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As children in Laramie nestle snug in their beds and visions of sugar-plums dance in their heads, Serendipity Confections’ chief candy cook packs another batch of holiday caramels flavored with gingerbread.

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Wyoming’s sales and use tax collection is on the rebound in large part because of the mining and retail trade industries, according to a Wyoming Department of Administration and Information report.

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The holidays can be a celebration of family, tradition and gift giving — and traditionally spending a wad of cash on gifts for the family. In an effort to keep those spent dollars in the community, some of Laramie’s economic development organizations are partnering with businesses for the an…

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With construction underway on the Pole Mountain Pharmacy, Laramie residents could have another local option for filling prescriptions soon.

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After years of speculation about a new restaurant opening in the UW Plaza, construction on a Rib & Chop House is underway. Laramie Planning Division Associate Planner Eric Conner said McMurry Group-owned site developer University Plaza LLC applied for a site plan to build a Rib & Cho…

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While unemployment rates continue to drop, nearly 1,000 people have disappeared from Albany County’s labor pool since August 2016, the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services reported.

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The frontier of humanity’s largest communication resource — the internet — can be a lonely, quiet place. So, a group of Laramie programmers decided to combat the isolation in true university-town fashion — coming together for beers and seminars.

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Works of Wyoming gift store and art gallery started with an idea for an online store, but materialized into a brick and mortar without ever getting a web offering up and running, store manager Lorena Patzer said.

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From de-icing airplanes to saxophone straps designed for women, the 2017 Fisher Innovation Challenge finalists focused on solving problems for businesses worldwide.

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Albany County could see a check from the sales tax collected for online sales as soon as April, the Wyoming Department of Revenue Director Dan Noble said.

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Blending an exclusive breakfast club atmosphere with a forum for networking, the Laramie Referral Club raises the standard for word-of-mouth advertising, Founder Gary Strohm said.

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Gov. Matt Mead signed an economic diversification bill Friday, but only a “paltry” amount of funding was allocated to set it in motion, said Sen. Chris Rothfuss, D-Laramie.

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When Ethan and Kerri Smith decided to offer food at the Alibi Pub, instead of typical bar fare — freezer to deep fryer — they decided to go a different route — farm to table.