Tag Archives: Committee

MOCO Broadband Improvement On The Horizon?

Plans to strengthen Moffat County’s broadband infrastructure took another step forward this week. The Moffat County Broadband Committee is currently looking to secure funds for the first stage of the plan, which will include building broadband infrastructure to Craig’s anchor institutions, including health care, education and public safety facilities. This stage of the plan is expected to cost approximately $3.6 million. Craig-Moffat Economic Development Partnership Continue reading

City Waves Fees For Barn Restoration

To assist in the restoration of the Luttrell Barn, the Craig City Council has agreed to drop all permitting fees for the restoration, and will exempt the barn from City utilities this year. Members of the Save the Barn Committee agreed that the City will get one free day of Barn Use for making Continue reading

Save The Barn Group Purchases Luttrell Barn

The Save the Barn Committee purchased the Luttrell Barn from the Moffat County Commissioners yesterday, and signed a 10 year ground lease agreement, giving them control of the property where the barn is located.  The Committee paid the County $100 for the barn Continue reading

Recommendations To Improve MOCO Broadband

Neo Connect, the company that performed an evaluation for the Moffat County Broadband Committee, has released their recommendation to improve broadband capacity and infrastructure in the area. Neo Connect analyzed Moffat County’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats regarding broadband infrastructure, and responses from the Continue reading

Meeting To Discuss Routt County Master Plan

The Routt County Planning Commission will host a meeting this week in Steamboat to discuss the Routt County Master Plan. The meeting will allow the planning team to answer questions about the regulations contained in the Continue reading

Tickets On Sale For Save The Barn Fundraiser

The Save the Luttrell Barn Committee will hold a St. Patrick’s Day Dinner and Dance fundraiser next weekend at the Moffat County Fair Grounds Pavilion in Craig. Pre-sale tickets are available now at a discount, or you can buy tickets at the door. Tickets are available Continue reading

Save The Luttrell Barn Fundraiser Saturday

The Save the Luttrell Barn Committee is hosting two painting classes this weekend to help raise funds for the save the barn effort. The painting classes will be offered tomorrow from 10 to 12:30 and from 1:30 to 4. Both classes will be held at the Moffat County Fair Grounds. Cost is $35.  All materials Continue reading

Wyoming Cigarette Tax Won’t Go Up

A bill that would have increased the cigarette tax in Wyoming was defeated last week in a State Senate Committee. The bill would have increased the taxes paid on a pack of cigarettes from 60 to 90 cents. The bill faced oppositions from both sides, with convenience store owners worried the Continue reading

Should Feminine Hygiene Products Be Taxed?

Colorado women may soon be exempt from paying taxes on feminine hygiene products if a bill is passed out of the State Legislature. House Bill 1127, which was passed out of the House Financial Committee Monday, would exclude tampons, menstrual pads, panty-liners, menstrual sponges, and menstrual cups from being Continue reading

Felony Charge May Result For Killing Animals

It may soon be a felony in Wyoming to shoot and kill an animal or pet on someone else’s property. A bill was passed out of a State House committee yesterday would increase the charge for killing someone else’s animals from a misdemeanor to a felony. Ranchers and pet owners have lost animals in the state after someone shoots the Continue reading

Texting And Driving Fine May Go Up

A measure that would increase the fines associated with texting and driving in Colorado passed out of a State Senate committee yesterday. The measure would increase the fine for texting and driving in Colorado  from $50 to $300. Drivers will still be able to text under certain circumstances, like when they are Continue reading

Online Sales Tax May Be Coming To Wyoming

Wyomingites may soon have to pay taxes on online purchases. A bill passed out of a Wyoming State Senate Committee yesterday would require online retailers to collect sales tax on purchases from the states residents and return the money to the state. Online businesses with fewer than 200 purchases or Continue reading