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Fees Increased At Ice Arena

The Moffat County Commissioners approved fee increases for the Loudy-Simpson Park Ice Arena at their meeting this week. Fees will increase across the board, except for skate Continue reading

Crews Increase Containment Of MOCO Fire

Cool temperatures and less wind this week has allowed crews to increase containment of the Winter Valley Fire, which ignited last week south of Elk Springs, increasing Continue reading

UPDATE: Winter Valley Fire 70% Contained

The Winter Valley Fire, which ignited Thursday south of Elk Springs, continued to grow over the weekend, increasing from 6,400 acres to 7,800 acres. Rain and cool Continue reading

Closure Of Yampa River Lifted

As stream flows are up in the Yampa River due to increased rain and some mountain snow over the weekend, Steamboat has lifted the voluntary closure of the river. In addition to the Yampa River being open Continue reading

UPDATE: Local Fires 100% Contained

The Deep Creek Fire is now 100% contained. The lightning started fire ignited earlier this month, 9 miles northeast of Hayden. Crews will continue to the monitor the 4,000 acre blaze and will conduct mop up operations where needed. During a drone flight Tuesday, crews found what may be a coal Continue reading

Be On The Lookout For Motorcycles

Following a record number of motorcycle deaths in the state last year, the Colorado Department of Transportation is reminding drivers to be especially attentive to motorcycles. Motorcycle crashes were up 58 percent Continue reading

Steamboat Tax Collections Up For June

Steamboat tax collections were up again in June according to the most recent Sales Use and Accommodation Tax Report. Taxes for June increased slightly by 2.8%, with the biggest increases coming from Marijuana sales which grew by more Continue reading

Crews Increase Containment Of Overlook Fire

Crews have made good progress over the last two days controlling the lightning caused Overlook Fire, burning in Dinosaur National Monument. The 260 acre fire has not grown significantly and is now estimated at 80% contained. Recent rain and cool temperatures Continue reading

Steamboat Tax Collections Up For May

Steamboat tax collections were up again in May according to the most recent Sales Use and Accommodation Tax Report. Taxes for May increased by more than 4%, with the biggest increases coming from Marijuana sales which grew Continue reading

Steamboat April Tax Collections Up $70k

Steamboat sales tax collections in April were slightly higher than previously thought.  According to the final Sales Use and Accommodation Tax Report for April, taxes increased by more than 6.1 %, or nearly $70,000, as compared to April of last year. This is nearly $20,000 more than was Continue reading

Colorado Unemployment Rate Hits New Low

The Colorado Unemployment rate decreased again between March and April according to the Department of Labor, setting another record low for the State. The rate fell three tenths of a percent to 2.3%, which is the lowest the rate has been since the Continue reading

Steamboat Taxes From Marijuana Up 20%

medical-marijuana-taxTaxes collected in Steamboat continue to increase according to the city’s August Sales, Use and Accommodation tax report. Taxes collected in August grew by nearly 6% as compared to august of last year, with the biggest gains coming from Continue reading