Category Archives: News

Udall Says Obama Not Targeting Vermillion

mark-udall-300The following is a press release from Senator Mark Udall’s office.

Mark Udall, chairman of the U.S. Senate National Parks Subcommittee, confirmed today that the Obama administration is not considering an Antiquities Act designation for the Vermillion Continue reading

Crews Battling Three Springs Fire

WILDFIREThe Three Springs Fire was reported to the Craig Interagency Dispatch Center last night around 7 p.m.  The lightning caused wildland fire is on private land four miles north of Highway 40 Continue reading

Interest in Football Positions Coming from Out-Of-Area

BULLDOGSApplications for Moffat County High School’s open football coaching positions are coming in, and the candidates will start interviewing later this week.  Superintendent Brent Curtice says so far all applications have come in from outside the district.  He says the hiring committee Continue reading

Motorcycle Crash Sends Kremmling Man to Hospital

Motorcycle-accident2-300On Sunday evening, the Colorado State Patrol responded to a single vehicle crash on Highway 9, north of Breckenridge. A motorcycle, driven by 38-year old Jeremiah Berry of Kremmling was traveling south on Highway 9, near Green Mountain Reservoir. The motorcycle Continue reading

Hickenlooper, Udall Yet to Address Northwest Colorado

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300mark-udall-300Still no further word from the John Hickenlooper and Mark Udall camps on when they will be able to address the concerns of their Northwest Colorado constituents.  A couple Continue reading

Steamboat Teen Council to Celebrate Opening of Slackline Park

TEEN COUNCILThe Steamboat Springs Teen Council (SSTC) will celebrate the Grand Opening of the Howelsen Slackline Park this weekend. Slacklining involves using balance to walk across a length of Continue reading

Public Input Sought for Water Plan

WATER CONSERVATIONThe Yampa-White-Green Rivers Basin Round Table is seeking public input on the Basin Implementation Water Plan.  The group has stopped taking written comments, however residents can voice their opinions at a meeting tomorrow.  The plan will become part of the Continue reading

Soil Health Workshop to be Held Next Week

CSU Extension-150Residents are encouraged to learn the importance of soil conservation and how to increase soil health and quality with an event next week.  The CSU Extension Office will host a Soil Health Workshop and Farm Tour on the 29th.  The goal is to provide the education through field demonstrations and lectures Continue reading

New Poll Says Coloradans Split on Hobby Lobby Decision

hobby lobbyA new poll says half of Colorado voters support the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling allowing religiously oriented business to opt out of a small portion of contraception coverage for their Continue reading

Attorney General Appeals Issuance of Boulder County Gay Marriage Licenses

SUTHERSColorado Attorney General John Suthers is asking the state court of appeals to overturn a ruling that allowed the Boulder County clerk to continue issuing same-sex marriage licenses.  On July 10th, Boulder District Court Judge Andrew Continue reading

Residents Encouraged to Join Rally Against EPA Rules

EPA-300The coal industry and Moffat County officials are urging residents to participate in next week’s rally for coal miners and power plant workers.  The rally will be held near the state Capitol on the 29th, the first day of hearings being held in Denver.  Moffat County Commissioner John Kinkaid will lead off the first day of Continue reading

Parks and Wildlife Remind Residents to Control Dogs

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding pet owners to keep dogs from chasing wildlife.  Chasing wildlife can cause enough stress to kill the animal.  The owner of the dog can be fined for harassing wildlife, and further consequences could occur if the animal dies.  The Continue reading