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Economic Impact

Bighorn Basin residents are encouraged to attend public meetings to discuss the progress and possibilities of the Bighorn River Blueway Trail. The Bighorn River Blueway Trail is a proposed 95-mile river trail that would start at the Wedding of the Waters south of Thermopolis and end at Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area in Lovell. It…

Tourism continues to be an economic powerhouse in Wyoming, as the numbers from 2021 show the state’s appeal and revenues are growing despite the pandemic. The Wyoming Office of Tourism released its yearly Economic Impact of Travel report for 2021. This preliminary report analyzes the financial impact of tourism and how much was spent in…

A new analysis shows Wyoming benefits from and depends upon the nation’s multi-billion-dollar outdoor recreation industry for G.D.P. and employees. Outdoor recreation continues to be an economic powerhouse in Wyoming and across the United States. Now, after years of growing profits and participation, the COVID-19 pandemic put everything into overdrive as citizens sought solace in…

There’s a new billboard sure to raise eyebrows and opinions along Big Horn Avenue. The new billboard has been put up along the roadway heading east towards town. Dominated by a large grizzly in a field of yellow flowers, the message reads: Live Wildlife brings jobs to Wyoming! Our economy needs grizzlies now more than…


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