Economic Gateway http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com Upton Economic Development Board News RSS Feed Fri, 13 Dec 2019 07:43:00 -0800 en-us WYOMING’S ADULT EDUCATION 7TH BEST IN NATION http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21193 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Thu, 12 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0800 The U.S. Department of Education Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education administration and the National Reporting System ranked Wyoming’s program 7th in the nation’s among s... Lawmakers seek to develop more school trust lands http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21194 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Wed, 11 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Facing diminishing fossil-fuel income, lawmakers want Wyoming to take a proactive approach to develop some of the state’s 3.6 million acres of trust lands, and recently backed a bill to jump-sta... CAREER EXPLORATION BARBECUE http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21176 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Tue, 26 Nov 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Weston County School District #7, TeamMates Mentoring, Upton Chamber of Commerce, and Upton Economic Development Board hosted a Career Exploration Barbecue at Upton High School on November 21, 2019.&n... WWAMI Medical Student Compares Seattle to Laramie for Outcomes in Medical Education http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21177 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Tue, 26 Nov 2019 00:00:00 -0800 While the curriculum of WWAMI (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho) is advertised as being identical at each of the partnering states’ campuses, students and stakeholders of the progr... WYOMING STUDENTS HAVE CHANCE TO TALK WITH ISS ASTRONAUTS FROM SPACE http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21178 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Tue, 26 Nov 2019 00:00:00 -0800 The Wyoming Department of Education notified educational institutions around that state of a program that allows amateur radio hosts to contact astronauts aboard the International Space Station o... Wyoming Treasurer’s Office seeking to connect owners with unclaimed property http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21179 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Tue, 26 Nov 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Like most who are on Wyoming’s unclaimed property list, Bonnie Rice was shocked to find out she had money waiting for her. According to the Wyoming State Treasurer’s office, the state h... Leadership Wyoming honors founder, adds board members http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21180 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Tue, 26 Nov 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Leadership Wyoming kicked off celebrating its 20th year as a leadership program with a series of events last week in Cheyenne. The first-ever Alumni Summit was held Nov. 14 and included 150 ... Colorado State at Wyoming: Three things we learned http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21181 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Tue, 26 Nov 2019 00:00:00 -0800 This time a year ago, Levi Williams was getting ready to sign early with Houston. He followed through with that, but once the Cougars made a coaching change in January, Williams was released from... State may look at expanding gambling enforcement http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21182 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Tue, 26 Nov 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Nearly all gambling in Wyoming is illegal, but what agency investigates infractions and enforces the law in cases of legalized gambling – or who investigates when an illegal form of gambling is ... Luxury resort affects local community http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21183 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Tue, 26 Nov 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Locals have known for generations what makes the Upper North Platte River Valley special: 360-degree sunsets in colors so vivid they seem unreal, sagebrush taller than a grown man, untouched terrain t... Company says Wyoming needs to be all-in on carbon recapture http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21184 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Tue, 26 Nov 2019 00:00:00 -0800 If Wyoming’s coal industry is going to survive, the state and all of its counties need to be united and fully support carbon capture technology. That was the message two men from Glenrock Pet... Trade Show and Market Expansion Grant http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21185 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Tue, 26 Nov 2019 00:00:00 -0800 There's no better way to develop new markets, find interested buyers and draw attention to your products and services than meeting face-to-face with your customers. We can help you display and ... Deacon “Coach” John R. Deti http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21186 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Tue, 26 Nov 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Longtime Laramie resident John Reid Deti, 80, died on Thursday, November 21, 2019 in Cheyenne. John was born in Laramie on August 2, 1939 to John and Marguerite “Babe” Deti. He atten... A Dog's Death In Wyoming Highlights The Dangers Of Toxic Algae Blooms http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21187 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Tue, 26 Nov 2019 00:00:00 -0800 One day last June, Susannah Roberts and her boyfriend, Reilly Davis, drove out to Leazenby Lake, just outside of Laramie, Wyoming. They had their black lab Teton with them, and they fished in the clea... Wyoming Second Fastest-Growing State in Second Quarter of 2019 http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21188 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Tue, 26 Nov 2019 00:00:00 -0800 According to the United States Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), Wyoming experienced the second-fastest growth in GDP in the second quarter of 2019, with a 4.2 percent increase –... Jobs in Wyoming http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21173 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Sat, 23 Nov 2019 00:00:00 -0800 The pay rates for jobs available in Wyoming have increased! See the new rates here. The Census is actively recruiting for positions across Wyoming. Please share the news about jobs and the new rates! ... 2020 Census in the Wyoming Media http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21174 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Sat, 23 Nov 2019 00:00:00 -0800 The Casper Star Tribune printed an article this week describing plans to redraw boundaries in Casper to increase the population. The article can be viewed here. We greatly appreciate all coverage o... Military experience translates well into civilian life, say vets http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21160 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Tue, 12 Nov 2019 00:00:00 -0800 On day one of boot camp, every recruit is taught the values of punctuality, personal grooming and working together, but some lessons gleaned from military experience aren’t as immediately obviou... EWC gunsmithing program off to a strong start http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21161 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Tue, 12 Nov 2019 00:00:00 -0800 The air is filled with the whine of turning metal being cut on a lathe or milling machine, mixed with the scent of oil. For some of the men in the room, it’s the first step to a career. For o... State offers support for Wyoming teachers to lead digital-age classrooms http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21156 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Mon, 11 Nov 2019 00:00:00 -0800 One hundred Wyoming educators will have the opportunity to earn the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Certification for Educators with financial support from the Wyoming Departm... Wyoming Arts Summit keynotes focus on furthering the arts in rural communities http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21157 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Mon, 11 Nov 2019 00:00:00 -0800 The chairwoman of the National Endowment for the Arts announced in her keynote address at the Wyoming Arts Summit that this trip to Cheyenne not only marked her first visit to Wyoming, but her 50th st... Wyoming Trucking Association Scholarship program now accepting applications http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21158 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Mon, 11 Nov 2019 00:00:00 -0800 The Wyoming Trucking Association Scholarship Program and Trust Fund will be awarding scholarships for the upcoming 2020-21 school year. Scholarships are awarded to graduates of high schools in Wyoming... Connolly: A letter to a Girls State participant http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21159 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Mon, 11 Nov 2019 00:00:00 -0800 I have had the honor of working with Wyoming high school students who participate in Girls and Boys State, a summer leadership and civics program. The kids run for state office, as well as draft and d... Wyoming Business Tips for Nov. 11-17 http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21154 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Thu, 07 Nov 2019 00:00:00 -0800 A weekly look at issues facing Wyoming business owners and entrepreneurs from the Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network, a collection of business assistance programs at the Universi... Bill to authorize nuclear waste storage talks withdrawn http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21155 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Thu, 07 Nov 2019 00:00:00 -0800 A measure that would have allowed the state to negotiate with the federal government over the possible storage of spent nuclear fuel rods in Wyoming was removed from consideration Tuesday by a legisla...