Tag Archives: 2017

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

Bill Introduced To Help Fund Rural Hospitals

 A bill has been introduced in the U.S. Senate that would permanently extend Medicare financing programs, which help support hospitals in rural areas like Northwest Colorado. Colorado Senator Michael Bennet joined a bi-partisan group which introduced the bill last week. The Rural Hospital Access Act of 2017, would extend the Medicare Dependent Hospital and Low Volume Hospital programs in perpetuity. The Medicare Dependent Hospital Continue reading

Register For Steamboat Fire Academy

Enrollment is now open for the Steamboat Springs Fire and Rescue, 2017 Fire Academy. The academy provides entry level training for those who may be interested in a career as a firefighter. Steamboat fire has full-time, part time, and reserve fire fighters on staff. Individuals who complete the program may Continue reading

Steamboat Tax Collections Fall

For the first time in over a year sales tax’s collected in Steamboat dropped.  According to the most recent Sales Use and Accommodation Tax Report taxes fell by 1.12% or just over $25,000 in February, when compared to February of last year. Despite the overall decrease, city marijuana Continue reading

2017 Colorado Fishing Licenses On Sale

2017 fishing licenses are now on sale in Colorado. Annual licenses will be good April 1st through March 30th of next year, with one-day fishing passes also available for purchase. Licenses can be purchased 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

MOCO Kindergarten Registration Underway

Kindergarten registration started this week for all Moffat County Elementary schools for the 2017-2018 school year. To register for elementary school, your child needs to be 5 years old on or before August 31st. Registration will take place through March Continue reading

Demand For Coal Projected to Increase

Coal production in the USA hit a nearly 40 year low last year.  However, according to the Energy Information Administration, demand and production are expected to increase in 2017. They predict production should Continue reading