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EPA To Extend Carbon Rule Comment Period

US-EPA-logoBowing to pressure from governors, business, labor groups and 53 US Senators the EPA announced that it is extending by 45 days the public comment period for
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Charges Filed Against Teen Who Stabbed Sheriff

RIO-BLANCO-COUNTY-SHERIFF-3Prosecutors have filed charges of assault and menacing against a Meeker-area man accused of stabbing Rio Blanco County Sheriff Si Woodruff. 19-year-old Logan Piper was arrested after the August 21st attack in Meeker. Woodruff is on leave and is expected to recover. Piper is being held in lieu of $100,000 bond. His next court Continue reading

Bonfils to Hold Blood Drive in Craig Today

BLOOD-DRIVE2Bonfils Blood Center will conduct a blood drive today at the Moffat County Fairgrounds. The blood drive is sponsored by the Craig Chamber of Commerce. Those that plan to give are encouraged to eat a full meal and drink plenty of water before donating. They also say you should give yourself an hour for the entire process. Bonfils will be set up in the fairgrounds Pavilliion from 12:30 to 6 today. If you would like to learn more, call (303) 363-2300.

Steamboat Chamber to Hold Economic Summit

steamboat-chamber-300From a global perspective to local trends, a wide range of economic factors are collecting to shape our future. That’s according to the Steamboat Chamber, which is preparing for its 20th annual Continue reading

Prescribed Burn Near Walden

controlled-burns-300Arapaho National Wildlife Refuge staff in Jackson County plan to take advantage of the fall weather to burn the grasslands near the Hampton Ranch site, and along the Illinois River near the refuge’s northern boundary. The objectives of Continue reading

New Steamboat Chamber CEO Named

jimclarkJim Clark, former president and executive director of Visit Fort Collins, has been named the new CEO of the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association, the board’s executive committee officially announced Today.  With more than 30 years of experience in hospitality, Clark

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Dinosaur National Monument Hunting Regulations

Dinosaur National Monument QuarryWith the arrival of hunting seasons on lands surrounding Dinosaur National Monument, hunters are reminded that hunting is not permitted in the monument. Although most of the monument boundary is well marked, hunters are responsible for ensuring they do not hunt within the monument. Continue reading

Fire Destroys Car on Highway 13

fire-1-300Craig Fire/Rescue responded to a vehicle fire yesterday evening. The incident happened on Highway 13 about 6 miles south of Craig a little after 7 last night. It’s not clear how the vehicle caught fire, but the car is considered a total loss. Nobody was injured in the incident.

CNCC Foundation Fundraiser this Weekend

CNCC-3001The Colorado Northwestern Community College Foundation will hold their annual fundraiser dinner Saturday at the Craig Campus. The dinner will include a silent and live Continue reading

Poll Shows Udall and Hickenlooper with Slim Leads

online_survey_300x300A poll is showing the race between Senator Mark Udall and his Republican challenger, U.S. Representative Cory Gardner, is still a dead heat. The poll by Survey USA shows Udall ahead by 4 points, but the margin of error is 3.9 percentage points. It shows Udall ahead with women and unaffiliated voters. However, the poll is split Continue reading

Bill Clinton to Campaign for Mark Udall

CLINTONFormer President Bill Clinton is heading to Denver to raise money for Senator Mark Udall’s re-election campaign. Reports say Clinton will attend a luncheon in Denver on September 27th. Udall, a Democrat, is locked in a tight race with Republican challenger U.S. Representative Cory Gardner.

New Report Says Colorado Dependent on Income Taxes

income taxA new report highlighting wealth inequality nationally finds Colorado is among the top 10 states most reliant on income taxes for state revenue. The report released today by the credit ratings agency Standard & Poor’s concludes that income inequality is contributing to slower economic growth in the U.S. The report says that Continue reading