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Ag Industry Encourages Producers to Add Value To Businesses (August 17, 2012)

The “buy local” philosophy is a difficult one to follow in Wyoming, and most of the food here is important. Small portions of the state are suitable for growing produce; much of the rest is used to produce hay and … Continue reading

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UPSTARTS: Lander native’s software company develops far-reaching demand while working close to home. (February 15, 2013)

I created the “Upstarts” series to profile Wyoming entrepreneurs and explore the benefits and challenges of starting a business in Wyoming. Jason Kintzler is interesting because he created a successful software start-up in Lander, WY. Kintzler is an approachable but … Continue reading

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UPSTARTS: Custom rifle maker builds luxury firearms, rides out the Recession (December 7, 2012)

In 2012, I created a series called “Upstarts” in which reporters profile Wyoming entrepreneurs. This was the first in the series. It’s a self-narrated profile of a high-end custom rifle maker in Laramie. Upstarts: Riflemaker Profile “Now we’ll play the … Continue reading

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Farmer has big plans to make the Valley beef central (Sunday, January 30, 2011)

Rebecca Martinez/staff STAUNTON — For all the cattle raised in Augusta County, they sure don’t stick around. Calves were sold, often in lots, at the Staunton Union Stock Yards Friday. Most of them will be sent to Pennsylvania or the … Continue reading

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