July 30, 2021
Dear Williston Wire Readers,

Sun Country Airlines is coming to Williston soon! The Minnesota-based carrier will be offering low-cost roundtrip flights to Las Vegas beginning September 2. Feeling lucky? Register to win XWA's free trip to Vegas or book your own trip at flywilliston.net/flyxwa!

Shawn, Ann, Barb and Brenda
XWA Air Show September 11

Williston Economic Development - Williston Basin International Airport (XWA) is gearing up for its first annual air show on Saturday, September 11th. The event is free and open to the public! The gates will open at 7 a.m. with a Fly-in Pancake Breakfast hosted by the Williston Lions Club. A free will offering will be accepted. The morning will also feature static exhibits and simulators, a ribbon cutting and open house, aircraft performances and fun activities for people of all ages. Read More
Register to Win Las Vegas Package!

Williston Economic Development - The Williston Basin International Airport is pleased to announce it is giving away a Las Vegas package for two! Register online at flywilliston.net/flyxwa. The giveaway features two roundtrip tickets on Sun Country Airlines and hotel accommodations. The winner will be drawn on Monday, August 16. You must be 21 years old to register. Good luck!
Crusoe Energy celebrates Ribbon Cutting in Williston

Williston Economic Development - Crusoe Energy held a ribbon cutting and open house at its new facility in Williston on Thursday, July 29. Crusoe is located at 2317 2nd Street West. The company provides an alternative to natural gas flaring in the oil patch. Crusoe utilizes the natural gas to mine bitcoin in the Bakken.
Williston Chamber launches Retail Passport Program

Williston Herald - The Williston Area Chamber of Commerce works year-round to promote small businesses. Now, the chamber is implementing a new program to further encourage shopping local. It's called the Retail Passport Program, and it's a part of the chamber's ongoing Shop Local campaign, which encourages the community to support local businesses in Williston. Read More
Connecting Communities BBQ held in Stanley

Williston Economic Development - Western Region Economic Development (WRED) held a Connecting Communities BBQ in Stanley on Thursday, July 29. WRED hosts the free events to show its support for neighboring towns. The BBQ's feature food, fun and a live radio broadcast with Cherry Creek Radio. Two more summer BBQ's are slated in 2021. They will be held in Culbertson on August 12 and in Wildrose on August 18. The BBQ's are free and open to the public!
How to recruit and retain Employees

Williston Herald - Great employees are the backbone of successful businesses. Savvy business owners recognize the important role workers play in helping a business meet its goals, and recruiting and retaining such employees is a high priority for the world’s most successful firms. Read More
Drone Camp, Robot Camp coming to Tioga in August

News Release - The fifth annual Drone Camp for Kids will be held August 14-15 in Tioga while the Robotics Camp will be held August 14. Drone camp is for kids in fifth to 12th grade while Robotics Camp is geared to middle and high school students. Click on the links to register!
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