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Man Seriously Injured In Accident At Power Plant

An employee at the Craig Station suffered serious injuries in an accident last week. The employee’s leg was injured while he was working on a train. He was taken to Memorial Regional Continue reading

Comment On NW Colorado BLM Activities

The Bureau of Land Management’s Northwest Resource Advisory Council will meet this week in Craig. The meeting will be held tomorrow, at the Clarion Inn from 8 to 3. The meeting is open to the public, with a public comment period Continue reading

Man Arrested With 200 Pounds Of Pot

A California man was arrested over the weekend after deputies discovered just under 200 pounds of marijuana in his vehicle. 29-year-old Jorge Paniagua of San Diego was pulled over on I-80 Saturday, when a drug dog alerted officers to the presence of drugs in the vehicle. During a search of the vehicle, Continue reading

Open House Concerning Recreation Master Plan

The City of Steamboat will host an open house tomorrow concerning the Parks, Recreation, Open Space, Trails and River Master Plan. The plan will provide a 10-year vision for the city’s park and recreation facilities, as well as an action plan for implementation. The public is invited to the open house Continue reading

Routt National Forest Seasonal Closures Instituted

Seasonal big game winter range closures have been instituted in some locations of the Routt National Forest near Steamboat. Both mandatory and voluntary closures are instituted annually between December 1st to April 15th,  at trail-heads and in Continue reading

Meeting To Talk Wolves In Colorado

There will be a meeting tomorrow in Steamboat to discuss wolves in Colorado. The Sierra Club is hosting the meeting starting at 7 at the Bud Werner Library. Two short films concerning wolves in Colorado will be shown, which will be followed by a discussion with a member of the Sierra Club’s Continue reading

Legislation Introduced To Improve Veteran Care

Legislation was introduced last week that would increase access to care for our nations’ veterans and would also reform the Veterans Affairs hiring process to make it easier to fill staffing shortages at the agency. Colorado Senator Cory Gardner introduced The Veterans Improved Access and Care Act following a damaging report from the VA Inspector General, which revealed secret wait lists Continue reading

Donate Today To Yampa Valley Gives Day

Yampa Valley Gives Day is Tuesday. The annual event encourages residents to give back to local non profits to help increase philanthropy in Northwest Colorado. All Continue reading

US Congressional Candidate To Visit Craig

A Democrat Candidate for Colorado’s 3rd congressional district will be in Craig this week to talk to voters. Karl Hanlon of Carbondale will attend a meet and greet in Continue reading

New Look For Steamboat Police Cars

The Steamboat Springs Police has two new black and white patrol vehicles hitting the road this week. The ‘Black & White’ was chosen because it can be seen from a significant distance as well as is highly visible in snow. The department will Continue reading

Coffee With Council Friday

This months Coffee with Council session will be held Friday morning in Steamboat. Councilman Scott Ford and others will be at the meeting to discuss any topics of concern to the public. The conversation at this months Coffee With Council meting will focus on the city’s goals Continue reading

Apply For Craig Parks & Rec Board

The Craig Parks & Recreation Department is now accepting application for the Parks & Recreation and Open Space Advisory Board.  Applications need to be submitted by Wednesday. Members of the advisory board serve three year staggered terms. There is currently an Continue reading