Tag Archives: Use

Click-It-Or-Ticket Campaign Targets Rural Areas

Seat-belt use continues to be an issue in rural Colorado. According to the Department of transportation, 1,306 seat belt citations were issued last year during rural Click it or Ticket campaigns. According to DOT data, the counties with the lowest seat belt use in the state were La Plata, Montezuma, Cheyenne and Mesa with a little over 74% of those in vehicles wearing seat belts in these areas. As part of an effort to Continue reading

Steamboat Tax Collections Up To Start Year

Steamboat tax collections were up to start the year, according to the Final Sales Use and Accommodation Tax Report for January. Taxes for January grew by nearly 9%, or more than $200 thousand, as compared to January of 2017. The biggest tax increases came from marijuana Continue reading

Steamboat Tax Collections Up To End Year

Steamboat tax collections increased slightly in December, according to the preliminary Sales Use and Accommodation Tax Report. Taxes for December grew by just over 1%, or $33,000, as compared to the previous year, with the biggest Continue reading

Study Looks At Students’ Health And Issues

A representative for Communities that Care, a program administered by Northwest Colorado Health in Craig, presented the results from a study at the Moffat County Commissioners meeting yesterday, which looked at the health, and other areas of concern regarding Moffat County students. The study found areas for improvement, but also Continue reading

Steamboat Tax Collections Increase Again

Steamboat tax collections in November were higher than previously indicated in the preliminary Sales Use and Accommodation Tax Report. Taxes for November grew by more than 5.5%, or $74,500, when compared to the previous year, with the biggest gains coming from lodging and Continue reading

Program Leads To 36% Reduction In Opioid Use

The Colorado Hospital Association says they experienced success with a new program aimed at reducing the use of opioids. Yampa Valley    Medical Center in Steamboat, which recently became part of the UCHealth Continue reading

Steamboat Tax Collections Up Again

Steamboat tax collections increased again in November, according to the preliminary Sales Use and Accommodation Tax Report. Taxes for November grew by almost 5%, or $68,000, when compared to the previous year, with the Continue reading

Warning Issued After Snow Plow Car Collissions

Following two recent snowplow car collisions in Wyoming, and with snow anticipated again this weekend, the Wyoming department of transportation is asking drivers to use extreme caution when driving near or attempting to pass the states snow plow trucks. Two motorists collided with Continue reading

Tax Collections Up $100K For October

Steamboat tax collections in October were $30,000 higher than previously indicated in the preliminary Sales Use and Accommodation Tax Report. Taxes for October grew by more than 7%, or $106,000, when compared to the previous year, with the biggest gains coming from lodging Continue reading

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

Move-Over Citations On The Rise

Move-Over citations are on the rise in Colorado after the death of a State Trooper last year. According to statistics from the department of transportation, over 2,200 drivers have been ticketed this year for failing to  comply with the Move-Over law.  That’s more than the total from 2015 and 2016 combined. State police increased enforcement of Colorado’s Move-Over law after State Continue reading