Wyoming-Asia Pacific Trade Office ribbon-cutting ceremony

Monday, November 05, 2018

  Wyoming-Asia Pacific Trade Office ribbon-cutting ceremony including Governor Matt Mead, Wyoming Senate President Eli Bebout, Wyoming Business Council CEO Shawn Reese, trade office Director Chester Chu and Taiwan...
Proposed tax could garner $50M

Sunday, November 04, 2018

The Joint Revenue Interim Committee has voted to draft a bill that would raise statewide sales tax by half a percent and distribute that revenue...
Wyoming producers seek Taiwanese buyers

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Four Wyoming agriculture companies are meeting potential buyers and exploring market opportunities in Taiwan as part of the Wyoming Business Council’s ongoing international trade mission...
Business Council accepting startup grant applications

Monday, October 29, 2018

The Wyoming Business Council launched applications for two new grant programs aimed at helping startups in Wyoming thrive. The programs are an outcome of economic diversification legislation passed...
Women's Council seeks nominations for Entrepreneur Award

Friday, October 26, 2018

The Wyoming Council for Women (WCW) is accepting nominations for the Woman Entrepreneur Award until Nov. 1.  The Council developed the brand-new Entrepreneur Award to recognize and support female-owned businesses in...
State board approves six community grants

Thursday, October 25, 2018

The State Loan and Investment Board (SLIB) approved six of the seven Business Ready Community (BRC) grant requests presented during its quarterly meeting in Cheyenne. Board meeting...
Wyoming companies to celebrate Manufacturing Day

Thursday, October 04, 2018

The 2018 National Manufacturing Day is Oct. 5, and Wyoming companies are hosting events and opening their doors to the public to celebrate.  The manufacturing industry faces significant...
Welcoming Your Input!

Sunday, September 30, 2018

The JOCO First Board of Directors is asking for your input. The BMCC facility had over 33,000 people walk through the facility’s doors in 2017....
Buffalo wetlands get inventoried

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Phil Gonzales stood on a dirt path as his eyes scanned the landscape for birds and other wildlife. He and a team of over 20 volunteers...
Eads named facilities director

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Johnson County has found its new facilities director. David Eads, who has decades of experience in electrical work, construction, maintenance, HVAC, plumbing and personnel management has...
Press Release

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

MID-AMERICA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL SELECTS 2018 BOB ADY SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS COLUMBUS, OH, SEPTEMBER 18, 2018: The Mid-America Economic Development Council board of directors recently selected the...
Longmire 2018 rides off into the sunset

Friday, September 14, 2018

Longmire Days has come and gone for the year but not before making some big impacts on two charities. “Everyone said that it went really smooth,...
Firms thrive on crowdfunding

Monday, September 10, 2018

Freedom from old-style loans, link to buyers, offer advantages to small businesses. Crowdfunding — seeking money from many people before a product goes to market —...
Californian Coinbase is Back in Wyoming!

Monday, September 03, 2018

The famous San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase returned to the US state of Wyoming. The announcement was made on July 4 via a blog post. According to...
Mountain Meadow Wool showcases at White House

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Mountain Meadow Wool joined President Donald J. Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, members of the administration and White House staff for a Made in America Product Showcase. President...
Hummingbird health

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Weighing in at about half of what a nickel weighs, the diminutive Broad-tailed hummingbird annually migrates more than 1,000 miles from Wyoming and the Rocky...
I Made Money, But Where Did it Go?

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Cash flow issues seem to be a concern for many small businesses. They often stem from a limited understanding of the components of cash flow...
Bringing Blockchain to the Cowboy State

Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Caitlin Long's campaign to make Wyoming more fintech friendly Caitlin Long ’94 left Wyoming for Harvard Law School and the career on Wall Street that followed,...
State of the Cities 2018

Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Each year, mayors across the nation detail their vision for their city’s future in a seminal address—their state of the city speech. These speeches have...
Gov. Mead authorizes $5 million loan to keep WyoTech open

Monday, August 06, 2018

Gov. Matt Mead authorized a loan of up to $5 million to DBJJDM Enterprises for the operation of WyoTech Institute in Laramie.  "The community of Laramie, state legislators, education leaders and others worked with...
Wyoming Business Council hires Broadband Manager

Friday, August 03, 2018

The Wyoming Business Council has hired Russell Elliott, a business operations professional and telecommunications expert with an M.B.A, as the new Broadband Manager for the state of...
Here is Why A Diverse Economy is Critical

