Coffee With Council Friday

The February Coffee with Council session will be tomorrow morning in Steamboat. Councilman Scott Ford and others will be at the meeting to discuss any topics of concern to the public. The meeting will be held from 7:30 to 9 in the Centennial Hall. The discussion will focus on the City’s water rights as they relate to the expanding of city services. The Continue reading

Online Sales Tax May Be Coming To Wyoming

Wyomingites may soon have to pay taxes on online purchases. A bill passed out of a Wyoming State Senate Committee yesterday would require online retailers to collect sales tax on purchases from the states residents and return the money to the state. Online businesses with fewer than 200 purchases or Continue reading

Ask A Lawyer Clinics Thursday

Another Ask a Lawyer session will be held today in Moffat, Routt, and Grand County. Lawyers will be available to provide assistance on non-criminal court cases. Those cases may include divorce, family matters, child support, small claims, landlord and tenant issues, and restraining orders.  Participants  will receive a free 15 minute consultation to discuss Continue reading

Man Arrested After Car Collides With Tree

A man was arrested last night after he crashed his car into a tree on on the 800 block of Barclay street in Craig. 52 year old Craig resident Robert Peters was arrested on charges of Driving Under Restraint, Careless Driving and Driving Under Continue reading

Highway 14 Closed For Semi Recovery

Highway 14 was closed yesterday between Walden and Highway 40 to remove a semi that slid off the road. The road had to be closed from to 5 to 6:15 to allow a tow-truck to pull the semi back onto the highway.  Icy and snow packed roads Continue reading

MOCO And Craig To Combine Building Departments

In their ongoing efforts to control costs, Moffat County  and the City of Craig will combine their building departments into a Regional building Department that will be in charge of both city and county operations. Due to Continue reading

Road Closure And Bus Schedule For Winter Carnival

As the 2017 Winter Carnival in Steamboat kicks off today, the city has announced they will be closing streets to accommodate event activities. One lane of Lincoln Avenue will be closed at 1 this afternoon for event setup.   That closure will last for 5 to 8 hours.  To improve public transportation during the Carnival, Steamboat Springs Transit will operate Continue reading

Move Over, It’s The Law!

The Colorado Department of Transportation has started a new “move over” campaign to help better protect the states emergency responders. T he goal is to reduce the number of accidents involving first responders by reminding drivers that Colorado law mandates they slow down or move over when ever they see an emergency vehicle on the side of the highway.  Traffic crashes are the number one cause of death for law enforcement, fire, EMS, maintenance workers and tow professionals, according Continue reading

US House Looks To Give Land Control To Locals

The US House of representatives passed a resolution yesterday to void the BLM’s Planning 2.0 rule that took effect in December. The Planning 2.0 rule gave future control to the BLM for planning and use of nearly 250 million acres of public land, concentrated in western states, Continue reading

Changes To Wyoming Early Retirement?

Some state employees may soon be eligible for early retirement in Wyoming. The State Senate passed a bill yesterday establishing new criteria under which state employees could qualify for early retirement. The bill, which went through considerable revisions during the legislative process, would Continue reading

CO PERA Has Billions In Unfunded Liability

Colorado Treasurer Walker Stapleton announced last week that Colorado’s Public Employee Retirement Association or PERA currently has $30 billion in unfunded liability. The Unfunded liability is the money the system owes but currently doe’s not have in its accounts. To help protect employees and tax payers from shouldering the burden of the Continue reading

Colorado Cruisers Meeting Tonight

The Colorado Cruisers Car Club in Craig will hold their monthly meeting Tuesday night at 6:30.  The meeting will take place at Thunder Rolls Bowling Center.  All members and prospective members are invited to attend. For more Continue reading