Category Archives: News

Judge Refuses to Lift Stay on Gay Marriage Ban Ruling

civil-union-3001Gay marriage isn’t coming to Colorado yet. A federal appeals court yesterday extended a stay on a ruling from last month that found the state’s gay marriage ban is unconstitutional. The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals noted that the court Continue reading

Udall Gets Support From California Billionaire Environmentalist

mark-udall-300Mark Udall’s campaign is getting a big boost from a California billionaire. Tom Steyer’s political action committee has released its first round of attack ads against Cory Gardner. Steyer has vowed to support all of the lawmakers that support his environmental agenda, which includes the war on coal, as well Continue reading

Democrats Launch Attack Ad on Gardner

DEMOCRAT-2-300Senate Democrats’ campaign arm is spending $1 million on television ads criticizing the GOP nominee’s pro-life stance. The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee yesterday ordered a two-week ad buy that hammers Republican congressman Cory Gardner. The narrator in the 30-second Continue reading

Statement From Moffat County High School

Moffat County High School in conjunction with the Emergency Management Services is conducting a Mass Casualty Drill.

THIS IS JUST A DRILL. 

Please stay clear of the high school campus this morning.  Again this is a drill of the Emergency Management Systems in Craig.

Cause of Rabbit Ears Plane Crash Still Being Determined

NTSBInvestigators don’t expect to identify the cause of a small plane crash near Steamboat that killed two people until next year. Sixty-two-year-old flight instructor William Earl Allen of Broomfield, and his student, 60-year old Terry Lynn Stewart of Houston, Texas died in the crash on Rabbit Ears Pass August Continue reading

Gardner Commits to Interview; Still no Word from Hickenlooper, Udall

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300mark-udall-300Still no word from Governor John Hickenlooper or Senator Mark Udall as to when they will turn their attention toward Northwest Colorado. Both have had standing invitations to conduct Continue reading

Quarantines Increasing Over Vesicular Stomatitus

cdaThe Colorado Department of Agriculture’s State Veterinarian’s Office currently has 184 locations under quarantine after horses and cows tested positive for Vesicular Stomatitis (VS). Fortunately, none of the quarrentined areas are in this part of the state. The Continue reading

Mesa County Rabbits Test Positive for Tularemia

rabbitTwo rabbits have tested positive for the bacterial disease tularemia in the last two weeks in Mesa County. Reports say there have been no human cases in Mesa County. But residents are warned to avoid dead or sick animals. Rabbit fever, or tularemia, can spread to humans and cause life-threatening fever. Two Continue reading

Dump Truck Driver Crashes into I-70 Bridge

Vehicle-Accident-300A 53-year-old Grand Junction man was seriously injured Tuesday night when the dump truck he was driving crashed into an Interstate 70 bridge. At about 9:30 Tuesday night, Steven Bounds was driving a large construction dump truck on Highway 6 near Dotsero. The initial investigation has implied Continue reading

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