Thursday, August 02, 2018

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....
Business Council tackles rural internet access

Wednesday, August 01, 2018

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, it isn't always easy,...
More than food at the BDA Farmer's Market

Monday, July 30, 2018

Whether you’re looking for ceramics, soap or strawberries, odds are pretty good that you will find what you’re looking for at the Buffalo Farmers Market,...
Livestock judging 101

Thursday, July 26, 2018

The Merlin Ranch was a busy place this past weekend as it hosted the 4-H livestock judging competition. Tressa Lawrence, a 4-H livestock judging coach,  said...
Dusty Tuckness

Monday, July 23, 2018

Some of Wyoming's biggest rodeos are held in July, from the Cody Stampede Rodeo to the Sheridan WYO Rodeo to the daddy of 'em all, Cheyenne Frontier Days™. Take a...
Branding, barbed wire and blockchain

Thursday, July 12, 2018

EVILS TOWER, Wyoming - Barbed wire fences cut across the grassy prairie of Campstool Ranch, stretching out under the watchful gaze of Devils Tower National Monument...
Steel Building up for Sealed Bid Auction

Friday, July 06, 2018

Steel Building to be sold at Sealed Bid Auction! 1.15 acres with 3,200 square feet Deadline for Bid Submissions: 5:00 pm, August 6, 2018 at Buffalo City Hall Bids will...
Spotlight on Buffalo

Friday, June 22, 2018

Buffalo will be spotlighted as True West magazine’s “True West Town” in the July 2018 issue, according to Executive Editor Bob Boze Bell. Because True West...
Sheriff retires after 36 years in law enforcement

Thursday, June 21, 2018

After 46 years in law enforcement, Johnson County Sheriff Steve Kozisek is turning in his badge. Kozisek will not to seek re-election. Kozisek’s career began in Newcastle...
Foundation raises $40K

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

More than 200 people raised $40,000 for conservation efforts during the annual Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation banquet held May 5 at the Bomber Mountain Civic...
ENDOW: Sustainable Harvest

Friday, June 15, 2018

Wyoming's ag future is bright. Within our ag community there is a strong ethic of stewardship for Wyoming's land, air and water accompanied by a...
Spotlight on Buffalo

Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Buffalo will be spotlighted as True West magazine’s “True West Town” in the July 2018 issue, according to Executive Editor Bob Boze Bell. Because True West...
Increased patient numbers boost budget forecast

Monday, June 04, 2018

The $1.3 million net loss predicted in the Johnson County Healthcare Center’s latest budget forecast isn’t exactly good news. But considering that CEO Nicole Hobbs predicted...
The friendly radiologist

Friday, June 01, 2018

Years from now, Linda Matthews will likely be best remembered as the founder of the mammography departments at the Johnson County Healthcare Center and Sheridan...
Industrial Space for Rent

Friday, June 01, 2018

Industrial Space for Rent in Buffalo Steel Building 1.5 Acres 3,200 square feet Act Fast!  Please call: 307-620-1123
Business Council launches wind service company directory

Monday, May 28, 2018

The Wyoming Business Council has officially launched the Wyoming Wind Energy Service Company Directory, a website designed to help Wyoming service companies connect with wind developers.   Service companies located in Wyoming are encouraged...
Spotlight on Buffalo

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Buffalo will be spotlighted as True West magazine’s “True West Town” in the July 2018 issue, according to Executive Editor Bob Boze Bell. Because True West...
Increased patient numbers boost budget forecast

Wednesday, May 02, 2018

The $1.3 million net loss predicted in the Johnson County Healthcare Center’s latest budget forecast isn’t exactly good news. But considering that CEO Nicole Hobbs predicted...
The friendly radiologist

Monday, April 30, 2018

Years from now, Linda Matthews will likely be best remembered as the founder of the mammography departments at the Johnson County Healthcare Center and Sheridan...
Business Council launches wind service company directory

Monday, April 23, 2018

The Wyoming Business Council has officially launched the Wyoming Wind Energy Service Company Directory, a website designed to help Wyoming service companies connect with wind developers.  Service companies located in...
Opinions Welcome

Monday, April 02, 2018

Your opinion is valued in Buffalo. The Chamber of Commerce hosts luncheons every third Wednesday of the month. Attend to learn what is happening in...
Tour a Piece of History

