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For Immediate Release The Wyoming Council for Women is pleased to partner with the Wyoming Women’s Foundation in announcing June 10 is Wyoming’s Equal Pay Day....
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Posted on Jun 06, 2019
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The public is invited to review Wyoming's 2019 Action Plan during a webinar beginning at 11 a.m. on June 11. The action plan is a document...
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Posted on Jun 06, 2019
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The Wyoming State Board of Education (SBE) moved to begin the formal rulemaking process for Chapter 29 on Teacher Evaluation at its May meet- ing...
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Posted on Jun 06, 2019
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THE SPECIAL MEETING of the Town Council of Upton, Wyoming was held at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at the Upton City Hall...
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Posted on Jun 06, 2019
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High School students Emma East and Aidan Coberly washing the Gazette's windows. Members of the Upton FCCLA Chapter have been busy this summer raising money...
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Posted on Jun 06, 2019
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Posted on Jun 06, 2019
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Thanks to an increase in revenue, the amount of money spent per student for public elementary-secondary education increased 3.2 percent to $11,762 for all 50...
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Posted on May 28, 2019
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Sixteen innovative businesses -- that range from a company that works like the Indeed job site for graduate students to find opportunities at universities to...
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Posted on May 16, 2019
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If you’re an avid American cyclist, odds are you’ve harbored this dream: a sea-to-shining-sea cross-country bike trek, the sort of epic journey Jerry Cowden took...
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Posted on May 11, 2019
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The State of Wyoming is seeking input on its annual action plan, a document provided to the federal government spelling out how the state plans...
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Posted on May 09, 2019
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As the second-largest industry in the state, it’s no surprise that tourism is big business in Wyoming. During 2018, Wyoming welcomed more than 8.9 million...
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Posted on May 09, 2019
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In Upton, Wyoming we are celebrating the 2019 Economic Development Week, which is May 6 through the 11th. This is a week to celebrate the...
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Posted on May 06, 2019
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The U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded Gillette College a $1 million grant to upgrade technology for some of the college's programs. This is...
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Posted on Apr 23, 2019
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It is no secret that Wyoming’s economy is heavily reliant on the energy and natural resources sector.  In fact, the primary forces behind the economy...
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Posted on Apr 18, 2019
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By Gazette Reporter Brittany Trandahl To begin the 2019- 2020 calendar discussion during the Weston County School District #7 (WCSD #7) Board of Trustees meeting on...
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Posted on Apr 18, 2019
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With a $33 billion cash and stock deal, Chevron’s planned acquisition of Anadarko Petroleum will create a new super major oil firm, with uncertain impacts...
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Posted on Apr 16, 2019
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Wyoming’s per capita personal income ranked 9th in the U.S. Wyoming’s per capita personal income of $60,095 in 2018 earned the state a national ranking of...
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Posted on Apr 16, 2019
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The Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce made passenger rail in 2016 a core priority to alleviate traffic throughout I25. Dale Steenbergen, President/CEO joined the Colorado...
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Posted on Apr 10, 2019
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Wyoming, South Dakota, Washington, and Nevada top a recent poll of the states with the most business-friendly taxes. Business.org teamed up with CPA Logan Allec of MoneyDoneRight.com to delve...
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Posted on Apr 09, 2019
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The Wyoming Business Council paused its state-funded Kickstart: Wyoming program last week for review and improvement following a six-month trial period. Kickstart, launched late last year,...
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Posted on Apr 09, 2019
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State lawmakers voted earlier this year to legalize industrial hemp in Wyoming. But many details must be sorted out before hemp becomes the newest cash...
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Posted on Apr 09, 2019
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Gillette College To Offer Bachelors Of Applied Science Ryan Lewallen | Outliers NewsPOSTED ON APRIL 5, 2019        Share On Facebook Tweet It         If all goes according to plan, Gillette...
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Posted on Apr 09, 2019
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After a six-month long national search process, the Board is pleased to announce that they are completing contract negotiations and expect to have a signed...
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Posted on Apr 09, 2019
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Warning bells are ringing across Wyoming’s Powder River Basin that the largest producing coal region of the country is in big trouble. One of the largest...
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Posted on Apr 09, 2019
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The Special Electric Utility Agreements statute (HB 113) has been signed into law by Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon. The bill, initiated by Black Hills Energy and...
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Posted on Apr 03, 2019
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On March 6, Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon signed legislation making hemp possession and production legal within the state, which was welcome news to those who...
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Posted on Apr 03, 2019
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In September, companies spent a jaw-dropping $1 billion at a lease sale in New Mexico for potential oil and gas development along the state's eastern...
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Posted on Apr 03, 2019
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It's a frigid, blustery January day in Guernsey, Wyoming. As snow flurries whip through the air, a helmet-clad man climbs into a bucket lift, hoisting himself...
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Posted on Feb 13, 2019
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Three Wyoming startups received $170,000 in January from two Wyoming Business Council grant programs.  This money provides the potential for the creation of 21 to 35 jobs in...
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Posted on Feb 13, 2019
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