NORTHWEST COLORADO NEWS & SPORTS


Charges Related To Burglaries Filed Against Tracy

Jason TracyCharges have officially been filed against Jason Tracy, the Craig man suspected in a series of area burglaries. The 37 year old was arrested after police discovered numerous stolen items, including a 4-wheeler, on his property in early July. Tracy has been held in the Moffat County Jail on a parole violation since his arrest. Tracy was charged with 4 counts of criminal trespassing, three counts of theft Continue reading

Economic Diversification In Moffat County

economyMoffat County took another step forward this week in its quest for economic diversification. The Moffat County Commissioners voted at their weekly meeting on which recommendations to pursue from the Better City economic development proposal. The Commissioners have relayed their recommendations to the Local Marketing District who will begin to take Continue reading

Vote To Change Colorado Primary

Vote_Checkmark-300x300Two separate ballot initiatives focused on changing the Colorado Primary Election system have received enough signatures to reach the November ballot. Initiative 98 would allow unaffiliated voters to participate in the primary election without having to declare as either a Continue reading

Hickenlooper May Demand Carbon Emission Reductions

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300Colorado Governor, John Hickenlooper is considering instituting an executive order that would require the states power sector to reduce its carbon emissions by 35%, by the year 2030. A spokesman from Hickenlooper’s office said that the executive order is still in a rough draft phase, the governor is taking input and Continue reading

DUI Saturation Patrol In Steamboat

COLO-STATE-PATROL-300To ensure people in the area are enjoying the end of summer safely, the Colorado State Patrol will be conducting DUI saturation enforcement in and around Steamboat Springs Friday. So far this year in Northwest Colorado, the State Patrol has investigated 34 Continue reading

Silver Creek Fire Triples In Size

FireA meeting will take place Wednesday evening to allow the Silver Creek Fire Management Team to provide information on the fire. The meeting will be held at the Stagecoach fire station beginning at 6:30. The Silver Creek Fire, burning four miles south of Stage Coach Reservoir, in the Sarvis Creek Wilderness area in the Routt National Forest increased to 25 acres yesterday. Crews are giving special attention to structures Continue reading

Tax Increases May Fund Full Day Kindergarten

FullDayKindergartenThe Steamboat Springs Board of Education voted yesterday to put a mill levy override on the November ballot that would help to fund free full day kindergarten in the Steamboat Springs School District. The levy would vary per year, depending on kindergarten enrollment, and would go away Continue reading

Volunteers Needed For Fuller Center Work Day

Fuller-CenterVolunteers are needed this weekend for a workday hosted by The Fuller Center for Housing. The Fuller Center for Housing provides assistance to low-income families, by building new homes and offering Continue reading

Comment On Proposed Projects At Steamboat Ski Resort

SteamboatAn open house will take place Thursday evening in Steamboat to discuss potential construction projects at the Steamboat Ski Resort. An environmental impact statement on the proposed projects has been performed by the National Forest Service. The impact statement will be presented and discussed at the meeting. The forest service will accept public Continue reading

21 Zika Cases In Colorado

ZikaThe Center for Disease Control has reported that 21 people in Colorado have Zika. All of the infected, contracted the disease after traveling outside of the state. According to a state health department official, no mosquitoes carrying Zika have been Continue reading

Many Against Increasing Taxes On Wind Generation

wyoming-flag-graphicThere is heavy opposition to the proposed increase on taxes collected on wind generation in Wyoming. County Commissioners form Albany and Carbon counties joined city councilors from Hanna and Laramie to draft resolutions against the proposed tax increase.  There have been two proposals made, the first would raise the current tax of $1 per megawatt hour of Continue reading

BLM Notice of Intended Disposition of Native American Remains

BLM1. Notice is here given in accordance with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), 43 CFR 10.6 (c), of the intent to transfer custody of Native American human remains in the control of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

A detailed assessment of the human remains was made by BLM officials in consultation with representatives of the Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah & Ouray Reservation, the Southern Ute Indian Tribe, the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, and the Eastern Shoshone Tribe of the Wind River Reservation, Wyoming. Continue reading