Sheridan served as a case study for recent research from the Western Rural Communities Program on how energy-focused communities adapt to a changing energy market. Here is an excerpt of the report from its Executive Summary: In recent decades, the economy of the Intermountain West has shifted dramatically along with changes in the national [...]
Adam Wasserman and Lois Yates from GLD Partners are touring Sheridan this week. The two site selectors will be headed to North Main where they will visit with Neltje and tour VacuTech. They will also tour L&H Industrial, Sheridan College, meet with County Commissioners, and members of the Economic Development Task Force on November 30th.
Sheridan Hi-Tech Industrial Park, located in North Sheridan, was identified as the only "shovel ready" site in Wyoming via a report in Global Trade's June issue. This location has paved access, high speed connectivity and most importantly is adjacent to a new Interstate 90 exchange project scheduled for completion in 2016.
Wyoming Business CouncilMarch 4, 2014 The Sheridan Programmers Guild of Sheridan, Wyo., has received funding to help them conduct research into the use of technology in remedial math education and create web apps to encourage higher success rates among high school and college students who must take remedial courses. The Sheridan Programmers Guild received a [...]
The Downtown Sheridan Association (DSA) is conducting a feasibility study for an entrepreneurial center in Sheridan’s historic downtown. An entrepreneurial center is a start-up business center with office, retail or other complementary spaces for rent to new or expanding businesses. This study will help identify specific ways to strengthen the Sheridan downtown area as a hub of economic activity, [...]
Jay Stender - Executive Director | Forward Sheridan Dixie Johnson - CEO | Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce The WY Sheridan Works team is at it again; back out on the road spreading the word about the advantages of Sheridan's economic and business climate - currently at the Fall Wyoming Economic [...]
Article by Tracee Davis, The Sheridan PressTuesday, September 24, 2013 SHERIDAN — Last week, Sheridan hosted a small, diverse group of scientists, entrepreneurs and policy makers who discussed a range of topics related to biotechnology. An initiative of Forward Sheridan, the annual Biotech Conference is targeted to bring fresh faces to town and provide a unique opportunity [...]
Article by Tracee Davis, The Sheridan PressTuesday, September 24, 2013 SHERIDAN — The word "biotechnology" often conjures up images of science fiction novels, or at least mysterious genetically modified pets and plants to many non-scientists. However, the word can also apply to the idea of using technology to facilitate established procedures and treatments. Case in point: psychological [...]
Article by Tracee Davis, The Sheridan PressTuesday, September 24, 2013 SHERIDAN — Last week's Biotech Conference at Sheridan College brought in world-renowned experts in the area of biological law and policy to provide an overview of emerging issues in genetic engineering. Dr. Harvey Blackburn, coordinator of the National Animal Germplasm Program for the Department of Agriculture, introduced [...]