Tag Archives: increase

Steamboat Tax Collections Continue To Grow

Steamboat tax collections increased slightly in August according to the most recent Sales Use and Accommodation Tax Report. Taxes for August grew by .77%, or nearly $15,000 when compared to the previous year, with the biggest gains coming Continue reading

Commissioners Support Mil Levy Increase

The Moffat County commissioners agreed to sign a letter supporting November ballot measure 5a, which would approve a mil levy increase for Colorado Northwestern Community College. CNCC would use the additional Continue reading

Commissioners Endorse Craig Sales Tax Increase

The Moffat County Commissioners yesterday agreed to sign a letter of support, endorsing the City of Craig’s effort to raise the city sales tax during the November election. Craig residents will be asked to approve a sales tax Continue reading

Highway Fatalities Up In Wyoming For 2017

A Montana man died in a roll-over accident earlier this week near Alpine Wyoming, making that the 103rd fatality to occur on Wyoming highways so far this year. 45-year-old James Watters was driving on Highway 89 when his vehicle drifted Continue reading

Steamboat Tax Collections Up For July

Steamboat tax collections were up slightly in July according to the most recent Sales Use and Accommodation Tax Report. Taxes for July when compared to the previous year increased by 1.2%, with the biggest gains coming from Marijuana sales, Continue reading

Fees Going Up At Moffat County Landfill

Fees at the Moffat County Landfill will be going up for county residents, after the Moffat County Commissioners approved an increase at their meeting Tuesday. Prices will be going up across the board, except for Continue reading

Craig Residents To Vote On Tax Increase

Craig residents will be asked to approve a tax increase during the upcoming November election. The Craig City council approved a ballot question at their meeting Tuesday that would increase the sales tax in Craig by 1.75%. The city faces a budget deficit of $1.2 million a year for the next two Continue reading

WYO Population May Have Tripled During Eclipse

More than a million people may have visited Wyoming for the eclipse, according to early estimates from the Wyoming Department of Transportation. The department is reporting that the state saw a 536,000 car increase over the five Continue reading

Wyoming Insurance Premiums May Go Up 50%

Blue Cross Blue Shield, the only company to provide insurance on Wyoming’s Obama Care insurance exchange, has announced that they will seek a nearly 50% premium increase next year. A Blue Cross Blue Shield representative said the request is partially due Continue reading

Colorado Health Insurance Premiums To Increase

The Colorado Division of Insurance announced that those shopping for health insurance on the private market in Colorado next year, may pay an average of 27% more for their premiums. Health insurance providers requested the increase to help cover the Continue reading

UPDATE: Mill Creek and Peekaboo Fire Containment Increased

Crews have increased containment of the Mill Creek Fire burning in Routt County northeast of Hayden. The fire, which was 30% contained as of Friday, is now estimated at 65% contained. The fire grew by a limited amount over that time period, expanding from an estimated 460 to 484 acres. Smoke may be visible in Continue reading

Busy Travel Conditions For 4th Of July Weekend

A record number of Coloradans are expected to travel this Fourth of July weekend. According to AAA, 760,000 Coloradans will journey 50 miles or more from home this weekend, a 3% increase over last year. Experts attribute the increase to Colorado’s historically low unemployment Continue reading