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Unemployment rates dropping in Crook County

As the Extended Benefits program comes to an end for Wyoming residents who are currently claiming unemployment, the number of people in Crook County who are making continued claims for unemployment benefits has dropped significantly from its highest point during the pandemic.

Unemployment rates in Crook County are unfortunately still high, according to DWS figures. The number of people making continued unemployment claims during the first week of September was 60, up slightly from 55 during the last week of August.

This compares to much lower unemployment figures before the pandemic. At the en...

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