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Ballots Trickling in to Elections Clerks

Ballot-300Northwest Colorado ballots are trickling into local county elections clerks. An updated count on the number of ballots turned in by voters across the state show that 700 Routt County residents have turned in their ballots. 325 Moffat County voters and 187 Rio Blanco County voters have done the same. In all three counties, the Continue reading

Logging Traffic Continues in Grand and Jackson Counties

LOGGINGThe public will encounter logging truck traffic on some BLM lands in Grand and Jackson Counties this fall and winter as logging operations continue in lodgepole pine forests impacted by the mountain pine beetle. Loggers will be clearing beetle-killed lodgepole pine near Morgan Creek Continue reading

Celebrate Recovery to Host Movie and Meal

moffat-co-high-2Celebrate Recovery is planning a meal and movie day at Moffat County High School this weekend. Celebrate Recovery is a Biblical based substance abuse recovery program in Craig. The group will host a brisket and chicken lunch in the high Continue reading

Hayden Fall Festival this Weekend

HAYDEN-300Hayden’s Fall Festival will take place this weekend. The Fall Festival is sponsored by Hayden Congregational Church. It takes place at the church on Saturday. There will be games, food and drinks. The festival takes place from 4 to 6 in the afternoon. For more information, call 276-3510.

VNA Offers “Getting Through the Holidays”

vna signThe Holidays can be a tough time for some people, especially for those that have lost someone around the Holidays, or for those who Continue reading

Official Wants to Ban Most Marijuana Edibles

MARIJUANA-300A Colorado health official wants to ban many edible forms of marijuana, including brownies, cookies and most candies. Jeff Lawrence of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has recommended retail marijuana edibles be limited to lozenges and tinctures, also known as liquid drops. It’s one of dozens being Continue reading

Moffat County High Needs Help with Online Contest

moffat-co-high-2Moffat County High School is participating in a contest that could bring the school money, and possibly a concert by The Band Perry. The contest is one in which communities can vote for their favorite schools online. The contest is Continue reading

Early Voting Starts Today

Ballot-300Residents across Colorado are able to vote in person or drop off ballots at polling centers starting today. Counties were able to mail ballots to voters starting Tuesday for the November 4th election. As of Friday, 657 voters in Moffat, Routt and Rio Blanco Counties had voted, the majority of those coming from Routt County.

Appearance of Edible Pot up for Discussion

MARIJUANA-300Marijuana regulators in Colorado have already tightened rules on popular forms of edible pot by requiring manufacturers to make it easier to tell how much of the drug consumers are eating. Now they’re writing new rules on what the products themselves look like. A third and possibly final workgroup meeting today is focused on Continue reading

Ballot Issues, Health Care to be Discussed at Senior Meeting

seniorsThe Senior Center Coffee and Conversation in Craig, this week, will be an important one for voters. Moffat County Elections Clerk Lila Herod will be there to open a discussion on ballot issues. CNCC President Russel George will also stop by. There will also be a Continue reading

More Coloradans to Lose Insurance Plans

HEALTH-SYMBOL-300In a letter to the Colorado Senate Republicans Friday, the Colorado Division of Insurance announced that an additional 18,783 Coloradans have had their health insurance policy cancelled in the last month due to ObamaCare and 192,942 Coloradans will have their policies cancelled next year. That means the total number of policies Continue reading

Warren Stumps for Udall

warrenOne of the Democratic Party’s biggest stars was in Colorado to help embattled Senator Mark Udall. Senator Elizabeth Warren joined Udall at get-out-the-vote events in Boulder and Englewood on Friday. The Massachusetts liberal is very popular with the Democratic party’s base, which is less likely to vote in a non-presidential election. Udall Continue reading