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Zinke Sage Grouse Plan Released

Department of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke unveiled his new plan to protect sage grouse this week, which will give Western states more flexibility for managing the birds habitat, and will help encourage economic growth. Zinke believes the federal government and the states can work together to protect sage grouse and its habitat while not affecting the economy and job creation. Zinke said he has received complaints from several Western governors that the Obama Continue reading

Coal Community Empowerment Act introduced

Legislation has been introduced in the United States Senate that would help spur investment, workforce training, economic growth and job creation in rural coal communities. The Coal Community Empowerment Act introduced last week by Continue reading

Moffat County High School Registration

Moffat County High School class registration will start this week at the high school. Seniors will be able to register for classes Wednesday and registration for juniors will be held Thursday. Registration for sophomores and freshman will be held next Tuesday and Wednesday respectively. Registration Continue reading

Hayden Mosquito Spraying

Town of Hayden mosquito spraying will take place either Wednesday or Thursday during the evening hours, wind and weather permitting. For additional information on the spraying operation, call 276-3741.

IRS Scammers Target Wyoming

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s office is warning residents of a new scam where people are receiving automated calls from what sounds like the IRS, alerting the target that they have delinquent property taxes. The recorded message will then prompt the victim to call a number in order to settle Continue reading

Utah Man Dies In Mining Accident

A worker died in an accident last week at the Deserado mine near Rangely. The man has been identified as 32-year-old Jason Stevens of Vernal, Utah. Stevens, who worked as a surface mechanic at the mine, failed to report back at the end of his shift Wednesday. His body Continue reading

UPDATE: 6 People Injured In Roll-Over

Six people were injured in a roll-over accident Saturday on Highway 40 west of Hayden. All were transported to the hospital for treatment, two with serious injuries. The driver, 38-year-old Brandi Shipman of Craig, was attempting to pass a vehicle on the highway when she lost control resulting in Continue reading

Boy Taken To Hospital After Bike Accident

A child was taken to the hospital this weekend after being injured in a bicycle accident in Craig. The boy was riding his bike on 9th street when he lost control around 3:30 Saturday afternoon. The boy, who was not wearing a helmet when the Continue reading

Moffat County Fair Goes Through Sunday

The Moffat County Fair continues this week with events being held through Sunday. There will be numerous horse and animal shows throughout the week, culminating with the Ridin’ and Riggin’ Continue reading

Steamboat Tax Collections Up For June

Steamboat tax collections were up again in June according to the most recent Sales Use and Accommodation Tax Report. Taxes for June increased slightly by 2.8%, with the biggest increases coming from Marijuana sales which grew by more Continue reading

Meeting To Talk Wyoming Wild Horse Management

The Bureau of Land Management Wyoming will hold its annual statewide hearing tomorrow on the use of helicopters and motorized vehicles in wild horse management operations, at the Rock Springs Field Office. The meeting will allow the public to comment and provide suggestions regarding the use Continue reading

Free Park Entrance Monday

To celebrate the states 141st birthday, Colorado Parks and Wildlife will be offering free admission to any of the state’s parks on Monday.  The free entry is an annual Colorado day tradition commemorating the commissioning of the state by President Ulysses S. Grant in 1876. While the park entry is free, fishing and Continue reading