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Wyoming Police Learn About Gangs

wyoming-flag-graphicWyoming law enforcement learned more about gangs this month during the 8th Annual Western States Gang Conference. Gang experts from across the country were at the conference to provide instruction on a wide range of gang related issues.  Police from across the state Continue reading

Kids Can Learn The History Of Routt County

YAMPA RIVER STATE PARKKids will have an opportunity Saturday to learn more about the American West and the history of Routt County at a seminar at Yampa River State Park. Colorado Mountain College professor Timothy Opyt will give a talk focused on the cowboys and ranchers from the past that Continue reading

Catch And Keep An Unlimited Amount Of Fish

kid-fishing-400Fishers and Anglers in the area can now catch and keep an unlimited amount of fish from the Harvey Gap Reservoir about 8 miles northeast of Rifle. The Silt Water Conservation District must drain the reservoir in order to inspect the dam. Due to the planned drainage, Colorado Parks and Wildlife has Continue reading

Routt County Fair Weekend Events

Routt County FairThe Routt County Fair continues through the weekend. Key events include the Jake Booco Bull Riding Invitational Thursday night at 7:30. Friday night the demolition derby and lawn mower races get underway Continue reading

Structure Protection Removed Around Beaver Creek Fire

FireCrews continue to make progress battling the Beaver Creek Fire burning 24 miles northwest of Walden. Because of the gains, the fire management team has been able to remove almost all of the structure protection equipment from the eastern and southern portions of the fire. Crews are Continue reading

Help Moffat County Control Noxious Weeds

MOFFAT-COUNTY-LOGO-300Moffat County is looking to fill 5 seats on the Noxious Weed Advisory Board. Noxious weeds are any weeds that are considered detrimental to agricultural crops, natural habitats, humans or Continue reading

Free Movie At Craig City Park

Movies in the ParkThere is a free movie tonight at Craig City Park. The movie “Up” will begin around 8 and is being shown as part of the “Movie in the Park” series. “Movie in the Park” is put on by Craig Parks and Recreation, Grand Futures Prevention Continue reading

Woman Dies After Semi Hits Motorcycle

Motorcycle-accident2-300One woman died Tuesday night in Wyoming, after a semi truck struck the motorcycle she was riding on I-80 37 miles east of Rock Springs. 48 year old Jody Dossett from Hartford South Dakota lost control after a semi being driven by 69 year old Dulian Leszek ran into the back of her motorcycle. Dosset was thrown from her bike and Continue reading

Happy Hollow Fire 75% Contained

WILD FIRECrews made good progress yesterday battling the “Happy Hollow” Fire burning 25 miles west of Maybell.  The lightning fire that began Sunday is burning through trees and sage brush in Dinosaur National Monument.  Crews Continue reading

Colorado Constitution May Get Harder To Amend

COLORADO-STATE-FLAGInitiative 96 supported by the group “Raise The Bar” has received enough signatures to be put to a vote in November. The Initiative would require any petition for a citizen initiated amendment to the state Constitution to get signatures from at least 2% of the voters in each of the state’s 35 Senate Districts. It would also increase the percentage of votes required Continue reading

Advocate Crisis Support Services Extends Lease

ADVOCATESAdvocates Crisis Support Services in Craig signed a lease extension with Moffat County Tuesday at the County Commissioners weekly meeting. The lease was extended for ten years and will be good through 2026. Advocates Crisis Support Services has served Moffat County for the last 38 years. Among other programs, the group offers a 24 hour hot line for Continue reading

Candidate For CO Senate In Meeker

Emily TracyEmily Tracy, Democratic candidate to represent District 8 in the Colorado Senate, will be in Meeker Thursday. Tracy is running against Republican incumbent Randy Baumgardner. Thursday afternoon, Tracy will be around Meeker talking to voters about issues. Later that evening she will attend the Natural Resource Tour Reception at the Continue reading