Economic Development
Made possible through our quarter-cent sales tax for economic development
Town of Yoder Clerk/Treasurer Sarita Hansen accepts Progress Program funding
Town of Yoder
Goshen Economic Development utilizing ¼ cent sales tax for economic development funds to replace the water storage tank in the town of Yoder. Yoder applied and received $20,000 to put forth towards the project. The total project cost of the water tank replacement is approximately $1.7 million. Goshen Economic Development uses the Progress Program to reinvest sales tax funding back into the municipalities, businesses, and non-profits located throughout Goshen County.
Town of LaGrange
Goshen Economic Development utilizing ¼ cent sales tax for economic development funds to invest in the walking path continuation in the town of LaGrange. LaGrange applied and received $20,000 to put towards the project. The total project cost is $540,000 with Progress Program funds being utilized in the construction of the path. The Town of LaGrange is the recipient of WYDOT TAP Grant funds to fund most of the construction. Goshen Economic Development uses the Progress Program to reinvest sales tax funding back into the municipalities, businesses, and non-profits located throughout Goshen County.
Town of LaGrange Clerk/Treasurer Cathy Stoddard accepts Progress Program Funds
Paul and Christine Miller accepts Progress Program funding
M Lazy Heart Ranch Feed Store
M Lazy Heart Ranch Feed Store received Progress Program funds for improvements to better serve their customers.
The funds came from our 1/4 cent Progress Program. With the renewal of the optional quarter-cent sales tax for economic development in 2018, the Progress Program grants continue to help local businesses, communities, and organizations.
City of Torrington & Panhandle Coop
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.  Panhandle Coop has covered all associated costs and expenses while investing an additional $1.5 million into equipment and renovations for the facility...
Website Refresh
New Improved Look
The Goshen Economic Development website not only has a new look but it is designed with our visitors in mind. is now a search engine optimized website that has the potential to increase our organic traffic and allows for improved keyword searching. This gives the GED team a platform to communicate with our stakeholders more effectively.
Economic Development Events
National Economic Development Week
Economic Development Week is just around the corner. The goal of Economic Development Week is to increase awareness for local programs that create jobs, advance career development opportunities, and increase the quality of life in communities everywhere. Economic Development Week includes activities in all communities designed to highlight the importance of economic development.
Please join us for coffee, local treats, and conversation:

Monday, May 10th 8:30- 10:00am        
Torrington – Cowboy Up Cafe

Tuesday, May 11th 8:30-10:00am        
 Yoder – Community Center

Wednesday, May 12th 8:30-10:00am   
Fort Laramie – Community Center

Thursday, May 13th 8:30-10:00am       
 Lingle – Community Center

Friday, May 14th 11:00am-12:00pm     
LaGrange – LaGrange Heritage Square


Virtual tour of our offices and what we do.

Display of annual Photo Competition winners.
Dunne Inspection Services
Ribbon Cutting
Dunne Inspections Services became a new member in 2021 and kicked off their Five Year Business Anniversary with a Ribbon Cutting earlier this year. Dunne Inspection Services specializes in a plethora of certified inspection services listed on its website.
Bear Creek Companies
Ribbon Cutting
Judith Bartmann and Patricia Day are Farmers' Market veterans that transitioned to an e-commerce platform while public events were postponed during the pandemic. A Ribbon Cutting was held at 21st & Main to celebrate their growth into new business ventures.
Jordening American National Insurance Agency
Business After Hours
American National Insurance Agent, Josh Jordening, is expanding his reach to Goshen County. A Business After Hours event was hosted at 21st & Main to introduce their new traveling agent, Mitzi Cawthra.
Arrowhead Candy has all your favorite snacks and candies.

Two sisters. Two very different careers. They worked to live, now they work for love. Their families are grown and they're now retired; this gives the sisters time to indulge in what they enjoy—COOKING.

