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Tina Hoebelheinrich, President and CEO of the Cody Country Chamber of Commerce, spoke about how tourism is down, the Chamber is gearing up for the fall with their Work-Ready Bootcamp and Trick-or-Treating in downtown this year.  Tina also talked about the government affairs committee and her trip to Washington, DC.

Powell Mayor and business counselor John Wetzel, along with James Klessens from Forward Cody, spoke on SYP about a new initiative backed by the University of Wyoming.  It’s called IMPACT 307 and the organization operates as an incubator for entrepreneurs here in the Big Horn Basin.  Among their programs, IMPACT 307 will offer a start-up…

Bighorn Basin business owners are encouraged to fill out a ten-question survey to help analyze the economic impact of the flooding in Yellowstone National Park. Last month’s flooding in Yellowstone National Park interrupted summer tourism in an unprecedented way. The entire park was closed for over a week after roads were compromised, if not destroyed,…

Kristin Fong from the Wyoming Business Council, along with Amy Quick and Amber Power from the WBC, spoke about how Wyoming is open for business.  The Wyoming Business Council helps businesses with everything to start-up to marketing to putting people in touch with leaders in the community.  They also talked about how leadership is important…

Governor Gordon presents a solution to get BOOTS on the ground and online for workers and businesses to empower Wyoming’s workforce. As part of his ongoing focus on education and workforce development, Governor Mark Gordon has launched a new dashboard that provides tools for job seekers, businesses, and educators. The BOOTS dashboard (Business occupational outlook…

Tina Hoebelheinrich, C.E.O. of the Cody Country Chamber of Commerce, has been selected to learn and connect with local and state chamber of commerce leaders after a national search. U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation announced Hoebelheinrich will participate in the fifth cohort of its premier business leadership program. She and 34 other leaders will participate…

When it comes to small business, Wyoming might lead the way in quality and opportunity – but it definitely leads the way in dependency. The United States is highly dependent on small businesses. Collectively, they account for 64% of net private-sector jobs created since 2005 and employ around 60 million Americans – that’s nearly half…

While the Powder River Basin deals with coal layoffs, the oil industry is going to the dogs.  Gillette is the new home for K9 Pipe Inspections – a company that specializes in training dogs to detect leaks in underground oil and gas pipelines. In a quote to the Wyoming Business Report, CEO Mitch Hager says…

It’s only been a week since construction began on Sheridan Avenue, but WYDOT wants to clear up some misconceptions on the process. The sawhorses, traffic cones, and loud noises on the northside of 11th and 12th Streets heralded the beginning of the nearly $5 million dollar Sheridan rehabilitation project. But despite the obvious changes to…

Cody can finally review the autopsy of Cody Labs. The sudden closure of Cody Labs this past summer caused a panic in town. James Klessens, CEO of Forward Cody, says nobody took the loss harder than he did, but it’s important to remember that this isn’t the first time a major employer has fallen –…


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