Monday, March 26, 2018

The Wild West was full of adventure, more than a little mischief and a dose of intrigue The West created legends and folklore that continues...
Go to School in Johnson County

Monday, March 19, 2018

We are privileged to have incredible educational institutions right here at home. Johnson County is known for beautiful, wide open spaces, a creative and determined...
Bluegrass Jams You Have to Hear

Monday, March 12, 2018

Nothing beats the feeling of listening to the band jam when the music carries them away to a special place. You can feel this type...
Wyoming Business Council Welcomes Weatherby

Wednesday, March 07, 2018

The light manufacturing company, Weatherby Inc., coming to Sheridan is welcomed to Wyoming by Wyoming Business Council.  Watch this video posted by the Wyoming Business Council. 
New Home for Outreach Program

Monday, March 05, 2018

Northeast Wyoming Community College’s outreach program has a new home in Johnson County. With the completion of the Bomber Mountain Civic Center’s remodel, they are...
Blogging Made Easy for Business Owners

Friday, March 02, 2018

Is your message bigger than your local area? Are you wanting to establish yourself as a thought leader in your field? Have you interested in...
Weatherby Greeted by Cheers at Black Tooth

Thursday, March 01, 2018

Sheridan's Black Tooth Brewing Company was packed from wall to wall Tuesday night as people awaited the long-awaited revelation of Project Enterprise. And this was...
New Website is Full of Resources

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Have you visited the Wyoming Business Council's website? If not, head on over and check it out. Their site is full of information and resources...
GRO-Biz Conference and Idea Expo registration open

Monday, January 29, 2018

Wyoming’s premier event for small business owners and entrepreneurs will feature experienced speakers, unique networking opportunities and assistance from valuable resources. Registration is now open...
Q&A with Senator Enzi

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Bulletin Staff Report The Buffalo Bulletin had an opportunity to ask Sen. Mike Enzi a few questions last week about tax reform, health insurance, Medicaid and...
Weatherby relocates to Wyoming

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Firearms manufacturer Weatherby, Inc., is relocating its manufacturing operations and corporate headquarters from California to Sheridan, Wyoming, company officials announced today from SHOT Show in...
Record Tourism

Monday, December 04, 2017

Visitor numbers logged at the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce and the chamber’s Summer Information Center east of town indicate that the 2017 tourist season may...
Ten Sleep Library expansion moves forward

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

The long-anticipated expansion of the Ten Sleep Library will took a step forward on Oct. 17, when county commissioners opened bids for the 20-foot by 80-foot...
$2.5 billion invested in rural electric infrastructure

Friday, November 24, 2017

USDA investment funds projects in 27 states. USDA is investing $2.5 billion in rural electric infrastructure improvements to help create jobs and support economic development in 27 states. “These...
Made In Wyoming program announces new website

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Wyoming artisans, crafters and manufacturers will enjoy greater exposure to customers through the Wyoming Business Council’s new Made in Wyoming website. The website, launched this week is...
Business Council launches Grown in Wyoming

Monday, November 20, 2017

The Wyoming Business Council has officially launched Grown in Wyoming, a program designed to open new markets for Wyoming farmers and ranchers and expand local...
Outdoor recreation task force report released

Thursday, November 16, 2017

The Wyoming Outdoor Recreation Task Force has released its report. Governor Mead announced the formation of the Task Force last year. It consists of 26...
UW establishes $10 million recruitment fund

Monday, October 16, 2017

Facing drastic budget cuts handed down by the Wyoming Legislature in 2016, the University of Wyoming started boosting its recruitment and retention efforts. From streamlining the...
Wyo makers encouraged to celebrate Manufacturing Day Oct. 6

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Wyoming business advocates want to help manufacturers promote and celebrate the industry with their neighbors this fall. The Wyoming Business Council, Manufacturing-Works and Alliance of Wyoming Manufacturers...
Demographics for Retail Businesses

Monday, September 18, 2017

  Do you have a retail location? Are you a salon, restaurant, or any customer-facing business? If so, now is an excellent time to consider where...
Meet the Graduate

Monday, September 11, 2017

  A graduate of our business incubator/accelerator, Keith Hahn is the owner of Rocking K Forge. Keith makes beautiful iron art, hand-crafted furniture and signs. Each...
Supporting Infrastructure and Development

Monday, September 04, 2017

  State grants and loans are available to support infrastructure development including water, telecommunications, sewer, streets, airports, industrial parks, spec buildings, and more. The goal of...
Easy Demographic Research

