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Move Over It’s The Law

Colorado law enforcement will be strictly enforcing the states Move Over Law throughout the month of April. The law requires  Colorado drivers to move over one lane when any emergency, service or maintenance vehicles are parked on the side of a roadway. When it’s not possible to move over, drivers Continue reading

New Law To Make Health Care Costs Transparent

A bill, which takes significant steps to increase transparency when it comes to health care costs in Colorado, was signed into law yesterday by Governor Hickenlooper. The bill guarantees customers will receive more information about the cost of services before procedures are performed, which will help prevent Continue reading

Threat Resolved At Steamboat High School

The following information was sent Thursday to parents and the staff of the Steamboat Springs School District by Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brad Meeks.

On Wednesday afternoon, a note was found on a table in a classroom after the Continue reading

Click It or Ticket Enforcement This Week

The Colorado State Patrol and local law enforcement will be conducting increased Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement this week. According to numbers from CDOT, nearly half of the people killed in crashes last year were not wearing seat belts. Crash victims in rural communities can be especially vulnerable as they are Continue reading

Doctors Have To Offer Ultra Sounds Before Abortions

Wyoming doctors will now be required to offer abortion patients the option to have an ultra sound, before an abortion procedure is performed in the state. Governor Matt mead signed the bill requiring doctors to offer Continue reading

Get Cows Tested For Trich

While cases of Bovine Trichomoniasis, have recently been decreasing in Colorado, multiple occurrences were reported last year in Routt County. Trich is a sexually transmitted disease which may cause abortions or infertility in cattle. State law requires ranchers who co-mingle their herds to have their bulls tested, due to the high risk of transferring the Continue reading

Scam Targets Wyoming Residents

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office is warning people of a new scam targeting the counties residents. Scammers are calling people claiming to be a law enforcement officer or official with the bogus “Sweetwater Civil Processing Unit”. The scammer, who is said to have a thick accent, tells the victim that an officer will be coming by with a Continue reading

Move Over, It’s The Law!

The Colorado Department of Transportation has started a new “move over” campaign to help better protect the states emergency responders. T he goal is to reduce the number of accidents involving first responders by reminding drivers that Colorado law mandates they slow down or move over when ever they see an emergency vehicle on the side of the highway.  Traffic crashes are the number one cause of death for law enforcement, fire, EMS, maintenance workers and tow professionals, according Continue reading

Using Fire and Fireworks In Colorado

FIREWORKS-3-300Although rain and cooler temperatures have diminished the fire danger, all are encouraged to be extra cautious when using fire outdoors. Also when using personal fireworks in Colorado be aware that state law does not allow fireworks that explode, leave the ground or fly through the air. Thus, firecrackers, rockets of any kind, and mortars are Continue reading

You Can Now Collect And Use Rainwater

RainBarrelIt is now legal for Coloradans to collect and use rainwater on their property. Governor John Hickenlooper signed a bill into law late last week, that allows anyone to collect rainwater on their property. The legislation barely made it through the legislative session in what turned out to be a Continue reading

Colorado’s Automobile Puffer Law Change

puffing_carA Colorado bill that is headed to the governor’s office would make it legal to leave cars running unattended if they have remote-start systems. State senators passed the update to the state’s so-called “puffer” law, which refers to the puffs of exhaust that come out of tailpipes during cold winter mornings. The bill would allow any owner with a Continue reading

“Make My Day” Law Amended

make my dayA prison cell may be considered a home to the individual living there but that doesn’t mean they can use deadly force to defend it. That’s according to a bill approved in the Colorado State House last week, the bill clarified Colorado’s so-called “Make My Day” law, which allows Continue reading