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Commissioners Allocate $32K For Economic Development

The Moffat County Commissioners committed an additional $32,000 budgeted for economic development at their meeting earlier this week, to go towards the 2017 budget  for the Craig and Moffat County Economic Development Partnership. The Commissioners stressed the need for continued focus on economic development in Moffat County. They also believe that despite budget constraints, the county Continue reading

Steamboat and EPA Work Together Toward Sustainable Communities

EPA-300The City of Steamboat was one of 22 communities across the country to receive technical assistance from the EPA through the Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities Program. According to the EPA, the program is designed to help communities “pursue development strategies that support smart Continue reading

Coffee With Council to Take Place Friday

City-of-Steamboat“Coffee with Council” continues this Friday with Steamboat City Councilman Scott Ford. The ongoing sessions are typically held the second Friday of each month. Some topics of discussion for Continue reading

EPA Spill Requires Federal Clean-up Funds

EPA-300The Colorado town where the Environmental Protection Agency caused a toxic mine leak earlier this month, unleashing a torrent of heavy metals into Western rivers, has decided to change course and request federal disaster funds to clean up the mine. The Silverton Board of Trustees and the San Juan County Commission approved a Continue reading

EPA Workshop to be Held in Steamboat Next Month

EPA-300The City of Steamboat is inviting the public to participate in a local workshop on sustainability next month. The workshop will include discussions on smart growth strategies designed to support the rural landscape, help existing places thrive, support local economic development, and create great new places. The Continue reading

Report Shows Economic Importance of Coal Industry

COAL-MINING-300The economic development directors of Moffat, Rio Blanco and Routt Counties announced yesterday the release of a report outlining measures of the economic activity associated with coal mining and associated electrical power generation in the three-county, Yampa-White River Region of Northwest Colorado. The report, Continue reading

U.S. Governors and Foreign Representatives to Meet in Colorado this Year

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300Colorado Springs will host a first-of-its-kind gathering of the governors of U.S. and Mexican states, as well as the premiers of Canadian provinces this October. The National Governors Association wrote in a press release that the summit is aimed at promoting cooperation among North American leaders in the spirit of economic Continue reading

Economic Development Seminar Tomorrow in Craig

CRAIG-EDP-300The Marianna Raftopoulis Business Success Center in Craig will host a seminar tomorrow titled: “Building an Economic Development Foundation”. Community members, local government, business and industry leaders are invited to the presentation on creating a solid economic development foundation. Presenters Continue reading

Club 20 Identifies Top Ten Issues for Session

club 20-229Club 20 held their informational meeting and county caucuses in Craig Thursday. During the meeting the group identified their Top Ten issues they would like the state legislature to take up during the next Continue reading

Tipton Receives Award from Small Business Group

SCOTT-TIPTON-300Yesterday, experts on small business, economic development and entrepreneurship spoke in Grand Junction during a Small Business Resource Summit presented by SCORE and Colorado Mesa University. During the Summit, Congressman Scott Tipton was presented with the Hill Champion Award by SCORE for his steadfast work in Congress to support small businesses and economic Continue reading