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LINGLE – FT LARAMIE CONSERVATION DISTRICT – PROGRESS PROGRAM

Torrington, WY --- The Lingle-Ft. Laramie Conservation District was awarded Progress Program funds to go towards the purchase of a No-Till Drill. The drill is rented at a reasonable cost to area landowners...

ORBIS ADVANTAGE, INC. - PROGRESS PROGRAM

Torrington, WY --- Orbis Advantage, Inc was awarded Progress Program funding for developing a knowledge commerce platform to broaden the scope of their organizational and leadership development programs.

TOWN OF FORT LARAMIE – PROGRESS PROGRAM

Torrington, WY --- Goshen Economic Development utilizing ¼ cent sales tax for economic development funds to rehabilitate a town water well.  Fort Laramie had significant structural damage to one of their town's water wells, a main source of water to Fort Laramie residents. 

Ag Appreciation Breakfast Donations Exceed Expectations

Torrington, WY —Goshen Economic Development and Chamber held their Annual Ag Appreciation Breakfast at the Goshen County Fair.  The Ag Appreciation Breakfast on Goshen County Fair Day is one way of showing commitment to and support of local agriculture producers.

TORRINGTON SOD FARMS – PROGRESS PROGRAM

Torrington, WY --- Goshen Economic Development utilizing ¼ cent sales tax for economic development funds for a trailer tarping system for Torrington Sod Farms. The tarping system will be a marketing billboard to increase sales and exposure in the region...

 FREE SUN PROTECTION THIS SUMMER

Goshen Economic Development and Chamber partners with Wyoming Cancer Resources Center to promote a safe and healthy community when sun-seeking this summer, Goshen Economic Development and Chamber has teamed up with Wyoming Cancer Resources Services to offer...

 INDUSTRIAL HEMP --- SOUTHEAST WYOMING

GreenTree Ag. has partnered with local farmers to plant hemp in southeast Wyoming for a second year. GreenTree is working with Ervin Gara of Goshen County to plant approximately 245 acres of fiber and grain hemp varieties, and working with Tim Anderson of Laramie County to plant approximately 60 acres of fiber hemp.

GOSHEN COUNTY LIBRARY – PROGRESS PROGRAM

Goshen Economic Development utilizing ¼ cent sales tax for economic development funds to help the Goshen County Library update and purchase computer equipment for Library patrons to utilize. A new router was purchased to boost WIFI signals so that the internet can be accessed from their parking lot, making it available 24/7.

TOWN OF LAGRANGE - PROGRESS PROGRAM

Torrington, WY --- Goshen Economic Development utilizing ¼ cent sales tax for economic development funds to invest in the walking path continuation in the town of LaGrange. 

TOWN OF YODER - PROGRESS PROGRAM

Torrington, WY --- Goshen Economic Development utilizing a ¼ cent sales tax for economic development funds to replace the water storage tank in the town of Yoder.

GOSHEN COUNTY TARGETED BROWNFIELDS STUDY

Goshen Economic Development is currently partnering with the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (WDEQ) in conducting a Targeted Brownfields Study - an initiative to explore the potential redevelopment of two Goshen County properties eligible for environmental assessment funding under the WDEQ Brownfields Assistance (BA) program.The WDEQ BA program helps local governments investigate, clean up, and reuse brownfields properties.

GOSHEN MAIN STREET DESIGNATED AS A NATIONAL CERTIFIED MAIN STREET

Torrington, WY – On behalf of Main Street businesses throughout Goshen County, Goshen Economic Development began the process of becoming a National Certified Main Street three years ago.  The process included the addition of events such as 3rd Thursday’s and expansion of existing events such as Holiday activities.  National Main Street Certification creates national exposure, provides additional grant funding opportunities, and results in a cohesive community.

GOSHEN’S GREATEST HITS: FOOD EDITION OFFICIAL PHOTO CONTEST RULES

It’s a fact: Locals know all the best places to eat. 

 

From the best breakfast burrito in the county, to the tastiest dinner in town, it’s time to let your favorite Goshen County businesses shine. 

 

Show us your favorite food in Goshen County, and you could win a prize!

CITY OF TORRINGTON/PANHANDLE COOP GRANT APPLICATION

TORRINGTON, Wyo --- Goshen Economic Development in partnership with the City of Torrington applied to the Wyoming Business Council for a Business-Ready Community (BRC) Grant.  The grant request of $2.5 million was for the purchase price of the Wyoming Ethanol facility.   

Governor's Hospitality Loss Relief Program Open for Applications

CHEYENNE, Wyo. –  Governor Mark Gordon announced the opening of the Hospitality Loss Relief Program, which provides pandemic relief for hospitality businesses and nonprofits whose operations have been interrupted by the reduced hours provisions in recent health orders.

Awards up to $50,000 are available for Wyoming bars, taverns, restaurants, or hotels that derive their primary revenue between the hours of 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. from on-premises sales and consumption of malt beverages, wine, and/or liquor...