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Another Pileup On Wyoming I-80 Kills At Least One Person

DSC_0002For the second time in less than five days, Interstate 80 in Wyoming is closed due to a major vehicle pileup approximately 18 miles west of Laramie.

Dense fog and light slush conditions are being cited as Continue reading

Horse Owners Reminded to Get a Brand Inspection

horseThis time of year sends many horse riding Coloradans outside to enjoy our warm days and cool evenings and the Colorado Department of Agriculture reminds horse owners that state statutes require a “brand” inspection is required if they plan on buying, selling, Continue reading

Lyrid Meteor Shower This Week

Meteor shower smallThe night sky will light up with a brilliant display of shooting stars over the next few days, as the annual Lyrid meteor shower makes its appearance for 2015. Considered the oldest-known meteor shower, the Lyrid shower will peak this Wednesday and Thursday, when you’ll be able to spot between 10 to Continue reading

Steamboat Woman Charged With Embezzlement

embezzlementA former Routt County chief deputy treasurer has been charged with embezzling from Routt County. The 14th Judicial District Attorney’s Office has charged Lila Stucker with 13 counts of Theft and 144 counts of Embezzlement of Public Funds. The charges relate to over $20,000 Continue reading

Steamboat to Send out Community Survey

City-of-SteamboatThe City of Steamboat will be sending out a community survey to residents this week. In order to make the survey a statistically valid compilation of information, they’ll be mailed through the post office to randomly selected community members. Those residents will 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 started over the weekend, when tens of thousands were expected at public rallies and concerts in observation of the 4/20 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