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Commissioners Save Money Locking in Fuel Price

moffat-county-commissionersThe Moffat County Commissioners agreed yesterday to lock in their propane price from Amerigas. The commissioners will save about $13,000 over last year’s fuel costs by Continue reading

Freshman Orientation Takes Place at MCHS Wednesday

BULLDOGSIncoming Freshmen to Moffat County High School are reminded that orientation is tomorrow. The Link Crew Freshmen Orientation is being put on by staff and students from 1 to 5 for students only. The purpose is to make the transition from middle school to high school a positive one. Seniors and Continue reading

Fossil Mapping at Dinosaur National Monument

Dinosaur-National-Monument-Paleontologists are photographing and mapping the world famous deposit of ancient bones at Dinosaur National Monument. Their work is part of a multi-institutional effort to bring together the vast historical and Continue reading

Leadership Steamboat Now Accepting Applications

leadership steamboatLeadership Steamboat is now accepting applications for the class of 2015. A joint program of the Steamboat Chamber and Colorado Mountain College, Leadership Steamboat develops community leaders in business and community service with a comprehensive look at the Continue reading

Steamboat Tax Report Released

City-of-SteamboatThe City of Steamboat has published the final June 2014 Sales, Use, and Accommodation Tax Report. Continue reading

State Unemployment Rate Drops

Unemployment2Nonfarm payroll jobs increased 5,500 over the month from June to July, to 2,452,200 jobs, according to the survey of business establishments. Private sector payroll jobs increased 6,000 and government decreased 500. Colorado has had 33 consecutive months of payroll job gains. According to the survey Continue reading

Steamboat Woman Sentenced To 40 Years In Prison

court-300Today, pursuant to a plea agreement, Lisa Lesyshen pleaded guilty to Murder in the Second Degree and was sentenced to 40 years in prison.  Lesyshen will be transferred immediately to the custody of the Colorado Department of Corrections.  Lesyshen killed her son, Asher Lesyshen-Kirlan on May 29, 2013.  She then shot Continue reading

Meteorologists Predict Tough Winter Without Coal

Energy consumers are in for a hard winter. That’s according to meteorologists at WeatherBELL Analytics. The forecasters say current weather patterns are “flowing along right now into the type of El Niño situation that is notorious for giving the United States cold, snowy winters, especially in the southern Continue reading

Interest High in Serving on Oil and Gas Task Force

Co-Oil-Gas-300The interest in serving on the governor’s task force charged with recommending new oil and gas regulations is higher than expected. There is so much interest, that the decision of who will serve has been delayed. Governor Hickenlooper wanted to make the announcement last week, but the number of Continue reading

Army Warns of Soldier Scam

SCAMS-300Army investigators are warning about a scam by which phony soldiers use tales of war to steal cash from unsuspecting civilians. The Army’s Criminal Investigation Command has received numerous reports from victims around the world who have been duped by people impersonating soldiers. The scam Continue reading

Poacher Pleads Guilty

POACHING1A Colorado man pleaded guilty Friday to illegally capturing and maiming mountain lions and bobcats as part of a scheme to make hunting the cats easier for their clients. Christopher Loncarich, of Mack, was indicted earlier this year on charges including transportation and sale of unlawfully taken wildlife. Loncarich is Continue reading

State Tracking Licenses Issued to Illegal Immigrants

licenseOnly about half of Colorado’s illegal immigrants trying to get driver’s licenses or identification cards have managed to get documents during the first two weeks of a new law. Data from the state revenue department also shows that about 10 percent of illegal Continue reading