Wyoming’s current economic story is centered around the fact that the coal industry is in an inevitable downward spiral. But one Sheridan company is working to change that narrative by converting one of the state’s most abundant resources into other products with exponential market value.
The nation is dealing with two major issues when it comes to vaping: an outbreak of severe pulmonary illness related to vaping, and an epidemic of use among youth, experts say.
The average cost of an air ambulance flight is around $11,000. Some customers, though – who likely take that flight on one of the most frightening days of their lives – are billed upwards of $60,000 months later.
It was a last-minute decision to roll out the pilot program. With only two weeks to fill the course, the University of Wyoming sent out a press release through the state’s business, economic development and educational channels that filtered out 13 entrepreneurs willing to join the course la…
According to commercial and real estate lenders and agents, low rates and an optimistic climate are pushing real estate and commercial lending toward faster growth than the general economy.
While the yarn at Lander’s Pingora Yarns isn’t actually organized into scientific classifications of kingdom, phylum, class and order, the retired science teacher who owns the shop says it isn’t far off.
From the cab of the haul truck, you can see for miles across the dark, jagged edges of the coal mine. A dragline sits idle while a man in a blue hard hat leans an elbow on the hood of his white pickup truck, staring off into the distance.
Many emergency and routine health services at a 90-bed hospital in Gillette came to abrupt stop Sept. 20 when the facility’s 1,500 computer systems were disabled by a cyberattack.
Nearly all gambling in Wyoming is illegal, but what agency investigates infractions and enforces the law in cases of legalized gambling – or who investigates when an illegal form of gambling is uncovered in Wyoming – remains unclear.
Life has not always been easy for Laramie’s Marissa Gannon. At one point in her life, she spent her hours working at a fast-food job and worrying about coming home to an eviction notice – all while caring for her two small children as a single mom.
In recent years, Jackson Hole and its surroundings have become home to a surprisingly healthy population of ski and snowboard makers. From craft makers who produce a mere 50 pairs of skis a year to a company looking to scale that to as many as 2,000 pairs in a year, the makers are now feedin…
Not every student-athlete in college winds up at the end of his sporting career with a love for vintage axes, but that is just what happened for Cheyenne’s Josh Van Vlack.
Locals have known for generations what makes the Upper North Platte River Valley special: 360-degree sunsets in colors so vivid they seem unreal, sagebrush taller than a grown man, untouched terrain that spans the Sierra Madres and alpine lakes at 10,000 feet.
In a new 20-year plan, PacifiCorp will cut back on coal, focusing on wind energy development instead, with a $3 billion initial investment. It currently operates several large coal plants in Wyoming.
Weather is having its way with Wyoming farmers this year: an irrigation tunnel collapse in Goshen County, a late spring that meant fewer hay harvests and late plantings, and now early snows decimating crops.
As the holidays approach, giving is top of mind, and when it comes to giving to charities, donors are cautious, but still willing to donate – as long as trust is there.