Colorado Parks and Wildlife has nearly $11 million dollars in grant funding available for private landowners who want to protect wildlife habitats on their property. The Greeley Tribune reports that they also need to provide wildlife-related recreational access to the public. The Colorado Wildlife Habitat Program is a statewide program. There are some requirements, and you can find them on the Colorado Parks and Wildlife website. Direct Link: http://www.cpw.state.co.us/aboutus/Pages/LandWaterCWHP.aspx.
A court date has been set for Tasha Lynn Stapleton, the woman accused of the theft at Old Town Hot Springs in Steamboat, and then using stolen credit cards from Walmarts in Steamboat and Craig. She is scheduled for an Appearance on Bond at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 21. Felony charges should be filed by the end of the week by the Routt County District Attorney’s office. There were nine arrest charges filed, when she turned herself in to Arapahoe County.
The young man in Basalt who was driving in that fatal car crash that killed a junior from Basalt High School, has been charged. Jesse Lloyd is charged with felony vehicular homicide, two counts of vehicular assault, 3rd degree assault, and driving under the influence. The 18-year-old had a breath alcohol content of 0.153, which is nearly twice the legal driving limit. And, Lloyd was already on probation for burglarizing three marijuana dispensaries in Basalt and Carbondale last year.
State Representative Dylan Roberts is hosting four statewide town hall meetings. The first one is this evening. It’s at the Eagle County Town Hall at 500 Broadway, starting at 5:30. The next town hall is in Steamboat at Olympian Hall on May 13. Roberts will be with Senator Bob Rankin for that one.
The Meeker High School Drama Club has their spring play this week. The local high school, and the International Thespian Society Troupe 1284 present the renowned Broadway musical “Pippin.” It starts at 7 p.m. this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Tickets are $5. The show is in the auditorium at Meeker High School.
There is a new loan program available for homeowners in Meeker. It’s for those who may need some repairs on a home or rental property. It is actually available for homeowners in Mesa, Garfield, and Rio Blanco counties. There is a meeting to discuss the Housing Rehab Loan Program at 6 p.m. Wednesday, at the Meeker Public Library.
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