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Northwest RAC to Meet in Kremmling Next Month

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management’s Northwest Resource Advisory Council will meet next month. The meeting is open to the public, with public comment periods related to items on the agenda scheduled for 10 in the morning and 2 in the afternoon. Agenda items include a presentation Continue reading

Tipton Talks ColoWyo

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300Representative Scott Tipton talked with Wild West Radio Friday about the situation facing ColoWyo Coal Mine. Tipton says he and other lawmakers have written letters to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, and have talked with her staff. He says at this point they are pressing upon two main issues; whether or not an appeal is Continue reading

Meeting Planned to Discuss the ColoWyo Situation

coloyowA meeting has been planned for Craig residents to get the latest information on the ColoWyo situation. The meeting will include speakers from industry representatives and local government in Moffat and Rio Blanco Counties. Ray Beck and Continue reading

Hickenlooper Latest to Send Letter to Jewell over ColoWyo

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300Governor John Hickenlooper is the latest to send his thoughts to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell regarding the recent decision against the Office of Surface Mining that is threatening to shut down ColoWyo Coal Mine. A federal judge ruled the mine’s latest expansion project did not gather enough public input on the environmental impacts of the project, which took place eight Continue reading

Traffic Delays Expected During Steamboat Stormwater Project

City-of-SteamboatThe City of Steamboat will begin construction on a Stormwater Treatment Project at 5th and Yampa Streets starting today. Two-way traffic will be maintained Continue reading

Wilderness Designations Get New Life

WILDERNESSConservation groups hope their latest attempt to designate 90-square-miles in the heart of Colorado ski country as wilderness will have better luck now that Representative Jared Polis has a seat on the House Natural Resources Committee. The Colorado Continue reading

Forest Officials in Wyoming Give Advice on Holiday Camping

MEDICINE BOW FORESTMemorial Day weekend visitors to the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests and Thunder Basin National Grassland (MBRTB) will find limited low-elevation access for roads, trails and campgrounds. While there are some opportunities to explore and Continue reading

Two Arrested in Connection With Vehicle Break-Ins

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-300Craig police have made a couple of arrests recently in their investigation into stolen vehicles and stolen items from vehicles. A recent rash of car break-ins prompted police earlier this week to remind residents to lock car doors overnight. Some of those break-ins resulted in the vehicles being taken for joy rides, when keys were left inside. Robert Boxell, a Craig man, has been Continue reading

Craig Officials Warn of Bill Pay Scam

SCAMS-300The City of Craig is warning residents of a phone scam that has water customers fielding calls from someone claiming to be from the City Water Department. The caller tells the victim that their water bill needs to be paid, or their service will be cut off. City officials say the first tip-off that this is a scam, is that you got the phone call. They say Continue reading

Bennet Writes Letter Supporting ColoWyo Jobs

coloyowColorado Senator Michael Bennet has written a letter to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, supporting Moffat County in its efforts to keep the ColoWyo Mine open. A federal judge ruled earlier this month that the Office of Surface Continue reading

Memorial Day Weekend Brings “Heroes”/ Grand Olde West Days

GOWD-16593-7/102-3 KRAI and 55 Country will air Heroes Across the Land this afternoon. The show has become an annual tradition, highlighting veterans stories and patriotic music for an hour. It starts at three this afternoon. The Memorial Day weekend is a big one in Craig, with Grand Olde West Days taking Continue reading

Road Work Planned for Highway 13 Near Meeker

road-work-300Resurfacing work will take place on Highway 13 north of Meeker next week. A press release says the work will begin on the 26th, and likely will be finished that day. Crews are expected to work from 7 in the morning to 5 in the evening to finish the project. The north and south bound shoulders will be closed due to the work. Crews ask that motorists be patient and slow down for their safety.