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No Shortage of Fireworks Shows Tonight

FIREWORKS-3-300There are plenty of places to celebrate the 4th of July and catch local professional fireworks displays tonight. In Craig a parade will take place at 11 this morning. It will start at the Craig VFW and end at City Market. Fireworks will be set off tonight from Moffat County High School. Steamboat is holding Cowboy Round-up Days. Continue reading

Government Offices and Banks Closed Today

4th-of-july-300Those trying to get to the bank or contact government offices today are finding that those entities are closed in observation of the Independence Day holiday. Today is considered the official observance of the day by the federal government. Many people are used to seeing those entities close on Mondays when a federal holiday falls on the weekend, however that’s not Continue reading

Plenty of Fireworks Shows to Enjoy Tomorrow Night

FIREWORKS-3-300There are plenty of places to celebrate the 4th of July and catch local professional fireworks displays tomorrow night. In Craig a parade will take place at 11. It will start at the Craig VFW and end at City Market. Fireworks will be set off tomorrow night from Moffat County High School. Steamboat is holding Cowboy Round-up Continue reading

Front Range Organizations Support ColoWyo

coloyowOrganizations on the Front Range are now going to bat for ColoWyo Coal Mine. A letter was sent yesterday to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell from the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation, the Continue reading

Efforts Scaled Back on Ecklund Fire

Dinosaur-National-Monument-Due to minimal activity over the past two days, fire crews on the Ecklund Fire are beginning mop up and demobilization activities. The Ecklund Fire was reported just before dark on Saturday. Lightning was determined as the cause of the fire. Continue reading

Women Only Cast, Blast and Twang Scheduled for Granby

colorado parksWomen interested in learning the basics of fly fishing, archery and how to handle a shotgun safely are invited to a women­ only ‘Cast, Blast and Twang’ clinic in Granby, July 12th. Designed for novices 18 and older, no experience or equipment is required. The class fee is $20 and pre-­registration is required. Space is limited and Continue reading

Cole J. Pollard Charged With Two Counts Of Murder

coleThe 14th Judicial District Attorney’s Office today filed the following charges against Cole Jennings Pollard in connection with the death of Patricia Richmond on Monday.

Count One: Murder in the First Degree, a class one felony, alleging the intentional and premeditated killing of Ms. Richmond.
Count Two: Murder in the First Degree (felony murder), a class one felony, alleging the death Continue reading

EPA Ruling Won’t Affect ColoWyo Case

coloyowThe Supreme Court’s ruling against the Environmental Protection Agency over the agency’s power plant emissions rule will not affect the outcome of the WildEarth Guardians lawsuit against the Office of Surface Mining in regards to Continue reading

Trail Projects to Receive Grants

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife will provide grants of $6.18 million in 2015 and 2016 for trails projects. The grants go to a variety of projects in all areas of the state, including new construction, trail maintenance, signage, education, law enforcement and equipment purchases. Around the state, grants for 2015 and 2016 for multi- Continue reading

Supreme Court Looking at Colorado TABOR Laws

US SUPREME COURTThe U.S. Supreme Court is ordering a lower court to take another look at a Colorado challenge to the Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights. Some state lawmakers are challenging TABOR, saying it violates the division of powers. The plaintiffs say that the job of levying taxes is up to the legislative branch, and that requiring a public vote prevents Continue reading

Rand Paul Courts Colorado Marijuana Industry

randRepublican presidential hopeful Rand Paul held a groundbreaking fundraiser in Denver Tuesday afternoon. The Kentucky senator held a fundraiser with the new marijuana industry, which is holding an industry convention this week. Paul becomes the first major-party presidential candidate to publicly court donations from the pot industry. Though legal weed businesses owners have been active political donors for years, presidential candidates Continue reading

Arkansas Man Busted in Wyoming for Drug Dealing

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3An Arkansas man is in custody in Sweetwater County, facing numerous drug charges as the result of a multi-agency investigation. A team of detectives and special agents from several law enforcement agencies executed a search warrant at a Green River motel Tuesday afternoon. Arrested was 32-year old Ronnie Lee Holliman. Continue reading