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Seat Belt Use In Rural Areas Still An Issue

Lack of seat-belt use continues to be an issue in rural Colorado.  Colorado law enforcement issued 1,175 citations for unbuckled passengers and drivers during the most recent rural Click it or Ticket seat-belt enforcement campaign, a slight increase from the 1,116 citations issued during the same enforcement period last year. 65 drivers were issued tickets this year for an unbuckled child in the vehicle.  In 2015, seat Continue reading

2 Seats Open On Steamboat School Board

The Steamboat Springs School District will have 2 board seats, each for a four year term, on the November 7th ballot. To be qualified, a candidate must have been a registered voter for the school district for at least 12 consecutive months before the election. Nomination petitions can be picked now up at the Steamboat School District Office. Petitions require 50 eligible voters’ signatures. The deadline Continue reading

Steamboat Accepting City Council Applications

Applications are being accepted from individuals interested in taking over for Tony Connell as the District 1 representative on the Steamboat Springs City Council. Connell is stepping down from his role following the regularly scheduled meeting on February 14th. His successor will take over for the remainder of his term which lasts through Continue reading

Car Seat Recycling Offered In NW Colorado

The Colorado State Patrol in Craig is partnering with the Colorado Department of Transportation in their child car seat recycling program. The public is encouraged to take old, expired, or damaged car seats to the State Patrol office in Craig so they can be recycled and re-purposed. Child car seats should never be reused after they have been involved in a Continue reading

Make Sure Your Children Are Properly Restrained

cps-weekThe Colorado Department of Transportation and the State Patrol are participating in National Child Passenger Safety Week which started yesterday and will run through Saturday. As part of the week CDOT is raising awareness about child passenger safety laws and the importance of properly protecting children with booster seats and seat belts. Last year in Colorado eight children under the age of 12 died in car crashes. 6 of the 8 that Continue reading