Black Friday is one of the most notorious shopping days of the year, but many local businesses are more focused on the following day: Small Business Saturday.
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The first Friday of October each year is National Manufacturing Day, a way to highlight modern manufacturing and inspire the next generation with possible career options.
Tungsten Heavy Powder & Parts, a manufacturing company that moved to Laramie in 2016, has purchased its building seven years earlier than projected.
Double Dub’s food truck owner Trent Weitzel said he was just thrilled to be able to finally compete in this year’s National Buffalo Wing Festival over Labor Day weekend — and then he won “the most prestigious award, basically, for buffalo wings.”
Underwriters Laboratories celebrated the ribbon cutting on its newest building in Cirrus Sky Technology Park Wednesday evening with a large crowd of supporters.
At the National Buffalo Wing Festival in Buffalo, New York, this Labor Day Weekend, patrons will have the chance to try wings from restaurants all over the world, including Mexico, London and even Laramie, Wyoming.
Conner Hotel building co-owner J.T. Walsch said after Grand Avenue Pizza left his building last spring, he and the building’s other co-owners looked hard to find the perfect tenants to take over and revitalize the corner of Third Street and Grand Avenue.
Nestled next to Thai Spice on Third Street in downtown is a new tattoo studio, Sagebrush Tattoo, which is aiming to combine tattooing and the broader Laramie art scene.
Enjoying a beer at Coal Creek TAP this month will also help local nonprofits around Laramie thanks to the Kolsch for Kindness fundraiser hosted by Coal Creek and Thrivent Financial in Cheyenne.
Farmers and ranchers won’t have to drive to Cheyenne for agricultural equipment parts anymore after 4 Rivers Equipment opens a new service location in Albany County in early April.
With some help from the city of Laramie, Star Awards and Promos has acquired a new laser engraver and is using it to not only grow business for themselves, but for businesses throughout the community.
After working as a consultant and helping run several medical spas, Drs. Lisa and David Hile decided to start their own — in Laramie.
Laramie Main Street Alliance is onboard with New Year’s resolutions, but before making any, Main Street Executive Director Trey Sherwood said the organization would like to hear from the community.
Potentially record-breaking opening-day snow depths aren’t the only surprise waiting for skiers and snowboarders at the Snowy Range Ski Area, co-owner Becky Maddox said.
After absorbing the Downtown Laramie Business Alliance, the Laramie Main Street Alliance is re-evaluating its business promotion priorities, a Main Street spokesperson said.
Local organizations and businesses are celebrating Manufacturing Day by inviting people to tour facilities in Laramie, Manufacturing Works Project Manager Gustave Anderson said.
If you think you can get away with drunk driving after the game this weekend, think again. Law enforcement officials from three states — Wyoming, Utah and Idaho — are joining Friday-Sunday to crack down on drunk and impaired driving. This three-state effort is in conjunction with the Univers…
Albany County’s unemployment decreased in August, but statewide, Wyoming’s unemployment rate increased to meet the national average, the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services reported.
Building a successful retail brick-and-motor store in any city entails creating a business model able to weather the ebbs and flows of consumer spending, Laramie Main Street Executive Director Trey Sherwood said.
San Francisco-based company Plenty eliminated 23 jobs in Laramie on Tuesday, just more than a year after acquiring local startup Bright Agrotech.
For those looking to shop locally for English tack supplies for horseback riding, their options could become more limited if a local business doesn’t find a new owner.
With a fresh coat of paint, expanded inventory and fully stocked shelves, Big Hollow Food Co-op officially opened in its new location, 112 S. Second St.
Laramie residents driving down Grand Avenue recently might have noticed what looks like a new floral store setting up shop at the Fifth Street intersection. The store is actually a Laramie staple that has a new location and a new name.
Morris Murphy quietly sat hunched over a bench in the middle of Bart’s Flea Market and looked closely at a disassembled pocket watch. Thick glasses and different degrees of magnify lenses sat right below his gray hair to help him see the super small pieces. As Murphy worked to put the tiny s…
With summer break mere days away, many parents will be confronted with the challenge of keeping their children entertained. Some of those children will undoubtedly pose the idea of purchasing or adopting a pet as a means to learn or prove a new level of maturity.
Sears Holdings has strived to keep Kmart from faltering nationally for years, but come August, the effect of those struggles could be felt in Laramie.
A lack of management, overworked staff and decreased marketing efforts could be contributing factors in Grand Avenue Pizza’s closure, General Manager Brittani Williams said.
Like many kids born in the ’80s, Jose Ruiz was introduced to video games through the last gasps of the arcade industry. As console and PC gaming all but killed the industry during the mid ’90s, he never lost his passion for joysticks, button pads and pockets full of change.
A strong resource for entrepreneurial women is paramount to growing a healthy small business economy, U.S. Small Business Administration Region VIII Administrator Dan Nordberg said.
Big Hollow Food Co-op could open its new location, 112 S. Second St., as soon as July, and with more space, assistant manager Jeff Hubbell said the natural grocer plans to offer Laramie more selection.
The world might moving toward a corporate economy, but Pole Mountain Pharmacy owner Brett Kvenild said small businesses can still play a key role in communities.
Laramie’s newest steakhouse, Wyoming’s Rib & Chop House, is opening Monday with the hopes of becoming a local hub for beer, art and community, General Manager Jeremy Baker said.
In the gig economy, people are cutting ties with the traditional work space, but Laramie Plains Civic Center Executive Director Melissa Daniele said there is still an occasional need for The Office.
Snowy Range Dodge, formerly Adventure Dodge, is under new ownership and working to change the culture of car sales, Snowy Range Dodge Jeep Chrysler Ram General Manager Matt Lockhart said.
Tucked away amid the rolling plains west of Laramie, a little red house filled with the aroma of pies baking in the oven as Jennifer Small flitted about the kitchen in a white cap and matching apron.