Tag Archives: 2015

Update: Body Found By Cadaver Dog Identified

The identity of the body found earlier this week by a cadaver dog near Superior, east of Rock Springs, has been released. The remains have been identified as those Continue reading

Construction Workshop In Routt County

Construction companies in Routt County that would like to learn more about the 2015 energy code are invited to attend a workshop next week in Steamboat. A professional trainer from Colorado Codes Consulting will be at the meeting to give attendees specific details on regulations contained within the 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

CO Marijuana Sales Top $1 Billion In 2016

The Colorado Department of Revenue announced last week that combined sales of recreational and medical marijuana topped $1 billion in 2016. From the 1.3 billion dollars in marijuana sales, Colorado collected nearly $200 million in state tax revenue. The $200 million dollars does not include the Continue reading

Steamboat Sales Tax Collections Up To End Year

Sales taxes collections in Steamboat ended the year on a positive note according to the most recent Sales, Use and Accommodations Tax Report. Taxes collected in December grew by 1.4% when compared to December of 2015, and total taxes collected for the year were up 6.7% when compared to taxes collected in 2015. The biggest Continue reading

Wyoming Coal Production Nears Record Low

Coal Production continues to fall in Wyoming, hitting a nearly record low in 2016. For the first time in almost 20 years, the state’s coal production fell below 300 million tons, with Wyoming’s Powder River Basin producing its lowest coal total since Continue reading

Steamboat Tax Collections On The Rise

SteamboatTaxes collected in Steamboat continue to increase according to the city’s October Sales, Use and Accommodation tax report. Taxes collected in October grew by nearly 4% as compared to October of last year, with the biggest gains coming from marijuana sales which Continue reading

Northwest Colorado’s 2015 Highway Fatality Stats

COLORADO-STATE-FLAG2015 was a deadly year on the roads in Colorado. Early numbers show the state saw 523 fatalities last year, a 16% spike over 2014. Roughly a third of all the deadly wrecks happened because of impairment. According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, the number of fatalities in Continue reading

Moffat County Commissioners Approve 2016 Budget

moffat-county-commissionersAt their regular weekly meeting, yesterday, the Moffat County Commissioners approved the County budget for 2016. The operating budget for Moffat County will grow by about 4 ½ percent to just under $44 million for next year. The Commissioners also approved Continue reading

2015 USA Pro Challenge Concludes

USA-Pro-Cycling-Challenge-Logo-300x250Organizers say the USA Pro Challenge, which kicked off the 5th year of the race in Steamboat, had its biggest year yet by adding a women’s race. But the race still has yet to turn a profit. According to the race organizers, the Pro Challenge lost around $2 million this year. The good news Continue reading

Colorado Minimum Wage Raised

MINIMUM WAGEThe minimum wage in Colorado edged up yesterday to $8.23 an hour, up 23 cents from last year. Restaurant servers and other tipped workers must now be paid a minimum of $5.21 an hour.  Colorado is one of over a dozen Continue reading

Broncos Selected For Pro Bowl

broncos smallA league-leading nine Broncos players were selected to the 2015 Pro Bowl. This ties the second-most selections in franchise history, matching 1996 and exceeded by ten selections in 1998. Quarterback Peyton Manning earned his 14th-career selection. Demaryius Thomas was Continue reading