Economic Gateway http://www.precorpbizworks.com Powder River Energy Corporation (PRECORP) News RSS Feed Sun, 23 Feb 2020 23:24:01 -0800 en-us Startup adds "pirate-y fun" to USPS shipping http://www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events/?item=21201 www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events Thu, 16 Jan 2020 00:00:00 -0800 Question: What’s the best way to buy shipping labels? Answer: With y’er AYE-Phone! At least that’s what Pirate Ship, Wyoming’s only pirate-infested shipping company, would h... Wyoming Business Council hires businessman as CEO http://www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events/?item=21200 www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events Tue, 14 Jan 2020 00:00:00 -0800 Wyoming Business Council Board of Directors Co-Chairwoman Megan Goetz today announced Wyoming native Josh Dorrell is the state economic development agency’s next Chief Executive Officer followin... Gillette College Virtual Reality Program Looks To Help With Mine Safety http://www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events/?item=21210 www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events Fri, 10 Jan 2020 00:00:00 -0800 Nick Ullrich is setting me up in a generic office at the Gillette College Technical Education Center. Ullrich, a safety instructor for the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) training pr... Wyoming Business Council hires broadband manager http://www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events/?item=21199 www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events Tue, 07 Jan 2020 00:00:00 -0800 The Wyoming Business Council has hired Ryan Kudera, of Baggs, to fill its vacant broadband manager position. He starts Jan. 13. Kudera has lived in Baggs for 17 years, serving as the central office... Local leaders start program for students http://www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events/?item=21211 www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events Tue, 07 Jan 2020 00:00:00 -0800 SHERIDAN — Casey Terrell felt a familiar emotion while volunteering his time to judge speech and debate competitors last year at Sheridan High School. That twinge brought him back to his hi... Cultivating Talent from Untapped Communities http://www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events/?item=21209 www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events Fri, 03 Jan 2020 00:00:00 -0800 By hiring from diverse and underserved communities, a company can boost innovation along with its bottom line. The current U.S. labor market bodes well for workers: unemployment has been consistent... Hiring Challenges Continue Throughout the U.S. http://www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events/?item=21208 www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events Thu, 02 Jan 2020 00:00:00 -0800 With record-low unemployment numbers continuing, many states are engaging in creative tactics to draw in new residents and workers — and keep the ones already there. When it comes to employme... Hot Jobs: Growing Industrial Sectors http://www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events/?item=21207 www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events Wed, 01 Jan 2020 00:00:00 -0800 Although the number of jobs lost during the Great Recession have been regained, not all regions or industry sectors have experienced the same recovery. Where are the best job opportunities, and in ... How Entrepreneurs Can Stop Spreading Themselves Too Thin http://www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events/?item=21204 www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events Sun, 29 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0800 It’s not uncommon for entrepreneurs to live and breathe their work. It’s what most of our mentors and role models did to turn their own ideas into successful businesses. But at what cost?&... There Are No Age Limits To Becoming An Entrepreneur http://www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events/?item=21203 www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events Thu, 26 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0800 There’s no board-certified test for becoming an entrepreneur. You don’t have to go to a certain school or have a certain type of experience. That’s what makes this path in life so gr... Cupcake shop inspired by childhood memories http://www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events/?item=21212 www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events Tue, 24 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0800 LARAMIE — Inspiration comes in several forms at The Sugar Mouse Cupcake House. After eight years selling home-baked cupcakes at the Downtown Laramie Farmer’s Market, Ruth Williams took ... Student inventor says he’s just getting started http://www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events/?item=21213 www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events Tue, 17 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0800 GILLETTE — Hunter Chase isn’t one to rest on his laurels. The fourth-grader won the Fan Favorite Award at the fourth annual Gillette College Startup Weekend with his Honest Alien Piggy ... How to Position Your Product in a Niche Market http://www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events/?item=21205 www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events Sat, 14 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0800 When you have a niche product -- something that positions a unique value proposition to a customer -- it can be hard to figure out your place in the product landscape and market competitivel... Beware Of These Behavioral Biases When Launching A Startup App Idea http://www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events/?item=21206 www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events Sat, 14 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0800 As an advisor to several starting entrepreneurs launching a startup app idea, I find it interesting how entrepreneurs come up with ideas and plans. Most of the time, our decisions are influenced ... Stakeholder Announcement: Grants Available in Wyoming to Help Agricultural Producers and Small Rural Businesses Develop and Market New Products http://www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events/?item=21195 www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events Fri, 13 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Grant Deadlines: March 5, 2020 for Electronic Submissions, and March 10, 2020 for Paper Submissions USDA Rural Development Wyoming State Director Wally Wolski announced today that the U.S. Departme... Governor Gordon’s Workforce Enhancement Initiative Announces Funding Awards http://www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events/?item=21190 www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events Wed, 11 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0800 CHEYENNE, Wyo. –  Governor Mark Gordon asked the Legislature to launch a new program called Wyoming Works last year, an idea that passed the Legislature in March. Its goal is to provide pro... Governor Gordon Forges Partnership to Study Wyoming’s Carbon Capture Potential http://www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events/?item=21191 www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events Wed, 11 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0800 CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon announced a joint effort between his administration, the University of Wyoming (UW) School of Energy Resources (SER), the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), a... Firearms manufacturer Stag Arms announces move to Cheyenne http://www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events/?item=21164 www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events Thu, 21 Nov 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Stag Arms announced Monday it plans to move to Cheyenne by the end of the year. It’s the latest in a line of firearms manufacturers to move to the state. The company, which had previously bee... Power Wyoming to Provide Information for Future Planning http://www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events/?item=21162 www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events Wed, 13 Nov 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Governor Announces Effort to Provide Data and Ideas for Wyoming’s Energy Future CHEYENNE, Wyo. –  Governor Mark Gordon formally announced the launch of Power Wyoming this morning, ... Governor Gordon applauds ENDOW Executive Council for Shaping Vision to Drive Economic Diversification http://www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events/?item=21126 www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events Wed, 09 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Focus will now shift to implementation & empowering WY citizens and decision-makers with key data to inform next steps CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon lauded the vision an... Congratulations to Phil Christopherson, CEO of Energy Capital Economic Development, for winning the Linda Hewitt award http://www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events/?item=21114 www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events Fri, 20 Sep 2019 00:00:00 -0700 The Linda Hewitt award is presented by WEDA, Wyoming Economic Development Association, to a person or organization with an outstanding economic development track record. Phil is a Wyoming native wh... Business Council CEO resigns, says agency ready for next level http://www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events/?item=21111 www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events Mon, 16 Sep 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Shawn Reese announced his resignation today as Wyoming Business Council (WBC) chief executive officer. Reese did not set a specific date for the end of his tenure as head of the state of Wyoming&rsquo... Wyoming awarded grant, technical assistance to build data-driven approach to connect workforce with growing industries http://www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events/?item=21101 www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events Fri, 23 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0700 CHEYENNE, Wyo. – The state of Wyoming will receive grant funding and technical assistance to align postsecondary and workforce priorities for adult learners. The National Governors Associatio... Sundance to develop a central park http://www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events/?item=21035 www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events Mon, 08 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0700 The City of Sundance received a $484,000 grant to develop a central park on the former Crook County School District Administration building site located adjacent to the Old Stoney building in Su... Business Council board moves forward with three projects http://www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events/?item=21036 www.precorpbizworks.com/precorp/news-and-events Mon, 08 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0700 The Wyoming Business Council Board of Directors recommended Thursday that the State Loan and Investment Board (SLIB) approve a loan to renovate Campbell County's CAM-PLEX events center and another...