Monday, August 28, 2017

Compare communities and get detailed demographic information for each by using our GIS planning tools. You can review statistics on the age, income, and education...
Grant Money for Training

Monday, August 21, 2017

Are you looking to improve the skills of your workforce, train them on new equipment, or get them up to speed on the latest technology?...
We Love Johnson County

Monday, August 14, 2017

Living and working in Johnson County has incredible benefits. It’s beautiful here, easy to do business, and affordable. In addition, the Johnson County team is...
Program upgrades benefit clients, customers

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Manufacturers and producers in Wyoming will have new opportunities to expand their customer base thanks to developments with two Wyoming Business Council programs designed to...
Scoring a successful start-up with SCORE

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

SHERIDAN — The dream of starting a business entices many — and for good reasons. You can be your own boss and meet community needs...
Making hay while the sun shines

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Hay production in Johnson County is in high gear as days of sun and heat provided a window of opportunity for cutting, raking, drying and...
Cassiday ready to take reins at YMCA

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

When Jay McGinnis first started talking about retiring from his role as executive director at the Sheridan County YMCA, Elisabeth Cassiday knew it would likely...
Kids become business savvy

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

SHERIDAN — They can’t drive or vote, but that isn’t stopping several Sheridan youths from doing business at the Sheridan Farmers Market and Third Thursday...
Convenient Infrastructure in Johnson County

Monday, July 31, 2017

By locating in Johnson County you can benefit from experiencing wide open spaces while still being close to everything you need. The average resident spends...
Wyoming Wool

Monday, July 24, 2017

Karen Hostetler of Mountain Meadow Wool is selling Wyoming wool throughout the world. They started at the kitchen table, buying wool from local sheep ranchers...
Planning Tools from SBDC

Monday, July 17, 2017

Deciding where to move your business and the best way to grow requires significant information and data. The SBDC offers a variety of free resources...
Permitting Made Easy in WY

Monday, July 10, 2017

Are you thinking about constructing a new location, doing a development or making serious improvements to an existing site? If so, you should chat with...
Meet the Buffalo Chamber

Monday, July 03, 2017

If you own a business or would like to start one, the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce is an excellent community partner for you to meet....
Where Should You Move?

Monday, June 26, 2017

Selecting the right community for your family to live in is not an easy task. There are so many details that must go into planning,...
Pay Less in Taxes

Monday, June 19, 2017

Making more money could be as easy as simply paying less in taxes. Even if your business and family earned the exact same, you would...
Natural Remedies in Buffalo

Monday, June 12, 2017

Being in Buffalo, Wyoming makes it easy to see just how connected we all are to nature and to our roots. No matter how quickly...
Read a Good Story

Monday, June 05, 2017

Who doesn’t love a good story, especially one that is true? Herd & Scene is your local, go-to source for behind the scenes information on...
Introducing the Wyoming ED Association

Monday, May 29, 2017

Wyoming Economic Development Association is focused on promoting the development of private enterprise in Wyoming. They do this, in part, by encouraging a comprehensive strategy...
GIS Planning Tools from JC

Monday, May 22, 2017

If you are looking for tools to help you plan your next real estate acquisition or development, look no further than the Johnson County Planning Department....
Years of Dependable News

Monday, May 15, 2017

The Buffalo Bulletin is a long-standing provider of news in Buffalo and the county as a whole. Rob Hicks is the owner and has steered...
Doing Business in Outlaw Country

Monday, May 08, 2017

The Kaycee Area Chamber of Commerce is smack-dab in the middle of outlaw country. This is where you can still roam free in the wild...
Is Your Business Ready?

Monday, May 08, 2017

Wyoming Solar Eclipse - August 21, 2017.  In just over 120 days, the Great American Eclipse is coming to Wyoming. Will you and your small business...
Why Wyoming

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

In addition to consistently being named the nation’s “Most Business Friendly Tax Climate” five years running by the Tax Foundation, Wyoming provides a variety of...
Get to Know Johnson County

Monday, May 01, 2017

Herd & Scene is where locals and visitors come to get to know Johnson County, our towns, our people, and our history. This is a...
Cheyenne airport breaks ground on new terminal

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

High above Cheyenne Regional Airport, a twin-prop plane swooped through the blue sky. A hush fell over the crowd gathered at the airport to celebrate the groundbreaking of...
Visit Up in Smoke

