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Science Night at Wyman Museum

Wyman-Museum-150Tomorrow night is Science Night at Wyman Living History Museum. The museum will host an event where residents can stop by and look at the stars through telescopes provided by staff at Colorado Northwestern Community College. There will be night hikes, flashlight tours of the museum, studies on nocturnal animals and crafts. You’re encouraged to bring your own flashlight. Food and drinks will be provided. The event is Continue reading

Rocky Mountain Youth Corps Renovating Facility

rmycThe Rocky Mountain Youth Corps in Steamboat is planning to build a warehouse and renovate an office building, and is looking for input on its operations from Continue reading

Former Employees of Uranium Site May be Eligible for Compensation

energy deptEmployees who worked at what is now the U.S. Department of Energy office in Grand Junction could be eligible for compensation if they suffer from illnesses related to radiation exposure. The U.S. Department of Labor has added some employees and subcontractors who worked at the facility between 1975 and 1985 to a special group Continue reading

EA for South Taylor Pit to be Released Monday

coloyowAn announcement is expected Friday from the Office of Surface Mining, that will declare the office has completed the Environmental Assessment for the South Taylor Pit at ColoWyo Coal Mine. That’s according to the Moffat County Continue reading

Kinkaid Reviews Meeting with Jewell

JEWELLMoffat County Commissioner John Kinkaid gave a review of his meeting with Interior Secretary Sally Jewell yesterday. Kinkaid met with Jewell and other federal officials Friday night in Glenwood to talk about the ColoWyo situation. Several other local, state and federal officials were there, including Commissioners from Rio Blanco, Garfield, and Delta Counties, Moffat Continue reading

Commissioner Explains Formula for Signature Gathering

frank-moe-300Moffat County Commissioner Frank Moe explained yesterday that the formula for determining the number of petition signatures needed to put a Local Marketing District on the upcoming ballot is different than creating most special districts. He says the law dictates that they target property value for those signatures. Continue reading

Parks Officers Declare Success with Operation Dry Water

boatingMarine Law Enforcement in Colorado scored another success with Operation Dry Water, the nationwide crackdown on people Boating Under the Influence (BUI) with use of alcohol or drugs. The enforcement period took place from June 26th to the 28th. Officers contacted 1,013 vessels, 2,572 boaters, issued 42 citations, 336 Continue reading

Parks And Wildlife Explain Hunting License Sales Suspension

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife suspended sales of over-the-counter licenses until noon yesterday to ensure an equitable and fair process of over-the-counter with caps applications. The agency says their vendor, Active Network, had technical difficulties, and they felt it was best to wait until the issue was resolved and the system was fully Continue reading

Rick Upchurch Fighting Cancer in Craig

upchurchBoys and girls who would like to improve their fundamental sports skills are invited to a football camp at Moffat County High School over the next three nights. Former Bronco player Rick Upchurch is in Craig, along with a handful of other former Bronco players to raise money for the fight against cancer. Upchurch, a cancer survivor himself, and his crew will welcome kids Continue reading

WildEarth Comes Under Fire for Misrepresentation

wildearthWildEarth Guardians, the environmental group trying to shut down ColoWyo Coal Mine, is coming under fire for misrepresenting how much support the group has. Recently, WildEarth Guardians published a page of over 600 supporters, composed of businesses that supposedly provided financial support to the Continue reading

Volunteers Needed for Trail Work Around Meeker

BLMVolunteers are needed August 1st to help expand the hiking and biking trail system around Meeker. Volunteers will join the BLM, Colorado Mountain Club and Conservation Colorado in constructing about a half-mile of the new East Ridge Trail. The section traverses a scenic ridge above Meeker Continue reading

Improvement Projects Scheduled for Steamboat Airport

City-of-SteamboatThe City of Steamboat will begin several projects in August to improve the taxiways and runway at the Steamboat Airport. The plans will include remarking and Continue reading