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Logan County Chamber of Commerce Honors

WM (Waste Management)

As Business Of The Week

18211 Iris Drive................................... 970-522-2248

WM (formerly Waste Management) Of Colorado is the Logan County Chamber of Commerce’s Member of the Week. Receiving the honor is Sean Lockhart, Talbert Bowen and Ed Kroll. Also providing quality service are (not pictured) Daniel Caraveo, Ivan Dever, Dennis Boren, Mark Petarde, Heather Harris, Ronni Kropp, Bradley Hintz, Mike Knapp and Adam Emrick.



...Waste Management sanitation roots extend back to the late 1800s, when the grandfather of one of their founders started collecting trash in a small wagon. Their founders wanted to serve their community by properly managing the waste produced by a rapidly growing population consuming more and more products built for convenience.

...WM (formerly Waste Management) of Colorado has been serving local communities for 60 years. They

have 12 team members based at their Sterling hauling site, including professional drivers, technicians, and operations staff.

...WM team is committed to delivering the safest, most reliable environmental services to

their neighbors. WM is a publicly held company with national and local shareholders (including their

employees).

...In the early 1980s, WM of Colorado became one of the first truly integrated waste companies, not only

collecting waste but responsibly managing the landfills it ends up in. And they were also one of the first to recognize the burgeoning recycling movement, building robust collection, materials recovery, and materials marketing infrastructures to ensure that more of their waste finds a second life. WM operates severalMaterial Recycling Facilities in Colorado and in 2022 processed 240,000 tons of materials in the state. Recycling these materials will avoid the use of 1 billion gallons of water and 465 million kWh of electricity and avoid harvesting of 2.9 million mature trees.

...WM of Colorado offers trash collection services to residential and commercial customers. Cardboard

recycling for businesses is also available in Logan County. They provide temporary roll-off containers for

construction projects and events in Logan County.

...For residents interested in recycling, WM of Colorado has recycling bins at 18211 Iris Drive in Sterling, touse free of charge. Residents can bring clean items to drop off for recycling, including flattened cardboard; clean paper (office, newspaper, brown bags), empty plastic bottles and jugs; empty glass bottles and jars; and empty metal food and beverage cans.

...WM of Colorado is proud to support the communities they service. In the past, year they have sponsored several Logan County Chamber of Commerce events (Ag Day @ the Depot; Heritage on the Plains; Hometown Marketplace), in-addition to the Family Resource Center, Logan County Fair, Northeastern Athletics, NorthernColorado Veterans Resource Center, SBO and RE-1 Valley School District.

...WM of Colorado is located at 18211 Iris Dr, Sterling, CO 80751. For more information contact them at

(970) 522-2248, or their website: www.wm.com

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WM (Waste Management)

Our Member Of The Week

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Adams Bank & Trust

519 W. Main St. Unit B   Sterling, CO 80751  (970) 522-06982

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Takara

129 N. 3rd St Suite 7Sterling, CO 80751     (970) 821-7476

Trinidad Benham

139 East Chestnut  Sterling, CO 80751  (970) 522-3295

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Sterling Correctional Facility

12101 Hwy. 61          Sterling, CO 80751         (970) 521-5010

Homeowners' Insurance And Housing

While legislators scramble to determine if land-use reform or regulatory overhauls can alleviate the affordable-housing crisis, Colorado Insurance Commissioner Michael Conway is examining another potential pathway: Changes that could affect the homeowners’ insurance market. Conway recently oversaw three public forums that examined why homeowners’ insurance policy costs are up some 50% over the past four years, why insurers are selling fewer policies in Colorado and what kinds of actions the state could take to reverse the trends. The insurance commissioner offered several broad ideas at the end of the trio of stakeholders’ meetings without charting a specific path forward but said that he would continue looking for solutions. The online forums marked a new tact to trying to bring down the soaring costs of Colorado homes, whose values spiked on average more than 40% between 2021 and 2023, helping to exacerbate statewide labor shortages because some workers can’t afford to live near their jobs. Gov. Jared Polis and legislators have debated whether a shortage of housing stock, an out-of-control market or other factors have led to the state’s rising unaffordability, but Conway’s efforts are the first that seem to peg problems directly to insurance.

Housing Affordability


Proposed Fee Could Hurt Expansion

Gov. Jared Polis’ goal to extend broadband to 99% of Coloradans is facing a potential hurdle -a proposed Colorado Department of Transportation fee that telecommunications companies warn could make it infeasible to run fiber to more remote rural areas.The fee, which is scheduled for consideration by the Colorado Transportation Commission at its Dec. 21 meeting, is for use of rights of way owned by the state agency, which are key to running the middle-mile fiber needed to connect residents in less populous areas. Polis ordered the department in February 2022 to develop a fee structure to facilitate non-governmental access to these plots of land, adding to an existing CDOT public-private initiative option in which companies compensate the state with infrastructure such as buildings.The push for creation of such a fee comes as the state is considering how to disperse $826 million in federal grants for broadband infrastructure that must be spent fully before the end of 2027. The money is meant to connect areas now without broadband lines, which typically are more rural communities whose lack of infrastructure has imperiled economic development but also include more populated enclaves that are adjacent to cities and towns but lack broadband.