Monday, April 24, 2017

Some things should go up in smoke, including good BBQ. If there’s no smoke – it’s not authentic BBQ. Johnson County is fortunate to have...
Promoting Northeast Wyoming

Monday, April 17, 2017

Northeast Wyoming is a fantastic place to locate your business due to convenient logistics, transportation, and a low-cost of living. In fact, Wyoming has earned...
Three Counties Pursue Economic Diversification

Friday, April 14, 2017

Gillette and other towns in Northeast Wyoming may be looking to carbon products - goods like water filters and building materials – to stabilize the coal industry. The New...
Local wool mill wins small business award

Friday, April 14, 2017

With their determination to give Wyoming wool a name of its own, Buffalo’s Mountain Meadow Wool Mill earned awards from the U.S. Small Business Administration for...
Meet the Mayor

Monday, April 10, 2017

Have you met the new mayor of Kaycee? Crosby Taylor is now the mayor of this fantastic Wyoming town and sure to continue moving it...
A City to Depend On

Thursday, April 06, 2017

The City of Buffalo is here for our residents. The staff at the city is both innovative and dependable. This winter, street crews were out...
Upton railcar station

Thursday, April 06, 2017

The Upton Economic Development Board (UEDB) has reported that it successfully secured a $4 million grant from the federal government for a $10 million project...
Death and taxes? Not so much!

Monday, November 07, 2016

Ben Franklin wrote that there’s nothing certain in life but death and taxes. He’d obviously never been to Wyoming. With no corporate or income taxes, Wyoming...
Growing earning potential

Friday, November 04, 2016

Wyoming has an opportunity to increase revenue without increasing taxes. It involves a constitutional amendment that would change the way State Treasurer Mark Gordon can...
Lobbying for change

Friday, November 04, 2016

From her shop on Bennett Street in Buffalo, Kelsey McDonnell handcrafts jewelry and accessories stamped with meaningful inscriptions. She began with bracelets bearing inspirational quotations,...
Every penny counts

Monday, October 31, 2016

Nobody likes to pay taxes. But for small businesses, the tax burden can mean the difference between success or failure. (For one argument for tax...
The future of agriculture

Monday, October 24, 2016

Agriculture is arguably the oldest—and the most important—economic sector. No farms, no food. But if it is our oldest industry, it’s hardly static. Indeed, recent...
Remember bottled water was mineral water?

Monday, October 17, 2016

Nowadays a trip down the water aisle can make your head spin. From vitamin water to zero-calorie drinks, fizzy, still, artesian… what does it all...
A spokesman for the “Maker Movement”

Monday, October 10, 2016

When the Illinois toolmaker Dremel put out a call for “Makers in Residence”—wood- and metal-workers to design, test, and demonstrate their tools—they got more than...
Wyo. ranked as best place to start a biz

Friday, October 07, 2016

Citing both the state’s tax climate and high number of startup entrepreneurs, the personal finance news and features website GOBankingRates.com finds the Cowboy State as...
Edible Learning Lab – a year in growth

Friday, October 07, 2016

On most afternoons, a magenta glow can be seen reflecting out from the eastside stairwell of the Bomber Mountain Civic Center. If you follow the...
Home Brewing a new name

Friday, October 07, 2016

This is a story of a real-life David and Goliath – a large company with deep pockets strongarming a small Main Street business in Buffalo,...
Laying the foundation for economic development

Friday, October 07, 2016

Recently, Forward Sheridan board members convened our annual planning session to review our approach to economic development and our relationships with our sister organizations. We...
GET CRAFTY AT THE POWDER RIVER BREW FEST

Friday, October 07, 2016

Raise a glass, or several, this weekend to the finest home brewers of Johnson County at the Powder River Brew Fest. August 27th, Harold Jarrard...
DESENSUA ESSENTIAL OILS

Friday, October 07, 2016

One thing all Wyomingites can appreciate is nature. It’s pure, it’s beautiful, and it surrounds us virtually wherever we go. But Johnson County’s own Tamatha...
JOHNNY MIDNITE AND WAHOO FRONTIER TOPPINGS

Friday, October 07, 2016

Ever since Amy Sawyer was a little girl in Cheyenne she’s thought of Buffalo as her home. Her first impressions of Johnson County came from summertime...
MOUNTAIN MEADOW WOOL

Friday, October 07, 2016

Just ask Karen Hostetler, president of Buffalo’s Mountain Meadow Wool. Her strategy: great product combined with help from local economic development officials plus visibility boosted...
Wyoming tax code is most competitive in U.S.