Providing myofascial release, reflexology, trigger point, stretching, and more. Cold laser for you and your horse or dog. Let me help you live a pain-free life!
Chris Ouzts specializes in GAAP Financials for Loans and Bonding. If you are looking for a blend of personal service and expertise, you have come to the right place! We offer a broad range of services for business owners, executives and independent professionals.
Connie English Coaching, LLC
Are you ready to have the clarity and confidence to create the lifestyle you've always desired? It's time to play FULL OUT and in the MIRACULOUS! 
Driven to use the skills I have gained managing my own businesses to help other small business owners succeed, I can help you with graphic design, photo and video editing, website and social media consulting, and management . 
Whether you're looking for a brand new pump or you need repair work on your existing pump, you can count on Deines Irrigation for all of your pump repair and service needs.
Equity Staffing Group is leading the nation in innovative workforce solutions, creating and delivering high-impact results that enable clients to achieve their business goals and enhance their competitiveness.
The leading authority on purchasing and processing industrial hemp. We’ve perfected the process of cleaning and separating raw hemp into a variety of different sizes. 
Now, you’ve got a trusted industry partner for purchasing the right-size hemp to match your needs.
There are many of you out there experiencing unnecessary suffering. Whether it be due to your physical health or any other aspect affecting your well being. I am here to tell you THERE ARE ANSWERS and SOLUTIONS.
You deserve excellent service and insurance options that work for you. As a company with a longstanding history, we know what it takes to help our clients when they need it the most.
Handmade fresh tortillas, hard shell tacos, catering menu, and more.
Pioneer® brand corn hybrids, soybean varieties, sunflowers, alfalfa and corn silage delivers top-end yields in a broad range of environments and conditions.
Timber Line is a Systems Integrator, a business that builds control systems for clients by combining hardware and software products from multiple vendors. Using a Systems Integrator, a company can align cheaper, pre-configured components and off-the-shelf software to meet key business goals.
The Wyoming Cancer Resource Services (WCRS) are regional, community-based coordinators providing support services to Wyoming residents. They educate about cancer prevention programs, services, and cancer risk factors. They promote early detection of cancer by educating about screening recommendations.
Matt & Sophie Moore
Sophie and Matt own a newly renovated house that is available to rent on Airbnb. They offer a way for travelers to experience the local atmosphere and amenities.
Community Development
Main Street
Main Street Certification
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 Thursdays' 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...
Main Street Bucks
Main Street Bucks takes the guesswork out of giving. They are particularly popular as gifts and for anyone who likes to eat, shop, and enjoy themselves in beautiful Goshen County! Additionally, they help to keep our local economy vibrant.
Main Street Bucks can be ordered directly through the Chamber in denominations of $5, $10, $15, $20, $25, and $50.
Downtown locally owned businesses compared to chain stores, reinvest twice as much back into their local community, enriching the whole community.
Torrington Farmers Market
Torrington Farmer's Market is back at the Torrington City Park!
Main Street Chamber /Events
Mother's Day Sales Event
We will be continuing our Mother’s Day tradition of sidewalk sales and home vendors.  21st & Main will feature 13 vendors along with Farm Girls “sidewalk sale”. Check out the link below for details.

 Friday, May 7th and Saturday, May 8th
3rd Thursday on Main Street
3rd Thursday in downtown Torrington fills our Main Street area with live music, tasty food, cold drinks, crafts, vendors, late-night shopping, and local produce with a fun family atmosphere. Every third Thursday of the month from June through August businesses will be open until 6:00 PM. All festivities will start at 4:00 PM. 

