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Unemployment in Wyoming continues to slowly but steadily decline as all the state’s counties rebound from the lowest point reached at the height of COVID-19 in Summer 2021. The Research & Planning section of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services released the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for July 2022. Once again, counties across the…

Once again, the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services reports the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate continues to decline after the pandemic peak. On Monday, July 25, the Wyoming Department of Workforce Service released the unemployment numbers for June 2022. Wyoming’s unemployment rate peaked at 8.6% in May 2020 and has been gradually falling since then.…

Candidates running for Park County Commissioner in the upcoming election attended a public forum to share their experiences and opinions on how to handle the challenges facing the county. The Cody Club held an open forum for the candidates running for Park County Commissioner on Monday, June 20, at the Holiday Inn in Cody. Each…

More Wyomingites are on the job, as the state and most counties saw another month of steadily-declining unemployment from March to April 2022. The Research & Planning section of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services reported that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell from 3.4% in March to 3.3% in April. Wyoming’s unemployment rate…

Touropia cites Cody’s charm, cost of living, and excellent schools as its rationale for naming Cody as the best place to make a living in Wyoming. The travel and tourism website Touropia published its list of the “12 Best Cities in Wyoming to Live and Visit” on April 19, 2022. Rather than focus on each…

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…

The Cody Country Chamber of Commerce is offering training for local teenagers to get them ready for another summer of high demand for seasonal workers. Summer 2021 was a double-edged sword in Cody. What was possibly the busiest summer in recent memory was sullied by businesses struggling to stay open due to a lack of…

Employment numbers in Wyoming are slowly returning to pre-pandemic levels, as the downward trend in unemployment from 2021 continued into 2022. This year started right when it came to jobs. The steady decline in unemployment began in 2021 continued into the first month of 2022. The Research & Planning section of the Wyoming Department of…

With winter around the corner, W.Y.D.O.T. is looking for dozens of operators to keep Wyoming roads free of snow – but there’s not much interest in these jobs. Snow removal on Wyoming highways is one of the most important tasks for the Wyoming Department of Transportation. But now, they’re dealing with low supply and –…

The first signs of winter are coming from Sleeping Giant, with nearly half a million dollars of improvements and new jobs leading to a snowy, successful winter. After an active summer,  the Sleeping Giant Ski Area is already awake and ready for winter. Returning from the edge of oblivion, work is being done to ensure…


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