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Joy Hill and Kim Dillivin from Planning and Zoning for Park County came on Speak Your Piece to talk about the recent meetings pertaining to the Land Use Project.  Meetings were held in Cody, Meeteetsee, and Powell and what surprised officials were how different those towns’ needs and wants differed.  Meeteetsee was concerned with connectivity…

Laurel Thompson, Outreach Coordinator for the Wyoming Outdoor Recreation Office, came on SYP to talk about all the great things to do in the Big Horn Basin.  From hiking trails to boating and fishing to dinosaur bones and tracks, there is something for everyone to see and do here in Park County.

Wes Allen, co-owner of Sunlight Sports here in Cody, came on SYP to talk about how Sunlight Sports raised almost 16 thousand dollars to help the town of Red Lodge.  We talked about how important giving is in the Big Horn Basin and how did he decided on who received the funds.  We also spoke…

Cody Beers, WyDOT Public Relations Specialist, spoke about how WyDOT will help out Yellowstone National Park when called upon and how well local and national government agencies are communicating through the flooding of our first national park.  He also spoke about the road project north of Cody on the Powell Highway is almost complete, ahead…

Tyson Williams is running for Park County Commissioner and he talked about what concerns he has for Park County, including property taxes, stronger property rights and election integrity.  Williams manages a local heavy equipment business in Cody and grew up in Greybull.

Matt Hall, Mayor of Cody and Barry Cooke, City Administrator, spoke about the budget and how they arrive at the numbers for the city.  The mayor says that Cody is doing well and benefits from the sales tax and property taxes going up.  They also talked about Amendment A which you can vote for in…

AJ Richards, President of Wyoming Legacy Meats, talked about their new business here in Cody and how they’re using regenerative agriculture to give the consumer the best possible beef products.  A fifth-generation rancher, AJ took an interesting journey to get to Cody, including being a Cross Fit trainer. Wyoming Legacy Meats has opened what AJ…

Tina Hoebelheinrich from the Cody Country Chamber of Commerce stopped by SYP to talk about how tourism is affecting Cody.  From this time last year to this year, lodging tax is up over 60 percent.  But that doesn’t mean that tourists are spending money on Main Street.  She also talked about the very successful program…


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