 19, 2018
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TORRINGTON – Eastern Wyoming College is in an ideal position to contribute to the success of ENDOW programs, according to representatives of the Goshen County Economic...
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Posted on Mar 16, 2018
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Wyoming legislators are seeking economic development through bills to make it easier to invest in blockchain and cryptocurrencies in the state. Wyoming is famous for its...
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Posted on Mar 14, 2018
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SHERIDAN — While Weatherby, Inc.’s president, the Wyoming governor and other local leaders all cited last year’s SHOT Show as a turning point in getting...
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Posted on Mar 12, 2018
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Despite dangerous winter weather and a federal government shutdown, 85 agriculture experts converged in Powell Jan. 22-23 to discover how to retool their industry for...
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Posted on Mar 09, 2018
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A snapshot of the Wyoming Business Council’s 2017 achievements and the opportunities and challenges ahead is available in the agency’s 2017 Benchmarks and Annual Report released. The report...
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Posted on Mar 07, 2018
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The Wyoming Business Council is seeking projects that help low- and moderate-income families and individuals, prevent or eliminate slum or blight or address urgent community...
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Posted on Mar 05, 2018
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