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Wyoming Unemployment Rate Dips

Wyoming’s unemployment rate decreased in June, falling to 3.9 percent, down .2% from the May unemployment rate of 4.1%. While this is a positive sign, it may be slightly misleading, as Wyoming has lost more than 5,000 people from the work force since June of last year. This suggests that the decreases Continue reading

Flash Flood Watch In Effect Tuesday

A flash flood watch is in effect through Tuesday night, for areas in the upper, central and lower Yampa River basins. Scattered thunderstorms with heavy rain are forecast through the evening, which may result in flood conditions. The flash flood Continue reading

Flash Flood Watch In Effect

A flash flood watch is in effect through midnight Wednesday, for areas in the central and lower Yampa River basins. Scattered thunderstorms with heavy rain are forecast through the evening, which may result in flood conditions. The flash Continue reading

UPDATE: Air Quality Advisory Issued For Areas Near Dead Dog Fire

Additional firefighters were deployed yesterday to battle the Hunter Fire, burning 20 miles southwest of Meeker. The crews were able to take advantage of diminished winds to increase containment of the 1,000 acre fire from 30 to 70%.  Despite growing by Continue reading

CO Officials Talk Trump Budget Proposal

President Donald Trump released his budget for the fiscal year 2018 yesterday to mixed reviews, including those from Colorado elected officials. Proponents of the budget applauded trumps fiscal conservativeness, while opponents say the budget goes too far in cutting programs that specifically go to benefit the middle and lower class, like Medicaid. Some critics of the budget are also questioning the accuracy of its figures, claiming that some of the Continue reading

Colorado Kids Are Less Obese

obese-childA new study shows kids aren’t quite as obese in Colorado as in other states. The study shows obesity rates in children ages two-to-four are dropping when they are enrolled in the supplemental nutrition program. Colorado’s rate dropped to 8.5% in 2014, Continue reading