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Steamboat Woman Charged With Embezzlement

embezzlementA Steamboat woman has been charged with embezzling from Routt County. Thursday, the 14th Judicial District Attorney’s Office charged Lila Stucker with 13 counts of Theft and 144 Continue reading

Steamboat to Send out Community Survey

City-of-SteamboatThe City of Steamboat will be sending out a community survey to residents next week. In order to make the survey a statistically valid compilation of information, Continue reading

Law Enforcement Switches to “Safe Use” Message

MARIJUANA-300Colorado law enforcement officials are breaking from decades of “Just Say No”-type messaging about marijuana use. Instead, they are starting a new campaign designed to promote safe pot use. The revised campaign starts this weekend, when tens of thousands are expected at public rallies and concerts in observation of the 4/20 Continue reading

Charges Filed For Theft From Routt County Treasurer’s Office

District Attorney 14thOn Thursday the District Attorney’s Office charged Lila Stucker with 13 counts of theft and 144 counts of Embezzlement of Public Funds. The charges relate to money missing from the Routt County Treasurer’s Office between January of 2006 and May of 2013.  Stucker has Continue reading

Storm Increases Avalanche Danger

AVALANCHE WARNINGForecasters say a strong storm that is expected to dump more than 2 feet of snow in parts of Colorado’s mountains by the time it’s over will increase the danger of avalanches. The Colorado Continue reading

VNA to Host Cyber Seniors Screening

Northwest Colorado VNAThe Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association will host a screening of the documentary “Cyber-Seniors” next month. The film is about a group of seniors taking their first steps into cyberspace with the help of teenage mentors. The screening kicks off Continue reading

Tipton Reintroduces Water Rights Protection Act

WATER CONSERVATIONAs promised, yesterday, Congressman Scott Tipton teamed with Wyoming Senator John Barrasso to reintroduce legislation to protect water users from uncompensated federal takings of privately-held water rights. The Water Rights Protection Act (WRPA), which passed the House in the 113th Congress with bipartisan support, Continue reading

Murder Mystery Dinner to be Held in Craig May 2nd

murder mysteryA Murder Mystery Dinner will be held in Craig next month. The performance, titled “Death for Dinner” will be led by the Theater troupe “Denver Talent”. Those that show up will enjoy a lasagna dinner before the interactive mystery begins. The event takes place May 2nd at 6:30 at the Moffat Continue reading

Lawmakers Take Vote on Probationary Pot

MARIJUANA-300House lawmakers gave preliminary approval to allowing medical marijuana use by people on probation or parole in Colorado. Colorado has allowed medical marijuana use for 15 years, but not by people on probation or parole. The bill given initial approval on a voice vote yesterday would change that policy so those with Continue reading

Legislature Protects Yoga Training Programs from State Regulation

co-state-capitol-300Colorado’s governor has signed into law a bill to shield yoga training programs from state regulation – and yogis in Colorado are celebrating with mass poses. Governor John Hickenlooper signed a bill yesterday to exempt yoga teaching programs from occupational-training regulation. The bill passed after about 80 yoga training Continue reading

Over 60 Vehicles Involved In Pileups On I-80 In Wyoming

342 Pileup 1342 Pileup 2Three major vehicle pileups near mile post 342 on Interstate 80 on both the east and westbound sides currently have I 80 closed between Cheyenne and Laramie. Blizzard conditions were present at the time of the crashes that involved approximately 40 – 50 commercial vehicles and 20 passengers vehicles between the three pileups. Continue reading

YVRA Closes for Upgrades

yampa-airport-signThe Hayden airport is closing until June 15th to make way for a $16.6 million improvement project. Yampa Valley Regional Airport shut down Tuesday night so work could begin on resurfacing the runway and installing 25-foot shoulders on either side. The idea is to make the Continue reading