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Tuesday, February 21, 2017
CHEYENNE – The Cheyenne Downtown Development Authority is looking for a new executive director with experience in real estate and economic development. DDA’s board of directors posted the job description earlier this month and hopes to fill the position by March or early April, Wally Erickson, DDA board president said. Former DDA Executive Director Amy Surdam led the downtown ...read more
Categories: News, Chamber, Press Release
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
CHEYENNE – The Cheyenne City Council Finance Committee will consider spending up to $750,000 for a parking lot next to the Hynds Building when it meets Tuesday. The committee will review a proposed resolution that calls for building a 25-space covered parking area inside “the hole.” This is the vacant lot next to the Hynds Building in downtown Cheyenne. The plan is for future ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Press Release, Community, News
Monday, February 20, 2017
CHEYENNE - DayWeather, Inc., a Cheyenne based meteorological consulting company has recently unveiled a new weather forecast service called WeatherSlant . WeatherSlant is designed to deliver customized forecasts and alerts through cellphone/smartphone text delivery and email without the aid of a smartphone app. " WeatherSlant will allow DayWeather to send customized forecasts and alerts ...read more
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Monday, February 20, 2017
NEWS RELEASE CONTACT: Amanda Dalrymple Regional Sales & Marketing Manager 307-637-8891 BEST WESTERN PLUS FRONTIER INN RECEIVES HOTEL CHAIN’S HIGHEST AWARD FOR QUALITY [Cheyenne, WY – 2.20.2017] – The Best Western Plus Frontier Inn in Cheyenne WY has received the Best Western Chairman’s Award, the hotel chain’s highest honor for outstanding quality standards. The ...read more
Monday, February 20, 2017
Life Lessons from John Wooden By Express Employment Professionals One of the most revered coaches in the history of sports is John Wooden, nicknamed “The Wizard of Westwood,” who won 10 NCAA national championships in his 12-year career as head coach at the University of California Los Angeles. Wooden, who passed away in June 2010, left behind a legacy as one of the most successful ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, General News Article
Friday, February 17, 2017
CHEYENNE - Officials from defense and aerospace firm Northrop Grumman paid a visit to Cheyenne on Thursday to meet with the Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce about the future of America's missile defense system. Carol Erikson, a vice president of Northrop Grumman's Ground Based Strategic Deterrent project, met with the Wyoming Wranglers, a Chamber committee that concentrates on ...read more
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Friday, February 17, 2017
Modernization of the US nuclear forces will cost $400 billion between 2017-2026, according to a new estimate prepared by the Congressional Budget Office and released in a report on Tuesday. That estimate was $52 billion dollars, or 15 percent, higher than two years ago, which was the last time CBO estimated the cost of nuclear modernization. The largest rise in projected cost across the nuclear ...read more
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Friday, February 17, 2017
The F.E. Warren Air Force Base in Cheyenne is one of three bases in the United States with an operational intercontinental ballistic missile system, and it’s due for an upgrade. Northrop Grumman, along with Lockheed Martin and Boeing, are in the midst of a bidding process to get the job. Carol Erikson, Vice President of Ground Based Strategic Deterrent, visited Cheyenne Thursday to meet ...read more
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Thursday, February 16, 2017
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Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Carl Young, nationally recognized author and speaker, and former CFO, business owner and scholar, will be in our state on March 15 and 16 to teach Wyoming businesses how to create rolling financial forecasts, based on key business drivers. These forecasts, combined with project-based planning, can provide a framework that will support better decision-making. The Gillette program will take place on ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
A Cheyenne tourism official says the state’s struggling energy sector is taking its toll on Laramie County’s travel industry. “Leisure (travel) is up in Laramie County and it’s up probably in many places, but that message is being overshadowed by the downturn in business traffic,” said Darren Rudloff, President and CEO of Visit Cheyenne . Rudloff says business travel ...read more
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Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Please Join ALIGN in celebrating Phil Van Horn and his remarkable career. Thursday, March 30th, 2017 4 - 7pm The 19th Hole at The Airport Golf Course
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Monday, February 13, 2017
GLOBAL ACTION SPORTS PHENOMENON NITRO CIRCUS LIVE MAKES CHEYENNE DEBUT Spectacular New Show Coming to Big Country Speedway on Sunday, August 27 Tickets On Sale Starting Friday, February 17 at 10:00 A.M. (LOS ANGELES – February 13, 2017) After crisscrossing the planet last year during its biggest tour yet, Travis Pastrana’s Nitro Circus Live will return to North America for more ...read more
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Monday, February 13, 2017
Categories: Economic, Chamber, News, Community, Press Release
Thursday, February 09, 2017
Dear Cheyenne Community, We would like to invite you to become involved in one of the most exciting activities involving high school business students in Wyoming. I am referring to the 2017 Career Development Conference for Wyoming DECA. The conference is scheduled for February 27-28, 2017 in Cheyenne at the Radisson Hotel . Specifically, we would like to involve you in the judging aspect of ...read more
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Thursday, February 09, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Amanda Dalrymple, Regional Marketing Manager Best Western Plus Frontier Inn The Best Western Plus Frontier Inn recently won the Guest Review Award; this outstanding score is the outcome of months of consistently glowing reviews, each one reflecting another great guest experience. "Every time you went the extra mile. Every time you helped a stranger feel at home. Every ...read more
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Thursday, February 09, 2017
Applications for the first grant cycle of 2017 will be accepted from non-profit organizations beginning February 1st. March 15th will be the last day applications are accepted. The amount available for funding is generally $5,000 per grant request, although larger requests will be considered. Please visit www.cheyennekiwanis.org where you can find the application materials including more detailed ...read more
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Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Wednesday, February 08, 2017
