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Wyoming is easing back into normal employment patterns, as the Equality State fares better than the rest of the nation when it comes to jobs. The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services released the state’s latest unemployment numbers on Monday, May 23. Once again, the numbers suggest Wyoming is recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic and returning…

Wyoming is experiencing high amounts of job openings not being filled. All around Cody, business owners are looking for anyone who is willing to work. Brian and Denise Wiegand are owners of Bubba’s BBQ restaurant in Cody and have struggled to get people to walk through the doors to give out an application. And are…

Out of work? Looking for a new job? Maybe you just need some extra dough to pay down some bills! No problem! The Big Horn Radio Network in partnership with the Department of Workforce Services presents a virtual job fair! How does it work?  Simply click here on Tuesday, May 18th between 11 AM and 1PM…

Make May Pay! The Big Horn Radio Network in conjunction with the Department of Workforce service’s in Cody, Powell and Worland are offering a virtual job fair Tuesday May 4th from 11 AM-1 PM. The Big Horn Basin virtual job fair gives you the opportunity to interview on the spot with potential employers across the…

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell sharply last week to 684,000, the fewest since the pandemic erupted a year ago and a sign that the economy is improving. Thursday’s report from the Labor Department showed that jobless claims fell from 781,000 the week before.…

A second Wyoming coal mine is set to close this year in the Powder River Basin. The Coal Creek mine, owned by Arch Resources Inc., announced the closure on Tuesday over the next two years as the company transitions away from thermal coal to metallurgic coal. Powder River Basin mines produce about 40% of the…

Shoshone National Forest is looking to recruit Bighorn Basin veterans for a walk in the woods – and a few other things. The Clarks Fork, Greybull, and Wapiti Ranger Districts of the Shoshone National Forest are looking to fill several temporary recreation-related positions out of Cody for the summer 2021 field season. Some of those…

It might be February, but seasonal jobs are already cropping up for the summer. Wyoming Game and Fish has posted a number of seasonal positions within the department across the state. The positions are mostly centered around animals, surprisingly. But some might attract more attention than others. Yoder and Sheridan are in need of Bird…

Cody Labs. CertainTeed. Several large-scale employers have shut their doors and left dozens of quality Cody workers without jobs. Is there any solace to soothe our fears? Absolutely. Despite the closure of these major employers in Cody, the overall unemployment rate in Cody has been low for several years. While this is usually something that…

Cody’s business had its ups and downs in 2019 but the prognosis for the future is very positive. James Klessens, CEO of Forward Cody, presented a retrospective on the year for Cody’s business at the Cody Club meeting yesterday. The elephant in the room was the closure of Cody Labs, resulting in 135 lost jobs…


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