Tag Archives: 2016

Lots Of Visitors At Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park was the fourth most visited national park last year in the United States. More than 4.5 million people visited Rocky Mountain National Park in 2016. The most popular park in the Continue reading

Steamboat Tax Collections Increase

Sales tax collections in Steamboat started the year on a positive note according to the City’s Sales Use and Accommodation Tax Report. Taxes collected in January increased by almost 5% when compared to taxes collected in January of 2016.  The Continue reading

Craig Police Release Year End Report

The Craig Police Department recently released their year-end report for 2016. The report details the strategic direction of the department, future priorities the department will undertake and breaks down the crime statistics for 2016. Craig Police increased DUI patrols last year by 113 hours and 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

Three Deaths This Week On Wyoming Highways

Three traffic fatalities early this week in Wyoming have brought this year’s traffic death total inline with 2016 numbers. Rawlins resident, 59 year old Robin Banks died in an accident Monday afternoon 22 miles south of Jeffrey City. Banks rolled her vehicle due to high 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

New Years DUI Enforcement Starts Friday

The New Years Eve “Heat Is On” campaign in Colorado is taking place through Wednesday. The Colorado State Patrol and other local law enforcement are combining efforts to remove as many intoxicated drivers from the roads as possible. Last year, nearly 400 impaired drivers were arrested and seven deaths occurred during 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

Hear From Moffat County Commissioner Candidates

moffat-county-commissionersMoffat County voters will have an opportunity to hear from the County Commissioner candidates for Districts One and Two at the 2016 Election Forum next week.  District one incumbent John Kinkaid and challengers Don Cook and Andrea Continue reading

Concert Sunday At Moffat County High School

craig concert assoc.-150 copyThe first performance of the Craig Concert Associations 2016, 2017 Concert Series will take place Sunday evening at Moffat County High School. Willy and The Wild West Cowboy Quartet will perform a blend of cowboy, traditional country, folk and yodeling beginning at 7. Those who purchased tickets can pick them up prior to the performance. Tickets will also be available for purchase at the concert. Another concert will be held in November, Continue reading

Colorado Marijuana Sales Record Set

marijuana-leaf-300Monthly Marijuana sales in Colorado hit an all time high in July according to state revenue data released Monday.  Pot shops sold just under $123 million in medical and recreational marijuana in July, an increase of 27% when compared to July of 2015.  Those sales surpassed the previous record, set in April this year, of $117 million.  Recreational sales Continue reading

Safety Tips For The 2016 School Year

FIRST DAY OF SCHOOLThe 2106 school year is underway at Rangely, SoRoCo, Hayden, Meeker, and Little Snake River Valley Schools, and starts Monday in Craig and Steamboat. Drivers in the area need to be aware that with the beginning of school comes an increase in pedestrian traffic along roadways. The public should increase caution while driving, and be prepared to Continue reading