Hit hard by the pandemic in 2020, economic indicators suggest a pleasant, and much needed, 2021 rebound for the state’s travel and tourism sector.
Multi-million-dollar projects win in Sheridan, Niobrara and Crook counties, but voters reject new tax in Teton and Park counties, field house in Evanston.
As Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks reopen to keen interest, officials keep a wary eye on visitors and a steep decline of projected tax revenues.
Business and government leaders along park borders seek ways to welcome visitors safely for Memorial Day weekend and beyond at some of Wyoming’s top tourism draws.
The state’s economy shut down like the flip of a switch. An examination of three key sectors demonstrates how turning it back on won’t be nearly so fast, simple or easy.