Tag Archives: 2017

Wyoming Unemployment Rate Unchanged

Wyoming’s unemployment rate went unchanged between December and January, remaining at 4.1%, according to a new report from the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services. The national unemployment rate also stood at 4.1% in January. Wyoming’s unemployment rate is significantly Continue reading

Donate To Save Endangered Animals

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is giving you the opportunity to help save endangered animals in the state by making a voluntary donation to the “Non-game and Endangered Wildlife Cash Fund” on your 2017 tax return. The Non-game and Endangered Wildlife program supports conservation for dozens of species in Continue reading

How Did People Die Last Year On Colorado Roads?

The Colorado Department of Transportation has released preliminary crash data for 2017, which indicates traffic fatalities in the state have increased by 29% since 2014. There were 630 traffic fatalities across the state last year, up 4% from 2016 when 608 people died.  Despite the states seat belt law, the data indicates 16 percent of Coloradans do 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

Dangers Of Distracted Driving Revealed

Distracted driving can be very dangerous, but according to a new report from AAA, the risks of distracted driving may be more severe than previously expected. The report found drivers who use cell phones to text or use the internet Continue reading

Deaths At Coal Mines Increased In 2017

15 workers died in Coal mines last year according to new data from the Mine Safety and Health Administration. This is an increase over the 9 deaths that occurred in U.S. coal mines in 2016, a record low. 8 miners died in West Virginia, with 3 miner deaths occurring in Kentucky, while one worker died in Colorado, Wyoming, Alabama, Montana and 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

Below Average ACT Scores For Wyoming Students

Wyoming’s class of 2017 had the 35th ranked ACT scores in the U.S. according to Department of Education data. Numbers show that Wyoming is one of only 17 states which had its entire graduating class take the test last year. New Hampshire had the highest scores in the nation, with an Continue reading

Graduation Times For MOCO, Meeker and SoRoCo

Graduation ceremonies are taking place this weekend across Northwest Colorado. The Moffat County High School graduation will be held Saturday at 10 in the High School Gym. Doors will open at 8. Due to parking Continue reading

Graduation Events For MOCO Class Of 2017

Events are being held this week in preparation for this Saturdays Moffat County High School graduation. National Honor Society inductions will take place Tuesday night at the High School beginning at 6:30pm, with the baccalaureate for the gradating class being held Wednesday night at 7. The Dude Dent Continue reading

Fill Out Steamboat Community Survey

Steamboat’s 2017 community survey should have arrived in the mail by now. The city is asking those that received them to return the surveys as promptly as possible in the prepaid envelope. Surveys were mailed to a randomly selected group of residents and second home owners. The 20 question survey addresses quality of life, service levels, governmental Continue reading