Category Archives: News

Allergy Season Is Here

allergy-seasonAllergies are can be difficult this time of year due to the increased levels of pollen in the air. These conditions will cause 60 million Americans a thousands in Northwest Colorado to suffer from hay fever and other upper respiratory allergies this spring. Allergies can disrupt lives, ruin outdoor recreation, and even sleep. However, allergy sufferers can take steps to Continue reading

Pickup Rollover Just East Of Craig

IMG_8749 IMG_8752No one was injured in a single vehicle rollover Tuesday afternoon.  The accident, about 4 miles east of Craig on Highway 40 occurred just before 3.  According to the Colorado State Patrol, the driver of a pickup was traveling within the speed Continue reading

Drug Take Back Day Saturday

Ntl-Take-Back-Day-300A drug take back day for Moffat County will take place this Saturday. The event will be held at the Centennial Mall parking lot from 10 to 2. The drug take back program provides the public an opportunity to drop off expired, unused or unwanted prescription medication with no Continue reading

Man Fined 15K For Illegal Hunt

confiscatedA Fruita man plead guilty last month to charges stemming from illegally hunting Big Game on the Uncompahgre Plateau in Colorado. 59 year old Melvin Weaver plead guilty to illegal hunting, taking possession of big game, illegal big game hunting without a license, and illegally taking a trophy elk. The Colorado Parks and Wildlife confiscated Continue reading

Scoop Poop In Steamboat Saturday

SteamboatAn event is scheduled this Saturday in Steamboat for the community to help pick up dog poop at City parks and trails. The event appropriately called “April Stools Day” will take place from noon to 3. Volunteers are encouraged to bring Continue reading

How To Attend A Service Academy

military plaquesHigh school students that are interested in attending a United States service academy are invited to attend an information day this Saturday. The meeting will take place at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction. Representatives from the offices of Continue reading

No Limit On Small Mouth Bass

kid-fishing-400In an effort to drive down the population of non-native small mouth bass there are no bag or possession limits for small mouth bass in Colorado waters that are west of the Continue reading

Economy Of Moffat County Examined

better cityBetter City will be in Moffat County this week to do an economic development, diversification and tourism promotion business assessment. Better City is a company out of Ogden Utah that specializes in Continue reading

Study To Look At PTSD And Pot

ptsd-symptomsThe federal government has signed off on a new Colorado-funded study that will investigate if military veterans suffering from PTSD can benefit from marijuana. This is the first time the Drug Enforcement Administration has given approval to a marijuana study on PTSD, Continue reading

Trauma Kits Expected To Save Lives Of CO Cops

COLO-STATE-PATROL-3001Trauma kits have been issued to Colorado law enforcement that could help save the lives of the officers that carry them.  Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman announce last week that the state has distributed more than 2,000 individual trauma aid kits to Colorado Police.  According to Coffman, in the event of serious or Continue reading

Dinosaur National Monument Brings In Big Money

Dinosaur National Monument QuarryA new National Park Service report shows that 291,800 visitors to Dinosaur National Monument in 2015 spent $17,079,100 in communities near the park. That spending Continue reading

Life Without Parole For Youth Questioned

prisone-orange-jumpsuitA new bill is going through the state legislature that would align Colorado with the U.S. Supreme Court’s stance that life without parole is unconstitutional for youth offenders. If passed the state would have to revisit 49 current cases where minors were sentenced to life without parole. Colorado stopped sentencing youth to Continue reading