Cleanest Air: Cheyenne, Wyo. Worst Air: L.A.

By Daniel DeNoon, WebMD Medical News April 29, 2005 — America’s air quality is a little bit better. But don’t breathe a big sigh of relief — especially if you’re among the 52% of American’s whose air is still unhealthy. The American Lung Association today released its annual State of the Air report, using data […]

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Morgan Quitno Press Ranks Wyoming as the 4th Most Livable State

CHEYENNE- Wyoming is the fourth most livable state in the nation, according to a list put out annually by Morgan Quitno Press. The 2005 list moves Wyoming ahead two slots, up from sixth in 2004 and 14th in 2003. Factors considered for the Morgan Quitno Press 2005 list of most livable states include: crime rate […]

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WAL-MART Announces Cheyenne Distribution Center

March 18, 2005 — Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., has selected Laramie County, WY as the site for a new distribution center. The new facility, to be located in Laramie County adjacent to Interstate 80 on Round Top Road, will begin construction in late 2005 with planned service to stores expected in Spring 2007. Initial hiring of […]

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LEADS Announces WAL-MART Distribution Center

CHEYENNE – Wal-Mart Corporation and Cheyenne LEADS announced this evening that Wal-Mart will invest over $60 million and create over 600 jobs in Laramie County over the next several years as the nation’s leading retailer moves forward with plans to build a 850,000 square foot mechanized distribution warehouse on the edge of Cheyenne. “This is […]

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Limelight Technologies receives the Small Business Innovation Research grant

CHEYENNE – A Cheyenne-based company, Limelight Technologies, Inc., has received a $5,000 grant to help obtain federal funding to take their software idea and develop it into a marketable product. The Wyoming Business Council sponsors the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase 0 Program. The program provides $5,000 grants to Wyoming companies to help them […]

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AirLite Manufactures Beneficial Animal Bedding in Cheyenne

AirLite Animal Bedding utilizes special machinery that processes waste corrugated cardboard into a virtually 100-percent, dust-free animal bedding product. Developed in the United Kingdom, the concept is new in this country. The first machine was shipped from the UK in June 2003. Cheyenne LEADS first came into contact with Patrick Duffy, AirLite owner, in December […]

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JELD-WEN Announces Plans to Build & Expand

Window and door manufacturer JELD-WEN announced plans to build a new, larger local facility after outgrowing their present location that does not have adequate room for expansion. JELD-WEN will purchase 14 acres across from the Fire Training Facility in LEADS’ Cheyenne Business Park, located along I-80 east of Cheyenne. Construction will begin this spring. The […]

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Cheyenne named No. 1 for Cost of Doing Business in the Nation

Area Developmentmagazine’s Feb. 2004 issue has named Cheyenne, Wyoming the No. 1 location for manufacturing in the category “Cost of Doing Business.” In the article titled “Hottest Manufacturing Metro Areas,” Area Development (Feb. 2004, pp. 36-40) said the following: “Cost of Doing Business: The cost of doing business is the quintessential measure for manufacturers when […]

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Heli-Support Relocates to Cheyenne Airport

Heli-Support, Inc., an international helicopter-servicing company relocated to Cheyenne from Fort Collins, Co. LEADS provided ongoing assistance with local contacts, property location, state tax issues and airport coordination. Company officials said that about 42 of the 65 employees at the Fort Collins facility will be transitioned to Cheyenne by early 2004, and the remaining would […]

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Limelight Technologies Relocates to Cheyenne from Colorado

CHEYENNE-Limelight Technologies®, a five-year-old information technology (IT) development and consulting company located in Fort Collins, Colo., announced plans to relocate its corporate headquarters to Cheyenne later this year. Cheyenne LEADS Vice President Pete Illoway announced the company’s plans Aug. 19 at the LEADS Invitational Golf Tournament dinner. Limelight Technologies employs 15 people in the Colorado […]

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