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Changes Coming To CO PERA Program?

Following the announcement earlier this year that Colorado’s Public Employee Retirement Association or PERA had $30 billion in unfunded liability, the Board is now recommending comprehensive reforms designed to reduce the overall risk and reduce the amount of time it will take the retirement program to be fully funded.  The Board’s recommendations, which Continue reading

Free Park Entry For Colorado Vets

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering free park entrance to active-duty military and veterans during the entire month of August. All veterans and active-duty military, including Reserve and National Guard members, can obtain Continue reading

CO PERA Has Billions In Unfunded Liability

Colorado Treasurer Walker Stapleton announced last week that Colorado’s Public Employee Retirement Association or PERA currently has $30 billion in unfunded liability. The Unfunded liability is the money the system owes but currently doe’s not have in its accounts. To help protect employees and tax payers from shouldering the burden of the Continue reading

Funeral For Darrell Snow Tuesday

The funeral for Darrell Snow, the Moffat County Road and Bridge employee who died last week will be Tuesday. Snow was killed in an accident Thursday at Continue reading

Identity Of Man Who Died At Landfill Released

The identity of the man who died Thursday morning at the Moffat County Landfill has been released by the Moffat County Sheriff’s Office.  Moffat County Road and Bridge employee 58 year old Continue reading

UPDATE: MOCO Employee Dies In Accident At Landfill

A Moffat County Road and Bridge employee died this morning in an accident at the Moffat County Landfill. According to Troy Hampton from the Craig Fire Department, the man Continue reading

Hayden Town Council To Talk Budget and Taxes

HAYDEN-300The Hayden Town Council will be meeting this week to discuss the town’s plans for 2017. The Council will meet Thursday night. They are expected to adopt and approve the budget for 2017. They will also discuss the recently instituted marijuana excise tax, utilizing property taxes to offset Continue reading

Prices To Increase With Minimum Wage

MINIMUM WAGEColorado business owners are already talking about raising prices due to the passage of Amendment 72.  Voters approved the minimum wage increase on Tuesday.  By 2020, employees must make at least $12 an hour, with tipped workers seeing their hourly rate Continue reading

Clarification On Craig Station Unit 1 Closure

Craig_StationThe future of Craig Station Unit 1 became a little clearer following Thursday nights meeting at Moffat County High School.  Mike McInnes, the CEO of Tri-State, one of the members of the Yampa Project that own Unit 1, attended the meeting to provide an explanation for the closure, and to brief the community on the Yampa Project’s plan for the future.  McInnes stressed that the agreement to close Unit 1 by the end of 2025 was the Continue reading

Former Routt County Employee Pays $10,000 In Restitution

District Attorney 14thAfter former Routt County Treasurer employee Lila Stucker tendered $10,000 in restitution to Routt County, the District Attorney’s Office dismissed the criminal case against her. Stucker had been accused of misappropriating approximately $20,000 from the Routt County Treasurer’s office between 2006 and 2013. Following the dismissal of the criminal case the District Attorney’s Office said it Continue reading

New Colorado Minimum Wage For 2016

MINIMUM WAGEEffective January 1st the Colorado Minimum Wage reflected the annual inflation adjustment and was raised to $8.31 per hour.  Tipped employees must earn a cash wage of at least $5.29 per hour.  The Colorado General Assembly also passed a bill last year that will increase salaries for Colorado Continue reading