October is Domestic Violence Awareness month, and according to a victim advocate in Fremont County, the need for their services has increased with shutdowns, leaving the vulnerable population at home with the perpetrator more often.
Lovey’s restaurant in Hudson opened their doors in December serving up southern-style BBQ. This weekend ownership transferred to Lovey’s daughter. Hours have change, but the family atmosphere and smoked meat remain the same.
For the first time ever, Central Wyoming College in Riverton is having a Rustler Rodeo in their hometown with no cost to attend. And with all fall sports canceled except for cross country and rodeo, the CWC Rodeo Team is more excited than ever to get back up on that horse.
They weren’t able to hold it this year with the restrictions, and with sponsors also having less disposable income, they felt it was important not to pressure anyone into giving. Instead, they opted for a virtual silent auction on their Facebook page.
Little Free Pantries have gained popularity through the country, and in our state. They have popped up in Laramie, Gillette, Greybull, and Fremont County. For Fremont County, there is one location that can provide for some of people’s needs at any given time. 24 hours a day you can come to Riverton City Hall and open the door, and come to the Little Free Pantry to take what you need, or give what you can.
If you still haven’t made plans for this weekend, today kicked off Fremont County’s first Labor Day Rendezvous at the original site. It may be one of the few places left that when you walk in, you can take a step back in time.
“It’s been a challenge from the very beginning because I wasn’t born and raised here, so you have to build up your clientele. Then, of course when this all happened, everybody’s afraid to get out and get their hair done,” emphasized Watros. She mentioned that business has picked up a little bit, but many people are still just starting to come in for appointments that are long overdue.
Janet Winslow, owner of the artisan-focused clothing and more boutique, Belles and Beaus, said that if it weren’t for the changes brought about from COVID, she wouldn’t have had this surprising opportunity to move her store front from Lander to Riverton.
The quarterly report published by the state's Economic Analysis Division shows coal and natural gas production in the state continues to falter even though statewide employment rates have remained strong.
The nation's farmers are struggling to pay back their loans after years of low crop prices, with nearly one out of five loans in a government farm program now delinquent for the worst January default rate in at least nine years.
One of Wyoming's largest coal producers has cut 15 salaried jobs, including most of its lobbying team. Gillette-based Cloud Peak Energy confirmed the moves Monday but didn't provide details about the layoffs.
The Bureau of Land Management Wyoming released a Notice of Competitive Lease Sale announcing a supplementary sale slated for Feb. 25-March 1, 2019. The BLM proposes to offer 568 parcels totaling about768,942 acres in an online auction.
In the latest edition of Across The States: A Profile of Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS), research trends suggest that by 2055 Wyoming’s population of those age 85 and over will grow by 227 percent, or 20 percent more than the national average.
The Economically Needed Diversity Options for Wyoming (ENDOW) Executive council hosted a public forum today to share what they’re excited about in the future, as well as reflect on what has gone well over the past year.
A study is ranking Wyoming's tax rate gap between rich and poor one of the worst in the Nation, but state officials say that only tells part of the story. We ask residents what they think about Wyoming's tax system.
It's National Retirement Security Week, this week is intended to raise awareness about how critical it is to save and plan for retirement and encourage employees and retirees to take full advantage of employer-sponsored retirement plans.
Wyoming’s economy, as a whole, is growing, but there is still work to do. From tourism to taxable sales to drilling for oil, just about every part of the state’s money-making ability gained strength. But there is still work to do.
A significant oil and lease sale has brought in about $61 million dollars, of that, about $29 million will go back to Wyoming for roads and schools. Deputy Secretary at the Department of the Interior David Bernhardt says the sale is significant because it's the first lease sale where the DOI worked with governors to protect state wildlife corridors for big game and ensuring the states interest in managing wildlife.
The sales of products that can be taxed in Wyoming accelerated to $3.9 billion for the first few months of this year. According to a state economic summary released this week, the total income from sales and use taxes increased by 64 percent in Converse County, where new oil development is active.
A pharmaceutical manufacturer is laying off about 50 workers at its northern Wyoming facility as the company focuses its resources elsewhere. The announcement affects about a third of the workforce at Cody Laboratories, which employed about 135 workers last fall.
Wyoming's unemployment rate fell to 3.8 percent in April, the lowest the rate has been since November 2008. The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services reports that the April rate is down from the 3.9 percent recorded in March.