Steamboat Sales Tax Report Released

City-of-SteamboatThe City of Steamboat has published the final May Sales, Use, and Accommodation Tax Report. Steamboat’s May sales taxes are 5.99% Continue reading

Tipton Bill Would Prohibit Federal Funds to be Used in Listing Sage Grouse

sage_grouse-300Yesterday, the House Appropriations Committee included Congressman Scott Tipton’s (R-CO) language to prohibit the use of any funds under the Fiscal Year 2015 Interior, Environment and Related Agencies Appropriations Act to be used to list the Gunnison or Greater Sage Grouse as threatened or endangered species. The bill Continue reading

Lighter Triple Crown Numbers Due to Poor Economy

triple crownTriple Crown’s presence in Moffat County was lighter this year, but it had nothing to do with the facilities.  That’s according to the Moffat County Commissioners, who say they have heard Continue reading

Hayden to Spray for Mosquitoes

mosquito300The Town of Hayden sprays for mosquitoes this week.  The spraying will take place during the evening hours, when weather permits.  Low flying planes will conduct the application.  The chemicals are considered safe, but experts recommend bringing small pets and children indoors while the spraying is taking place.

AFP Trying to Get Rally Feed to Craig

AFPResidents are being encouraged to show up for a rally in Denver, during the EPA’s hearings on proposed carbon emissions rules.  Americans For Prosperity, the Mining Associations of several states including Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, and Montana, Continue reading

BLM Will Not Conduct Horse Round-ups in Colorado This Year

BLMThe U.S. Bureau of Land Management will not be gathering wild horses in Colorado this summer.  Colorado is close to its targeted population on public lands.  The state has about 780 wild horses in four Western Slope management areas. All are within the limits set for a Continue reading

Udall Urges Lawmakers to Strip Employers of Religious Rights

mark-udall-300Senator Mark Udall is urging his fellow colleagues to vote with him on a bill to strip employers of their religious rights.  Udall’s bill would circumvent the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold Hobby Lobby’s policy of not covering specific types of birth control in their health care policies.  Hobby Lobby owners say Continue reading

Gardner Helps Pass Highway Funding Bill

gardnerYesterday, Congressman Cory Gardner (CO-04) joined an overwhelming bipartisan majority of the House of Representatives to pass the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014. The legislation directs $10.8 billion in extra funding to the Highway Trust Fund to finance surface transportation projects such as roads, transit and Continue reading

Wyoming Man Arrested For DUI During Visit To Highway Patrol Office

wyoming hpVehicle Identification Number (VIN) inspections are conducted at the headquarters of the Wyoming Highway Patrol in Cheyenne on a daily basis. On Tuesday, July 15th, 58 year old Daniel K. Adamson of Wheatland, Wyoming traveled to Cheyenne for one such VIN inspection. Upon his arrival and request for an inspection at the Patrol headquarters, troopers smelled a strong odor of alcohol coming Continue reading

Penfold Found Guilty Of Careless Driving In Death of German Motorcyclist

court-300Fourteenth Judicial District Attorney Brett Barkey today announced the receipt of guilty verdicts on both charges of Careless Driving Resulting in Death and Failure to Maintain Lane, in the case of People v. Scott Penfold.  Penfold was the driver of the vehicle that crossed the center lane of Highway 40 Continue reading

Hickenlooper, Udall Urged to Clarify Sage Grouse Comments

mark-udall-300JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300Wild West Radio is still waiting on Governor Hickenlooper and Senator Mark Udall to set aside time to talk about sage grouse and other Northwest Colorado issues.  Udall recently commented that the threat Continue reading

Udall Proposes Expansion of Federal Land in Summit County

forest-service-signSenator Mark Udall, chairman of the U.S. Senate National Parks Subcommittee, has asked the public to weigh in on his proposal to grab more land for the federal government.  Udall’s proposal would extend the boundary of the Arapaho National Forest by 90 acres in Grand County. Udall says his proposal would Continue reading