Colorado Senator-elect Cory Gardner will be in Steamboat tonight. Gardner will be at the Strings Music Pavillion in Steamboat tonight for a meet and greet with residents. The event is being hosted by the Steamboat Institute. There will be refreshments available, including a cash bar. The event takes place from 5:30 to 7:30 tonight, and RSVP’s are appreciated. To RSVP, or for more information, call 846-6013.
Western Rivers Conservancy, the Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. Forest Service completed conservation of a historic property at the confluence of the Yampa River and Sarvis Creek yesterday. The project conserves outstanding fish and wildlife habitat and opens Continue reading
Colorado oil and gas industry leaders say new fines for rule violations could lead in some cases to companies shutting down or curtailing operations. An attorney for the Colorado Oil and Gas Association industry group told regulators penalties should be waived for minor infractions. The commission is considering the new fine Continue reading
The Yampa Valley Chapter of Safari Club International is giving away a half a beef and a 14 cubic foot upright freezer, and Saturday is the last day you can obtain a chance to win them. The club is giving the items away as part of a fundraising raffle. Tickets are $5 a piece, or 5 for Continue reading
Colorado is awarding more than $8 million for medical marijuana research. Researchers say it the first time government money will be used to explore marijuana’s medical potential. The grants awarded by the state Board of Health yesterday will go to studies on whether marijuana helps treat epilepsy, brain tumors, Parkinson’s disease Continue reading
The economy in Northwest Colorado is improving. That’s according to Yampa Valley Data Partners, who says that unemployment rates in Moffat and Routt Counties are the lowest since 2008. In fact, they say Routt County’s employed worker to labor force ratio Continue reading
Colorado Parks and Wildlife will once again sponsor guided hikes in 27 of their 42 state parks on New Year’s Day as part of America’s State Parks First Day Hikes initiative. First Day Hikes was created to offer everyone an opportunity to begin the New Year rejuvenating and connecting with the outdoors at a state park close to home. Continue reading
Craig Rotary still has a few Christmas trees left. The Craig Rotary club is selling Christmas trees as a fundraiser. All trees are now priced at a reduced rate of $30. If you still need a tree you can pick one up in the lot next to McDonalds until Sunday or until all the trees are sold. If you have questions, call 629-0654.
The City of Steamboat has published the final October 2014 Sales, Use, and Accommodation Tax Report. Steamboat’s October sales taxes are 11.21% more than the October Continue reading
Traveling is expected to increase this year for the holidays. According to AAA Colorado, 1.6 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home during the holiday season, an increase of 3.2 percent increase over last year. The period covers Continue reading