Tag Archives: increase

Wyoming Insurance Premiums Up 70%

According to a new report, Wyoming’s insurance premiums had the second highest increase in the country between 2017 and 2018. The report, which was published by the Urban Institute, found that insurance premiums in Wyoming grew by 70% between this year and last year, with premiums for the cheapest plan in Wyoming jumping from about Continue reading

Gas Prices To Reach Levels Not Seen Since 2015

According to AAA, gas prices are soon expected to be at their highest levels since the summer of 2015. Americans can expect to pay as much as $2.70 per gallon this spring – nearly 40 cents more per gallon than this time last year. Experts say that instability in some oil-producing regions, high crude oil prices, and high domestic demand have combined to drive Continue reading

Gardner “Disappointed” That Immigration Fix Failed

Colorado Senator Cory Gardner released a statement, after the US Senate failed to advance he and Bennet’s immigration reform legislation, or any other fixes to the country’s immigration challenges during yesterdays debates. Gardner says the United States immigration Continue reading

Gardner Asks For Delay Of Park Fee Increases

Colorado Senator Cory Gardner recently sent a letter to Department of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, requesting he delay the implementation of fee increases at 17 National Parks. Gardner believes the Interior Department needs to work with stakeholders in the Continue reading

Group Hired To Develop Ballot Question To Increase Revenue

The Moffat County Commissioners signed an agreement with George K. Baum & Company at their meeting yesterday, to explore the viability of a ballot measure for the upcoming election, which would look to increase county revenues. The group will be Continue reading

Routt, MOCO and Rio Blanco County Unemployment Rates Up

The Colorado Unemployment rate increased slightly between October and November, according to a new report from Colorado Department of Labor. The unemployment rate increased .2% to 2.9% over that time period. The National unemployment rate went Continue reading

Steamboat Taxes Up $70K For October

Steamboat tax collections increased again in October, according to the most recent Sales Use and Accommodation Tax Report. Taxes for October grew by 5%, or $70,000, when compared to the previous year, with the biggest gains Continue reading

Measure To Replace Hayden School Passed After Rrecount

The recount has been completed on Hayden Ballot measure 3A, which confirmed the unofficial results, with the vote tally ending with 431 votes for and 429 votes against. Now that the measure has been approved, the Hayden school district will apply for a “BEST Grant” through the Colorado Department of Education, worth $40 million, which Continue reading

Surveys To Help Build Moffat County’s Brand

The Craig/Moffat Economic Development Partnership is conducting a survey to better determine our community’s strengths, challenges and vision for the future. Results from the survey will be used to guide CMEDP’s efforts to create a brand name for Moffat County. The survey is being conducted as part of Continue reading

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