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Preparing your business for the next 130 years

By U.S. Senator Mike Enzi This month, Wyoming celebrates 130 years of statehood. That means 130 years of dedicated entrepreneurs and small businesses. In every town, you can find a Wyomingite who turned an idea and passion into a successful business. Whether it is retail, hospitality or recreation, our state has it all. One of…

Medicine Bow Technologies Announces a New Cybersecurity Division

Naming A New Director and Another Recent Promotion LARAMIE, WYOMING – July 6, 2020 – Medicine Bow Technologies, Inc (MBT), a leader in information technology (IT) and managed services, has announced this week the promotion of Elmer Robinson to lead their newly developed Cybersecurity Division. Robinson stated “after almost seventeen years of leading teams that…

How COVID-19 Affects Current Business Trends

by Mike Lambert The recent COVID-19 pandemic and resulting public health orders have closed or limited operations for small businesses throughout the state, creating uncertainty among both consumers and business owners. As the country begins to reopen, business owners are rethinking their operations and looking for examples of how they can operate in this uncharted business…

Moving Scams Cause Financial and Emotional Nightmares, BBB Study Finds

June 30, 2020 — Allowing someone you don’t know to drive away with your belongings is among the many stressful aspects of a long-distance move — especially if that move is complicated or may be prompted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Unfortunately, some consumers find their stress compounded by fraudulent movers who charge them many…

Governor Gordon allocates $50 million in additional funding to the Business Interruption Stipend Program

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon has allocated $50 million in additional funding from the federal CARES Act to the Business Interruption Stipend Program to ensure the program keeps pace with demand from small businesses across the state. The additional funding is available to businesses with 50 employees or fewer to help them recover from…

5 Quick Tips for Conducting Video Interviews

By Pat Ashworth, Express Employment Professionals During the past several months, people who never used video conferencing software before the COVID-19 pandemic have become believers in the potential the technology has for how they conduct business in today’s always connected world. Interviews, for example, are an ideal fit for video calls and became more common…

Public health orders remain unchanged as COVID-19 case numbers increase

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Wyoming’s current public health orders will be extended through July 15 as the number of cases of COVID-19 in the state continues to steadily increase, Governor Mark Gordon announced today. Twenty-five percent of Wyoming’s total number of lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been identified in the past two weeks, with 288 new…

Live From Wyoming 4th Of July

Wyoming Public Media, the City of Laramie Parks and Recreation, Wyoming Community Foundation and Wyoming Humanities are collaborating on a statewide event for this 4th of July.  They will bring you live music from Laramie featuring acoustic band Ten Cent Stranger along with music videos from a number of Wyoming musicians around the state including…

90% of Businesses Have Improved Workplace Safety; 41% of Employees Say It’s Not Enough

By Express Employment Professionals Although the COVID-19 pandemic is far from over, according to experts, 41% of workers say companies aren’t doing enough to protect them from the virus. In a May 2020 survey from Express Employment Professionals, 90% of decision makers said their businesses have taken steps to improve overall safety in response to…