CHEYENNE – The Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce got an update on the state of play in Washington, D.C., on Friday, courtesy of John “J.R.” Reskovac, a lobbyist who works on the Chamber’s behalf. Reskovac spoke at Friday’s monthly Chamber luncheon, where he discussed some of the early moves the Trump administration has been making, and how they may play out for ...read more
Categories: Chamber, News, Press Release, Announcements, Community, Political
Tuesday, February 07, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the 2017 Annual Banquet Award Nominees. Cheyenne, WY - Annually, the Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce celebrates excellence by recognizing outstanding businesses and professionals in the Cheyenne area. Finalists will be recognized Friday evening, March 17th, 2017 during the Annual Banquet & Bash presented ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, February 02, 2017
Cheyenne, WY - Partners of the Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce and Community members will hear from Wyoming Wrangler contracted Lobbyist representative, JR Reskovac, this Friday , February, third at the monthly chamber luncheon. To be held at the Radisson in Cheyenne, WY. To reserve your seat today call 307.638.3388 . Wyoming Wranglers is political strength for the business community funding ...read more
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Wednesday, February 01, 2017
A bill to raise the minimum wage in Wyoming failed in the House of Representatives on Tuesday. House Bill 140 would have raised Wyoming’s minimum wage to the federal level of $7.25 an hour. Wyoming has the lowest minimum wage in the country at $5.15 an hour. When Cheyenne Representative Jim Byrd first introduced the bill in the House Labor, Health and Social Services Committee, he proposed ...read more
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Tuesday, January 31, 2017
CHEYENNE – Several local legislators took time off from the session Tuesday to discuss some of their thoughts and priorities before members of the Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce. Reps. Landon Brown and Dan Zwonitzer and Sen. Affie Ellis, all R-Cheyenne; and Rep. James Byrd, D-Cheyenne, took turns discussing a variety of topics at Tuesday’s “Pancakes and Politics” ...read more
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Tuesday, January 31, 2017
The University of Wyoming’s Manufacturing-Works was recently awarded a $500,000 grant from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) that will help support Wyoming businesses. The grant is part of $12 million in grants NIST recently awarded to Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) centers in 11 states. “This is going to allow us to continue to assist Wyoming ...read more
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Tuesday, January 31, 2017
President Trump signed another executive order Monday morning, fulfilling another campaign pledge, this one to eliminate two federal regulations for every new regulation enacted. Trump signed the order during an Oval Office photo op, saying, "We're cutting regulations massively for small business and large business," adding, "This will be the biggest such act our country has ...read more
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Tuesday, January 31, 2017
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A proposal to raise the minimum wage in Wyoming has been ratcheted back to match the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour. The amended wage change cleared its first hurdle at the state Legislature on Friday. The bill would not change much for most Wyoming employees, The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reported . But it would no longer make Wyoming tied for the lowest minimum ...read more
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Monday, January 30, 2017
Premier Bone and Joint Centers would like to welcome Dr. Tim C. Gueramy! Dr. Gueramy is a Foot and Ankle Specialist with over sixteen years of experience. He will start with Premier Bone and Joint Centers Monday, February 6, 2017. Please call to set up your appointment by calling 1-800-446-5684. Our Cheyenne office is conveniently located at 7226 Commons Drive
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Tuesday, January 24, 2017
President Trump intends to nominate Heather Wilson, a former New Mexico representative and a graduate of the Air Force Academy, to be the next Air Force secretary. Wilson is now president of the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology in Rapid City, South Dakota, a position she has held since 2013. "Heather Wilson is going to make an outstanding secretary of the Air Force," Trump ...read more
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Tuesday, January 24, 2017
CHEYENNE – Multiple retail liquor licenses across the state could be freed under a liquor law revisions bill advanced from the Senate Corporations Committee on Tuesday. Senate File 14 would tighten the time frame retail liquor license holders have to begin operations and would require license holders to be operational year-round to keep their license, instead of the current three months, ...read more
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Tuesday, January 24, 2017
It has come to the attention of the U.S. Marshals Service for the District of Wyoming that someone identifying himself as Jim Morgan is attempting a phone scam for monetary gain by presenting himself as a deputy U.S. Marshal. The person is notifying his potential victims that there is an active “Class C” misdemeanor warrant out for his or her arrest for failure to appear for a federal ...read more
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Tuesday, January 24, 2017
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming lawmakers have shot down a bill that would have quintupled the state’s tax on wind production. The Casper Star- Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/2klGJfd ) the House Revenue Committee voted down the measure Monday in a 7-2 decision. Republican Rep. Mike Madden is one of the sponsors of the bill that would’ve raised the wind tax to $5. He says the measure ...read more
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Monday, January 23, 2017
A publication called “Best Lawyers” recently announced that the Cheyenne law firm of Hirst Applegate LLP received a Tier 1 ranking in the 2017 publication of “U.S. News – Best Lawyers.” The firm is listed in the highest category of “Tier 1” in the following areas of practice: commercial litigation; labor and employment litigation; mergers and acquisitions ...read more
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Monday, January 23, 2017
Wyoming’s first state-level look at the economic, health and community benefits of bicycle and pedestrian pathways and natural surface trails continues at 9 a.m. on Jan. 30 when Gov. Matt Mead’s Wyoming Bicycle and Pedestrian Task Force convenes for a phone meeting. The public is encouraged to listen in and offer its thoughts by visiting https://global.gotomeeting. com/join/522685645 ...read more
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