Tag Archives: April

New Water Lines Coming To Fairgrounds

The water lines at the Moffat County Fairgrounds will be getting an upgrade by the end of April. After receiving four bids to repair the lines at the Fairgrounds, the Moffat County Commissioners at their meeting yesterday awarded the project to the lowest bidder, X Field Continue reading

Nominations For Business Awards Due Soon

Time is running out to nominate a business or business person for the Craig Chamber of Commerce’s annual businesses awards. The chamber will be presenting awards for the 2017 Business and Business person of Continue reading

Seasonal Closures For Shed Antler Hunting

The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission approve the creation of a seasonal closure for shed antler and horn collection on public lands west of I-25 at their meeting this month. These lands will be closed to shed antler and horn collection annually from January 1st through April 30th. This year, the Continue reading

Steamboat April Tax Collections Up $70k

Steamboat sales tax collections in April were slightly higher than previously thought.  According to the final Sales Use and Accommodation Tax Report for April, taxes increased by more than 6.1 %, or nearly $70,000, as compared to April of last year. This is nearly $20,000 more than was Continue reading

Steamboat Tax Collections Increase

After falling to begin the year, Steamboat sales tax collections increased again in April.  According to the most recent Sales Use and Accommodation Tax Report taxes increased by more than 4.5% or just over $50,000 in April, as compared to April of last year. The largest overall tax Continue reading

Body Of Missing Wamsutter Man Recovered

The body of Michael Proberts, who went missing at Siminoe Reservoir last month, was found over the weekend by Wyoming Game and Fish employees. Two game wardens found the body of the 25-year-old Wamsutter man Saturday afternoon, while patrolling the reservoir. An autopsy determined Continue reading

Move Over It’s The Law

Colorado law enforcement will be strictly enforcing the states Move Over Law throughout the month of April. The law requires  Colorado drivers to move over one lane when any emergency, service or maintenance vehicles are parked on the side of a roadway. When it’s not possible to move over, drivers Continue reading

Steamboat Looking For Poop Scoopers

The City of Steamboat is again asking for the communities help this year with picking up dog poop at City parks and trails. The annual “April Stools” clean up event will take place throughout the month of April. To avoid scheduling and weather issues, volunteers can register online for specific days to participate in the Continue reading

Increased Distracted Driving Enforcement

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness month in the US. As part of the national effort, The Colorado Department of Transportation, Colorado State Patrol and local law enforcement will be increasing distracted driving Continue reading

City Clarifies Misinterpreted Financial Information

The City of Craig recently mailed out the Notice of Election to Craig residents, for the election which will take place April 4th. After receiving several inquiries about the financial impact statement contained in the packet, the city realized the information within the Continue reading

No Vote On Recreational Pot In Craig

Craig citizens will not be able to vote this April to allow recreational marijuana sales, cultivation and testing within the city limits during the April Election. The Craig City Council declined to approve recreational marijuana ballot questions at their meeting last night. The proposed questions failed to gather a majority consensus from the council, with Jared Ogden, John Ponikvar, and Derek Continue reading

Sign Up For Low Income Energy Assistance

LEAPApplications can now be filled out for the 2016, 2017, Low Income Energy Assistance Program or LEAP. LEAP provides financial assistance to low income households to help them deal with their winter heating costs. The program runs from the first of November through the end of April. If you received LEAP last year, an application will be sent to you in the mail. If you have not participated in LEAP in the past, but believe you may qualify for the benefits, applications can be picked up at the Moffat Continue reading