Category Archives: News

States Moving to Ban Powdered Alcohol

palcoholStates are moving to ban alcohol in powdered form before the product goes on sale out of concern it will increase underage drinking. The product, called “Palcohol,” is touted by its inventor as a convenient way to mix a drink. But Continue reading

Craig Woman Killed in Nebraska Crash

fatal-300A Craig woman was killed in a car crash in Nebraska over the weekend. Reports say 20-year old Emily Barnes of Craig was a passenger in a car driven by her boyfriend, 22-year old Cody Continue reading

Student Won’t be Charged for Bringing Knives to School

CRAIG-MIDDLE-SCHOOL-300Charges will not be filed against a Craig Middle School student who brought several knives to school earlier this month. The student was detained by school staff December Continue reading

Steamboat Holiday Lights Shock Dog

christmas-lights-#2-300-Steamboat has pulled the plug on some holiday lights on its main street after a dog was shocked. The current from lights wrapped around a tree on Lincoln Avenue shocked the dog while it was Continue reading

State Officials Preparing for Lawsuit Over Sage Grouse

sage_grouse-300Colorado officials are preparing a lawsuit challenging the federal government’s decision to protect the Gunnison sage grouse. The Attorney General’s Office notified the Interior Department and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Friday that the state planned to sue. The state says that in listing the bird as threatened, the Fish and Continue reading

BLM to Conduct Burns in Mule Creek Next Week

controlled-burns-300The Bureau of Land Management Kremmling Field Office is planning to burn slash piles of lodgepole pine next week. Fire personnel will burn slash piles when snow is three inches or more on the ground and the chance of fire Continue reading

Forest Service Accepting Natural Resource Project Proposals

forest-service-signProposals seeking funds for local natural resource projects through the Medicine Bow-Routt Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) are due January 23rd. Funding is provided for counties through Title II funds of the Secure Rural Schools Act, which is currently being considered for reauthorization by Congress. If Continue reading

Tribes Wary of Legalizing Pot

MARIJUANA-300Many in Indian Country are wary of the idea of legalizing marijuana on tribal lands, even if the U.S. Justice Department says it’s OK. The department said Thursday that Indian tribes, which are considered sovereign nations, can grow and sell marijuana on tribal lands as long as they follow the same federal conditions laid out for Continue reading

House Passes Spending Bill

REPUBLICANYesterday, the House passed legislation to fund the federal government through September 30th, while still allowing Congress to take action on the President’s executive orders on immigration by funding the Department of Homeland Security through a continuing resolution that expires February 27th. The measure cuts funding to the Continue reading

TMH gets Grant for Pediatric Carts

tmh-150The Rocky Mountain Children’s Foundation of Denver has awarded The Memorial Hospital Foundation a $4,000 grant towards pediatric needs. The grant will provide entertainment carts for pediatric in-patients and pediatric emergency visits. The entertainment Continue reading

Craig VFW to Hold Fundraiser for School Bands

vfw craig-150The Craig VFW is raising money for Moffat County School Bands. There will be a fundraiser tomorrow to raise money for the band programs throughout the Moffat County School District. The VFW is hosting lunch, and the community is invited. Lunch will be a hamburger and fries for Continue reading

Silent Auction to be Held for Tree Displayed at M. C. Courthouse

treeA silent auction is being conducted for one of the trees on display at the Moffat County Courthouse during the Festival of Trees. All funds raised will support the Moffat County Youth United Way. The silent auction ends tomorrow, and the winner will be announced shortly after it closes. If you have questions, call 824-6222.