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Club 20 to Hold Candidate Debates Tomorrow

club 20-229CLUB 20’s Fall Meeting and Candidate Debates will be held on today and tomorrow in Grand Junction. The event enables members to engage with local, state and federal elected and Continue reading

Steamboat Releases July Sales Tax Report

City-of-SteamboatThe City of Steamboat has published their preliminary July 2014 Sales, Use, and Continue reading

Sweetwater County Authorities Investigating Find of Synthetic Drug Kit

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3Sweetwater County detectives are investigating the discovery of a buried kit and materials for creating a synthetic/designer street drug. Sheriff Rich Haskell said that a Rock Springs woman was recently in the area of County Road 69 west of Rock Springs to bury a pet when she discovered a buried Continue reading

Scott Cook Ends 23 Years Of Service On United Way Board

Martin - Cook 9 2014Former Moffat County United Way board member Scott Cook was celebrated today for his many years of service to Moffat County United Way. Board Chair, Steve Martin, on behalf of the board, presented Cook with an award and said: “We would like to take this opportunity to thank and recognize Scott who has volunteered many hours to the United Way over the past twenty three years. In addition to serving as a board member Scott served on the campaign committee his entire tenure. He was the campaign chairman in 2011. Scott was very instrumental in assuring that United Way, through good fiscal policy and planning would have the resources to meet future emergency needs in our community. Scott is a big supporter of our mission, both as a volunteer and financially. His leadership has been so valuable to the United Way and we are very grateful to have had your expertise and direction for so long. We will miss seeing you at our monthly meetings and wish you the best in your future endeavors. Please join me in showing our appreciation to Scott Cook for all he has given to the United Way.” Pictured: (l to r) Steve Martin and Scott Cook – click to enlarge photo.

Agenda Set for EPA Meeting in Craig

EPA-300The agenda has been set for next week’s public meeting in Craig with the Environmental Protection Agency. The EPA’s Regional Administrator, Shawn McGrath agreed to hold a public meeting in Craig, over the new carbon emissions rules levied against coal fired power plants. During hearings on the rules in Continue reading

Lodging Tax Discussion to be Held in Steamboat

City-of-SteamboatThe City of Steamboat’s Sales Tax Division is presenting a free training session about lodging Continue reading

CPW Commission to Meet in Glenwood

colorado parksThe Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission will meet September 11th and 12th at the Ramada Inn in Glenwood. Topics will include updates on the Recovery Program for listed aquatics species in the Colorado River, final regulations for big game hunting, draft regulations for snowmobiles and Continue reading

Assistance Offered for Those Who Lost Grazing Ground in Disasters

FSAColorado Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Leland Swenson, is encouraging all Colorado livestock producers who have suffered eligible disaster-related losses to contact their local FSA office to secure assistance by September 30th. After that date, congressionally mandated Continue reading

Craig Offers Open Gym Time for Volleyball

volley-ballThe City of Craig’s Parks and Rec Department is now offering open gym time for those who would like to brush up on their volleyball skills. Starting next week, the middle school gym will be open on Thursdays for volleyball games. You must be 15 or older to Continue reading

September Declared Workforce Development Month

colorado-workforce-center-3Governor John Hickenlooper has issued a proclamation declaring September as Workforce Development Month Continue reading

Fast Food Workers to Strike Today

on strikeFast food workers in Denver are participating in a national strike to win $15 an hour wages. Workers from McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Burger King and other fast food restaurants plan to walk off their jobs as part of the strike today. The campaign, backed by Service Employees International Union, started in New York Continue reading

Wildlife Officials to Discuss Elkhead Reservoir

ELK-HEAD-MAIN-SIGNState Wildlife Officials will meet Friday at Craig Station to talk about plans for Elkhead Reservoir. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is considering a plan to drain and poison Elkhead Reservoir to get rid of non-native fish. The Small Mouth Bass and the Northern Pike are considered predators of the endangered Bony Tail Chub, Humpback Chub, Razorback Sucker, and Colorado Pikeminnow. The CPW says there are too many of the non-natives Continue reading