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Wyoming Coal Royalties Going Down?

Wyoming is considering dropping the royalty rates paid by coal companies, to bring them in line with those paid by the oil and gas industry. A bill introduced in the State’s House of Representatives this week, would reduce the severance Continue reading

Car Seat Recycling Offered In NW Colorado

The Colorado State Patrol in Craig is partnering with the Colorado Department of Transportation in their child car seat recycling program. The public is encouraged to take old, expired, or damaged car seats to the State Patrol office in Craig so they can be recycled and re-purposed. Child car seats should never be reused after they have been involved in a Continue reading

BLM To Talk NW Colorado Travel Plan Wednesday

The Bureau of Land Management will host an open house this week in Craig to discuss their travel management plan for lands between Craig and Maybell. The plan involves more than 1,300 miles of routes in the Powder Wash, Big Gulch, Seven Mile Continue reading

Keep Snow On Your Property

Northwest Colorado and South Central Wyoming are receiving a brief break from the winter weather this week, but with snow expected again this weekend, you shouldn’t put that shovel away just yet. When snow removal is required, remember that the snow must remain on your property. Property owners, renters Continue reading

Blood Drive In Steamboat

There will be a blood drive this week in Steamboat at Yampa Valley Medical Center.  The blood drive will be held Thursday from 12:30 to 6. Appointments can be made by calling the Bonfils appointment center at 1-800-365-0006 or by following this link. Walk-ins will also be accepted as time allows. Donors should eat a full meal, and drink plenty of Continue reading

Math Requirements For Wyo High Schools Unchanged

Wyoming high-schoolers will still only have to complete three years of math to graduate.  A bill that would have required high school students in the state, to take four years of math classes to graduate, failed earlier this week in the Continue reading

Learn About Moffat County 4-H

The Moffat County 4-H program will host an open house Tuesday at the Moffat County Extension Office from 6 to 8.  The event will allow potential members and their families to meet with those already involved in the program to learn more about 4-H in Moffat County.  Attendees will also have the Continue reading

Tipton To Serve On Natural Resources Committee

Colorado Congressman Scott Tipton has announced he will serve on two different committees during the next congressional session. Tipton will serve on the House Financial Committee on Natural Resources, and will be the Vice Chairman of the House Financial Service Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations. As a member of the Natural Continue reading

Wyoming Considers Concealed Carry At Colleges

The public may soon be able to carry concealed guns in government buildings and on public college campuses in Wyoming. Republican lawmakers introduced House bill 137 last week, which if passed, would repeal the laws preventing people from bringing concealed guns into Continue reading

Judge Pushes Back On EPA Coal Regulations

A U.S. District Court Judge has ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to begin tracking and evaluating the impact the Clean Air Act has had on coal mining and power plant jobs in the United States. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told Judge John Preston Bailey, it would take the EPA two years to devise a method to track the economic effects of the Clean Air Act. Bailey deemed this time frame insufficient, and set a July first deadline for the EPA to identify facilities that Continue reading

Friday Hayden Home Games Moved To Steamboat High

While setting a goal for Friday nights basketball games at Hayden High School, a mechanical problem resulted in the goal getting stuck in an improper position.  Due to that issue all of Friday nights Hayden basketball games against Vail Christian have been moved to Steamboat Continue reading

Hayden Woman Charged With Felony Fraud

A bookkeeper for Johnson Physical Therapy in Steamboat has been arrested and charged with multiple felonies related to defrauding the business out of thousands of dollars. 28 year old Quinn Johanna Falzon of Hayden was taken into Continue reading