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Wyoming has the most competitive tax code in the nation according to the 13th annual State Business Tax Climate Index, released today by the nonpartisan...
Collaboration helps ideas take shape

Monday, September 26, 2016

Many folks hold the notion of an “entrepreneur” as a lonely tinkerer pulling long hours in a basement workshop—endlessly searching for the eureka breakthrough. Those who...
Silicon Prairie?

Monday, September 19, 2016

When you think of hi-tech startups, chances are you think about Silicon Valley, San Francisco—anywhere but Wyoming. But here in Buffalo, WY, entrepreneurs have launched a...
Libraries in the 21st century

Monday, September 12, 2016

Most of us can remember the excitement of our first library card. Like our drivers licenses later on, a library card opened up whole new...
Local food grows Wyoming economy

Sunday, September 11, 2016

The local food movement is burgeoning in Wyoming. Consumers’ desire to know the origin and care of their food has created opportunities for small farmers in...
Made in Wyoming unveils new look, mission

Sunday, September 11, 2016

The Wyoming Business Council has overhauled one of its signature small business retention and expansion programs to provide a complete suite of business services to...
Water, water everywhere?

Monday, September 05, 2016

It falls from the sky, collects in rivers and lakes, and flows from every faucet with a twist of a knob—no wonder most of us...
Wyoming’s “best-kept secret”

Monday, August 29, 2016

While travelers come aplenty to Wyoming each year, only the initiated know about the fantastic beauty of the Bighorn National Forest—an enormous range of forest...
International market—small-town pride

Monday, August 22, 2016

When Dennis Frank and John D’Amico launched their international heavy equipment manufacturing business, MineRite, they chose North Carolina to do so. But the easy-come, easy-go...
From knitter to entrepreneur

Monday, August 15, 2016

Karen Hostetler had a problem. She loved to knit, and she lived in Wyoming’s sheep country. So why couldn’t she find a source for locally...
Freeways: The connection to the world

Monday, August 08, 2016

Since the Eisenhower administration launched the interstate freeway system in 1956, the network of highways connecting our world has grown exponentially. Some estimates put a...
The future is fiber

Monday, August 01, 2016

A growing number of businesses are switching their operations from older internet systems to fiber-optics. Why? It’s faster, safer, and more reliable—for starters. (For more...
History meets the modern at guest ranches

Monday, July 25, 2016

Wyoming’s guest, or “dude” ranches have a long and storied history. For decades, visitors from other parts of the country have flocked here to experience...
How great is the great outdoors, really?

Monday, July 18, 2016

Once the stuff of science fiction, virtual reality—in the form of a growing web of interconnected devices—is indeed our daily reality. And while most of us...
Need a custom fit? Try a custom build

Monday, July 11, 2016

When it comes to starting, relocating, or expanding a business, physical infrastructure is often the first order of business. After all, if you don’t have...
Declaration of (energy) independence

Monday, July 04, 2016

Ever since the energy crisis of the 1970s, policymakers have worked toward U.S. energy independence. Today, that goal is in sight. (For background on the...
An unspoiled surprise

Monday, June 27, 2016

It’s a dilemma of modern parenting: Should you find out baby’s gender, or leave it as a surprise? Most people like a surprise but choose...
Fitness and fun for families

Monday, June 20, 2016

Swimming is ranked in the top five favorite activities for American families—and no wonder. Most of us have fond memories of summers spent at the...
Be your own boss

Monday, June 13, 2016

Lots of people dream about escaping their job to start their own business. It’s certainly not always the easiest choice, but it’s often immensely rewarding...
Finding—and keeping—skilled workers

Monday, June 06, 2016

As the economy rounds the bend toward growth, many employers are struggling to recruit and retain skilled workers. (Want insight into recent trends? Check out...
Travel and leisure—and the economy

Monday, May 30, 2016

Every year, millions of folks take to the road in search of adventure. It’s an American tradition that dates back to the dawn of the...
Infrastructure powers growth

Monday, May 23, 2016

If it sounds obvious, it’s because it’s a proven fact: When municipalities invest in infrastructure improvements, the entire regional economy benefits. (Want a detailed examination...
Contests nurture Wyoming start-ups

Saturday, April 09, 2016

University of Wyoming Ph.D. candidates Vinay Ramakrishnaiah and Ye Feng hadn’t thought about becoming entrepreneurs until they followed their noses last October. “There was free pizza...
Small Business Expo unites vendors

