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Routt County Fair Weekend Events

Routt County FairThe Routt County Fair continues through the weekend. Key events include the Jake Booco Bull Riding Invitational Thursday night at 7:30. Friday night the demolition derby and lawn mower races get underway Continue reading

Structure Protection Removed Around Beaver Creek Fire

FireCrews continue to make progress battling the Beaver Creek Fire burning 24 miles northwest of Walden. Because of the gains, the fire management team has been able to remove almost all of the structure protection equipment from the eastern and southern portions of the fire. Crews are Continue reading

Help Moffat County Control Noxious Weeds

MOFFAT-COUNTY-LOGO-300Moffat County is looking to fill 5 seats on the Noxious Weed Advisory Board. Noxious weeds are any weeds that are considered detrimental to agricultural crops, natural habitats, humans or Continue reading

Free Movie At Craig City Park

Movies in the ParkThere is a free movie tonight at Craig City Park. The movie “Up” will begin around 8 and is being shown as part of the “Movie in the Park” series. “Movie in the Park” is put on by Craig Parks and Recreation, Grand Futures Prevention Continue reading

Woman Dies After Semi Hits Motorcycle

Motorcycle-accident2-300One woman died Tuesday night in Wyoming, after a semi truck struck the motorcycle she was riding on I-80 37 miles east of Rock Springs. 48 year old Jody Dossett from Hartford South Dakota lost control after a semi being driven by 69 year old Dulian Leszek ran into the back of her motorcycle. Dosset was thrown from her bike and Continue reading

Happy Hollow Fire 75% Contained

WILD FIRECrews made good progress yesterday battling the “Happy Hollow” Fire burning 25 miles west of Maybell.  The lightning fire that began Sunday is burning through trees and sage brush in Dinosaur National Monument.  Crews Continue reading

Colorado Constitution May Get Harder To Amend

COLORADO-STATE-FLAGInitiative 96 supported by the group “Raise The Bar” has received enough signatures to be put to a vote in November. The Initiative would require any petition for a citizen initiated amendment to the state Constitution to get signatures from at least 2% of the voters in each of the state’s 35 Senate Districts. It would also increase the percentage of votes required Continue reading

Advocate Crisis Support Services Extends Lease

ADVOCATESAdvocates Crisis Support Services in Craig signed a lease extension with Moffat County Tuesday at the County Commissioners weekly meeting. The lease was extended for ten years and will be good through 2026. Advocates Crisis Support Services has served Moffat County for the last 38 years. Among other programs, the group offers a 24 hour hot line for Continue reading

Candidate For CO Senate In Meeker

Emily TracyEmily Tracy, Democratic candidate to represent District 8 in the Colorado Senate, will be in Meeker Thursday. Tracy is running against Republican incumbent Randy Baumgardner. Thursday afternoon, Tracy will be around Meeker talking to voters about issues. Later that evening she will attend the Natural Resource Tour Reception at the Continue reading

Boys And Girls Club 5k Color Dash Saturday

Color Dash 5K-150The Boys and Girls Club 5k Color Dash will take place Saturday morning at Loudy- Simpson Park in Craig. Sign up and initial preparations for the race begin at 7 with the race starting at 8, all ages are welcome. Racers will get showered with colored powder at each kilometer of the race. Costs vary depending on Continue reading

Future Of Craig Railroad Depot

RAILROADA meeting will be held in Craig this Friday to discuss the future of the Craig Railroad Depot. The event, hosted by the Rocky Mountain Railroad Heritage Society will start at 1 at The Continue reading

Cheney Wins Wyoming Primary

cheneyLiz Cheney, the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, won the Wyoming Republican Primary for the United States House of Representatives. Cheney will now attempt to win the U.S. House seat once held by her father. Cheney received around 40 percent of the votes in one of the most competitive U.S. primary contest in Wyoming history. Leland Christensen carried 22 percent, followed by Tim Stubson with 17 percent and Continue reading