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Mass Casualty Drill Planned for Tomorrow at MCHS

moffat-co-high-2Moffat County Emergency Personnel will take part in a mass casualty drill at Moffat County High School tomorrow. Superintendent of Schools Brent Curtice says the drill will also involve school district personnel. The drill Continue reading

Downtown Steamboat Listed on Historic Register

DOWNTOWN-STEAMBOAT2On July 11th the Steamboat Springs Downtown National Register Historic District was approved and listed by the Keeper of the National Register of Historic Places. Downtown Steamboat now joins a prestigious community of national historic districts throughout the United States. As such, Continue reading

PAC Plans Ad Campaign for Gardner

gardnerA political machine is adding Colorado to the list of states where it will be advertising this fall. Crossroads GPS yesterday asked television stations in Colorado to set aside more than $6 million in air time to help Republican Senate contender Cory Gardner, starting in late September. The ad buy takes the totals from the Karl Rove-backed group and its PAC, American Continue reading

Gore Canyon Project Approved in Grand County

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management has authorized the proposed Gore Canyon Whitewater Park at the Pumphouse Recreation Site on the upper Colorado River. Grand County submitted a right-of-way application to build the feature across the full width of the river upstream of the Continue reading

Tipton Receives Award from Small Business Group

SCOTT-TIPTON-300Yesterday, experts on small business, economic development and entrepreneurship spoke in Grand Junction during a Small Business Resource Summit presented by SCORE and Colorado Mesa University. During the Summit, Congressman Scott Tipton was presented with the Hill Champion Award by SCORE for his steadfast work in Congress to support small businesses and economic Continue reading

Wyoming Police Pursuit Spans 163 Miles

whpA police pursuit in Wyoming that was originally initiated by Deputies with the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office and Officers with the Riverton Police Department ended 163 miles later near Elk Mountain. The incident started when officers attempted to stop a vehicle they believed was Continue reading

Commissioners Save Money Locking in Fuel Price

moffat-county-commissionersThe Moffat County Commissioners agreed yesterday to lock in their propane price from Amerigas. The commissioners will save about $13,000 over last year’s fuel costs by Continue reading

Freshman Orientation Takes Place at MCHS Wednesday

BULLDOGSIncoming Freshmen to Moffat County High School are reminded that orientation is tomorrow. The Link Crew Freshmen Orientation is being put on by staff and students from 1 to 5 for students only. The purpose is to make the transition from middle school to high school a positive one. Seniors and Continue reading

Fossil Mapping at Dinosaur National Monument

Dinosaur-National-Monument-Paleontologists are photographing and mapping the world famous deposit of ancient bones at Dinosaur National Monument. Their work is part of a multi-institutional effort to bring together the vast historical and Continue reading

Leadership Steamboat Now Accepting Applications

leadership steamboatLeadership Steamboat is now accepting applications for the class of 2015. A joint program of the Steamboat Chamber and Colorado Mountain College, Leadership Steamboat develops community leaders in business and community service with a comprehensive look at the Continue reading

Steamboat Tax Report Released

City-of-SteamboatThe City of Steamboat has published the final June 2014 Sales, Use, and Accommodation Tax Report. Continue reading

State Unemployment Rate Drops

Unemployment2Nonfarm payroll jobs increased 5,500 over the month from June to July, to 2,452,200 jobs, according to the survey of business establishments. Private sector payroll jobs increased 6,000 and government decreased 500. Colorado has had 33 consecutive months of payroll job gains. According to the survey Continue reading