Economic Gateway http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com Upton Economic Development Board News RSS Feed Tue, 15 Oct 2019 13:16:59 -0700 en-us Gordon announced changes to economic development effort http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21128 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Fri, 11 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0700 At the start of the summer, Gov. Mark Gordon sat down with top officials within the Wyoming’s economic development think tank, Endow, with orders to pare down the group’s ambitio... University of Wyoming gets grant money for aircraft research http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21115 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Tue, 24 Sep 2019 00:00:00 -0700 The University of Wyoming has received a $15.8 million National Science Foundation grant that will provide weather instrumentation and other equipment for a new research aircraft the university plans ... SBDC Wyoming Business Tips for Sept. 23-29 http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21116 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Tue, 24 Sep 2019 00:00:00 -0700 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... An Accurate Census Count Could Mean More Money for Upton and Weston County http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21073 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Fri, 20 Sep 2019 00:00:00 -0700 The 2020 census could result in the federal government directing more funds towards Upton and Weston County. That’s because for every person missed in the census, a community loses around $1,800... Arrow Services Celebrates 50th Anniversary http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21109 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Fri, 13 Sep 2019 00:00:00 -0700 The Frederick family on hand to help celebrate Arrow Service's 50th anniversary were (l-r) Jason Frederick, Lou Frederick, Debbie Douglas, Mason Frederick, Jerry Frederick, Sandee Aune, John... New Salon Opens http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21110 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Fri, 13 Sep 2019 00:00:00 -0700 By Gazette Reporter Brittany Trandahl People in the area now have a new option for their cosmetic needs with the opening of Kimberly Anne’s Hair Design. The new beauty salon is located in the... Wyoming education ranked 6th in nation by the National Education Quality Report http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21107 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Wed, 11 Sep 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Education Week’s 23rd annual report card, Quality Counts 2019, ranks Wyoming sixth nationally in education quality - up one spot from seventh nationally in 2018. Once again, Wyoming scored th... Young Wyomingites gather to engage in leadership http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21108 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Wed, 11 Sep 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Millennials across the country are playing an active role in shaping the future – and young Wyomingites are doing the same. “Millennials are voting,” Gov. Mark Gordon said to a cr... UW Receives Grant to Help Entrepreneurs Develop Innovations http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21106 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Thu, 05 Sep 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Entrepreneurs will continue to receive no-cost support from the Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network to research and develop their innovations, thanks to a $125,000 grant awarded t... Summit seeks to find ways to improve economic opportunity for young Wyomingites http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21105 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Tue, 03 Sep 2019 00:00:00 -0700 For decades, Wyoming has had a youth problem. It’s been a well-documented trend that, for years, the state’s young people have been leaving in droves, unable to find suitable jobs ... Black Hills Proposes Staggering Rate Increases http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21103 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Wed, 28 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0700 By Gazette Assistant Publisher/Editor Nicholas Trandahl At the August meeting of the Upton Town Council, City Clerk/ Treasurer Kelley Millar informed the Council and those present that Black Hills ... Letter from the Office of Consumer Advocate http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21098 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Fri, 23 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Please distribute this letter to your membership if they are within any Black Hills Wyoming Gas service territory or otherwise interested. This letter is our hope to keep you informed about the recent... Colorado, Wyoming Ready for Biotech Jobs Boost with Potential Expansions http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21099 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Fri, 23 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0700 The American West could see some significant growth in the number of biotech jobs as companies are eying at least two states for expansions. While the information available so far is vague as to wh... The Best States for Starting a Business in 2019 (Wyoming #1!) http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21100 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Fri, 23 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Where you operate your business and where you incorporate do not have to be the same. Just because you live in one state does not mean you have to form your company in that state. There are several re... Hope for crops fades in Wyoming, Nebraska irrigation failure http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21097 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Wed, 21 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Farmers in Wyoming and Nebraska affected by an irrigation tunnel collapse are losing hope their crops will be salvageable. Over 100,000 acres (40,000 hectares) of crops on hundreds of farms in both... Wyoming products make their way to Taiwan http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21090 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Fri, 16 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Some Wyoming businesses are starting to introduce their products into the market of Taiwan, thanks in part to assistance from the Wyoming Business Council. The Council is offering small busine... Wyoming Main Street launches Made on Main program in Laramie, Rock Springs http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21091 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Fri, 16 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Wyoming Main Street, a program of the Wyoming Business Council, is launching a Made on Main pilot program aimed at placing small manufacturers and producers in vacant downtown spaces to enhance entrep... Sheridan Start-Up Challenge Application Period is Open http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21093 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Fri, 16 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0700 The Wyoming Technology Business Center (WTBC) in Sheridan, a business and economic development program of the University of Wyoming, has launched the kickoff of its third annual Sheridan Start-Up Chal... Notice: Changes to UEDB Grants http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21094 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Fri, 16 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Upton Economic Development Board (UEDB) offers grants for the greater Upton area to assist non-profit organizations and groups serving the community.   Going forward, grants will be awarded qu... Goose Landing Continues to Grow http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21095 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Fri, 16 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Goose Landing has recently had to add more camping spots due to the influx of campers from the pipeline bing built in Weston County. This is a boon to some of the area businesses. Progress is some... United States (USA) Trona Market Size & Share, Sector / Industry Report & Analysis, 2018-2025 http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21084 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Mon, 12 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Trusted Business Insights presents the Latest Study on United States (USA) Trona Market 2019-2025. The report contains market predictions related to market size, revenue, production, CAGR, Consumption... Architecture assistance for historic properties available through Wyoming Main Street http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21085 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Mon, 12 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Owners of historical, commercial buildings located in traditional downtown districts are invited to submit a pre-application to determine eligibility for the Historic Architecture Assistance Fund (HAA... State looks to fill seat on Broadband Advisory Council http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21080 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Fri, 09 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0700 The Wyoming State Broadband Advisory Council is seeking applications for an empty council seat. Interested parties should email a letter of interest and a list of qualifications explaining why they... ‘GROW WITH GOOGLE’ COMING TO WYOMING http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21081 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Fri, 09 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Google is bringing an economic growth initiative to some Wyoming cities and towns, including Casper. “Today, Google announced that it is coming to cities and towns throughout Wyoming as part ... Barrasso’s Highway Infrastructure Legislation Includes Important Wyoming Priorities http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=21070 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Wed, 31 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0700 U.S. Senator John Barrasso has introduced America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act of 2019. The bill includes several key provisions for Wyoming. The legislation is the largest highway bill i...