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Commissioners Endorse Craig Sales Tax Increase

The Moffat County Commissioners yesterday agreed to sign a letter of support, endorsing the City of Craig’s effort to raise the city sales tax during the November election. Craig residents will be asked to approve a sales tax Continue reading

Domestic Violence Occurs Every 8 Seconds

October was declared Domestic Violence Awareness Months by the Moffat County Commissioners at their weekly meeting yesterday.  Moffat County citizens are encouraged to take a stand against domestic Continue reading

Prescribed Burns Scheduled In NW Colorado

Firefighters will be conducting prescribed burns over the coming weeks in Eagle, Garfield and Rio Blanco County. Crews plan to burn 1,200-acres 11 miles northwest of Rifle, 300-aces northwest of Continue reading

Tax Collections Up For August

Steamboat tax collections were up slightly in August according to the preliminary Sales Use and Accommodation Tax Report. Taxes for August increased .36% when compared to the previous year, with the Continue reading

Get Your Flu Shot Soon

The Colorado state health department is encouraging people to get flu shots before winter. Flu season typically peaks in January after the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday seasons. Active germs become prevalent during events with a lot of people, like family gatherings. During last year’s flu season, 3,340 Coloradans were hospitalized with the flu, and two children died. This year, twenty people Continue reading

Time To Winterize Your Boat

The recent snowfall in the area is a reminder that winter is almost here. This means it’s time to winterize boats. Owners should be sure to get all the water out of the vessel before a hard freeze, as sealed water can expand causing damage. It’s Continue reading

After Attack, Hunters Warned To Be “Bear Aware”

Following the attack of a bear on a Rock Springs man last week, law enforcement is encouraging hunters who venture north into grizzly Continue reading

UPDATE: Highway 40 Reopen

Highway 40 was closed over Rabbit Ears Pass for two hours Monday morning due to a jack-knifed moving van on the Highway. Crews were able to clear the moving van from the Continue reading

Head-On Results In Serious Injuries

Three people were seriously injured Thursday afternoon in an accident that closed Rabbit Ears Pass.  The accident occurred when a 49-year-old man from Wyoming drove his car across the center line, colliding head on with a vehicle occupied by Continue reading

Police Search For Craig Man

Police are looking for help in locating 26-year-old Ethan Tyrel Robinson. A warrant was issued for Robinson’s arrest after he failed to turn himself into authorities over the weekend. Robinson received two additional failure to comply charges for not turning himself in at the agreed upon time. While Robinson Continue reading

Changes Coming To Sage Grouse Management

The Trump administration is expected to publish a notice of intent soon that would overhaul Obama-era sage grouse protection plans. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke ordered a review of Obama’s sage grouse plans earlier this year, in an effort to see if they were limiting energy production. A sage grouse task force issued recommendations last month, which focused Continue reading

Gubernatorial Candidate To Visit Craig

Democrat candidate for Colorado Governor Mike Johnston will be in Craig tomorrow to discuss issues affecting farmers and ranchers. The meeting will be held at 12:30 to 2 at the Frontier Station Continue reading