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Gardner Bashes Udall’s Energy Votes in Radio Address

gardnerRepublican Representative Cory Gardner is getting a little lift from his party. Gardner was selected to give Saturday’s weekly Republican party radio address. Gardner is challenging Democratic Senator Mark Udall in November. In his national radio speech, Gardner criticized the Obama administration and Senate Democrats for not approving the Keystone pipeline to Continue reading

Biden Visits Denver

BIDENVice President Joe Biden was in Denver Friday to attend an event on domestic violence and a Democratic fundraiser. The fundraiser was for former Colorado House Speaker Andrew Romanoff, who is challenging Republican Representative Mike Coffman in the state’s 6th Congressional District. Biden attended a round Continue reading

Wyoming Woman Killed in Highway Accident

whpA single vehicle rollover about 15 miles south of Green River, Wyoming resulted in the 105th highway fatality in Wyoming for 2014. The accident occurred September 10th. A 2000 Dodge Ram truck was being driven by 54 year old Denise Olson of Rock Springs. The truck was traveling south on WY 530 when it went Continue reading

Former Teacher Sentenced To 20 Years To Life

JohnBrothers_thumbOn September 19 Routt County District Judge Shelley Hill sentenced John Holland Brothers to a sentence of 20 years to life for his conviction on 16 felony counts arising from eight separate sexual assaults on a child. Continue reading

House Passes Energy Legislation

gardnerSCOTT-TIPTON-300Yesterday, the House of Representatives voted on a broad energy package, which included House Resolution 6, the Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act. H.R. 6 was introduced by Congressman Continue reading

Visiting Hunters Reminded to Consider Altitude

hunting-300Every year more than a few hunters must be rescued from the wilds and high country of Colorado. Hunters get trapped by snowstorms, injured in various types of accidents or simply get lost in the woods. Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials a stressing that hunters must remember that altitude can affect their health and their Continue reading

Animal Crises to be Discussed at CART Meeting

CSU Extension-150Moffat County Extension and Moffat County Emergency Management are hosting a meeting to get the public involved with animal crises. The Community Animal Response Team, or CART is designed to help with any animal emergencies in the county and work with local emergency response crews. If you are interested in helping Continue reading

Poverty Rate Drops in Colorado

cclapThe poverty rate in Colorado dropped slightly in 2013 for the first time in years according to new data released from the U.S. Census Bureau yesterday. The Colorado Center on Law and Policy says that’s the good news. They say the bad news is that Continue reading

Fuller Center to Hold Work Day

Fuller-CenterThe Moffat County Fuller Center for Housing is planning another work day for later this month. The group will get together September 28th to Continue reading

Ginsberg Asked to Recuse Herself from Same-Sex Marriage Case

civil-union-3001Liberty Counsel, an international nonprofit, litigation, education, and policy organization dedicated to advancing religious freedom, says Supreme Court Justice Ruth Ginsberg has violated the Judicial Code of Conduct by Continue reading

Steamboat Bike Park Closed for Improvements

Bicycle 32The Bear River Bike Park in Steamboat is closed temporarily through September 19th, in order for Routt County Riders to make improvements to the park. City officials request that everyone stay out of the area during this time for their own safety and so that the work can be done quickly. Improvements will include completing the return Continue reading

Sierra Club Supports Udall

sierra clubThe Sierra Club has announced their support for Mark Udall in this year’s senate race. The announcement doesn’t come as a surprise, as Udall has been a strong supporter of the Obama Administration’s climate and energy policies and the war on coal. In fact, the Sierra Club says those are the reasons for their support. The group blasted Udall’s Continue reading