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Below Average ACT Scores For Wyoming Students

Wyoming’s class of 2017 had the 35th ranked ACT scores in the U.S. according to Department of Education data. Numbers show that Wyoming is one of only 17 states which had its entire graduating class take the test last year. New Hampshire had the highest scores in the nation, with an Continue reading

Earnings And Education Contributing To Poverty?

Moffat County United Way recently completed a community assessment which looked at factors that may be affecting those in the county living below the poverty line. The assessment found the county had an average unemployment rate of 5.5% and that unemployment has actually decreased .7% over the last year. Between 2013 and 2017, the Continue reading

IRS Warns of Unscrupulous Tax Preparers

irsThe IRS is urging taxpayers to choose their tax professional carefully as reports are coming in from around the country describing unscrupulous preparers who instruct their clients to make individual shared responsibility payments directly to the preparer. The IRS reminds those who owe the payment that it Continue reading

State Launches New Child Abuse Hotline

prevent-child-abuse-300Colorado has launched a statewide hotline to facilitate reporting of suspected cases of child abuse and neglect. The hotline operates in Lamar with 12 staff and launched Thursday. State officials say the Lamar center is a hub for Colorado’s first child-abuse hotline of its kind. It’s part of Governor John Hickenlooper’s Child Continue reading

Student Exchange Host Families Needed

STUDENT EXCHANGEASSE International Student Exchange Programs (ASSE) is seeking local host families for boys and girls from a variety of countries around the world. The students are 15 to 18 years of age, and would like to come to the area for the upcoming high school year Continue reading