Category Archives: Featured Communities

Vertical Harvest grows up in Jackson.

JACKSON, Wyo. — The Wyoming soil, iced over for eight months of the year, is not particularly hospitable to heirloom tomatoes, baby basil or lettuce plants. Instead, vegetables are trucked in from California, Mexico and other more fecund parts of the wo ...

Wyoming adds second certified industrial site.

TORRINGTON, Wyo. — Company leaders looking to move or expand their businesses want to do two things: open quickly and avoid surprises. The Torrington East Side Industrial Park provides prospective business owners with both qualities. PHOTO: Torrington E ...

Michael B. Enzi STEM facility opens in Laramie.

LARAMIE, Wyo. — The University of Wyoming’s Michael B. Enzi STEM Facility has opened. It is designed to benefit the entire state by advancing scientific inquiry and education. Among those cutting the ribbon for UW’s new undergraduate laboratory buil ...

Small businesses in downtown Cheyenne have a new friend.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A new group has been formed in Cheyenne to help small businesses succeed. The Downtown Cheyenne Business Co-Op is working to support businesses and provide resources to help businesses make it through their first few years, and to succ ...

L.S. Skaggs Research lab opens at University of Wyoming.

LARAMIE, Wyo. — University of Wyoming President Dick McGinity and College of Health Sciences Dean Joe Steiner recently cut the ribbon on the new L.S. Skaggs Research Laboratory. “The ALSAM Foundation is appreciative of the support the University of W ...

Ready to retire? Head to Wyoming.

WYOMING — When it comes to looking for the best places to retire, Wyoming is the best state for retirement, according to a new Bankrate.com report. The study examined six key factors: cost of living, taxes, healthcare, weather, crime and residents̵ ...

Jackson planners work to manage growth.

JACKSON, Wyo. — Planners in Jackson recently released an annual review to provide a by-the-numbers perspective on the community’s success to date in managing the amount, location and type of growth as it relates to the community’s vision in the Jac ...