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Downtown Holiday Tree Lighting and Parade on Dec. 6

This year’s Tree Lighting and Holiday Parade will take place Friday Dec. 6th in Downtown Laramie. The celebration will begin with Mayor Shumway lighting the Christmas tree on the First Street Plaza at 1st and Grand Avenue at 5:30 pm. The parade will follow starting at 6:00 pm along First and Second Streets, between University…

Turn this busy season into a small business wonderland

By U.S. Senator Mike Enzi As we enter the holiday season, spending time with family and giving back is on many of our minds. However, for business owners, this time of year is likely the busiest season for sales. Small businesses know this season can be filled with opportunity, but that usually comes with weeks…

BBB Warns About Wyoming Based Online Retailer

Better Business Bureau Serving Northern Colorado and Wyoming is warning consumers about Wyoming Limited Liability Company, Zero Origin, LLC. BBB has received 11 complaints and is currently processing 8 additional complaints regarding purchases made from multiple websites that appear to be operated by the business: divinebazaar.com, theunitedamericanmint.com, theflourishingstone.com, and unclewaltsemporium.com. The business has also received…

CYBERWYOMING AND MEALS ON WHEELS OF CHEYENNE TEAM UP TO PROVIDE SCAM INFO TO SENIORS

CHEYENNE – CyberWyoming and Meals on Wheels of Cheyenne are teaming up to provide scam alert information to senior citizen clients of Meals on Wheels. Seniors are some of the most vulnerable to internet scams in our State according to the FBI Internet Crimes Complaint Center. In 2017, the Wyoming 50+ population reported losing $1,461,672…

MEALS ON WHEELS OF CHEYENNE PARTNERS WITH MICROSOFT AND ARRAY TO BECOME MORE EFFICIENT

CHEYENNE – Meals on Wheels of Cheyenne won a Microsoft grant to move from a paper tracking system last year.  Phase 1 and 2 of the Microsoft grant’s aims were to secure the Meals on Wheels thrift store and create a scan pricing system, replace the paper tracking system, update the technological infrastructure, and purchase…

PLAYGROUND AT LAPRELE PARK TO BE CLOSED WHILE REPLACEMENT IS INSTALLED

Laramie, Wyoming – The City of Laramie Parks Department plans to close the playground in LaPrele Park on October 28th for the demolition and replacement of the playground structure. The new playground structure is expected to be installed by January of 2020. The playground will remain closed until the demolition of the old playground structure…

Governor Gordon names new Water Development Office Director

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon announced today he has appointed Brandon Gebhart as Director of the Wyoming Water Development Office (WWDO). In his new position, Gebhart will serve as chief executive officer to the Water Development Commission. He will oversee the WWDO’s planning and construction of new water supply projects and the rehabilitation of…

Wyoming SBDC Network Awarded Full Accreditation

LARAMIE- After a rigorous review process, the Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network has received national accreditation through December 2024. The University of Wyoming-hosted organization assists entrepreneurs throughout the state with no-cost, confidential business mentoring, advising, education and technical assistance thanks to additional support from the Wyoming Business Council and the U.S. Small Business…

BBB Serving Northern Colorado and Wyoming Announces 14 Candidates for 2020 BBB Torch Awards for Ethics

11 businesses and three nonprofits from Northern Colorado and Wyoming have been named candidates for the 2020 Better Business Bureau Torch Awards for Ethics presented for the 22nd year locally by the BBB Serving Northern Colorado and Wyoming Foundation. Organizations were nominated by peers, colleagues and customers during the spring and summer of 2019. Interested…