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Help Stamp Out Hunger Saturday

The 25th Annual postal workers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive is this Saturday. Letter carriers will be collecting non-perishable food items while on their routes. All the donations collected in Craig will be given to the Interfaith Food Bank.  To participate in the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, simply box or bag non-perishable food items and set Continue reading

Construction On Yampa Street In Steamboat

Phase 1 of the Yampa Street Improvements will start again next week in Steamboat.  This phase of the project is scheduled to last through Mid June, work will commence weather permitting. Crews will be constructing new sidewalks and installing street lighting on 6th Street along the Bank of the West Continue reading

CPW Considering Increasing License Fees

colorado parksA meeting is being held tonight in Meeker to allow the public and the Colorado Parks and Wildlife to discuss increasing hunting and fishing license fees. CPW is anticipating significant a budge shortfall this year, so increasing these fees could help to offset the deficit. The majority of the CPW wildlife management programs are funded by fees charged Continue reading

No To Banking For Marijuana Businesses

marijuana-leaf-300As long as federal law says marijuana is illegal, the nation’s banking system won’t let new pot-based credit unions have access. A judge dismissed the lawsuit brought by Fourth Corner Credit Union after the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City refused to allow the credit union to join the nation’s banking system. He acknowledged however that Congress likely will have to Continue reading

Marijuana Opponents Using Racketeering Laws

MARIJUANA-300A federal law crafted to fight the mob is giving marijuana opponents a new strategy to stop the expanding industry. Racketeering lawsuits in Colorado are giving pot opponents a way to shut down marijuana businesses without even going to court. One Colorado marijuana shop closed last spring after a group opposed to legal marijuana Continue reading

Government Offices and Banks Closed Today

4th-of-july-300Those trying to get to the bank or contact government offices today are finding that those entities are closed in observation of the Independence Day holiday. Today is considered the official observance of the day by the federal government. Many people are used to seeing those entities close on Mondays when a federal holiday falls on the weekend, however that’s not Continue reading

First National Bank of the Rockies Changes Hands

BofSJMeeker2 (1)One of the oldest banks in northwest Colorado begins a new chapter this week when 10 First National Bank of the Rockies branches are renamed Bank of the San Juans following an acquisition by Montana-based Glacier Bancorp Inc. Bank officials say customers will notice few changes at the Grand Junction, Steamboat, Continue reading