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Marijuana Use Among Colorado Students Declines

According to a new federal report from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, regular marijuana use among Colorado middle and high school students declined after marijuana was legalized in the state. Results show fewer than 10% of Colorado  kids aged 12 to 17 used marijuana in the month prior Continue reading

Steamboat Taxes Up $70K For October

Steamboat tax collections increased again in October, according to the most recent Sales Use and Accommodation Tax Report. Taxes for October grew by 5%, or $70,000, when compared to the previous year, with the biggest gains Continue reading

Gardner And Bennet Question VA Over Wait Lists

Colorado Senators Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet recently sent a letter to Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, regarding the recent report from the VA Inspector General, which found unofficial wait lists at a Continue reading

Steamboat Tax Collections Grow

Steamboat tax collections increased again in September, according to the most recent Sales Use and Accommodation Tax Report. Taxes for August grew by 2.3%, or $44,000, when compared to the previous year, with the biggest gains Continue reading

Colorado Unemployment Rate Up

The Colorado Unemployment rate increased slightly between August and September, according to a new report from Colorado Department of Labor. The unemployment rate increased .1% to 2.5% over that time period. The National unemployment rate Continue reading

Trophy Elk Head Stolen From Truck

A hunter had the head of a 6 by 6 bull elk stolen out of his pickup last week in Eagle County. The hunter was in the process of taking sections of the elk he had just shot out of the back country when he returned to his vehicle and discovered the head he had already placed in his pickup bed had been Continue reading

Steamboat Tax Collections Continue To Grow

Steamboat tax collections increased slightly in August according to the most recent Sales Use and Accommodation Tax Report. Taxes for August grew by .77%, or nearly $15,000 when compared to the previous year, with the biggest gains coming Continue reading

IRS Scammers Targeting Craig Area

Area residents are being targeted by a old scam.  People are receiving calls from someone claiming to represent the IRS in a tax fraud lawsuit against the victim. The scammer says the victim can avoid further complications by settling the Continue reading

Scammer Impersonating Law Enforcement

The Carbon County Sheriff’s are warning of a new scam, where someone is calling victims, claiming to be an employee at the Sheriff’s office. The scammer is calling targets claiming he is Lieutenant Williams and that the individual has a warrant out for their arrest for failing to appear Continue reading

Report Finds Colorado Skirting Marijuana Regs

The anti-marijuana legalization group, Smart Approaches to marijuana, sent a report to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions earlier this week, detailing how states with legalized marijuana, like Colorado and Oregon, have failed to meet U.S. Department of Justice rules contained in the “Cole Continue reading

Steamboat Tax Collections Up For June

Steamboat tax collections were up again in June according to the most recent Sales Use and Accommodation Tax Report. Taxes for June increased slightly by 2.8%, with the biggest increases coming from Marijuana sales which grew by more Continue reading

Steamboat Tax Collections Up For May

Steamboat tax collections were up again in May according to the most recent Sales Use and Accommodation Tax Report. Taxes for May increased by more than 4%, with the biggest increases coming from Marijuana sales which grew Continue reading