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Former Meeker Wrestling Coach Dies

Meeker Cowboys horse cowboy flagFormer Meeker wrestling coach Bill Turner died Sunday afternoon in Denver. Reports say Turner was in Denver watching his grandsons Casey Turner and Sheridan Harvey wrestle at the state tournament. Bill later suffered a fall and was taken to a hospital in Denver, where he died the next day from complications resulting Continue reading

Registration for Steamboat Teen Programs Open

City-of-SteamboatRegistration is now open for the Steamboat’s Afterschool Teen Programs that take place from March through May. Programs offered include: G.R.O.W – Girls Continue reading

Pro-Fracking Measure Passes State Senate

frackingRepublicans in the Colorado Senate advanced a pro-fracking measure Friday that makes a statement in advance of a Continue reading

CNCC Offers Paleontology Experience

CNCC-LOGO-400CNCC will be offering paleontology field experiences beginning in the summer of 2015 as one part of a two-part paleontology experience. Each field experience session Continue reading

CPW Offers Website to Plan for Big Game Hunt

colorado parksThe big game application deadline for 2015 is midnight, April 7th, but Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials say you shouldn’t wait until the deadline to apply. The department has a variety of resources for hunters to complete their applications now. CPW’s website offers essential information for preparing for the big game season Continue reading

CPW Offers Turkey Hunt to Novice Women Hunters

TURKEY-WITH-GUN-300Colorado Parks and Wildlife is now accepting applications for a chance at participating in a guided, private land turkey hunt designed for women who are novice hunters and want to learn from experienced mentors. The two-day clinic is offered in partnership with Encana and the Western Slope chapter of the National Wild Continue reading

Meeker Cowboys Snatch Team Trophy

Meeker Cowboys horse cowboy flagThree days of state high school wrestling ended with a nail biter as the Meeker Cowboys came up just a few points shy of claiming the team championship, finishing 2nd to Rocky Ford, and just ahead of Paonia. Six Meeker wrestlers received medals. Sheridan Harvey finished 5th; Tristin Peloni and Devon Pontine placed 3rd; Anthony Watt and Casey Turner each finished 2nd and T.J. Shelton took Continue reading

Meeker Has Three in Championship Round

wrestling-#2The Meeker Cowboys have three wrestlers that will compete in championship rounds tonight at the high school state wrestling tournament in Denver.  Anthony Watt, Casey Turner, and T.J. Shelton will try tonight to take home individual championships.  Fellow Cowboys Sheridan Harvey, Tristin Pelloni, and Devon Pontine are Continue reading

Dinosaur Monument Looking for Celebration Ideas

Dinosaur National Monument QuarryDinosaur National Monument turns 100 years old on October 4th and is looking for a few more community partners to help spread the word and join the celebration. From April through October, a variety of special events and projects will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the establishment of Dinosaur National Monument. Continue reading

Students Drive Campaign to get CU to Stop Investing in Fossil Fuels

cuA campaign to get universities to stop investing in fossil fuels has come to energy-rich Colorado. Students asked the University of Colorado Board of Regents on Friday to divest from coal and petroleum companies. The board isn’t expected to decide any time soon. Getting CU to shun those industries would be a prize for the “fossil-free” Continue reading

Meeker Advances Six to Quarterfinals at State Tournament

wrestling-#2Meeker sent 6 wrestlers to the round two of the state wrestling tournament in Denver yesterday. Hayden passed three through, Moffat County advanced 2, and North Park sent one into round two. All wrestlers who lost yesterday will try to make their way back into medal contention through wrestlebacks. Our coverage of the state Continue reading

Steamboat Publishes December Sales Tax Report

City-of-SteamboatThe City of Steamboat has published the final December 2014 Sales, Use, and Accommodation Tax Report. Steamboat’s December sales taxes are 8.48% Continue reading