Saturday, April 09, 2016

Bakers, quilt-makers and other business representatives from the area aimed to make an impression with potential customers Friday and Saturday. The Buffalo Small Business Expo brought...
The Best (And Worst) States to Retire

Thursday, March 03, 2016

Trying to figure out where best to spend your golden years? Head to the Cowboy State. Wyoming has topped Bankrate.com’s list of the best places to...
Riddle me this Wyoming industry

Monday, February 22, 2016

What Wyoming industry has customers spending $8.8 million dollars per day, supports over 31,000 jobs, and has increased by 4.9% between 2000 and 2013?   Need a...
Wyoming Ranked 8th in Education Quality

Saturday, January 30, 2016

The Cowboy State has been ranked the best in the west for education quality. Education Week’s Quality Counts 2016 report ranked Wyoming eighth in the...
How to raise a writer in Wyoming

Monday, January 25, 2016

“Growing up in a rural situation gives you two options, finding a way to entertain yourself or having adults find something to occupy your time,...
Living Historians of the Wyoming Frontier

Monday, November 30, 2015

Johnson County, Wyoming, takes great pride in its history, which includes the Johnson County Cattle War of 1892; tales of outlaws, including Butch Cassidy and...
Light up your holiday season with Light Up Buffalo

Monday, November 23, 2015

On the Buffalo Downtown Association’s Facebook page, followers recently responded to a call to list three nice things about the city’s downtown district. Enthusiastic replies...
Johnson County’s award-winning history

Monday, November 16, 2015

When researching Johnson County, Wyoming, online, it becomes immediately clear that the county is proud of its history. References to the Johnson County War of...
FDI in America: Is It Still Booming?

Monday, November 16, 2015

By Site Selection Magazine Foreign direct investment (FDI) is a popular topic in the US these days. Economic development agencies from states to small communities have...
Incentives: Why Location Does Matter

Monday, November 16, 2015

By Site Selection Magazine Benjamin Franklin is credited with saying, “Nothing is certain, but death and taxes.” While there may be certainty around both of those...
Enjoying low gas prices

Monday, November 09, 2015

People around the United States are currently enjoying low gas prices at the pump. Prices have dropped due to a glut of oil on the...
Let’s talk sewage

Monday, November 02, 2015

Sewage treatment isn’t the most romantic topic of conversation in the world. In fact, it probably ranks at the bottom of a list of potential...
Risk Mitigators

Monday, November 02, 2015

By Site Selection Magazine UPS in late September announced the opening of a new healthcare-compliant distribution and warehousing facility at a site in Swedesboro, N.J., near...
Hunt Wyoming

Monday, October 26, 2015

Wyoming is the least populous state in the country, with 584,000 people spread over 97,814 square miles. Its mix of mountains and plains make a...
Built for Speed

Monday, October 19, 2015

By Site Selection Magazine Over the past several decades, many rural communities have experienced economic recession without recovery, family and youth outmigration, job loss and disinvestment....
Nature vs. Nurture

Monday, October 12, 2015

By Site Selection Magazine The following is an adapted excerpt from "The Energy Economy, Practical Insight to Public Policy and Current Affairs" by David J. Robinson,...
Hay, sugarbeets, barley, and corn

Monday, October 12, 2015

Oats, peas, beans, and barley grow, Oats, peas, beans, and barley grow …. Forget oats, peas, beans, and barley. (Well, maybe not the barley. And the beans...
Top Utilities of 2015

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

By Site Selection Magazine “The depth of Bradley’s game is most discernible when he doesn’t have the ball. He goes in and swims around in the...
Wyoming - A western state rich in water

Monday, October 05, 2015

The Western United States, with its growing population and areas of aridity, continually suffers drought conditions. Such is not the case with Wyoming, which is...
Test your knowledge of Wyoming fish

Monday, September 28, 2015

According to Wyoming Travel & Tourism, there are 4,200 lakes and 27,000 miles of fishable streams in the state, making it an angler’s delight. The...
Enhance your college application with ZeeMee

Monday, September 14, 2015

The college admissions process has become a cut-throat business, with high school students vying for coveted positions at their college of choice. How is a...
Wyoming: A Power-Full State

Monday, September 07, 2015

Did you know that Wyoming is the second largest supplier of energy resources in the United States? It is the largest producer of coal and...
Longmire Days in Buffalo

