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Forbes ranks First Interstate as one of best banks in United States

Mar 20, 2014 - From staff reports:  BILLINGS, Mont. --áFirst Interstate BancSystem, Inc. has been named one of the best banks in America by Forbes Magazine.
"First Interstate is driven by strong ... [more]

Brunton plans to grow Riverton facility

Mar 20, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  The company has moved one department to Boulder, Colo., but the president says the Fremont County operation is staying put.

Brunton plans to grow by ... [more]

State Attorney General reaches settlements with shell companies

Mar 13, 2014 - From staff reports:  CHEYENNE --áThe Wyoming Attorney General has reached settlements with companies that were registered in Wyoming, or claimed to be headquartered in Wyoming, but ... [more]

Businesses recognized at award ceremony

Mar 13, 2014 - From staff reports:  Individuals and businesses in the travel and hospitality industry were recognized during the annual REACH Awards luncheon held at Little America in Cheyenne. ... [more]

Volunteers 'Dancing with the Stars' to raise funds for CES

Mar 13, 2014 - By Anne McGowan, Staff Writer:  Rehearsals are under way for Dancing with the Stars-Lander, a local event modeled after the popular television series that will raise money for Community Entry ... [more]

CWC employee wins state award

Mar 6, 2014 - From staff reports:  Maril˙ Duncan, the director of Central Wyoming College's Student Support Services program, has been honored by the Wyoming Association of Community College ... [more]

Eighty acres of District 38 land leased to new tenant

Mar 6, 2014 - From staff reports:  The lessee said he intends to grow sugar beets on the irrigable property.

Fremont County School District 38 has approved a three-year lease agreement ... [more]

Cameco uranium mine proposal given final OK by BLM

Mar 6, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  The Bureau of Land Management gave final approval Feb. 13 for a uranium mine in Fremont County. The record of decision from the federal agency made slight ... [more]

Lander woodworker wins three CMA Wood Diamond Awards

Feb 20, 2014 - From staff reports:  Scott Robeson Custom Woodworking earned two first-place prizes and one second-place award.

The Cabinet Makers Association has announced that Scott ... [more]

Wyoming.com announces major wireless project

Feb 20, 2014 - From staff reports:  The company says its entire network capacity will increase by 700 percent.

Wyoming.com announced that it has recently launched a complete wireless ... [more]

Airport reselects Jviation as engineering consultant

Feb 20, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The City of Riverton has approved the airport board's recommendation to have Jviation as Riverton Regional Airport's engineering consultant.
The Federal ... [more]

Devon makes Fortune's best workplace list for seventh year

Feb 13, 2014 - From staff reports:  Devon Energy announced it has again been named to Fortune magazine's list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For. This marks Devon's seventh straight year to be ... [more]

All subcontractors for CWC Sinks Canyon project hail from Wyoming

Feb 13, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Administrators at Central Wyoming College were pleased to announce that all of the subcontractors involved in the school's housing project in Sinks Canyon are ... [more]

Home business delivering farm fresh eggs

Feb 13, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Roughly 100 chickens are working extra hard this winter to provide area residents with farm fresh eggs from Melisa and Jim Crouch's business, Orchard Hill ... [more]

Radio group buys four stations

Feb 6, 2014 - From staff reports:  Edwards Group, the parent company of Riverton radio stations KVOW/KTAK, has entered into an agreement to buy four radio stations and one translator in Wyoming. ... [more]

CWC students get interview experience in 'micro sessions'

Feb 6, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Students at Central Wyoming College had the opportunity to interview for local jobs last year through a new initiative in the school's business department. ... [more]

Teen puts artistic talents into own tie-dye business

Feb 6, 2014 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  Most children, when they want money for something like a video game, will do extra chores, mow lawns or open a lemonade stand on the front yard.
A 9-year-old ... [more]

BBB warns of 'one ring' phone scam

Jan 30, 2014 - From staff reports:  If residents receive a call on their cellphones preceded by just one or two rings, chances are it is part of a new "one ring" phone scam spreading quickly ... [more]

City entity working to turn 300-acre plot into commercial zone

Jan 30, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The state-owned lot lies just south of the Wyoming Honor Farm and has been the subject of discussions among state and local leaders since 2006.

The ... [more]

Muller first teacher at Arapahoe to receive national certification

Jan 23, 2014 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  A first-grade teacher with Fremont County School District 38 is the first in the school's history to receive her National Board Certification.
Tricia Muller, ... [more]

Spring to bring two new cafes

Jan 23, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Old Town Coffee is creating a Riverton location, and Roasted Bean and Cuisine will open on Main Street.

Riverton residents looking for a place to sit ... [more]

Laramie County backs incentive deal

Jan 16, 2014 - The Associated Press:  The $13 million package would help the manufacturer relocate to Wyoming.

CHEYENNE -- Cheyenne area officials are backing a $13 million loan and grant ... [more]

Fort Washakie teacher receives National Board Certification

Jan 16, 2014 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  A first grade teacher at Fort Washakie Elementary School has achieved her National Board Certification. Superintendent Terry Ebert said Kristi Jones is the ... [more]

Indoor Golf helps athletes keep skills sharp for spring

Jan 16, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The facility on North Federal Boulevard has three simulators for golfers who want to improve their game.

Area golfers have been perfecting their ... [more]

Foreman promoted to maintenance supervisor in Fremont Co.

Jan 9, 2014 - From staff reports:  A maintenance foreman from Lovell, with ties to maintenance work on South Pass, is the Wyoming Department of Transportation's new area maintenance supervisor ... [more]

Wells Fargo employees volunteer on Habitat build

Jan 9, 2014 - From staff reports:  The company donated $15,000 to the nonprofit organization in 2013.

The Habitat for Humanity affiliate for Fremont County had a workday Nov. 23. ... [more]

Detimore retiring from WyDOT after 39 years

Jan 2, 2014 - From staff reports:  Lander area maintenance supervisor Don Detimore is retiring Friday from the Wyoming Department of Transportation after more than 39 years of service.
Detimore ... [more]

Cedars Health opens in Riverton

Jan 2, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Predictions of Riverton having fewer doctors to care for its residents have proved true recently as more physicians leave their positions at area clinics. ... [more]

Find comfort in small things to survive busy business life

Dec 19, 2013 - By Leonard Holler:  Question -- "How do I keep my sanity in the hustle and bustle of my business life?"
-- Cindy, Gillette
Answer -- You need some inspiration on a ... [more]

Menards recalls Christmas trees

Dec 19, 2013 - The Associated Press:  Menards, a chain of home-improvement stores in the Midwest, is recalling 1,800 pre-lit artificial Christmas trees because the lights may overheat, start a fire ... [more]