Category Archives: News

Firefighters Manage Two Fires in Routt County

WILDFIREA fire in the Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area is burning in steep and rough terrain, and is being fought from the air.  A helicopter has been ordered to help fight the blaze.  The South Fork Fire was estimated at Continue reading

Three Springs Fire Contained

WILDFIRECrews have contained the Three Springs Fire which was reported to the Craig Interagency Dispatch Center Monday night around 7. The lightning caused wildland fire is on private land four Continue reading

Commissioners Approve Cultivation Question, Not Yet Looking at Retail

MARIJUANA-300The Moffat County Commissioners are clarifying language for the ballot question that will ask Moffat County voters whether they want the moratorium lifted on commercial marijuana grow operations.  County Attorney Rebecca Tyree brought language to the commissioners meeting yesterday.  Continue reading

Rally Participants Urged to RSVP Quickly

EPA-300Buses are being organized to take anyone who wants to participate in the rally against the EPA’s new carbon emissions rules in Denver next week.  The rally will be held at the Lincoln Park Veteran’s Memorial on the west side of the capitol building.  The buses are being paid for by the Craig Chamber and Friends of Coal.  There is no cost Continue reading

Aerospace Industry a Focus This Week in Craig

csbrThe Colorado Business Space Roundtable’s workshop in Craig starts tonight and runs through Friday.  Tonight will feature a tour of Colorado Northwestern Community College and a meet and greet.  Local organizer Ray Beck says the public will find the most useful information Continue reading

Hayden to Chipseal Streets Next Week

HAYDEN-300The Town of Hayden will be doing some chipsealing next week.  The town plans to start chipsealing streets July 28th.  The work will be done on all streets between 5th Street and Shelton Lane.  While the work is being done, there will be no parking allowed on those streets from 6 in the morning until Continue reading

Workforce Center to Host Workplace Behavior Seminar

colorado-workforce-center-3The Colorado Workforce Center will host a workplace behavior seminar next month.  The presentation is in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Continue reading

Udall Says Obama Not Targeting Vermillion

mark-udall-300The following is a press release from Senator Mark Udall’s office.

Mark Udall, chairman of the U.S. Senate National Parks Subcommittee, confirmed today that the Obama administration is not considering an Antiquities Act designation for the Vermillion Continue reading

Crews Battling Three Springs Fire

WILDFIREThe Three Springs Fire was reported to the Craig Interagency Dispatch Center last night around 7 p.m.  The lightning caused wildland fire is on private land four miles north of Highway 40 Continue reading

Interest in Football Positions Coming from Out-Of-Area

BULLDOGSApplications for Moffat County High School’s open football coaching positions are coming in, and the candidates will start interviewing later this week.  Superintendent Brent Curtice says so far all applications have come in from outside the district.  He says the hiring committee Continue reading

Motorcycle Crash Sends Kremmling Man to Hospital

Motorcycle-accident2-300On Sunday evening, the Colorado State Patrol responded to a single vehicle crash on Highway 9, north of Breckenridge. A motorcycle, driven by 38-year old Jeremiah Berry of Kremmling was traveling south on Highway 9, near Green Mountain Reservoir. The motorcycle Continue reading

Hickenlooper, Udall Yet to Address Northwest Colorado

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300mark-udall-300Still no further word from the John Hickenlooper and Mark Udall camps on when they will be able to address the concerns of their Northwest Colorado constituents.  A couple Continue reading