Economic Gateway http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com Upton Economic Development Board News RSS Feed Wed, 19 Jun 2019 01:14:22 -0700 en-us Gov. Gordon to sign Equal Pay Day proclamation June 17 http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=20945 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Thu, 06 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 For Immediate Release The Wyoming Council for Women is pleased to partner with the Wyoming Women’s Foundation in announcing June 10 is Wyoming’s Equal Pay Day. Governor Gordon will reco... Public invited to review Wyoming community development plan June 11 http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=20946 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Thu, 06 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 The public is invited to review Wyoming's 2019 Action Plan during a webinar beginning at 11 a.m. on June 11. The action plan is a document provided to the federal government spelling out how th... Wyoming State Board of Education Approves Alternative Calendar for WCSD #7 http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=20947 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Thu, 06 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 The Wyoming State Board of Education (SBE) moved to begin the formal rulemaking process for Chapter 29 on Teacher Evaluation at its May meet- ing in Casper. Walt Wilcox, Chair- man of the State Boa... Black Hills National Forest Conditions http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=20948 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Thu, 06 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 In response to the recent snow and rain, Black Hills National Forest of- ficials continue to assess hazardous conditions across the Forest. “People should use ex- treme caution if headed out ... Unofficial Minutes Town of Upton May 28, 2019 http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=20949 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Thu, 06 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 THE SPECIAL MEETING of the Town Council of Upton, Wyoming was held at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at the Upton City Hall located at 725 2nd Street in Upton, Wyoming. Present: Mayor Travis Be... Upton FCCLA Washing Windows http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=20950 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Thu, 06 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 High School students Emma East and Aidan Coberly washing the Gazette's windows. Members of the Upton FCCLA Chapter have been busy this summer raising money for their upcoming trip to the FCCLA Nat... EMT Classes in Upton August 12 http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=20951 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Thu, 06 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 ... Cooperative Utilities: A Benefit to Business and Community http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=20981 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Tue, 04 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 When choosing a location for a business, access to reliable, low cost energy is a primary consideration. Affordable power reduces operating expenses from the start. That’s one reason Wyoming is ... Wyoming is 7th of 20 States that Put Education First http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=20927 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Tue, 28 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Thanks to an increase in revenue, the amount of money spent per student for public elementary-secondary education increased 3.2 percent to $11,762 for all 50 states and the District of Columbia, accor... Upton’s Can-Do Attitude Makes it the Right Place for Leaders and Entrepreneurs http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=20932 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Mon, 20 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Upton, Wyoming has a history of getting things done. Just ask local residents who came together to turn the site of a closed bentonite plant into a rail-served business park. The citizens of Upton for... UW’s Fisher Innovation Launchpad Announces 16 Finalists http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=20889 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Thu, 16 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Sixteen innovative businesses -- that range from a company that works like the Indeed job site for graduate students to find opportunities at universities to a business that looks to insure outdoor sp... What Will It Take to Finish This Bike Trail Across the U.S.? http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=20875 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Sat, 11 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700 If you’re an avid American cyclist, odds are you’ve harbored this dream: a sea-to-shining-sea cross-country bike trek, the sort of epic journey Jerry Cowden took from Arlington, Virginia, ... State Seeks Public Comment on Community Development Plan http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=20873 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Thu, 09 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700 The State of Wyoming is seeking input on its annual action plan, a document provided to the federal government spelling out how the state plans to use funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urb... Tourism a good return on investment http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=20874 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Thu, 09 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700 As the second-largest industry in the state, it’s no surprise that tourism is big business in Wyoming. During 2018, Wyoming welcomed more than 8.9 million overnight visitors who spent more than ... WYONICS POISED TO CHANGE THE FACE OF THE WYOMING COAL INDUSTRY http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=20861 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Mon, 06 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Wyonics is an emerging company based at the University of Wyoming and has developed a method of processing coal products that can be accomplished with no burning, no corrosive chemicals, low to n... Northeastern Community College Students Take First, Second In State Trade Skills Competition http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=20862 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Mon, 06 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700 The Northern Wyoming Community College District (NWCCD) had a big showing at the state career and technical education competition. Gillette College walked away from the Wyoming SkillsUSA competitio... Join Us in Celebrating the 2019 Economic Development Week http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=20872 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Mon, 06 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700 In Upton, Wyoming we are celebrating the 2019 Economic Development Week, which is May 6 through the 11th. This is a week to celebrate the efforts being made to grow our economy and enhance the quality... Stephanie Salazar Joins the Upton Economic Development Board as Its Executive Director http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=20854 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Thu, 02 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Stephanie Salazar is the new executive director for the Upton Economic Development Board. With over 15 years in economic development, she brings extensive experience and a proven track record of succe... Construction job market booming: These states are hiring http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=20841 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Sun, 28 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 ConstructionOpens a New Window. workers are about to get a big boost in jobOpens a New Window. opportunities. New research from employment marketplace ZipRecruiter forecasts that, fo... Gillette College Receives $1 Million Grant For Lab Upgrades http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=20877 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Tue, 23 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 The U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded Gillette College a $1 million grant to upgrade technology for some of the college's programs. This is the second time Gillette Colleg... Colorado’s SB 181: Wyoming’s New Economic Stimulus Package? http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=20811 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Thu, 18 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 It is no secret that Wyoming’s economy is heavily reliant on the energy and natural resources sector.  In fact, the primary forces behind the economy of the Cowboy State are mineral extract... WCSD #7 Approves Alternative Calendar http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=20812 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Thu, 18 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 By Gazette Reporter Brittany Trandahl To begin the 2019- 2020 calendar discussion during the Weston County School District #7 (WCSD #7) Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday, April 11, Superintende... One of Wyoming's largest oil companies just sold. Now what? http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=20803 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Tue, 16 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 With a $33 billion cash and stock deal, Chevron’s planned acquisition of Anadarko Petroleum will create a new super major oil firm, with uncertain impacts in Wyoming, where Anadarko represents o... WBR Business Briefs April http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=20804 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Tue, 16 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Wyoming’s per capita personal income ranked 9th in the U.S. Wyoming’s per capita personal income of $60,095 in 2018 earned the state a national ranking of ninth, based on estimates rele... UW’s Pickett Receives Hollon Family Award http://www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news/?item=20805 www.uptoneconomicdevelopment.com/weston/news Tue, 16 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 A Casper-based pillar of the University of Wyoming School of Politics, Public Affairs and International Studies (SPPAIS) who helped pioneer the use of the web-conference tool Zoom to deliver courses h...