Volunteers Needed For Fuller Center Work Day

Fuller-CenterVolunteers are needed this weekend for a workday hosted by The Fuller Center for Housing. The Fuller Center for Housing provides assistance to low-income families, by building new homes and offering Continue reading

Comment On Proposed Projects At Steamboat Ski Resort

SteamboatAn open house will take place Thursday evening in Steamboat to discuss potential construction projects at the Steamboat Ski Resort. An environmental impact statement on the proposed projects has been performed by the National Forest Service. The impact statement will be presented and discussed at the meeting. The forest service will accept public Continue reading

21 Zika Cases In Colorado

ZikaThe Center for Disease Control has reported that 21 people in Colorado have Zika. All of the infected, contracted the disease after traveling outside of the state. According to a state health department official, no mosquitoes carrying Zika have been Continue reading

Many Against Increasing Taxes On Wind Generation

wyoming-flag-graphicThere is heavy opposition to the proposed increase on taxes collected on wind generation in Wyoming. County Commissioners form Albany and Carbon counties joined city councilors from Hanna and Laramie to draft resolutions against the proposed tax increase.  There have been two proposals made, the first would raise the current tax of $1 per megawatt hour of Continue reading

BLM Notice of Intended Disposition of Native American Remains

BLM1. Notice is here given in accordance with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), 43 CFR 10.6 (c), of the intent to transfer custody of Native American human remains in the control of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

A detailed assessment of the human remains was made by BLM officials in consultation with representatives of the Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah & Ouray Reservation, the Southern Ute Indian Tribe, the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, and the Eastern Shoshone Tribe of the Wind River Reservation, Wyoming. Continue reading

Cigarette Taxes Could Triple

CIG TAXA ballot initiative that would triple the taxes collected on a pack of cigarettes has received enough signatures to reach the November ballot. The “New cigarette and tobacco taxes” initiative would increase the taxes collected on a pack of cigarettes from 84 cents to $2.59 per pack, and the taxes on other tobacco products would increase to 22%. If passed Continue reading

New Fire In Routt National Forest

WILD FIREA fire started Saturday about four miles south of Stage Coach Reservoir, in the Sarvis Creek Wilderness area in the Routt National Forest. The lightning started, Silver Creek Fire, is burning through beetle kill trees Continue reading

Girls On the Run Registration Begins Wednesday

logo_girlsontherunOnline registration opens Wednesday for “Girls on the Run”. Girls on the Run is a 10 week program for girls in third through fifth grade that focuses on promoting a health body image, confidence, and other positive attributes through the sport of running. The girls will meet twice a week to train and build endurance for a 5k race that will take place in Continue reading

More Water For The Yampa River

YAMPA RIVERDue to low flow rates and high temperatures in the Yampa River, the Upper Water Conservation District is releasing an additional 10 cubic feet of water per second into the Yampa over the next few weeks. The additional Continue reading

Beaver Creek Fire Evacuation Order Removed

FireThe Beaver Creek fire management teams has made enough progress battling the blaze to lift the evacuation order that has been in place since the fire began. Residents and property owners in the area started returning to their homes Saturday Morning. Closures are still in effect on National forest and BLM managed lands and may affect hunting. To view a list of all Continue reading

Gail Schwartz In Craig Tuesday

Gail SchwartzGail Schwartz, the Democratic candidate to represent Colorado’s District 3 in the United States House of Representatives will be in Craig Tuesday afternoon. Schwartz is facing off against Republican incumbent Scott Tipton. Schwartz will be at Continue reading

Meeting To Discuss Hunting And Fishing Fees

colorado parksAnother meeting to discuss increasing Colorado hunting and fishing license fees will take place this Wednesday in Kremmling. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is anticipating a significant budge shortfall this year, so increasing fees could help offset the deficit. The majority of the C-P-W management programs are funded by fees charged for hunting and fishing licenses. Unlike other state agencies, C-P-W does not receive money Continue reading