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Call 811 Before You Dig

811Whether you are a “do-it-yourselfer” or a professional excavator contracted for a project, it’s crucial to dig smart when landscaping or doing a home improvement project.   There are more than 100 billion feet of underground utilities in the United States, equating to more than one football field’s length of buried utilities for every person in the country.  Whether you’re Continue reading

Steamboat Releases Final April Sales Tax Figures

City-of-SteamboatThe City of Steamboat has published the final April 2015 Sales, Use, and Accommodation Tax Report. Steamboat’s April sales taxes are 9.50% more than the April 2014 Continue reading

State’s Utilities Running into Problems with Solar

SOLARA rate dispute between an electricity cooperative that serves a large swath of Colorado and its residential solar power customers is part of a national conflict between the utilities and the solar industry. The Intermountain Rural Electric Cooperative has agreed to review its proposal to cut residential credits for solar energy. The co-op Continue reading

Steamboat Releases Preliminary April Sales Tax Report

City-of-SteamboatThe City of Steamboat has published the preliminary April 2015 Sales, Use, and Accommodation Tax Report. Steamboat’s April sales taxes are 9.18% more Continue reading

Steamboat Publishes March Sales Tax Report

City-of-SteamboatThe City of Steamboat has published the final March 2015 Sales, Use, and Accommodation Tax Report. Steamboat’s March sales taxes are 2.67% more than the March 2014 Continue reading

Steamboat Releases January Sales Tax Report

City-of-SteamboatThe City of Steamboat has published the final January 2015 Sales, Use, and Accommodation Tax Report. Steamboat’s January sales taxes are 6.01% more than the January Continue reading

Tri-State Receives National Renewable Energy Award

tri-state-g-tThe United States Department of Energy (DOE) yesterday recognized Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association as the 2014 Wind Cooperative of Continue reading

Steamboat Releases September Sales Tax Report

City-of-SteamboatThe City of Steamboat has published the final September 2014 Sales, Use, and Accommodation Tax Report. Steamboat’s September sales taxes are 8.01% Continue reading

Steamboat Releases August Sales Tax Report

City-of-SteamboatThe City of Steamboat has published the preliminary August 2014 Sales, Use, and Accommodation Tax Report. Steamboat’s August sales taxes are 7.84% more Continue reading

Shadow Mountain Project Begins

shadow mountain village meeting-150 editThe Shadow Mountain Village Project won’t be affected by yesterday’s ruptured gas line in the neighborhood, nor was the incident a result of that work.  Yesterday afternoon a natural gas supply line was broken by a resident using a backhoe.  Continue reading

Wildfire Risk Reduction Grants Available

CDNRThe Colorado Department of Natural Resources is accepting applications for a third round of awards under the Wildfire Risk Reduction Grant Program. This phase will provide $3.5 million to reduce the risk of wildfire in areas where human development and forested lands overlap, Continue reading

Tipton Chairs Committee Meeting on Management of Transmission Lines on Federal Land

SCOTT-TIPTON-300Yesterday, Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) chaired a House Natural Resources oversight hearing to highlight the need to proactively and consistently manage hazardous conditions around transmission lines on public lands in order to better prevent catastrophic wildfire and blackouts, and keep utility costs low for ratepayers.  During the hearing, Tipton questioned the witnesses on Continue reading