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Colorado Receives Money To Help With Wildfires

Wildfires-300With wildfires burning throughout the state, Colorado is spending a great deal of money this year on fire prevention and maintenance. To help with the additional expenditures the Federal Emergency Management Agency has awarded just Continue reading

Buy Tickets For Rubber Ducky Race In Craig

NW Colorado HealthTickets are available for purchase for the 2nd annual Rubber Ducky Race in Craig, sponsored by Northwest Colorado Health, formerly the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurses Association. Rubber ducks can be Continue reading

Fire Restrictions In Effect For Garfield County

FireRestrictionsDue to high fire danger, Garfield County is now under a Stage 1 fire restriction. Fire restrictions are implemented to protect the health and welfare of the public when risk factors like low moisture in vegetation are present,. These restrictions will be in place until further notice, and anyone caught violating them will be Continue reading

Wyoming Police Learn About Gangs

wyoming-flag-graphicWyoming law enforcement learned more about gangs this month during the 8th Annual Western States Gang Conference. Gang experts from across the country were at the conference to provide instruction on a wide range of gang related issues.  Police from across the state Continue reading

Kids Can Learn The History Of Routt County

YAMPA RIVER STATE PARKKids will have an opportunity Saturday to learn more about the American West and the history of Routt County at a seminar at Yampa River State Park. Colorado Mountain College professor Timothy Opyt will give a talk focused on the cowboys and ranchers from the past that Continue reading

Catch And Keep An Unlimited Amount Of Fish

kid-fishing-400Fishers and Anglers in the area can now catch and keep an unlimited amount of fish from the Harvey Gap Reservoir about 8 miles northeast of Rifle. The Silt Water Conservation District must drain the reservoir in order to inspect the dam. Due to the planned drainage, Colorado Parks and Wildlife has Continue reading

Routt County Fair Weekend Events

Routt County FairThe Routt County Fair continues through the weekend. Key events include the Jake Booco Bull Riding Invitational Thursday night at 7:30. Friday night the demolition derby and lawn mower races get underway Continue reading

Structure Protection Removed Around Beaver Creek Fire

FireCrews continue to make progress battling the Beaver Creek Fire burning 24 miles northwest of Walden. Because of the gains, the fire management team has been able to remove almost all of the structure protection equipment from the eastern and southern portions of the fire. Crews are Continue reading

Help Moffat County Control Noxious Weeds

MOFFAT-COUNTY-LOGO-300Moffat County is looking to fill 5 seats on the Noxious Weed Advisory Board. Noxious weeds are any weeds that are considered detrimental to agricultural crops, natural habitats, humans or Continue reading

Free Movie At Craig City Park

Movies in the ParkThere is a free movie tonight at Craig City Park. The movie “Up” will begin around 8 and is being shown as part of the “Movie in the Park” series. “Movie in the Park” is put on by Craig Parks and Recreation, Grand Futures Prevention Continue reading

Woman Dies After Semi Hits Motorcycle

Motorcycle-accident2-300One woman died Tuesday night in Wyoming, after a semi truck struck the motorcycle she was riding on I-80 37 miles east of Rock Springs. 48 year old Jody Dossett from Hartford South Dakota lost control after a semi being driven by 69 year old Dulian Leszek ran into the back of her motorcycle. Dosset was thrown from her bike and Continue reading

Happy Hollow Fire 75% Contained

WILD FIRECrews made good progress yesterday battling the “Happy Hollow” Fire burning 25 miles west of Maybell.  The lightning fire that began Sunday is burning through trees and sage brush in Dinosaur National Monument.  Crews Continue reading