Monday, August 24, 2015

The city of Buffalo, Wyoming, sure knows how to throw a party. For the past three years, this community of about 4,600 welcomed tourists from...
A Buffalo business with international reach

Monday, August 10, 2015

Imagine working a Johnson County, Wyoming, job that brings you into regular contact with baboons and green mamba snakes. Impossible, you say? There are no...
Climbing around Johnson County, WY

Monday, July 20, 2015

“Harness.”   “Check.”   “Carabiners.”   “Check.”   “Belays.”   “Check.”   “Quickdraws, chalk, rope, helmets, shoes.”   “Check, check, check, check, and check.”   Grab your gear and head out for some serious, world-class climbing in Wyoming. Johnson County makes...
Sheridan College in Johnson County

Monday, June 29, 2015

Post-secondary education is important to economic development through its ability to provide people the skills they need to enter the workforce or retrain for new...
Stepping your way into hypertufa

Monday, May 25, 2015

Are you familiar with hypertufa? Did you know you can learn about it right here in Johnson County?   Sheridan College in Johnson County offers a variety...
The rugged west

Monday, May 18, 2015

Most Americans, when they think of the rugged west, call up images of terrain that include forests, mountains, and rock formations interspersed with prairie and...
How to start a business in Johnson County

Monday, May 04, 2015

You’ve got a fantastic idea for a business in Johnson County, Wyoming. You know the state is supportive of entrepreneurial endeavors, but you don’t know...
A scenic route with a crazy name

Monday, April 20, 2015

If you want to take the scenic route in life, visit Wyoming. If you want a spectacular scenic route with an unusual name, try Crazy...
Local Consulting Company Expands

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Starting a business as a home-based business is not an easy task. That's exactly what Heidi Roberts of Buffalo Computing Consulting did back in 2009....
How to find work in Johnson County, Wyoming

Monday, April 06, 2015

Good news for workers in Wyoming. The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell from 4.7% in October 2014 to 4.5% in November 2014. Compared to...
Get funding for Wyoming infrastructure

Monday, March 30, 2015

The state of Wyoming is serious about growing a climate conducive to business. So serious that it makes millions of dollars available to communities to...
Baby Riddle keeps you in suspense

Monday, March 16, 2015

Expecting a baby is an exciting life event, partially because of the surprise involved.   “Is it a boy or a girl?”   “Do we want to know ahead...
New 1.1 billion ton coalmine seeks Wyo. permits

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Even with coal operators fighting red-ink-stained financial reports, a three-year-old coal company said Tuesday that it is pushing forward on what would become the first...
10 Reasons to Hire a Veteran Today

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Marlin Steel is blessed to have more than 14 percent of its work force be veterans. Dedicated to our country to protect us from threats, we...
Bufflao Water Treatment Plant

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Work completed on this project consisted of the construction of a pre-treatment building with Dissolved Air Flotation systems and chemical feed systems including a sodium...
12 Best Places You've Never Heard Of

Sunday, February 08, 2015

There are precious few spots that are both off the grid and out of this world. Budget Travel asked a dozen professional globe-trotters to take...
City Poised for Water System Expansion

Friday, October 31, 2014

Amid future plans for expanding access to Buffalo city water to residents of Johnson County who live outside the city limits, questions have arisen over...
Simonsen Speaks On Economic Development At Luncheon

Friday, September 26, 2014

Kaycee/Buffalo/Johnson County Economic Development Joint Powers Board Director Dave Simonsen was the featured speaker at this month's Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Luncheon held Wednesday afternoon...
Investing in Economic Development

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Staying true to its philosophies means the KBJ Economic Development Joint Powers Board is losing money. Offering the use of the old Clear Creek school...
Wyo. retains No. 1 tax structure for 2015

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Wyo. retains No. 1 tax structure for 2015 By Mark Wilcox October 28, 2014 Wyoming ranks dead last among states for population, but the Tax Foundation...
Help for Your Business

Monday, August 07, 2017

The Wyoming SBDC Network and Wyoming Entrepreneur are here to help your business succeed. By offering free tools, resources, and assistance, they make it easier...
BHS students innovative in the CAD lab

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Though Christian Spencer has spent years collecting Rubik’s Cubes and other 3-D puzzles, being color blind puts a wrench in the works – in a...
Taxes: Best and Worst States

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Wyoming once again ranks as the state with the best tax environment for businesses, according to a recent study by the Tax Foundation. The state scores...