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US Supreme Court Blocks EPA Clean Power Plan

President Obama and his Environmental Protection Agency were tripped up at the door of the United States Supreme Court Tuesday when the justices, by a 5-4 vote, issued an emergency order that blocks the EPA from moving forward with its effort to reduce carbon pollution from power plants by 32% by 2030. The President’s Clean Power Plan will now not go Continue reading

Trapper And ColoWyo Comments Needed ASAP

office of surface miningTime is running short for area residents to submit written comments on the draft Environmental Assessments for Trapper and ColoWyo mines.  The mines are both the subject to an environmental process by the Office of Surface Mining, in response to challenges brought on by  WildEarth Guardians.  In a meeting last month ColoWyo Mine Manger Chris McCourt stated that without approval of the Environmental Assessment Continue reading

Single Vehicle Rollover Near Craig Station

craig-fire-rescue-300There was a single vehicle roll over on Moffat County Road 107 near the entrance of The Craig Station. The accident occurred around 1:30 this morning and the State patrol and Craig Fire and Rescue responded. The only person involved Continue reading

Do Broncos Fans Want Manning Back?

MANNING IN ORANGE SMALLAfter the Broncos Super Bowl victory Peyton Manning’s future has become the hot topic of conversation. Manning addressed his future a few times after the game saying that he would wait until a less emotional time to make a decision. However, that has not kept others from speculating on his future. His father, Archie Manning stated after the game that Continue reading

Fire In Moffat County At Natural Gas Condensate Station

Condensate TanksNo one was injured in a fire at a condensate station in the Powder Wash area of Moffat County. The fire that occurred Monday afternoon  may have involved as many at 3 condensate tanks, which are also referred to as drip tanks. The tanks collect and store light-crude Continue reading

High Hopes For Local Wrestlers At Regional Tournaments

wrestling-1In preparation for the regional wrestling tournaments coming up this weekend, “On The Mat Rankings” has broken down the individual state rankings by region. The top four finishers at each regional competition will move on to the state tournament beginning February 18th. 25 Area wrestlers are ranked in the top four heading into the regional tournaments this Friday and Saturday. Meeker, the number 3 ranked 2A team in Colorado, has 10 Continue reading

Snowmobile Tips

SNOWMOBILESnowmobiling season is in full swing in Routt National Forests and it is important to properly prepare if you are planning a snowmobile excursion.  Here are some steps you should take to ensure a safe and fun trip.  Colorado residents and non-residents are required to purchase a Colorado registration sticker before operating their snowmobile in Colorado.  You can register your Continue reading

Snow Collapses Building In Craig

DSCN2522editSnow was apparently the cause of a building collapse in Craig. The collapse of the brick building occurred sometime late Thursday or early Friday. It was unoccupied at the time. The building, on the 300 block of Breeze Street, is reportedly owned by Greg Herman of Hayden and was being used to store Continue reading

People Aren’t Just Betting Money On The Super Bowl

superbowl50-logo-1-300x273Heading into the Super Bowl this weekend, friendly wagers are being tossed back and forth between Colorado and North Carolina. Notable wagers include Denver Mayor Michael Hancock  who will wear a Panthers Jersey if the Broncos lose, and Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts who will have to wear a Peyton Continue reading

Meetings To Comment On EA Today In Meeker

Microsoft Word - Colowyo logo_6-5-14.docxPeople in the Meeker area will have the opportunity today to submit comments on the draft environmental assessment preformed by the Office of Surface Mining and Reclamation on the Collum development at ColoWyo mine. Meetings are scheduled today at the Meeker Public Library between 3 and 5, at Meeker High School during their wrestling Continue reading

Mayor Beck To Run For County Commissioner

moffat-county-commissionersCraig Mayor Ray Beck has become the 2nd person to announce their candidacy for Moffat County Commissioner. Both Beck and former Craig City Council member Tony St. John will be running for the Continue reading

Trails Closed For Steamboat Winter Carnival

FIREWORKS-3-300Due to the Steamboat Winter Carnival fireworks set-up and show, Blackmere Trail and all trails that access Emerald Mountain will be closed from 6 until 9 tomorrow night for public safety.  Signs will be posted at all trail-heads.  People are encouraged to respect the closures and instead enjoy the show from designated viewing areas at the base of Continue reading