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Spending Bill Would Delay Protections on Grouse

sage_grouse-300A legislative rider in Congress’ $1.1 trillion spending bill would delay protections for a wide-ranging Western bird that’s been on a collision course with the oil and gas industry. The Obama administration faced a September 2015 deadline to propose protections for greater sage grouse. But the spending package agreed to late Continue reading

Energy Exploration Prohibited in White River National Forest

oil-and-gas-drilling-300The federal government is prohibiting energy exploration in most of the White River National Forest. A new document from the Forest Service limits exploration to less than one-tenth of the 2.2 million acre forest. The government says Continue reading

Oberlander Accepts Vice President Position at CNCC in Craig

CNCC-3001Colorado Northwestern Community College in Craig has a new Vice President. Janell Oberlander from Rapid City, South Dakota has officially accepted the position. She did so Continue reading

Poaching Incident Results In $10,000 Fine

Photo #1Cooperation between the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Department and the Wyoming Game & Fish Department is credited with the arrest of 39-year-old William K. Reynolds of Wamsutter for poaching.  Reynolds, a suspect in the case and who was known to have a suspended driver’s license was seen driving his pickup in Wamsutter was arrested for driving Continue reading

CDOT Releases 25 Year Transportation Plan

The Colorado Dept of Transportation has released a 10 to 25 year plan to address the state’s transportation systems. The multi-part plan is broken down Continue reading

Roadside Fire North Of Craig Burns Six Acres

fire-1-300A fire which began in multiple locations burned about 6 acres of grass and sagebrush yesterday.  The fire, which started along the side of Highway 13 one mile north of Craig was never a threat to structures or livestock.  Five units Continue reading

Yule Log Hunt Cut Short When Log Is Discovered

YULE-LOGThe annual Steamboat Yule Log Hunt which got underway yesterday and was expected to go into next week, ended Tuesday when the Yule Log was found after only 2 of 10 clues had been released.  The log was discovered by the Continue reading

Moffat County High Receives $25,000 Prize

Celebrate My DriveMoffat County High School principal Kelly McCormick announced at a student assembly Tuesday that the school will receive $25,000 from the State Farm Celebrate My Drive Program. Moffat County High is one Continue reading

Free Showing – America: Imagine the World Without Her

bears-ears-tea-party-300There’ll be a free screening of the movie “America – Imagine the World Without Her”, this Thursday night at 6:30 at the Center of Craig.  The screening presented by the “Bears Ears Tear Party Patriots” is open to the public and everyone is invited to attend this entertaining and informative hit movie Continue reading

Colorado Oil And Gas Task Force To Meet In Rifle

The “Colorado Department of Natural Resources Oil and Gas Task Force” will hold it’s 4th meeting Wednesday and Thursday in Rifle. The task force was created last September by Colorado Continue reading

Colorado Gives Day Is Today

Tuesday is Colorado Gives Day, a day dedicated to increase philanthropy in Colorado through online giving. Donors are encouraged to “give where you live” to raise money for local nonprofits. A pool of over a million dollars will divided between all of the nonprofits that Continue reading

Yule Log Hunt Clue 2

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The annual Steamboat Yule Log Hunt in now underway. The Hunt, which is a pre-Christmas tradition started yesterday. Continue reading