Business Council's proudest moments of 2018


The State of Wyoming's Economic Development Agency   l   December 5, 2018

Business Council Staff's
proudest moments of 2018

Karen ribbon cutting story

The Wyoming Business Council staff achieved some major accomplishments this year, including welcoming Weatherby to Sheridan and sending Wyoming beef to Taiwan, among dozens of other notable wins. Here, staff members share some of their proudest and most memorable moments of
2018 — projects that are making a positive impact on Wyomingites.

Frog Creek

Great Ideas: Casper man invents stormwater filtration system 

It’s a common experience: walking along a busy city street after a rainstorm and dodging a dirty puddle of sludgy stormwater and a gutter gurgling up with garbage. // READ STORY


Business Council board meeting Dec. 6 

The Wyoming Business Council Board of Directors will consider seven Business Ready Community (BRC) funding requests and six Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) applications during its Dec. 6 meeting beginning at 8 a.m. at the Holiday Inn Laramie, 204 S. 30th St. // READ STORY

Real WY video

Real Wyoming: Riverton

Riverton is host to abundant outdoor recreation opportunities, thriving industries and a vibrant creative and cultural environment, making it a fantastic place to work and play. // WATCH VIDEO

Housing data

Housing Profiles Released

A shortage of the right type of housing to fit local needs is a common challenge for all Wyoming communities.

Unmet housing needs lead to higher costs for families, a shortage of workers for businesses and fewer resources for local governments.  // READ STORY


Rusty the Ranch Horse

The youngsters that adore the Rusty the Ranch Horse children’s book series would say the books are about a sweet, playful horse and his friends living and learning on a Wyoming ranch. 

Mary and Roz Fichtner, the mother-daughter author-illustrator team of the series would agree … sort of.  // READ STORY


Dec 6
WBC Board Meeting

Dec 6
WTBC hosts QuickBooks lesson

Dec 13
Laramie December Roundtable: Business Tools to Manage Risk

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Casper Pitch Day winners announced

Sheridan Pitch Day winners announced

Cheyenne air service to Dallas launchesAirlines are interested in Wyoming

Homebuilders convene for affordable housing discussion



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From sunflowers to skulls, Wyldman Metal Art can weld something for everyone.

Matthew Hickman lowers his fierce, skull-painted welding helmet with a tip of his head. 

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Gear Builder


Wyoming Gear Builders founder Cameron Siplon shows off one of his creations at the Casper Start-Up Challenge Thursday night. Siplon won $5,000 and a year's stay at the Casper incubator with a shot at a $50,000 seed fund in January.

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