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Wyoming's local governments push for more stable funding:


Every two years, local government leaders across Wyoming hold their breath as they wait for state legislators to approve their funding. Wyoming does not grant cities, towns or counties independent ...


Spectrum announces plan for faster internet in Cheyenne, statewide :


A local internet provider announced plans to offer long-awaited improvements to internet service for home and business customers here Wednesday. Spectrum, which is under the umbrella of Charter Communications ...


Wyoming political robocall ban ruled unconstitutional:


A federal judge has ruled unconstitutional a Wyoming law that bans the use of robocalls by political organizations. The Casper Star-Tribune reports that the ruling was handed down Monday in U.S. District ...


Wyoming needs to create an immersive art destination:


The state needs to be doing all it can to retain the artistically minded residents that are born here, as well as utilize its strengths to become an epicenter of cultural pilgrimage. My hope is that ENDOW ...


Wyoming's ENDOW workforce training legislation faces difficulties:


One of first pieces of legislation to come out of Gov. Matt Mead's 20-year economic diversification plan -- the 2018 workforce training bill -- is already "broken," said Jerimiah Rieman, Mead's director ...


Survey says 1 in 4 University of Wyoming students experience sexual assault :


University of Wyoming psychologists found that more than one in four students experienced at least one instance of sexual assault during their time at the university. The findings come from a wide-ranging ...


Attend The Wyoming Community Builders Leadership Institute! - 9/26-28 - Lander, Wyoming:


Apply by Friday, August 10 The Mountain West is experiencing explosive growth. Meanwhile, housing costs are rising, infrastructure is aging, and industries are changing. Communities are faced ...


Wyoming's pioneering crypto cowboys beef up the supply chain:




Wyoming Business Council tackles rural broadband internet access:


Doing business in rural Wyoming has its advantages -- the wide-open spaces, slower pace of life and easy access to outdoor adventures are attractive fringe benefits that are hard to come by. Still, it ...


Eastman: There are no limits for Wyoming's outdoor recreational economy :


Wyoming's natural landscapes, scenic vistas, pristine waters and abundant wildlife are second to none. Home to the world's first national park, first national forest and first national monument, Wyoming ...


New University of Wyoming slogan draws criticism:




Wyoming Business Council hires Broadband Manager:


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 Wyoming. "I ...


WyoTech sale finalized:


WyoTech's https://www.wyotech.rocks/ sale was finalized last week, with Jim Mathis stepping in as the new owner. Mathis said he is incredibly thankful to the community for all the support in helping ...


The Wyoming State Loan and Investment Board approves two projects :


The State Loan and Investment Board (SLIB) approved two Business Ready Community grant requests during its June 21 quarterly meeting in Cheyenne. Both projects were approved unanimously. Board ...


Wyoming Young People Come Out with Bold, Positive Vision for the Future:


The ENDOW: ENGAGE Summit held last Saturday at the Marian Rochelle Gateway Center in Laramie showcased the dedication, commitment and passion that Wyoming young people have for the state. More than ...


Wyoming governor candidates debate technology development :


Candidates for Wyoming governor disagreed Monday on whether the state is doing enough to boost internet speeds and other technology to help businesses compete and thrive. Businesses large and small ...


Branding, barbed wire and blockchain in Wyoming:


It's branding day, and the cowboys and cowgirls here have kicked their spurs, lassoed their ropes and herded their cows and calves into a corner for vaccinations, branding, castration and ear ...


ENGAGE Council: Wyoming puts its money where its mouth is, brings future generations to the table :


This is the first time Wyoming has given so much attention to the next generations' issues, as articulated by the Wyoming people rising up as part of those next generations. Through ENGAGE http://endowyo.biz/ENGAGE ...


Wyoming nonprofit that benefits single mothers receives $1 million grant to share its strategy:


Climb Wyoming, a nonprofit that seeks to benefit single mothers, has received a three-year, $1 million grant from a national health foundation to share its approach in other states. The grant will ...


Wyoming ENDOW member suggests using free power to draw business:


"It would be a magnet like no other around the world," he said. "It would really bring some exciting things to the state overnight." "Wyoming has to get its mojo going--get its identity (back)," ...


Charter closes Cheyenne call center, lays off 60 :


Charter Spectrum https://official.spectrum.com/spectrum60/lfo-7n?ca.mp=Google&ca.cr=241338094062&ca.kw=charter%20spectrum&ca.mt=e&cb.device=c&ca.target=kwd-296348492322&o=sem&lfokp=charter%20spectrum&cmp=pds_lfo&&offer=ws&gclid=CjwKCAjwrqnYBRB-EiwAthnBFhqcLFPQAa3LWhRTn5xtoP7nb1M-UdzoVVJ7OZlaHm5Btb2te7Yo-BoCRRYQAvD_BwE ...


Artificial intelligence topic on Wyoming Energy Summit talk:


Artificial intelligence and energy production might not be so unrelated, according to a faculty member at the University of Wyoming. At the Wyoming Energy Summit on Wednesday, Nick Cheney -- a visiting ...


Wyoming tries to attract blockchain business:


Wyoming has passed several laws to make it a more friendly state for blockchain companies, the much-hyped decentralized database that records digital currency transactions. The state, dependent ...


Spotlight: IEDC's National Economic Development Week Celebrations:


The Wyoming Economic Development Association encouraged economic developers to grab orange "That's WY" flags and plant them at local businesses and projects that have benefited from economic development ...


Wyoming makes rush for hyped new tech, results still virtual:


Block Chain Gang LLC, Crypto Cowboy, Something Something Blockchain LLC: Based on the names of dozens of new companies registering to set up shop in Wyoming, the state's effort to lure the latest tech ...


Wyoming cities seek ability to impose new taxes :


A legislative panel will continue to study the idea of giving local municipalities in Wyoming the ability to impose new, voter-approved taxes to replace the funding they now receive from the state. The ...


As West Coast shuns coal, states like Wyoming will face difficult choices:


If Oregon, Washington and California ditch coal, it may leave Wyoming's largest utility, and its customers, holding a bag they don't want to carry, officials told lawmakers Monday. Wyoming is the largest ...


Sweetwater commissioners grant permit for state's first large solar generator:


The Sweetwater County Commission has granted Sweetwater Solar LLC a conditional-use permit to construct, operate and decommission an 80-megawatt solar photovoltaic electric generation facility approximately ...


Wyoming air service plan moves forward:


The Wyoming Air Service Improvement Council agreed Wednesday to prioritize affordability, codeshare options and proven reliability when negotiating with a statewide commercial airline. The council, ...


Wyoming Business Council, ag industry look to add value to beef, expand markets:


Recently passed legislation calls for the Wyoming Business Council to work with the agriculture industry, and in consultation with the ENDOW Executive Council, on a strategy to build USDA-inspected ...

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