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Campaign Launched Against Allowing Supermarkets to Sell Liquor

ALCOHOLThe battle over whether to allow Colorado supermarkets to sell wine and beer could end up being decided by voters themselves and opponents are going on the offensive. Colorado liquor store owners and breweries expect a ballot proposal in the 2016 election and launched an opposition campaign called “Keep Colorado Continue reading

Lawmakers Vote to Regulate Palcohol

palcoholA proposal to regulate the sale of powdered alcohol in Colorado has been sent to Governor John Hickenlooper for action. The Colorado House approved the bill unanimously yesterday. This month, federal regulators approved the Continue reading

Police Investigating Assault at Bear Valley Inn

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-300The Craig Police Department is investigating a reported assault that happened last night at the Bear Valley Inn. According to a press release, officers responded to the motel in reference to a man who was bleeding. They found that two men had been in an altercation. 44-year old Joeseph Picanco was injured, but the extent of the injuries were not released. He was taken to The Memorial Continue reading

Craig Parks and Rec to Hold Skate Park Meeting

craig parks and rec-150Craig Parks and Rec will hold a public meeting Monday to talk about the city’s Skate Park. The meeting will focus specifically on the Skate Park Design and Ramp Replacement Project. Those that have an interest in the park, including skaters and bikers, are encouraged to attend and Continue reading

M.C.H.S. Drama Department to Perform Next Week

moffat-co-high-2The Moffat County High School Drama Department is getting ready for their next performance. The group will put on a play called “You Can’t Take it with You” next week. The play is an award-winning comedy that features Continue reading

Lawmakers Compromise on Program to Give Illegal Immigrants Drivers Licenses

licenseA Colorado program that lets illegal immigrants get driver’s licenses will be operational in three locations around the state instead of one under a deal struck by lawmakers. The compromise agreed to yesterday gives the state Department of Continue reading

House Passes Bill to Force EPA to Reveal Science

EPA-300The House easily passed a bill yesterday to stop the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from using “secret science”, despite a veto threat from the Obama administration. The bill, similar to past versions, would require the EPA to make public all details of any scientific research it uses in regulating. If the science isn’t public, the rule Continue reading

Lawmakers Adjust Homeowner Liability Laws

co-state-capitol-300Colorado developers and homebuilders have been pushing for years to limit liability from unhappy home buyers. A renewed effort to make it harder to sue builders for cracks, shifts or other flaws in a new home passed its first test Monday Continue reading

IRS Says Letter to Verify Identity is Not a Scam

irsThe Internal Revenue Service is reminding taxpayers who receive requests from the IRS to verify their identities that the Identity Verification Service website, offers the fastest, easiest way to comply. Taxpayers may receive a letter when the IRS stops suspicious tax returns that have indications of being identity theft but Continue reading

Local Scam Going On Now

SCAMS-300Numerous residents of Moffat County have reported receiving calls from a scam artist posing as a officer of the Moffat County Sheriff’s Department. The scammer is using the pretext of arrest warrant or missed court date to demand personal information or immediate payment to avoid arrest. Be aware that this is a scam. Calls are Continue reading

C-Dot to Hold Meeting to Provide Summer Project Info

C-DOT-300State highway workers are getting ready to begin a wildlife mitigation project on Highway 9 between Silverthorne Continue reading

Tickets Still Available for State of the County

state-of-moffat-county-300Tickets are still available for next week’s State of Moffat County event. The night will feature speakers from the City of Craig, Moffat County and the Craig Chamber. Each will give a review of how their respective entities have done over the past year, and what is in store for its immediate future. The Chamber will also hand out their Continue reading