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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

Wyoming Coal Production Nears Record Low

Coal Production continues to fall in Wyoming, hitting a nearly record low in 2016. For the first time in almost 20 years, the state’s coal production fell below 300 million tons, with Wyoming’s Powder River Basin producing its lowest coal total since Continue reading

48 Below Zero!

If you think it was cold here yesterday, our temperatures were mild compared to that in Wisdom Montana, near Butte, which recorded the nations lowest temperatures yesterday at 48 below zero.  Locally last nights clear skies contributed to dropping temperatures across Colorado. According to US Air Continue reading

Wyoming Ranked 25th Healthiest In US

A new report form American Health Rankings found that Wyoming is the 25th healthiest state in the US. Wyoming received poorer ranks when it came to senior health ranking 35th, and for the health of woman and children coming in 29th.  The study looked at indicators like body weight, Continue reading

Sign Up For Low Income Energy Assistance

LEAPApplications can now be filled out for the 2016, 2017, Low Income Energy Assistance Program or LEAP. LEAP provides financial assistance to low income households to help them deal with their winter heating costs. The program runs from the first of November through the end of April. If you received LEAP last year, an application will be sent to you in the mail. If you have not participated in LEAP in the past, but believe you may qualify for the benefits, applications can be picked up at the Moffat Continue reading

More Water For The Yampa River

YAMPA RIVERDue to low flow rates and high temperatures in the Yampa River, the Upper Water Conservation District is releasing an additional 10 cubic feet of water per second into the Yampa over the next few weeks. The additional Continue reading

Craig Dips To Lowest Temp In USA Monday

weather-cold-tempCraig not only had the coldest temperature in the State yesterday, but also was the coldest spot In the nation. According to the national weather service the temperature dipped to 27 below at the Moffat County Airport early Continue reading

Craig Coldest In The State Overnight

weather-cold-tempSince yesterday mostly clear skies and dropping temperatures are over most of Colorado. Last night the coldest readings in the State were in Moffat, Routt and Rio Blanco Counties.  The lowest reading in Colorado was taken at the Moffat County Airport where the low was 25 below zero at Continue reading