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Parks and Wildlife Offering Special Hunt Near Meeker

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife and the Miller Creek Ranch in Meeker are offering big-game hunters an opportunity to apply for a limited number of private property, elk and mule deer hunts during certain hunting seasons in fall of 2014. The Miller Creek Ranch is within the White River mule deer and elk herd units, two of the largest big game Continue reading

Tipton’s Transparency Bill Heard in House Committee

SCOTT-TIPTON-300Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) legislation to increase transparency in public land transfers received a hearing in the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation yesterday. Tipton’s bill seeks to improve the transparency, oversight and notification of land exchanges involving U.S. Continue reading

Pre-EPA Meeting Barbecue to Feed 600

EPA-300Organizers of tomorrow’s pre-EPA meeting barbecue in Craig have raised over $3,000 from local businesses and citizens to put on the feed. They expect to be able to serve about 600 people. The barbecue is free and open to the entire community, starting at 5 tomorrow. Following the barbecue, which will be held in the Continue reading

Firewood Permits Available in Walden

firewoodThe Parks Ranger District in Walden is now issuing personal free-use firewood permits. The program allows the public to gather firewood at specific sites on the Parks Ranger District where beetle-killed and other hazard trees have been cut and stacked. Participation in the program does require a firewood permit and load tags. Continue reading

BLM Seeking Comment on Trails Project Near Meeker

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comment on a proposal to develop a comprehensive non-motorized trail network near Meeker. The proposed project outlines two alternative trail systems in the China Wall area to provide recreation opportunities for hikers, Continue reading

Statewide Ballots Set for Fall Elections

Ballot-300The Secretary of State’s Office has set the ballot for this year’s elections. There will be 4 statewide issues for voters to decide. Those issues will deal with the definition of a person, casino gambling in three counties, food labeling, and open meetings. All 4 are citizen driven measures. The personhood measure is one that has been Continue reading

State Struggling With Caregiver Rules

MARIJUANA-300Colorado has struggled for years to rein in medical marijuana caregivers. Now that the drug is legal for all adults over 21, the job isn’t getting any easier. A panel of lawmakers and regulators declined yesterday to endorse a proposed bill relating to new limits on the state’s medical marijuana framework, deemed a Continue reading

Law Enforcement Respond to Several Weekend Accidents

Vehicle-Accident-300Law enforcement authorities were busy in Craig this weekend dealing with traffic accidents. Craig Police say it was near midnight Friday, when a car driven by Andrea Edwards blew through the stop sign at Industrial Avenue and Ranney Street. Industrial doesn’t continue past Ranney, and Continue reading

EPA Meeting to be Held in Craig this Week

EPA-300EPA Regional Administrator Shawn McGrath will be in Craig Wednesday to hear from various interests about the harmful effects of his agency’s new carbon emissions rules. Moffat County Commissioner John Kinkaid invited McGrath to Moffat County during the EPA’s Denver hearing on the rules. Several Continue reading

Gardner and Udall Debate

gardnermark-udall-300Republican U.S. Representative Cory Gardner repeatedly connected Democratic U.S. Senator Mark Udall to the policies of the Obama administration Continue reading

Hickenlooper and Beauprez Debate

BEAUPREZJOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez challenged Democratic Governor John Hickenlooper to answer whether he intends to grant clemency to a Continue reading

Gay Marriage Hearing Today

civil-union-3001Today’s hearing in federal appeals court in California on whether states should be allowed to ban same-sex marriage follows a similar case federal judges in Denver considered this summer. The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Continue reading