NORTHWEST COLORADO NEWS & SPORTS


Grass Fire North OF Craig

Grass Fire There was a small grass fire this morning on County Road 105 about half a mile west of Highway 13 North of Craig. According to a representative from the Craig Fire Department, crews were able to get the fire under control about twenty minutes after arriving on the scene. The source Continue reading

I-70 Closed Wednesday And Thursday

glenwood canyon rock fall feb 16 1I-70 through Glenwood Canyon will be closed for a period of time this week, again diverting traffic through Northwest Colorado. The Colorado Department of Transportation will be closing the Canyon highway Wednesday and Thursday between 9:30 and 3:30 each day to allow a helicopter to be utilized for the rock fall mitigation project. Traffic Continue reading

Time Running Out To Sign Recreational Marijuana Petition

grow craigThe final day to sign the petition to put recreational marijuana on the ballot for the 2016 election in Craig, is tomorrow. According to a member of “Grow Craig”, the group responsible for trying to get the measure on the ballot, they are close to Continue reading

Fire In Dinosaur Grows, Crews Gain Control

Dinosaur National Monument QuarryDry conditions and warm temperatures caused the fire in Dinosaur National Monument near Yampa Bench Road to expand yesterday, but crews were able to make progress in controlling the blaze. According to a park representative, as of yesterday afternoon, the fire was close to 800 Continue reading

Small Claims Court Clinic Wednesday

court-300A free clinic for those interested in learning more about small claims court proceedings will be held this week in Craig. A small claims court allows people to bring small disputes regarding money, property, contracts or agreements in front of a judge without hiring an attorney. The clinic will cover things to consider before filing a case, how to start a small Continue reading

Wyoming Partners With Japan To Research Clean Coal

wyoming-flag-graphicIn an effort to revitalize the coal industry in the state, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead signed an agreement yesterday, which will allow the state to work in conjunction with a conglomerate of Japanese energy companies in order to research clean coal technologies. Researchers from the Japanese group will work closely with the University of Continue reading

Do You Need A Living Will?

what-is-a-living-willA free seminar will take place Wednesday in Meeker to talk about living wills, and the importance of discussing health care options. A living will, is a legal document that specifies what actions should or should not be taken in the event that a patient is unable to make the Continue reading

Lightning Fire In Dinosaur National Park

Dinosaur National Monument QuarryCrews are working to combat a fire that began Friday in Dinosaur National Monument north of Yampa Bench Road. The fire started from a lightning strike. Aircraft are working in conjunction with ground crews to suppress the fire through the air. Conditions are expected to be hot Continue reading

Cocktails With Council Tuesday Night

SteamboatThe monthly “Cocktails with Council” session is Tuesday night in Steamboat. The meeting will be held at Carl’s Tavern from 4:30 to 6:00. Council representatives will be at the meeting to discuss topics of concern to the public. The “Cocktails with Council”, and “Coffee with Council” meetings, which are also held monthly, are designed to allow the Continue reading

Beaver Creek Fire Expected To Expand This Week

FireBeaver Creek Fire Crews experienced some relief in the past week with wetter and cooler weather conditions, which helped to limit the fires growth. However, warmer temperatures, higher winds and low humidity returned to the area yesterday, causing increased activity. These conditions are projected for most of the week which will Continue reading

Hunting Licenses On Sale Tomorrow

colorado parksOver the counter hunting licenses will be available for purchase Tuesday through the Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Those purchasing a license must provide a valid photo ID, proof of residency, social security number, and a hunter education card. Licenses can be purchased in person or online. Those purchasing a license online must provide hunter Continue reading

Colorado Farmers Can Sign Up For Financial Protection

department of AGTime is running out for Colorado farmers and ranchers to enroll for Agricultural Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage for the 2016 crop year. To receive benefits from these programs, farmers and ranchers must sign a contract before Continue reading