Paving Work in Shadow Mountain to be Finished Next Week

shadow mountain village meeting-150 editThe final paving for Phase Two of the Shadow Mountain Improvement Project was pushed back a few days, and will now be finished early next week. Moffat County Director of Developmental Services Roy Tipton says the work will take place Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. He says the Continue reading

Classic Air Medical to Hold Ribbon Cutting Today

craig-moffat-airportClassic Air Medical, a premier air ambulance service, will host a ribbon cutting this afternoon at the company’s newest base at the Craig-Moffat Airport. The new base, announced last month, is active and on call at all times. It’s staffed by a team of three personnel; a pilot, a flight medic, Continue reading

Study Shows Fire Activity is Normal for Temps

WILDFIRENew research by scientists at the University of Wyoming suggests extreme wildfire seasons are nothing new in the Rocky Mountain region. They happened hundreds of years ago, after global temperatures had risen to a level about where they are today. The study suggests that bad fire seasons like the one three years ago could Continue reading

Moffat County Celebrating Homecoming this Week

homecoming-week-300This week is homecoming week in Moffat County. Students in the middle and high schools have been celebrating throughout the week with special dress-up days and daily activities. The high school Powder Puff football game takes place tonight on the football field. The bonfire will be tomorrow night in the north parking lot of Continue reading

Soup Bowl Supper in Steamboat Next Week

sacThe Steamboat Art Council’s Soup Bowl Supper takes place next week. The supper is a fundraiser for the organization. Steamboat Clay Artisans have created a number of soup bowls that will be sold at the event as part of the dinner. The soup will be made by local restaurants. The tickets are $30 in advance, or $35 at the door. You can get Continue reading

Steamboat Police Chief Candidates to Attend Reception Tomorrow Night

Steamboat Police BadgeThe five final candidates for Steamboat Police Chief will get together for a Community Reception tomorrow, and the public is invited. Candidates will provide a brief summary of their background and experience and will participate in a question and answer session. The candidates are Cory Christensen, Assistant Chief of Police Continue reading

School Board Candidates to Participate in Forum

Moffat-County-School-DistriThere are four seats up for election this year on the Moffat County School Board. Two of the districts feature unopposed candidates; JoAnn Baxter in District #5, and Charity Neal in District #7. However, there will be a race in the other two districts. In district #3 Travis Linsacum and JoBeth Tupa will will run against each other. Continue reading

Ballots Being Mailed Out Next Week

Ballot-300In a week, county clerks will begin mailing out ballots for the November 3rd election, but Coloradans can take a sneak peek now at what their ballots will look like. Registered voters — or those who want to register for the election — can go to to update their information and take a look at this year’s sample Continue reading

Coffee With Council Takes Place Friday

City-of-Steamboat“Coffee with Council” continues Friday with Steamboat City Councilman Scott Ford. Some topics of discussion for this week include budgeting and how priorities are set, as well Continue reading

Pregnancy Center to Hold Annual Fundraiser Next Month

YAMPA-VALLEY-PREGNANCY-CENTTickets go on sale next week for the Yampa Valley Pregnancy Center’s annual Chili Supper and Silent Auction. The event will be held next month, and is the primary annual fundraiser for the organization. The group says this year they are “Celebrating New Beginnings”. Tickets go on sale on the 13th, and can be purchased at the Center, or at the door. Tickets are $8 per person, $12 per couple, or $20 for a family of 4. The Continue reading

Historic Routt County to Hold Annual Dinner

HISTORIC ROUTT COUNTYHistoric Routt County will hold their annual meeting Friday. The group is inviting the public to join them as they review their accomplishments for the year, and hand out the Historic Preservation Leadership Award for 2015. The meeting will give members and non-members a chance to mingle and learn more Continue reading

Craig Parks and Rec to Hold Pumpkin Carving for Kids

painted_pumpkinCraig Parks & Rec will host an evening of pumpkin carving just in time for Halloween. The event is about two and a half weeks away, but registration ends next week. The evening is open to kids ages 3 and up, and they will get to take home their creations. Junior carvers will be provided with paint and stickers for their Continue reading