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Earnings And Education Contributing To Poverty?

Moffat County United Way recently completed a community assessment which looked at factors that may be affecting those in the county living below the poverty line. The assessment found the county had an average unemployment rate of 5.5% and that unemployment has actually decreased .7% over the last year. Between 2013 and 2017, the Continue reading

Enrollment Deadline Extended For Fire Academy

The deadline for enrollment has been extended for the 2017 Steamboat Springs Fire and Rescue Fire Academy. The academy provides entry-level training for those who may be interested in a career as a firefighter. Steamboat has full-time, part-time, and reserve fire fighters on staff. Individuals who Continue reading

CO Unemployment Hits 15 Year Low

The unemployment level in Colorado fell .1% to 2.9% in January, reaching its lowest level since 2001, according to a new report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This is well below the national unemployment rate which sits at 4.8%. The report Continue reading

Register For Citizens Police Academy

The Steamboat Springs Police Department is offering a Citizens’ Police Academy to residents interested in enhancing their knowledge of local law enforcement. The inaugural class will be held April 26th through June 28th, on Wednesdays from 6 to 9. Each session will be taught by volunteer police department personnel. Participants must be 21 years or older, possess a high school reading and writing level, and be able Continue reading