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Moffat And Rio Blanco Unemployment Rates Up

The Colorado Unemployment rate increased slightly between November and December, according to a new report from Colorado Department of Labor. The unemployment rate increased .2% to 3.1% over that time period. The National unemployment rate went Continue reading

Colorado Unemployment Stays Steady

Colorado’s unemployment rate stayed steady between January and February of this year, holding at 2.9%. This is well below the national unemployment rate, which fell by .1% to 4.7%, over that time period. The average Colorado work week Continue reading

Hayden Town Council To Talk Budget and Taxes

HAYDEN-300The Hayden Town Council will be meeting this week to discuss the town’s plans for 2017. The Council will meet Thursday night. They are expected to adopt and approve the budget for 2017. They will also discuss the recently instituted marijuana excise tax, utilizing property taxes to offset Continue reading

New Colorado Minimum Wage For 2016

MINIMUM WAGEEffective January 1st the Colorado Minimum Wage reflected the annual inflation adjustment and was raised to $8.31 per hour.  Tipped employees must earn a cash wage of at least $5.29 per hour.  The Colorado General Assembly also passed a bill last year that will increase salaries for Colorado Continue reading

April “Fast Facts” Released by Yampa Valley Data Partners

YVDPYampa Valley Data Partners has released their latest “Fast facts” for Moffat, Routt and Rio Blanco Counties. The report covers various Continue reading

Fast Food Workers to Strike Today

on strikeFast food workers in Denver are participating in a national strike to win $15 an hour wages. Workers from McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Burger King and other fast food restaurants plan to walk off their jobs as part of the strike today. The campaign, backed by Service Employees International Union, started in New York Continue reading