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.
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.
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.
By 4 p.m., most of the tables in the cavernous Pizza Carrello off Highway 59 in Gillette are empty as waitstaff reset silverware and sweep underneath booths in preparation for a busy “tap night invasion” ahead, featuring Uberbrew out of Billings, Montana.
Scammers rely on busy workdays and busy bosses when they blast off emails, hoping to bilk businesses and other organizations out of everything from gift cards to cash.
The proportion of Wyoming residents over the age of 65 is growing faster than any other state. In order to adequately address this societal phenomenon, the state’s economy will need to fill the needs created by this new generational dynamic. And it will take a combination of federal, state a…
A pair of startups at a “Shark Tank”-style entrepreneur event in Jackson called Pitch Day are attacking big pharmaceutical and marketing problems with their Software as a Service (SaaS) platforms.
At the start of October, Wyoming opened the floodgates to a new type of financial institution that represents a shift bigger than the one from banks to credit unions. While legislators and many businesses welcome the change and see it as an opportunity, some in the banking industry are none …
What makes someone a victim of a cyberattack, how businesses can meet federal cyber requirements, and using Legos to model cybersecurity solutions are among topics to be explored during the 2019 Wyoming Cybersecurity Symposium, set for Oct. 23 at Little America in Cheyenne.
The Wyoming Business Council said in an annual Main Street report that 74 net new businesses opened within Main Street boundaries across the state in 2018. In other words, 74 more businesses opened on Wyoming main streets last year than closed.
Editor’s note: The author in April 2019 began to work closely with Give’r to run their Facebook advertising campaigns through 9 Cloud Web Works. But Mark Wilcox began covering the startup journey of Give’r in 2016 for the Wyoming Business Report and works hard to ensure journalistic impartia…
In Wyoming, and especially its principal tourist town Jackson, a decades-long quest to bring in more tourists in the fall to even out a roller-coaster economy is bearing fruit. But sources say the roller-coaster is starting to show signs of peaking.