WPT Receives SHARP Award From U.S. Department of Labor

WPT Receives SHARP Award From U.S. Department of Labor

Wichita Falls, Texas – September 7, 2017: WPT Power Corporation, a mechanical power transmission manufacturer, announced today that it has been awarded the distinguished Safety & Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) award. The United States...
Quarter 2, 2017 Cost of Living Index Release

Quarter 2, 2017 Cost of Living Index Release

COST OF LIVING INDEX QUARTERLY UPDATE Among the 253 urban areas that participated in the second quarter 2017 Cost of Living Index, the after-tax cost for a professional/managerial standard of living ranged from more than twice the national average in New York...
Chantex Gets Approved

Chantex Gets Approved

A local Wichita Falls company kept its promise to bring new jobs to the area and they are now seeking another expansion. The Wichita Falls City Council approved $168,750 Tuesday for Chantex Manufacturing Inc. to put toward their $711,000 project. The project was...
The Best American Cities to Work in Tech in 2017

The Best American Cities to Work in Tech in 2017

smartasset.com (Derek Miller) August 15, 2017 You probably picture San Jose or San Francisco when you picture tech cities. But with the cost of living in the Bay Area sky rocketing, the generous benefits tech workers receive may no longer feel like a lot. The good...
The Career Education Center makes its debut

The Career Education Center makes its debut

Times Record News (senior editor/reporter Lana Sweeten-Shults) Slightly egg-shaped chairs. Green accent walls. A “learning stair.” Twenty-six cosmetology stations. A glowing audio-visual room with green curtain. Concrete pads on which to build a house. A robotics and...
Vitro begins work on $55 million project

Vitro begins work on $55 million project

After four years of behind-the-scenes work, Vitro Architectural Glass will soon begin construction on a new facility and jumbo coater that will make the plant north of Wichita Falls the “shining star” in the company. Plant manager Bill Haley said the $55...
Downtown Wichita Falls hotel plan takes next step

Downtown Wichita Falls hotel plan takes next step

The city of Wichita Falls continues to move closer to bringing a new DoubleTree hotel to downtown. Monday the 4B Board received progress presentations on the hotel and convention center. They also reached an agreement for more parking areas to be built. The current...
Career Education Center

Career Education Center

WICHITA FALLS, TX (KAUZ) – The Wichita Falls Independent School District’s board members got an update on the Career Education Center at Tuesday’s Special Session. Peter Griffiths, WFISD’s Associate Superintendent, said things are moving along...
After Hours Art Walk

After Hours Art Walk

Growing the downtown; that has been one of the biggest goals the city of Wichita Falls has been working to achieve. Thursday, they did just that, as people filled the streets for the 2nd annual After Hours Art Walk. Businesses and art studios in downtown Wichita Falls...