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Kawasaki and Japan may invest up to $9 million researching coal in Wyoming:


Wyoming's romance with Japan over coal appears to be paying off as the state announced Tuesday that the Japan Coal Energy Center and Kawasaki Heavy Industries plan to spend $9 million in grant funding ...


ENDOW's missing piece - People do not come to Wyoming to look at oil and gas wells. :


On New Year's Eve, the executive council of Governor Mead's Economically Needed Diversity Options for Wyoming committee released its first report on its deliberations. Early last year, the governor assembled ...


Diversifying Wyoming's Economy Through Aerospace:


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) tells ...


Wyoming ENDOW Community Engagement Survey:


The ENDOW Executive Council is asking for your participation in this strategic process and requests your candid feedback and thoughtful guidance to help shape Wyoming's future. Make your voice heard ...


Cheyenne, Wyoming ranked one of best small cities in nation for starting a business:


Cheyenne was named the fifth-best small city in the nation to start a business by a personal finance website, validating what local leaders say has been a concerted effort to improve the economic climate ...


In rural Wyoming, economic diversification is more of a challenge:


When the recent population figures for Wyoming were released earlier this spring, they showed a dramatic drop -- more than 8,000 people had left the state in total during the energy bust that began two ...


Wyoming Secretary of State Ed Buchanan kicks off crowdfunding program intended to help startups:


A Casper company became the first example of how a new program could help small and medium-sized Wyoming businesses access capital and grow. Wyoming Invests Now - or WIN https://www.createwyoming.com/ ...


The Casper Star-Tribune editorial board has agreed upon a set of overarching goals that will guide our philosophy for the year to come. :


Second, we believe that in order for Wyoming to flourish, the state must diversify its economy and adjust its tax structure in order to reduce its dependency on fossil fuels and foster positive growth ...


Wyoming economy expanding despite losses, experts say:


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 to a monthly economic snapshot. A number ...


Cowpokes GenCyber Camp Tackles Cybersecurity and Diversity for Wyoming K-12 teachers and students in grades 7-12:


As the importance of computer science comes into sharper focus for many in the Cowboy State, students and teachers will have the opportunity to get hands-on cybersecurity experience at the first ever ...


Rock Springs, Wyoming named winner of 2018 Great American Main Street Award:


Rock Springs Main Street has been named the winner of the National Main Street Center's 2018 Great American Main Street Award. The award, which was presented today at the 2018 Main Street Now Conference ...


Wyoming Business Council April 2018 Newsletter:


In this issue: Students vie for $50,000 in seed money for business ventures Rock Springs named winner of Great American Main Street Award Business Council offers energy efficiency grants Wyoming ...


Wyoming state-run air service moves forward, framed as essential to economic diversification:


Of all the ideas to diversify -- some say save -- Wyoming's economy, more reliable air service is hardly the most exciting. That distinction likely goes to the plan for making Wyoming a "cryptocurrency" ...


Study: Wyoming's wildlife industry had $1B economic impact :


A study by the University of Wyoming has found that hunters, anglers and wildlife viewers spent nearly $800 million in the state in 2016. The Laramie Boomerang reports the activity from this group ...


ENDOW, entrepreneurship and Wyoming's economic future:


Wyoming suffers from a bad case of brain drain. Too many of our young people leave the state after high school or college to pursue more diverse opportunities and never return. Others who choose ...


A former rodeo clown believes he has a solution to industry wastewater in Wyoming, now he just has to prove it:


Marvin Nash once worked as a rodeo clown, galvanizing crowds in ill-fitting overalls and hiding in a barrel when the bulls charged. The performer with the Texas drawl spent his youth mucking stalls on ...


ENDOW says education key to economic development:


Wyoming communities need to do better in the education department. The Uinta County Economic Development Commission got an update on the work of Wyoming's ENDOW Council during its monthly meeting ...


Wyoming ranked fifth best state for higher education:


The Equality State placed behind only Florida, Utah, Washington and California on the report's list. Of the five categories, Wyoming placed in the top 10 for three: two-year graduation rates (ninth), ...


"Understanding Blockchain Beyond The Buzzwords" - 4/4 - Laramie, Wyoming:


This past legislative session, Wyoming took a bold stance as the leader in blockchain-friendly regulation, and the state is poised to become a leading hub for developing blockchain-based innovations. Mike ...


Cheyenne chosen as a Microsoft TechSpark recipient:


Microsoft President Brad Smith announced Cheyenne as a recipient of the company's TechSpark initiative today. TechSpark is a new national civic program focused on providing economic opportunities ...


Wyoming's small towns live on the edge every two years as they wait for state money:


Wyoming is one of the few states that does not give cities or counties independent taxing authority, meaning these communities are largely reliant on appropriations from the Legislature to supplement ...


Top 10 Reasons Wyoming Is More Tech Savvy Than You Think:




Blockchain Valley: Wyoming is Poised to Become the Cryptocurrency Capital of America:


Wyoming is a state of rugged individualists that seems to have a penchant for being "first" on matters of no small importance. Also dubbed the "Equality State," Wyoming was the first state to grant women ...


Wyoming wants to be the Silicon Valley of blockchain:




Sheridan, Wyoming building capacity for ongoing growth - Forward Sheridan:


ENDOW has identified commercial air service as critical for the business community. Forward Sheridan and our board continues to support Critical Air Service Team as the community option for continued ...


Rocky Mountain Power to build new wind farms in four Wyoming counties; plans to add 200 full-time jobs:


Wyoming's largest utility has selected four wind projects to help meet its expansion goals, growing its wind development in the Cowboy State by 60 percent, enough to power about 450,000 homes. Rocky ...


Wyoming 2018 Budget Session will work on economic diversification, government efficiency, reducing deficit:


In Wyoming, we believe in leaving things better than we found them. Be it our jobs, water, lands or communities, our strong work ethic and commitment to making things better for current and future generations ...


Wyoming's Solution For Brain Drain? Computer Science:


Coal country and computer science country used to be different places. But Wyoming, much like Liz Lemon, is trying to show us that we really can have it all. In the next few weeks, the Wyoming State ...


Governor Mead warns against deep cuts to education in State of the State address to Wyoming Legislature:


Gov. Matt Mead cautioned against deep cuts to state spending on education and social services, while praising the overall reduction in the size of Wyoming's government during his tenure as governor in ...


4 Wyoming Bills Could Boost Blockchain, Tech Growth:



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