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Preliminary Budget Passed, More Cuts Expected

The Moffat County Commissioners passed a preliminary budget for 2018 at their meeting yesterday. The County continues to experience budget difficulties as revenues from property taxes have fallen more Continue reading

Report Finds Colorado Skirting Marijuana Regs

The anti-marijuana legalization group, Smart Approaches to marijuana, sent a report to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions earlier this week, detailing how states with legalized marijuana, like Colorado and Oregon, have failed to meet U.S. Department of Justice rules contained in the “Cole Continue reading

Hickenlooper Commits Colorado To Carbon Cuts

Those in the Colorado coal industry breathed a sigh of relief earlier this year, after the Trump administration announced and end to regulations instituted under the Obama Administrations Clean Power Plan. That regulatory relief will not come to fruition however, following Governor John Hickenlooper’s executive order yesterday, committing Colorado to the carbon reduction goals Continue reading

New Minority Political Party In Colorado

A new minority party has been added to the Colorado ballot. The Unity Party now has more than 1,000 registered voters in Colorado, giving it minority status for at least the next two general elections. The party’s motto is “not right, not left, but forward.” The Unity Party will now have to hold an assembly Continue reading

Steamboat Hires Director Of General Services

SteamboatAlan Lind was hired last week to become the Director of General Services for the City of Steamboat. Lind has significant experience with strategic and long range planning, purchasing, and risk management in the private sector. According to City Manager Gary Suiter his experience Continue reading

Measure Introduced To Give Local Governments Power Over Environmental Issues

colorado-state-seal-300A measure that would provide local governments with more authority to decide how they would like to handle environmental issues like oil and gas production has gone through the necessary steps to get on the 2016 general election ballot.  The measure says that there are inherent rights for local governments to enact laws that establish, protect, and secure the Continue reading