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19 New Laws Take Effect in Colorado Today

co-state-capitol-300People who make marijuana hash oil with hazardous materials at home will face felony charges in Colorado, and online bullies will face harassment penalties with new state laws taking effect today. Licensed manufacturers of pot Continue reading

Ecklund Fire Update

Eklund Fire AerialFire crews at Dinosaur National Monument continue suppression efforts on a lightning-caused fire in the Ecklund Draw area along the Green River’s Lodore Canyon.

The Ecklund Fire, located in Continue reading

Routt County Sheriff’s Office Looking for Person of Interest in Homicide

routt-county-sherrifThe Routt County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man they say might be able to help them piece together a homicide that occurred yesterday in Clark. Deputies responded to a home at a little after 7 last night to find a deceased woman who had been tied up. The investigation is in the preliminary stages and is on-going. At this time Continue reading

Brent Curtice to Stay with MCSD

brent - Version 2Moffat County Superintendent of Schools Brent Curtice has decided to stay with the Moffat County School District. Earlier this month, Curtice announced that he was a finalist in contention for the Montrose Superintendent position. At the time, he said he wasn’t Continue reading

Tipton Pleased with Supreme Court Ruling on Power Plant Emissions

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300Congressman Scott Tipton says he is pleased with the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that the Environmental Protection Agency did not do enough cost analysis before implementing their new power plant emissions rule. The Court said that the EPA did not consider the cost of compliance to the plants, the communities Continue reading

Crews Battling Fire in Dinosaur National Monument

Dinosaur-National-Monument-Fire crews at Dinosaur National Monument are fighting a lightning-caused fire in the Ecklund Draw area along Lodore Canyon. The fire was reported just before dark on Saturday, and has since grown to 400 acres. It is burning mostly Continue reading

Seasonal Trails Open Early on Emerald Mountain

emerald-mountain-300The Bureau of Land Management Little Snake Field Office opened some popular Emerald Mountain trails on June 27th ahead of the scheduled opening day. The Emerald Mountain Special Recreation Management Area trails south Continue reading

EPA Workshop to be Held in Steamboat Next Month

EPA-300The City of Steamboat is inviting the public to participate in a local workshop on sustainability next month. The workshop will include discussions on smart growth strategies designed to support the rural landscape, help existing places thrive, support local economic development, and create great new places. The Continue reading

Intersection Improvement Projects in Steamboat Today

City-of-SteamboatThe two intersection improvement projects at Walton Creek and Whistler Roads, and at Mt. Werner Road and the eastbound off-ramp from Highway 40 in Steamboat Continue reading

No Work on Highway 9 Over Holiday Weekend

CDOTThose looking to travel to the Front Range over the Holiday Weekend won’t have to worry about delays along Highway 9 for the weekend. Crews are working on a safety and improvement project on the Continue reading

Supreme Court Rules Against EPA Over Power Plant Emissions

US SUPREME COURTThe U.S. Supreme Court has delivered a huge blow to the Obama Administration by ruling that the EPA far over-reached its authority with power plant emission limits. The ruling that came down today said the EPA “unreasonably” failed to consider the cost of the regulations. Justice Antonin Scalia wrote the majority opinion, which Continue reading

Wyoming Cowboy Claims Steamboat Cops Used Excessive Force

Steamboat Police BadgeA Wyoming cowboy who competed in the July Fourth rodeo last year has filed a lawsuit alleging two Steamboat police officers used excessive force when they arrested him. A Lakewood attorney filed the lawsuit Thursday on behalf of Trey Sheets, who lives in Cheyenne, Wyoming. According to the lawsuit, police officers Ross Continue reading