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Be On The Lookout For Motorcycles

Following a record number of motorcycle deaths in the state last year, the Colorado Department of Transportation is reminding drivers to be especially attentive to motorcycles. Motorcycle crashes were up 58 percent Continue reading

Busy Travel Conditions For 4th Of July Weekend

A record number of Coloradans are expected to travel this Fourth of July weekend. According to AAA, 760,000 Coloradans will journey 50 miles or more from home this weekend, a 3% increase over last year. Experts attribute the increase to Colorado’s historically low unemployment Continue reading

Colorado Unemployment Rate Hits New Low

The Colorado Unemployment rate decreased again between March and April according to the Department of Labor, setting another record low for the State. The rate fell three tenths of a percent to 2.3%, which is the lowest the rate has been since the Continue reading

Colorado Marijuana Sales Record Set

marijuana-leaf-300Monthly Marijuana sales in Colorado hit an all time high in July according to state revenue data released Monday.  Pot shops sold just under $123 million in medical and recreational marijuana in July, an increase of 27% when compared to July of 2015.  Those sales surpassed the previous record, set in April this year, of $117 million.  Recreational sales Continue reading

Motorcycle Deaths Hit Record High

Motorcycle-accident2-300For the first time in the history of the state deaths from motorcycle accidents hit triple digits in Colorado in 2015. 106 people lost their lives on Colorado roads last year while driving motorcycles,an increase of over 10 percent from 2014, and 20% higher than the numbers in 2013. Close to 80% of the people who died were Continue reading

Former Steamboat Athlete Goes Into Hall Of Fame

tom-southall-234x300Tom Southall, who overcame a physical disability to become one of the best athletes in Colorado history, will be inducted this year into the “National High School Hall of Fame”.  Southall attended Steamboat Springs High School from 1979 to 1981, where he excelled in football, basketball and track and field.  Southall will be Colorado’s 22nd member in the National High School Hall of Fame, and the only one to represent Northwest 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