The chamber’s new “mark,” which goes with the “Ride for the brand” slogan,is inspired by shapes and forms found in cattle branding.
TAXABLE SALES REPORTED TO WYOMING’S Department of Revenue and Taxation in August totaled $198.6 million, 1 percent higher than the amount reported in August 2017. A one- to two-month lag separates actual sales and when taxes are reported by the state, so August’s number generally reflects sa…
Just six years after releasing its first batch of bourbon, Wyoming Whiskey is poised for a dramatic national and even global expansion through a “strategic partnership” with Edrington, an international premium spirits company.
NatGeo likes Brooks Lake Lodge
Brooks Lake Lodge made it onto National Geographic Traveler’s list of “The World’s Best Lake Resorts.” Among the other properties on the list are the Llao Llao Hotel in Patagonia, Argentina; the CastaDiva Resort and Spa on Italy’s Lake Como; Loch Ness Lodge in Scotland; the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island in Michigan; Big Cedar Lodge in the Ozarks; Elk Lake Lodge in the Adirondacks; and Titilaka, a property on Lake Titicaca in the Andes, between Bolivia and Peru. Brooks Lake Lodge is near Dubois, in the Shoshone National Forest. Brooks Lake was discovered in 1889 by Bryant Brooks, who became governor of Wyoming in 1905. The lodge was built in 1922 as a stopover for people traveling to Yellowstone National Park.
Cake designer adds web option
Buttercream Cake Design Co. will launch an online cake shop starting in September.
Owner and cake designer Ashley Ost said the online version of her business is “so that locals and visitors alike are just a few clicks away from a celebration cake order.”
“Think Amazon Prime for cakes!” she said.
Get ’em while you can
A Jackson restaurant with many “best burger” awards says its days are numbered. “We’ll be closing for good within the next year!” McPhail’s Burgers posted on its website. McPhail’s opened in 2011 at 399 W. Broadway. Its most recent accolades include a position among the top 10 burger joints in the U.S. on TripAdvisor. Bruce Bollinger, who owns the place with his wife, Dawn, declined to comment on the pending closure to the News&Guide.
THE JULY ENPLANEMENT COUNT AT Jackson Hole Airport totaled 56,762, a 6 percent increase over the number of enplanements in July 2017. During the fiscal year ending in July, 368,744 people boarded a commercial flight at Jackson Hole Airport, 3 percent more than the number who enplaned during …
Jeff Ward has been named Realtor of the Year, and Bill Baxter was chosen as Business Person of the Year by the Teton Board of Realtors.
Last summer Kendra Kolb Butler was sitting outside looking at the Tetons and fields of wildflowers. She took in the beauty, but she also started to wonder how the lush purple flowers she saw could thrive in the same climate that dried and ravaged her skin.
TAXABLE SALES REPORTED TO WYOMING’S Department of Revenue and Taxation in July totaled $171.6 million, 10 percent above the amount reported in June 2017. A one- to two-month lag separates sales and when taxes are reported by the state, so July’s number generally reflects sales in, give or ta…
THE JUNE ENPLANEMENT COUNT AT Jackson Hole Airport totaled 37,867, a 2 percent increase over the number of travelers who enplaned in June 2017. During the fiscal year ending in June, 365,562 people boarded a commercial flight at Jackson Hole Airport, 3 percent more than the number who enplan…
Keegan moves up
Luette Keegan has been promoted to vice president, operations, at The Willow Street Group. She has worked there since 2011. In her new role she is primarily responsible for human resources, financial management and assisting with the strategic development of the firm and its client service efforts, a press release said. Keegan and her husband, Mike, moved to Jackson in 1996 and established WatchGuard Security. They sold the business in 2009. The Willow Street Group LLC, based in Jackson, offers private family trust company administration and family office services. Its affiliate, Willow Street Trust Company of Wyoming LLC, is a state-chartered trust company.
TAXABLE SALES REPORTED TO WYOMING’S Department of Revenue and Taxation in June totaled $89.6 million, 10 percent higher than the amount reported in June 2017. A one- to two-month lag separates actual sales and when taxes are reported by the state, so June’s number generally reflects sales in…