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Study Says Severity of Wildfires in Colorado Remains Mostly Unchanged

WILDFIREResearchers say wildfires along Colorado’s Front Range might burn more area but aren’t much more severe than before firefighting became commonplace in the 1920s. The University of Colorado and Humboldt State University in California said Tuesday researchers examined 2,000 square miles of forests and found only 16 Continue reading

Romney to Visit Colorado

mitt-romney 300Mitt Romney is coming back to Colorado. The former Republican presidential candidate is planning to visit the Front Range next week. Romney will be campaigning for Gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez. The event is being billed as a rally, and will be held at Heritage High School in Littleton Monday. The public is invited. Those Continue reading

Officials Remind Hunters to be Bear Aware

grizzly bearIn light of two recent bear attacks in Wyoming, one of them fatal, the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office is encouraging hunters who venture north into grizzly country to be “bear aware.” Sheriff Rich Haskell said that many county residents hunt in areas within the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem identified by the Continue reading

Craig City Council Considers Chicken Ordinance

City-Council-300The Craig City Council introduced an ordinance last night that would allow residents within the city limits to own a few chickens. The ordinance would allow a home to have up to 4 hens in a coop, with strict restrictions on cleanliness and disturbing neighbors. According to Mayor Terry Continue reading

Hayden and Moffat County Celebrate Homecoming

homecoming-week-300Hayden and Moffat County High Schools continue celebrating homecoming this week. At Hayden, today will see the class t-shirt color wars. Students are encouraged to wear their sunglasses to school. Macho Volleyball will take place at 7 in the gym. Tomorrow is Pajama Day. Powder Puff Football will take place at 7 on the Continue reading

Oil and Gas Task Force to Have First Meeting Tomorrow

oil-and-gas-industry-300The 21-member Oil and Gas Task Force established by Governor John Hickenlooper’s executive order earlier this month will convene for its initial meeting tomorrow. The task force was forced by Congressman Jared Polis, who had threatened to pepper local ballots with anti-fracking questions that experts say would Continue reading

Bloomberg Endorses Udall

mark-udall-300bloombergIt’s no surprise that Mark Udall has been endorsed by New York’s Michael Bloomberg in the Colorado senate race this year. The Continue reading

Tipton Searches for Academy Candidates

SCOTT-TIPTON-300Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) office is currently accepting applications from students who are interested in attending a United States Service Academy in 2015. Each year members of Congress are able to nominate a limited number of people from their districts to the U.S. Service Academies-including the Air Force, West Point, Continue reading

Tips for National Preparedness Month

USDA-300September is National Preparedness Month. The National Day of Action is September 30th. USDA’s Farm Service Agency has committed to participate in America’s PreparAthon this month in order to increase preparedness throughout the Continue reading

Big Job Fair in Denver Today

job fairIn what will be the largest career fair in local history, over 50 major companies will converge on the Adams County Fairgrounds today. TSA, Wells Fargo, Safeway Stores, Enterprise, and Fedex, are among the organizations hiring Continue reading

Parks and Wildlife Offering Habitat Grants

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife’s Habitat Partnership Program is now accepting applications for $500,000 in Habitat Improvement Grants to fund large-scale habitat projects across Colorado. Any entity, agency, organization or individual that is interested in applying can download the application online. Continue reading

Football Players to go Through Diversionary Program

BULLDOGSThe Uinta County Attorney has decided not to press charges against any Moffat County High School students associated with the alleged hazing incident at a football camp in Wyoming this summer. Attorney Dean Stout says instead, they will have the students go through a youth Continue reading