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WYO Coal Production Up, Jobs Down

Wyoming coal production is up so far this year according to numbers from the Wyoming State Geological Survey. State coal production in the first quarter of 2017 rose by 15 million tons when compared to the same time period last year. Powder River Basin Continue reading

How Is The Economic Diversification Going?

Michelle Balleck, director of The Craig and Moffat County Economic Development Partnership, and Chris Oxley from The Craig Chamber of Commerce, provided quarterly updates at the County Commissioners meeting yesterday. CMEDP has increased their Continue reading

What Does MOCO’s Business Climate Look Like?

The Craig and Moffat County Economic Development Partnership has released the results from their business survey, which asked Moffat County business owners and managers to assess the business climate in the area.  Nearly half of participants said the business climate in Moffat County had gotten worse Continue reading

Colorado Traffic Fatalities Up

Traffic fatalities have risen by 25% in Colorado since 2014, according to numbers released by the Colorado Department of Transportation. In 2016 there were 605 traffic fatalities on Colorado roads, an increase from the 547 fatalities which occurred in Continue reading

CPW To Begin Euthanizing Bears And Cougars

Colorado Parks and Wildlife will begin tracking and euthanizing cougars and bears in specific areas of the Piceance Basin, to better determine their effect on the Mule Deer population. The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission unanimously decided to move foreword with the Piceance Basin and Upper Arkansas River Continue reading

Wyoming Vehicles And Large Animals Likely To Collide

deer-vs-carWyoming had the 8th most collisions between vehicles and deer, elk or moose last year according to a report released by State Farm Insurance. Numbers show that 51% of insurance claims filed with the company last autumn involved large animal collisions, nationally that number Continue reading

NW Colorado Produced 81% Of States Coal In April

coalplugNorthwest Colorado produced over 80% of the states coal in April according to recent numbers released by the Yampa Valley Data Partners. However, the numbers are slightly misleading as annual production for 2016 is 23 to 44 percent behind the totals Continue reading

Colorado Unemployment Rate Hits 15 Year Low

economyUnemployment numbers for the state of Colorado are the lowest that they have been since March of 2001 according to recent numbers released by the state.  Close to 71,000 new jobs were created across the state over the last year bringing the unemployment rate to 3%.  The largest job gains occurred Continue reading

$100,000 Prize Remain Unclaimed

Colorado Lottery The winner of $100,000 on a Powerball ticket purchased last week at the west Kum & Go in Craig has yet to come forward to claim their prize. According to Colorado Lottery, the winner who matched 4 of 5 numbers and chose the power play option, must claim their prize at one of the four Colorado Lottery Claim Centers which are located in Continue reading