Category Archives: News

Moffat County Commissioners Say Hickenlooper is in Their Corner

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300The Moffat County Commissioners say they are confident Colorado’s governor will stick up for them when it comes to both Sage Grouse issues, and the federal ruling on ColoWyo Mine’s expansion. Commissioner Chuck Grobe yesterday said their meeting with Governor Hickenlooper on Tuesday went well.  The Continue reading

Craig Emergency Crews Respond to Two Accidents in Two Days

car crashCraig emergency crews responded to a 2 vehicle accident yesterday in the middle of town. The crash happened at Victory Way and Tucker. The cause of the accident hasn’t been made clear, but there were no injuries. Traffic was routed around Continue reading

Dinosaur Deputy Candidates to be Interviewed Next Week

moffat-county-sheriff-300Moffat County Sheriff K. C. Hume mentioned at this week’s County Commissioner’s meeting that his department is getting closer to hiring a new deputy for the Dinosaur area. The Sheriff’s Office has entered into an Intergovernmental Agreement to provide the town with law Continue reading

House Passes Bill to Halt EPA Water Grab

WATER CONSERVATIONThe U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation co-sponsored by Congressman Scott Tipton to protect private water rights from burdensome federal regulations under the Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers’ controversial ‘waters of the US’ rule. The Regulatory Integrity Protection Continue reading

Governor Signs Snow Tire Study into Law

WINTER-DRIVING-300Colorado lawmakers will study whether to require snow tires or chains to drive on a mountainous stretch of Interstate 70 during spring and winter months, under a bill Governor John Hickenlooper signed into law yesterday. Continue reading

Moffat County Gets Good and Bad News About Sage Grouse

sage_grouse-300The Moffat County Commissioners have gotten good and bad news regarding sage grouse over the last week or so. The good news came from the State Land Board. The board has been ordered to put 10% of the three million acres it owns into a trust for further protection. There were three separate parcels in Moffat County nominated for Continue reading

Saturday is Armed Forces Day

armed forcesMay 16th is U.S. Armed Forces Day. The Moffat County Commissioners yesterday approved a proclamation brought to them by the Augusta Willihan Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. There will be a special concert Saturday night in observation of the day. Continue reading

Steamboat Teen Programs Offer Discounted Movie Tickets

TEEN COUNCILThe City of Steamboat Teen Programs and the Steamboat Teen Council is hosting a High School Movie Night at Wildhorse Cinema on Friday. High School students can buy a discounted movie Continue reading

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