Category Archives: News

Soroco High School Ag Department Fundraiser

soroco-high-school-signThe Soroco High School Agriculture Department is conducting a fundraiser by selling some of the plants they have been raising in the Horticulture program. Those include a variety of annuals, Continue reading

Survey Shows Americans Want More Power for States

WESTERN ENERGY ALLIANCEAmericans strongly support using resources on public lands to produce energy, and giving states more control over regulating those activities. That’s according to a poll commissioned by Continue reading

Choir Concert at Moffat County High School Tonight

moffat-co-high-2The Moffat County High School Spring Choral Concert takes place tonight. Students from the Concert Choir and Centerstage Choir programs will perform in the school’s auditorium. They will be performing songs from famous musicals, such Continue reading

Graduation Ceremony Held at CNCC Rangely

CNCC-3001Commencement exercises were held on Saturday at CNCC Rangely Campus. The college had 164 spring graduates receiving their associate’s degrees and/or certificates with Continue reading

Extended Hours, New Programs at Dinosaur

Dinosaur National Monument QuarryThe month of May brings wildflowers, migrating birds, expanded hours, and special programs to Dinosaur National Monument.

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Wyoming Fugitive Caught in Alaska

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3A fugitive sex offender on the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office most wanted list has been captured in Alaska. 32-year old Robert Bousquet, who was convicted of rape in Idaho in 2004, was wanted on felony theft charges in the theft of a dozen rifles, handguns, and shotguns from a Rock Springs residence. County detectives and Continue reading

Judge Rules ColoWyo Permits Obtained Without Proper Procedure

coalOn Friday, U.S. District Judge R. Brooke Jackson ruled against the Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) in a lawsuit challenging the mining permits issued for Colowyo Mine and Trapper Mine. The lawsuit Continue reading

C-DOT Launches Campaign to Reduce Distracted Driving

textThe Colorado Department of Transportation is partnering with the Colorado State Patrol to support nationwide efforts to end distracted driving. During the campaign, the National Safety Council recommends drivers stop using cell phones while driving, recognize that hands-free devices offer little safety benefit, understand the Continue reading

Steamboat School District Invites Public to Planning Meeting

STEAM-SCHOOL-DISTRICTThe Steamboat School District will hold another Facility Master Plan meeting Tuesday. The public is invited to show up and give their input. The goal of the meeting is to develop in more detail the potential scopes for Option C, which will allow the district to get better first cost construction information. Tuesday’s meeting will be held at Continue reading

Routt County Groups Gearing up for Road Clean-up Day

routt-county-signThe City of Steamboat, Routt County Environmental Health, the Yampa Valley Sustainability Council, Yampatika, and the Litter Solutions Committee are inviting the public to help tidy up the roads throughout Routt County. Continue reading

Law Changed to Allow Medical Use of Pot on Probation

MARIJUANA-300Legislation allowing medical marijuana use by people on probation or parole in Colorado has been signed into law by Governor John Hickenlooper. Colorado has allowed medical marijuana use for 15 years, but not by people on probation or parole. The bill signed into law Friday changes that policy so those with Continue reading

Law Orders Study of Black Bears

black-bearState wildlife officials will study Colorado’s black bear population and how to reduce conflicts with humans under a bill that has been signed into law. Governor John Hickenlooper signed a bill Friday that orders Colorado Parks and Wildlife to study Colorado’s increasing black bear population. The Continue reading