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News from the Cody Front Porch

2018 Executive Director - State of the Chamber

You can find our recent State of the Chamber presentation here.

Wyoming State Park Permits 2019

2019 Annual State Parks permits will go on sale at a discounted price on December 1, 2018 through February 15, 2019! We are an authorized vendor for these permits.

For the first time since 2009, Wyo Parks have changed their fee schedule. 100% of the money from annual permits and visitor fees goes right back into the parks and sites to fund new projects, site enhancements, operation/maintenance costs, and resource protection.

WY Resident Permit Fees for 2019:
$34 Early Bird Day Use (price good from December 1, 2018 through February 15, 2019 ONLY)
$40 Day Use
$12 Additional Day Use Permits
$50 Camping
$15 Additional Camping Permits

Locals - please bring along your vehicle registration information and your Wyoming driver's license to confirm your in-state residency. Additional vehicle or replacement discounted permits registered to same household are only offered in person with proof of original receipt!

More information on State Park Permits can be found on the State Parks website.

Another successful Buffalo Bill Art Show & Sale is completed for 2018.

The show, produced by the Cody Country Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, generated more than $1million in total art sales. The gross revenue from the event including ticket sales and sponsorships is estimated at $1.3 million. Over 750 total people attended both the live auction and dinner, Friday, Sept. 21 and the Quick Draw, Saturday Sept. 22.  View the 2018 Press Release.

Yellowstone National Park - Oct 15 Fishing Bridge road closure.

From October 15 through November 5, 2018, the road between Sedge Bay and Fishing Bridge will be closed. During the closure, the East Entrance Road will remain open from the entrance to Sedge Bay, weather permitting.

Visitors traveling to and from Cody will need to use the Northeast Entrance during this closure. Tower Fall to Canyon (Dunraven Pass) traditionally closes on October 9. Depending on weather, staff may keep it open after October 9 to allow for an additional route to and from Cody via the Northeast Entrance.

Find out the most current Yellowstone National Park road information here.  Or you can call (307) 344-2117 for recorded information.

June 2018:

City of Cody notice to all Cody Business Owners.

This PDF City of Cody - State of WY Liquor 2018 references the State Statute about the distribution and/or sale of alcohol for events.  Please read and be aware!

From 2014-2017 the Chamber averaged 28 new members per year.  We are excited to welcome our 25 new members as of April 2018.  Together we can do great things.

Membership at the Cody Country Chamber of Commerce has more value than ever before.  We have reorganized our membership tiers, added tangible member benefits and have increased member access through the new Member Information Center. Some of the new reasons to join include:

  • Access to quality healthcare
  • Events that make sense and save money such as our May 10th Shred Event
  • Discounted services through our member-to-member discount program
  • Convenient, no charge, web-based employer and employee training
  • The new Membership Information Center (MIC) puts you in control of the content for your business on our website