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Wyoming Cigarette Tax Won’t Go Up

A bill that would have increased the cigarette tax in Wyoming was defeated last week in a State Senate Committee. The bill would have increased the taxes paid on a pack of cigarettes from 60 to 90 cents. The bill faced oppositions from both sides, with convenience store owners worried the Continue reading

MOCO 10th, Meeker 2nd At State Championships

16 wrestlers from Moffat, Routt and Rio Blanco Counties brought home medals from the State Wrestling Tournament.  Sheridan Harvey of Meeker was the lone state champion.  As a team, Meeker came up short in defending their 2A state title, finishing 2nd to Rocky Ford.  In 3A, Moffat County claimed the number 10 spot in the team competition.  Valley, coached by former Moffat County wrestler Ryan Continue reading

Revocable Licenses Required In Stemaboat

Business owners should be aware that a revocable license needs to be acquired for any private improvements, amenities, or any other items located within Steamboat City Limits. Revocable licenses need to be obtained for permanent features like awnings, and for movable items like sandwich boards, outdoor displays, clothing and bike racks or Continue reading

Donate To Save Endangered Wildlife

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is giving you the opportunity to help save endangered animals in the state by making a voluntary donation to the “Non-game and Endangered Wildlife Cash Fund” on your 2016 tax return. The Non-game and Endangered Wildlife program supports conservation for numerous species including the black-tailed, white- Continue reading

Millennials Ranked As Worst Drivers In The US

40,200 people died last year in traffic accidents in the United States, making it the deadliest year for drivers and travelers in the last decade. According to a new report from  AAA, millennial driving habits helped contribute to the increase in deaths. According to a survey, 88% of drivers Continue reading

No Medical Marijuana Vote In Wyoming

An initiative that would have given Wyoming residents the opportunity to approve medical marijuana in the state, will not be on the ballot in 2018. A group, which has been collecting signatures for the initiative since 2015, failed to turn in the signatures they collected by the established deadline, which was last Tuesday. Despite the setback, medical Continue reading

17 NW Colorado Wrestlers Medal At State

State High School Wrestling
Northwest Colorado Medalists

 

 

Moffat County:
170 Miki Klimper 2nd place
182 Elias Peroulis 4th place

Steamboat Springs:
145 Lance Bryant 5th place
160 Hayden Johnson 2nd place

Meeker:
113 Jacob Pelloni 4th place Continue reading

8 NW Colorado Wrestlers Head To State Finals

Northwest Colorado Wrestlers
Still In state Tournament
As of Friday night

Moffat County:
106 Karson Cox 2-1
120 Chris Moschetti 2-1
170 Miki Klimper 3-0 in championship match
182 Elias Peroulis 2-1
195 Hugo Hernandez 2-1 Continue reading

Trump Voids “Job Killing” Coal Regulation

The “Stream Protection Rule”, which was issued by Barack Obama as one of his last acts as president, has been voided by President Trump.  The rule was intended to protect steams and waterways from the impact of surface coal Continue reading

New City Manager Bullish On Craig’s Future

Newly hired Craig City Manager Mike Foreman, met with the Yampa Valley Young Professionals last night to present his plans for the future of Craig. While Foreman anticipates numerous challenges ahead for the city, the overall tone of his presentation was optimistic. Foreman said Continue reading

MOCO Schools To Move To 4-Day Week?

Moffat County Superintendent David Ulrich released information this week detailing the budgetary process for the 2017-2018 school year. Ulrich spent his first year as superintendent gathering information from parents and staff.  Out of those conversations two priorities emerged as areas of focus for next year.  First, the district will Continue reading

State Wrestling Day One Results

Moffat County:
106 Karson Cox lost 11-4
113 Daniel Caddy won 5-1
120 Chris Moschetti lost 9-2
152 Drake Zimmerman lost fall
170 Miki Klimper won pin Continue reading