Drivers Beware Of Migrating Animals

deer-vs-carWith fall in the air and winter on the horizon Colorado drivers need to be on the lookout for migrating wildlife. Fall is the breeding season for elk, deer and moose so they are especially active during this time period. Males will pursue mates aggressively and may not be deterred by traffic. Bears are also Continue reading

Time To Winterize Your Boat

winterize-boatWinter is almost here in Colorado, time to winterize boats throughout the state. 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

Local Marketing District Meeting In Dinosaur

dinosaur-city-limitsThe Craig and Moffat County Local Marketing District will host a meeting tonight in Dinosaur. The Dinosaur Town Council, Dinosaur National Monument and various community groups will all make presentations to the L-M-D Board. The meeting will take place from 6:30 Continue reading

Domestic Violence Seminar Tuesday

stop-domestic-violence-logoAs part of Domestic Violence awareness month in Moffat County, a domestic violence community awareness event will take place Tuesday in Craig.  National and local domestic violence experts will Continue reading

Sign Up For Low Income Energy Assistance

LEAPApplications can now be filled out for the 2016, 2017, Low Income Energy Assistance Program or LEAP. LEAP provides financial assistance to low income households to help them deal with their winter heating costs. The program runs from the first of November through the end of April. If you received LEAP last year, an application will be sent to you in the mail. If you have not participated in LEAP in the past, but believe you may qualify for the benefits, applications can be picked up at the Moffat Continue reading

Festival of Trees Christmas Wreaths For Sale

festival-of-treesThe deadline to buy a Christmas wreath to help support the 2016 Festival of Trees and the Youth United Way in Craig is October 28th. Wreaths and centerpieces can be purchased now through the Festival of Trees committee and Youth United Way members. The wreaths and Continue reading

Fill Out FAFSA Application For Free

fafsaColorado College Students can now fill out the Federal Student Aid or FAFSA applications for free online. The application period began earlier this month, in past years it did not begin until the first of January. Unlike in the past, students can use their tax information from the previous Continue reading

CPW Worried As Youth Participation Falls

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife officials are worried that they won’t be able to keep up with their conservation efforts, especially because the younger generation isn’t as interested in hunting and fishing as those currently involved in those activities. The department says their budget has been slashed by $40 million since 2009. The falling funds are Continue reading

Howelsen Hill Improvements Underway

howelsen-hill-rockThe City of Steamboat has begun improvements on the Howelsen Hill Nordic Trial System. The first phase of the project is expected to last into early November. The city is currently working to widen the trail behind the concrete bleachers at the Rodeo Ground. The project will also realign the trails on the Continue reading

Homecoming Parade, Pep Rally and Tailgate Party

bulldog 3The Moffat County High School homecoming Parade Begins Friday at 1. It will be followed by a Pep Rally in the Safeway Parking Lot at 2. This evening, the Yampa Valley Young Professionals are hosting a tailgate party before the Homecoming football game. The tailgate will be held at Loudy Simpson Park beginning at 5. Anyone planning to attend is asked to bring a dish to Continue reading

2nd Elk Carcass Found Abandoned

operation-game-thiefColorado Parks and Wildlife is looking for help to identify the person responsible for dumping a bull elk carcass on Ute Pass Road, north of Silverthorne. The body of the elk had been field dressed, quartered and placed in game bags. Almost all of the animal was abandoned on the side of the road to rot. The amount of meat left to spoil could have fed a Colorado family for an extended period of time. The person responsible may face felony charges, fines, and the revocation of Continue reading

Human Remains Discovered

MESAThe Mesa County Sheriff Department is investigating human remains discovered Tuesday by hikers in the North Desert Area. Sheriff Deputies worked with the assistance of the coroner’s office, forensic students and faculty from Colorado Mesa University to recover the remains. The Sheriff’s Office and coroner Continue reading