Category Archives: News

Steamboat Teen Council to Celebrate Opening of Slackline Park

TEEN COUNCILThe Steamboat Springs Teen Council (SSTC) will celebrate the Grand Opening of the Howelsen Slackline Park this weekend. Slacklining involves using balance to walk across a length of Continue reading

Public Input Sought for Water Plan

WATER CONSERVATIONThe Yampa-White-Green Rivers Basin Round Table is seeking public input on the Basin Implementation Water Plan.  The group has stopped taking written comments, however residents can voice their opinions at a meeting tomorrow.  The plan will become part of the Continue reading

Soil Health Workshop to be Held Next Week

CSU Extension-150Residents are encouraged to learn the importance of soil conservation and how to increase soil health and quality with an event next week.  The CSU Extension Office will host a Soil Health Workshop and Farm Tour on the 29th.  The goal is to provide the education through field demonstrations and lectures Continue reading

New Poll Says Coloradans Split on Hobby Lobby Decision

hobby lobbyA new poll says half of Colorado voters support the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling allowing religiously oriented business to opt out of a small portion of contraception coverage for their Continue reading

Attorney General Appeals Issuance of Boulder County Gay Marriage Licenses

SUTHERSColorado Attorney General John Suthers is asking the state court of appeals to overturn a ruling that allowed the Boulder County clerk to continue issuing same-sex marriage licenses.  On July 10th, Boulder District Court Judge Andrew Continue reading

Residents Encouraged to Join Rally Against EPA Rules

EPA-300The coal industry and Moffat County officials are urging residents to participate in next week’s rally for coal miners and power plant workers.  The rally will be held near the state Capitol on the 29th, the first day of hearings being held in Denver.  Moffat County Commissioner John Kinkaid will lead off the first day of Continue reading

Parks and Wildlife Remind Residents to Control Dogs

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding pet owners to keep dogs from chasing wildlife.  Chasing wildlife can cause enough stress to kill the animal.  The owner of the dog can be fined for harassing wildlife, and further consequences could occur if the animal dies.  The Continue reading

C-Dot to Start Highway Work in Craig Monday

CDOTThe Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is beginning a resurfacing project on State Highway 13, near the intersection of US 40.  The first phase of the project will involve Continue reading

Clerks Ordered to Stop Issuing Marriage Licenses to Same-Sex Couples

civil-union-3001More than 1,000 same-sex married couples in Utah must wait longer for state benefits after the U.S. Supreme Court granted the state a stay on an order requiring it to recognize the marriages.  Justice Sonia Sotomayor issued the Continue reading

Moffat County Social Services to Provide Differential Response Training

cdhsMoffat County Social Services will host a Differential Response Community Training session next week.  Trainer Matt Holtman, a Referral and Assessment Specialist with the Colorado Department of Human Services, will oversee two of the four sessions, while Marck Winokur, Continue reading

Aerospace Industry to be Discussed Next Week

csbrThe future of the aerospace industry in Northwest Colorado will be discussed next week. The three day event will touch on all aspects of the industry including Aerospace Business Development, Economic benefits, connections with local businesses, education, employment and more. The event will Continue reading

Bulldog Graduate to Conduct Baseball Academy this Weekend

herndonHerndon’s Five Tool Baseball Academy takes place this weekend in Craig.  The Academy is led by former Moffat County High School graduate and professional baseball player Junior Herndon, along with former Marlins and Rockies pitcher Jeff LaRoche. Herndon graduated in 1997, and was drafted that year by the San Diego Padres.  He has spent the last Continue reading