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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…

Aerial Mosquito Control Planned

Laramie, Wyoming- City of Laramie Mosquito Control has scheduled the aerial application of Dibrom for control of adult mosquitoes in rural areas adjacent to the City on Wednesday evening, June 24 th , at 8 pm. This application is targeted to control both nuisance and vector mosquitoes, including Culex tarsalis, which can that transmit West…

Albany County Tourism Board COVID-19 Marketing Co-op Program

For a limited time as part of COVID-19 relief, Albany County Tourism Board and Visit Laramie would like to offer a special co-op advertising opportunity to local businesses. The goal of this program is to help our community rebound quicker and to help aid our local businesses, friends, and neighbors in the community with advertising…

Monolith Ranch Advisory Committee

June 25, 2020, 1:00 PM (Via Zoom Meeting) I. CALL TO ORDER II. APPROVAL OF AGENDA III. APPROVAL OF MINUTES – January 9, 2020 IV. NEW BUSINESS A. Presentation by Next Era Energy – Ryan Fitzpatrick V. PUBLIC COMMENTS VI. DATE FOR NEXT REGULAR MEETING – July 9, 2020 VII. ADJOURNMENT Monolith Ranch Advisory Committee…

SBA’s EIDL and EIDL Advance Programs Reopened

By Small Business Administration To further meet the needs of U.S. small businesses and non-profits, the U.S. Small Business Administration reopened the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance program portal to all eligible applicants experiencing economic impacts due to COVID-19 today. “The SBA is strongly committed to working around the clock, providing dedicated…