Category Archives: News

Trick-or-treating Opportunities in Northwest Colorado

halloween-pumpkin-#3Today is Halloween, and there are plenty of organized trick-or-treating activities for kids all over Northwest Colorado. In Steamboat, the Downtown Halloween Stroll takes place from 5 to 7 at the businesses along Lincoln Avenue. In Craig, kids can walk the downtown businesses along Yampa Avenue, and the stores inside the Continue reading

Ballots Due Tuesday

Ballot-300Voters have until Tuesday to submit their ballots to local elections clerks. Colorado’s election is an all-mail election, but polling places will be available in Moffat, Routt and Rio Blanco Counties on Tuesday. In Moffat County, voters can show up to the Moffat County Courthouse between 7 in the morning and 7 in the evening to Continue reading

Returning to Mountain Standard Time

TIME CHANGEThis weekend is “time change” weekend. Sunday, we return to Mountain Standard Time. The key phrase to remember is “Spring Forward, Fall Back”. So remember to set your clocks back one hour before going to bed tomorrow night. This is also the time firefighters suggest you change the batteries in your home’s smoke alarms. The Continue reading

Bulldogs Want Community to Help Send them Off

BULLDOGSThe Moffat County Bulldogs are headed to Brush today to prepare for tomorrow’s playoff game. The community is invited to help send the bulldogs off in style this morning. School officials are asking everyone who can to show up at the high school at 9 this morning to give the players a hearty send-off. Continue reading

Fly Fishing Seminar at Stagecoach

STAGECOACHColorado Parks and Wildlife is inviting everyone to a free, fly fishing seminar, next week at Stagecoach State Park. Experts with Bucking Rainbow Outfitters, Steamboat Fly Fishers, Yampa Valley Anglers and Yampa River Outfitters will Continue reading

Christie Campaigns for Beauprez

christieColorado Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez is getting help again from New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in the final days of the election. Beauprez and Christie were at a rally in Colorado Springs yesterday afternoon that also included U.S. Representative Cory Gardner, who is running for U.S. Senate. Continue reading

Grand Jury Finds No Others Involved in Grand County Theft

District Attorney 14thYesterday, the Fourteenth Judicial District Attorney’s Office announced that their Grand Jury has decided no additional persons should be charged for the theft of public funds in the Grand County Building Department. In May of 2014, the District Attorney’s Office charged Brigid Irish with multiple counts of Continue reading

Dinosaur Seeks Input on Fee Changes

Dinosaur-National-Monument-Dinosaur National Monument and other National Park Service (NPS) units that collect entrance fees have begun public outreach to gauge support for possible changes to the fee rates. While proposed fee changes are not scheduled to take Continue reading

Democrats Closing Gap on Returning Ballots

Ballot-300Democrats are cutting into the GOP’s edge in Colorado midterm election ballot returns. But Republicans remain about 85,000 ballots ahead of Democrats with less than a week to go. The Colorado Secretary of State announced that as of Wednesday morning, election officials had received 905,500 ballots. Of those, 379,250 Continue reading

Jeb Bush Speaks in Castle Rock

jeb bushJeb Bush is taking a jab at Hillary Clinton in a possible preview of the 2016 presidential race. Bush was in Colorado yesterday campaigning for Republican candidates when he mentioned Clinton’s statement last week that businesses don’t create jobs. Clinton later tried to backtrack, saying that was a slip of the tongue, but Bush didn’t let her off the hook at an evening rally of GOP activists in Castle Rock. Without mentioning Continue reading

Crimestoppers Looking For Information About Possible Impersonation

Crime-Stoppers-300The Routt County Sheriff’s office and Routt County Crime Stoppers are asking for help with a suspicious incident which occurred on the morning of Tuesday October 28 around 9:30. Continue reading

Car vs Semi Head On Collision East Of Hayden

highway 40 crash-250A head on collision on Highway 40 ten miles east of Hayden yesterday sent both drivers to the hospital.  Unbelievably, both were examined Continue reading