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 By Mike Armstrong    Business    April 5, 2017

Building business: new or old

Jim Drever, the Regional Director for the Small Business Development Center (SBDC), wants Carbon County residents to know SBDC is a resource for both those who are thinking of starting a business and those who have been in business for years. SBDC... Full story

 
 By Mike Armstrong    Business    March 15, 2017

A new trade for an established business

Until a little over a month ago, if a resident of Hanna wanted to get some pipe for a plumbing fix, this required a drive to Rawlins, Saratoga or possibly Laramie. Kyle and Amelia Young, the owners of... Full story

 
 By FW Broschart    Business    December 14, 2016

Coal at a standstill

The Paris-based International Energy Agency (IEA), an intergovernmental organization that is part of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), issued a report Monday saying demand for coal will most likely stall in coming... Full story

 
 By Staff Report    Business    December 7, 2016

Skordas named 2016 Carbon County Realtor of the Year

Linda Skordas was recently selected unanimously as Realtor of the Year for 2016 by the Carbon County Board of Realtors. Linda has been an active member of the Carbon County Board of Realtors since... Full story

 
 By FW Broschart    Business    November 30, 2016

Russia, Iran may foil OPEC plan to cut oil production

Russia, the largest oil-producing country that is not a member of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), has signaled some resistance to pressure from the cartel to cut oil producti... Full story

 
 By FW Broschart    Business    November 23, 2016

Wyo. unemployment down, still above national average

Wyoming’s month-to-month unemployment rate saw a decrease of 0.3 percent, bringing the state’s unemployment rate to 5.1 percent for the month of October. That is only 0.2 points higher than the U.S. average of 4.9 percent. According to figures... Full story

 
 By Max Miller    Business    August 31, 2016

Changing of the guard at Bear Trap

A run of eight and a half happy but hectic years managing the Bear Trap Cafe in Riverside is coming to a close for Seattle-native Margaret Weber. Weber has scheduled one last last blow-out “Dukes... Full story

 
 By F Broschart    Business    August 31, 2016  
 By FW Broschart    Business    August 24, 2016

Town & Country Realty adds new face

For Hank Morris, 37, a new resident to Saratoga and new real estate agent at Town & Country Realty in Saratoga, first impressions mean a lot. Though his path to living in Saratoga may have been a... Full story

 
 By FW Broschart    Business    August 24, 2016

State hard hit by oil and coal markets

Wyoming continues to see unemployment rates that are significantly higher than this time last year and markedly higher than the national average, according to figures released Friday by the U.S.... Full story

 
 By F Broschart    Business    August 3, 2016

Wyoming unemployment rises on bearish oil

Wyoming has continued to shed jobs in the midst of a bearish oil market, according to unemployment figures published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) June 22. Wyoming and North Dakota are... Full story

 
 By Max Miller    Business    July 20, 2016

Trivest zone change vote a 'no' for now

It’s back to the drawing board for both Triple D Construction firm and Trivest Enterprises. The fates of two separate development projects likely hinge on zone change amendments that have to pass... Full story

 
 By FW Broschart    Business    July 13, 2016

Oil and gas unemployment rates remain high in nation, state

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its latest unemployment figures Friday that showed an increase in payrolls that offset a disappointing performance in May, but the impact on Wyoming is unclear. Nationwide, nonfarm payroll increased... Full story

 
 By FW Broschart    Business    June 29, 2016

DKRW disbands

A proposed coal liquefaction plant south of Medicine Bow is no more, according to an email sent to the Wyoming Industrial Siting Council (ISC) by the project’s proponent, Houston-based DKRW, Inc. The beleaguered project met its end after DKRW... Full story

 
 By F Broschart    Business    June 22, 2016

Master plan shows path for growth

The town of Saratoga recently was given a copy of the new master plan for the town by Community Builders, Inc., the firm that was hired to produce the plan. The master plan is 254 pages including all... Full story

 
 By F.W. Broschart    Business    June 1, 2016

Cary makes million dollar club

Earning membership in The Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), an organization of insurance and financial professionals that recognizes achievement in the industry, is, according to Saratoga New York Life representative Brad Cary, “a pretty big... Full story

 
 By Max Miller    Business    May 11, 2016

'Boardom' ending at Saratoga sawmill

By Wednesday, May 11, the first shift will have started at the long-dormant Saratoga sawmill, according to Gary Ervin. Ervin, the managing partner of Saratoga Forest Management (SFM), is a 50 percent... Full story

 
 By Fred Broschart    Business    April 13, 2016

Change of scenery

Engineering Associates moved from its old offices on East Bridge Avenue in Saratoga to a new location at 211 N. First Street last week. The company’s new offices are smaller than their previous office on Bridge Street, but it is a more efficient... Full story

 
 By Max Miller    Business    March 30, 2016

Mill reopening delayed until mid April

By the middle of April, Saratoga residents will know whether the "No Truck" signs installed on Bridge Street are going to be effective or not. Gary Ervin, managing partner at Saratoga Forest...

 
 By Madeline Weiss    Business    February 10, 2016

Chamber celebrates year of successes

The Saratoga Platte Valley Chamber of Commerce (SPVCC) Annual Dinner celebrated local businesses, people and organizations once more. The Red Wagon and The Trading Post were New Business and Business...

 
 Business    February 10, 2016  
 By Madeline Weiss    Business    December 2, 2015

The Trading Post celebrates 30 years of business

"It's the biggest little store in the country," said Mark Rauterkus, owner of the Trading Post in Encampment. At the Trading Post, Rauterkus holds his spot behind the counter, while regulars enjoy foo...

 
 Business    May 6, 2015  
 By H.B. Lawson    Business    February 18, 2015

Retiring from retirement

When Dee Trease and her husband Tom sold the Roadrunner Restaurant and Saloon in New River Ariz,. back in 2003, they thought they were moving to the Platte Valley to retire. Turns out Dee is great at...

 
 By Liz Wood    Business    January 28, 2015

Glode is panelist for Leap into Leadership

Carbon County Commissioner Lindy Glode has been invited to be a panelist for the annual Leap into Leadership 2015 Thursday and Friday. Wyoming Leap into Leadership was started in 2008 to invite women...

 

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