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Business Council tackles rural 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,...

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Here is Why A Diverse Economy is Critical

Economic diversification is the best way to position Wyoming for the future. It is the way to lessen the harsh effects of mineral commodity bust cycles. And it is the way to ensure opportunities exist...

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Cheyenne DDA/Main Street welcomes new executive director

The Downtown Cheyenne DDA/Main Street recently hired Vicki Dugger as the organization's new executive director. The Wyoming Business Council sat down with Dugger to discover her vision for the...

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New life for a vacant lot in downtown Laramie

The Laramie community mourned the 2009 demolition of the Empress Theatre in downtown.  The nearly century old building suffered decades of neglect. In the wake of its deconstruction, only an...

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Wyoming Business Council hires Broadband Manager

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...

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Business Council board recommends two projects

Business Council board recommends two projects    The Wyoming Business Council Board of Directors recommended two Business Ready Community (BRC) grant requests during...

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Wyoming Business Council Board Meeting

Business Council board to discuss contracts Thursday during call-in meeting

The Wyoming Business Council Board of Directors is holding a special, call-in meeting at 1 p.m. on Thursday to discuss the agency’s contract with the University of Wyoming’s Business Resource Network...

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State board to consider two projects June 21

The State Loan and Investment Board will consider two Business Ready Community (BRC) grant requests during its June 21 quarterly meeting at 8 a.m. in the Emerson Building Auditorium at 2001 Capitol...

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Broadband Business

Business Council appoints members to new Broadband Advisory Council

The Wyoming Business Council Board of Directors selected 11 members Thursday for the new Broadband Advisory Council. The Wyoming Legislature created the Advisory Council during its 2018 session to...

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Opportunity Zones

Wyoming names 25 opportunity zones for investors to defer taxes, lift neighborhoods

The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act created the opportunity zone program, which allowed states to designate qualified low-income areas as opportunity zones. Governor Mead nominated 25 zones in Wyoming in...

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