Torrington main street will be closed to vehicle traffic making room for vendors and various forms of entertainment.
Join us on the following dates in 2021:
June 17th – Home Town Rally        
July 15th – Vintage Night 
August 19th – Safety Night 

Town of Fort Laramie
Town of LaGrange
28th Avenue Dance Studio 
307 Realty Professionals 
A&C Sheet Metal 
AJ's Soda Shop
America's Best Value Inn 
Arrowhead Candy, LLC 
Asmus Auto Sales
Autumn Pine Construction  
Baker & Associates
Bear Creek Creations Bakery
Bee Chilled 
Bloedorn Lumber
Blueline Property Management (High Plains Apt)
Body Workz
Bread Doctor 
Caylor & Genz
Cellular Plus Verizon 
Century 21 Valley Realty
Cherry Creek Metals
Chris Ouzts, CPA 
Connie English Coaching, LLC
Cottonwood Construction
Cottonwood Country Club 
Cottonwood Farm
Country Duchess /Jenny Conrad
Cowboy AG Finance, LLC
Cowboy Up Coffee
Dana Cole & Company
Deines Irrigation
Dinklage Feed Yard 
Dr. Taryn Kilty 
Dunne Inspection Services, LLC
Dyecrest Farms 
Eddington & Sturgeon Law Offices
Edward Jones - Misty Kaufman
Ellis Harvest Home
Emporium Restaurant
Equity Staffing Group
Farm Credit Services of America
Farm Girls Boutique
First American Title 
Goshen County 2-Shot Goose Hunt
Goshen County Fair Association
Goshen Veterinary Clinic 
Griggs Family Dental
Joe & Gaylene Guth
GW Mechanical Inc.
Health With Liz 
Hot Tamn's
J & J Ochsner Livestock
Java Jar
Jordening American National Insurance
Julie Nighswonger 
Kelley Integrity Safety Solutions 
Kenda Knudsen, CPA 
Long's Excavation and Construction 
Lujan Cleaning Service
Marie's Tortillas Frescas
McNamee Auction Company 
Miller Cattle & Feed Yard
Moore, Matt & Sophie
Natures Composites (RRM Composites)
Newman Ranch
North Platte Physical Therapy
Off the Hook 
Oliver's Real Estate
Olson Tire Company
Open Barrel
Orbis Advantage INC
Orr Alignment & Lube 
Patrick Brothers
Peak Wellness Center
Pieper & Marsh Family Dentistry
Premier Bone and Joint 
Premier Properties
Print Express
Richardson Insurance 
Rutt Commercial Properties
Simplot Grower Solutions
TDS Collection Service
Tea Kettle Ranch Bed & Breakfast 
Timber Line Electric 
Titan Machinery (Horizon's West)
Todd Peterson
Torrington Office Supply
Torrington Vision Clinic, PC
Tri-County Coors
Ty's Pitstop
Valley Motor Supply 
Wagons West Realty
Ward Trenching
Wattle & Daub Contractors
Webb Orthodontics
Weisshaar and Associates 
Wyoming Child & Family Development
Wyoming Community Gas 
Wyoming Department of Workforce Services - Torrington 
Wyoming Goose Nest
Wyoming Medium Correctional Institution
Wyoming Wellness Center, LLC
Wyoming Winds Counseling 
XESI Document Solution 
Non-Profit MEMBERS
All Saints Episcopal Church 
Bell Park Towers
Diversified Services Inc
First Baptist Church
First Wyoming United Presbyterian Church 
Fort Laramie Historical Association  
Golden Manor Inc [Golden Homes Inc]  
Goshen Community Theatre
Goshen County 4-H Council  
Goshen County Historical Society 
Goshen County Library 
Goshen County Quilters 
Goshen County Senior Friendship Center 
Goshen County Task Force
Goshen Help 
Gracie's Promise 
Historic Jay Em on the Rawhide
Kiwanis of Goshen County
North Hills Baptist Church 
Saint Joseph Children's Home
Sonrise Church 
Southeastern Wyoming Art Association 
Torrington Elks Lodge #1726 
Torrington Rotary Club 
Travis Snow Post #5 American Legion 
University of Wyoming/Manufacturing Works
Valley Christian School 
Western Plains Historic Preservation Assoc.
Wyoming Cancer Resource Center 
Wyoming Health Fair
Individual MEMBERS
Doug Mercer 
Doug Ring
Gary Olson 
Jayne Shimick
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