Broadband Expansion

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Now Is The Time To Act

By Suzanne P. Clarke

   President and CEO -U.S. Chamber of Commerce

In my meetings with heads of state and foreign leaders from around the world I hear a common question: Will the United States dis-engage from the world? When I talk to CEOs and small businesses they all want to know: How much more geopolitical uncertainty will we face? All have good reason to be concerned. The lessons of history remind us that isolationism and neglect of international affairs can have far-reaching and long-lasting consequences that are not limited to foreign shores but have a direct impact on American society and prosperity. This is why the U.S. Chamber is endorsing the effort to provide emergency supplemental funding to secure the southern border of the United States and to support Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan. Not only is it in our own economic and national security interests; it is essential to safeguarding the principles of democracy and free markets that the Chamber has stood up for 111 years.  Free markets and democracy are rooted in the same fundamental belief: The inherent worth and agency of every person requires respect for their individual and collective choices whether expressed at the ballot box or in the marketplace. Adherence to these principles have made the United States the strongest country and economy in the history of the world. But these principles are not unique to us. They are, as stated in our Declaration of Independence, universal truths.  

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Congress, Immigration, Economic Uncertainty

Members of the Chamber’s Small Business Council traveled from across the country to meet with lawmakers in the nation’s capital. Here’s what they had to say about some of the country’s most pressing issues. The Small Business Council is the U.S. Chamber’s principal policy committee and action group representing the issues of concern to small business. In addition to focusing on small business policy, the council assists in creating effective grass roots actions and strategies on legislative, regulatory, and international initiatives. Members of the Chamber’s Small Business Council traveled from across the country in October to meet with Chamber policy experts and lawmakers in the nation’s capital. Here’s what they had to say about some of the country’s most pressing issues.

Small Business Owners

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Northeastern Junior College

100 College Ave.         Sterling, CO 80751        (970) 521-6600

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OCTOBER


Sterling Trophy

VFW Auxiliary Post

Better Electric

Sterling Auto

Zoes Nook

Bomgaars

Peetz Coop Telephone Company

Sugar Beet Days

Noahs Arc Welding

Bree’s My Shop

Plain Skincare LLC

Nichols Tillage

Logan County Humane Society

Logan County Lumber

Stewart Title Company

Sam and Louies

Help for Abused Partners

Sky Ranch Golf 

Williams Lowry Fredregill

HR Tire Company Inc.

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Riverside Fabrication, Inc.

150 Edward Avenue Sterling, CO 80751        (970) 522-06982

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Great Western Tire

1020 W. Main St.          Sterling, CO 80751       (970) 522-4141

ECCLPS

CSU Regional Engagement Center

Nichols Tillage Tools

312 Hereford Ave.       Sterling, CO 80751       (970) 522-8676

Sterling Correctional Facility

First Farm Bank

Re-1 Valley Schools

301 Hagen St.     Sterling, CO 80751        (970) 522-0792

First Presbyterian Church

Sterling Creatives First Friday

Colorado EPIC  

Viaero Wireless

516 West Main St.     Sterling, CO 80751        (970) 521-9912

First English Lutheran Church

Not So Silent Night

Desserts On Broadway  

Wickham Tractor Company

18875 CR 24 Sterling, CO 80751 (970) 521-9999

Under The Umbrella

Cosmo Christmas

Christmas At The Museum

FFA Cornhole Tournament  

Xcel Energy - Sterling

502 S. 8th Ave.      Sterling, CO 80751         (970) 521-1830

Christmas Concert

Madrigal  

'Cooking With Kids' Will Create Mason Jar Gifts


Registration is underway for Cooking with Kids @ the Sterling Public Library! The class will be on Mon., Dec. 4 at 2 p.m. and is for kids in kindergarten through 5th grade. The December class is "Mason Jar Gifts." Kids must register for this class by calling the library at 970-522-2023 or stopping by the library.


Cooking With Kids

Precision Homes

223 Main St. .........Sterling, CO 80751........  (970) 425-2082

Baby Bear Hugs

Winter Ensemble

Sterling Credit Union

Sterling Regional MedCenter

615 Fairhurst St.     Sterling, CO 80751        (970) 522-0122

Northeastern Dance Academy

Calling All Bakers To

'Taste of Christmas'


The annual "Taste of Christmas" is Mon., Dec. 18 during the Christmas on the Prairie Open House at the Overland Trail Museum. Guests will love tasting your special Christmas treats as they stroll the decorated buildings and grounds. Call the museum at 970-522-3895 for details and to sign up!


Christmas Baking Contest

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220 Edwards Ave     Sterling, CO 80751         (970) 522-3647

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Did you know joining a chamber of commerce can help your com-pany gain access to valuable resources and exposure in the com- munity? A business's visibility and trustworthiness in the community can improve greatly by joining the chamber of commerce. The mission of the Logan County Chamber of Commerce is to strengthen business ties and foster economic development in the county.


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can help your business, please call (970) 522- 5070.

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