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Want To Serve On The Steamboat City Council?

steamboat-city-councilThe City of Steamboat Springs is looking for candidates to serve on the Steamboat Springs City Council. There are three four year City Council positions and one 2-year at-large open. Those interested must fill out a candidate affidavit and a nomination petition signed by at least 25 registered electors within their Continue reading

Extension Office Soil Health Tour Is Tomorrow

csu-extension-300-BESTThe CSU Routt County Extension Office will hold a “Soil Health Tour” tomorrow at the Frentress Ranch. The tour is open to everyone. Those planning to attend should meet at the Hayden Town Hall parking lot at 1:50. The “Soil Health Tour” will be from 2 to 4, followed by a happy hour, discussion and question and answer period. Topics for the tour include; “Soil Continue reading

BLM Listening Session Live Stream Link Available At KRAI.COM

BLMA live stream of today’s Bureau of Land Management Listening Session in Denver is available today here at KRAI.COM. The purpose of the Listening Session Tuesday is to gather feedback on how the BLM can best carry out its responsibility to ensure that American taxpayers receive a fair return on federal Continue reading

Northwest Colorado Wildland Fires Mostly Contained

BEHRMAN-FIRE2-300Of the 20 wildland fires reported yesterday, three remain uncontained. The largest is the 87 acre Long Fire about 25 miles northwest of Meeker. It started on State land burned onto Bureau of Land Management land. Crews and equipment from the BLM, Rifle, Canyon City and the Continue reading

Immunizations Required for Students Entering Colorado Schools

ImmunizationsColorado students are required to have a number of immunizations for school attendance. Children, from preschoolers to middle schoolers to college students, need vaccines. According to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, “It is important for kids to be fully immunized before the school year begins to protect everyone from potentially deadly diseases as the Continue reading

Denver Broncos On 55 Country

200px-Denver_Broncos_alternate_logo.svgThe 2015 football season kicked off last week with the first of four Denver Broncos preseason games.  As the official Denver Broncos radio station for Northwest Colorado, 55 Country is again broadcasting all Broncos preseason and regular season games live.  This weekend the Broncos travel to Houston for a Saturday night game.  This contest is generating a high degree of interest as is marks the first time the former Texans head coach and new Bronco’s head Continue reading

Red Flag Warning Today For Moffat And Rio Blanco Counties

RED FLAGThe National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a Red Flag Warning for Moffat and Rio Blanco counties in effect from 2 p.m. until 9 p.m. today (Monday). The Warning is due to gusty winds, low humidity and dry fuels. Winds out of the west are expected to gust up to 35 miles per hour. The combination of forecasted conditions creates the potential for rapid fire growth upon ignition and contributes to extreme fire behavior. Please refrain from using fire outdoors this afternoon and evening.

Coal Technologies Conference To Return To Wyoming

coalplugThe 5th International Advanced Coal Technologies Conference will bring together an international array of leading energy experts from government, industry, academic, and research sectors to discuss and share recent advancements in the development and Continue reading

Number Of Wildland Fires Swell In Northwest Colorado

fire season smallOf the 20 fires reported since Friday, 13 are now contained. Fire fighters worked throughout the weekend to gain the upper hand on the fires that were mostly lightning caused. Today crews will continue to assist Continue reading

Coal Hearing in Denver

coalThe Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado is trying to coordinate transportation to this week’s hearing in Denver on the future of coal. The BLM will hold a Listening Session in Denver Tuesday to gather feedback on how to Continue reading

Special Team to Look at Long Term Effects of EPA Spill

EPA-300New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez is forming a special team charged with monitoring the long-term effects of a massive toxic waste spill created by the Environmental Protection Agency at a Colorado mine. EPA Officials say federal contractors accidentally released more than 3 million gallons of wastewater laden with Continue reading

States Start Water Conservation Program

WATER CONSERVATIONThe states of Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, and New Mexico have begun a test program to shore up declining reservoir levels if the 15-year drought that has plagued the Colorado River continues into the future. On July 1st, the four states approved 10 projects that allow farmers, municipalities and other water users to Continue reading