Economic Gateway http://www.jocofirst.com JOCOFirst News RSS Feed Wed, 16 Oct 2019 20:55:58 -0700 en-us Sewing seeds of kindness http://www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events/?item=20780 www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700 “I was imagining what the little girl’s face would look like.” - Addison Baker A group of Buffalo 4-H girls, known as the Fabric and Fashion participants, have gathered to sew dre... First responders given thanks http://www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events/?item=20779 www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events Wed, 01 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700 “It’s been a fun ride, so I’ll continue to do it and keep driving on.” - Paul Kozisek Officers, deputies, emergency service technicians, search and rescue volunteers and the... Passing on a legacy http://www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events/?item=20778 www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events Mon, 29 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 “I wanted it to be a happy place. It’s the same Dash Inn, it’s just had a facelift.” - Chris Rickett In 1987, “The Simpsons” first aired on television, the first... Euchre, resurrecting a traditional social game http://www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events/?item=20777 www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Sitting at three tables in the day room at the Buffalo Senior Center, a group of Buffalo residents are playing the game that once was the national card game. Questions are being asked and games are... Buffalo tax revenue projections up http://www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events/?item=20776 www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events Wed, 24 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 As city of Buffalo officials prepare for another year of budget setting, they are met with good news – revenues are up from last year. The 4 percent sales tax revenue, which is used to operat... The Wyoming Office of Tourism research program http://www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events/?item=20781 www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events Tue, 23 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Research plays a critical role in tourism supporting the strategic imperatives of the organization by monitoring and managing effective measurement of economic and campaign related efforts. The Wyo... New stress management program targets Main Street directors http://www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events/?item=20775 www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events Mon, 22 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 We get it. Main Street Program directors are passionate, hardworking and incredibly driven to improve your communities; and you're also tired. You'd like to shop for groceries without stopping... Community colleges take next steps to offer 4-year degrees http://www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events/?item=20774 www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 CHEYENNE — The state of Wyoming has officially authorized its seven community colleges to offer Bachelor of Applied Science degrees. It’s the fruit of a hard-fought battle in the Legislatu... Sheridan College researcher studies alternative beef forage crops http://www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events/?item=20773 www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events Thu, 18 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 SHERIDAN — A Sheridan College instructor presented research focused on addressing the challenges dwindling resources pose to livestock producers at the Mars Agriculture Center. Rebecca Atkins... Business Council provides $148,800 in startup grants http://www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events/?item=20772 www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events Wed, 17 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Three Wyoming startups received $148,800 in grants from the Wyoming Business Council's February round of Kickstart:Wyoming program. Fire Friends and Yellowstone Compact & Commodities, based... Grants available for vertical gardens to provide fresh, local food to cities http://www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events/?item=20765 www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events Tue, 16 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 When chefs at Altitude Chophouse and Brewery in Laramie need some greens or produce for menu items, there’s a good chance it's harvested from a garden growing on one of the restaurant’... Bomber Mountain Civic Center Survey Results are In! http://www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events/?item=20466 www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events Sun, 10 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Bomber Mountain Civic Center survey results are in! Click here to view. ...