Tag Archives: 2015

Gas Prices To Reach Levels Not Seen Since 2015

According to AAA, gas prices are soon expected to be at their highest levels since the summer of 2015. Americans can expect to pay as much as $2.70 per gallon this spring – nearly 40 cents more per gallon than this time last year. Experts say that instability in some oil-producing regions, high crude oil prices, and high domestic demand have combined to drive Continue reading

Second Wyoming Highway Death Of The Year

The second death to occur this year on Wyoming Highways took place earlier this week near Greybull. 28-year-old Simon Augedahl of Casper, rear ended a semi truck on Highway 14 Monday. Augendahl, who was not wearing a seat-belt when the accident occurred, sustained fatal injures. The two Continue reading

34 Workers Died In Wyoming Last Year

Thirty four people lost their lives in workplace fatalities last year in Wyoming. According to a new report from Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, this is the same number of people who died on the job in 2015. The majority of deaths occurred on Wyoming Continue reading

119th Death Occurs On Wyoming Highways

A fatal crash occurred earlier this week in Wyoming, making that the 119th fatality to occur on Wyoming Highway’s this year. 61-year-old Terry Molgard of Guernsey was driving on Highway 26 near Fort Larime, when his vehicle left the road, causing him to over correct, flipping the vehicle. Molgard was not wearing a seat-belt Continue reading

Highway Fatalities Up In Wyoming For 2017

A Montana man died in a roll-over accident earlier this week near Alpine Wyoming, making that the 103rd fatality to occur on Wyoming highways so far this year. 45-year-old James Watters was driving on Highway 89 when his vehicle drifted Continue reading

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