Forest Officials in Wyoming Give Advice on Holiday Camping

MEDICINE BOW FORESTMemorial Day weekend visitors to the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests and Thunder Basin National Grassland (MBRTB) will find limited low-elevation access for roads, trails and campgrounds. While there are some opportunities to explore and Continue reading

Two Arrested in Connection With Vehicle Break-Ins

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-300Craig police have made a couple of arrests recently in their investigation into stolen vehicles and stolen items from vehicles. A recent rash of car break-ins prompted police earlier this week to remind residents to lock car doors overnight. Some of those break-ins resulted in the vehicles being taken for joy rides, when keys were left inside. Robert Boxell, a Craig man, has been Continue reading

Craig Officials Warn of Bill Pay Scam

SCAMS-300The City of Craig is warning residents of a phone scam that has water customers fielding calls from someone claiming to be from the City Water Department. The caller tells the victim that their water bill needs to be paid, or their service will be cut off. City officials say the first tip-off that this is a scam, is that you got the phone call. They say Continue reading

Bennet Writes Letter Supporting ColoWyo Jobs

coloyowColorado Senator Michael Bennet has written a letter to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, supporting Moffat County in its efforts to keep the ColoWyo Mine open. A federal judge ruled earlier this month that the Office of Surface Continue reading

Memorial Day Weekend Brings “Heroes”/ Grand Olde West Days

GOWD-16593-7/102-3 KRAI and 55 Country will air Heroes Across the Land this afternoon. The show has become an annual tradition, highlighting veterans stories and patriotic music for an hour. It starts at three this afternoon. The Memorial Day weekend is a big one in Craig, with Grand Olde West Days taking Continue reading

Road Work Planned for Highway 13 Near Meeker

road-work-300Resurfacing work will take place on Highway 13 north of Meeker next week. A press release says the work will begin on the 26th, and likely will be finished that day. Crews are expected to work from 7 in the morning to 5 in the evening to finish the project. The north and south bound shoulders will be closed due to the work. Crews ask that motorists be patient and slow down for their safety.

Steamboat to Host Historic Bike Tour

Bicycle 32The City of Steamboat will host a free bike tour of several historic barn and ranch sites this weekend, guided by members of City Council, the City’s Historic Preservation Commission and City Staff. The tour, in celebration of Historic Preservation Month, takes place from 10 until noon tomorrow and will visit sites such as the Continue reading

Steamboat Offers Workshop on BMP Inspections

City-of-SteamboatThe Steamboat Public Works Department is hosting a one day training workshop on inspection and maintenance of post-construction stormwater best Continue reading

Wyoming Sheriff Warns of Phone Tax Scam

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office has issued a warning about a “delinquent taxes scam” circulating throughout the country. Sheriff Mike Lowell said his office has received a number of reports from people in Rock Springs and Green River who have received telephone calls from people claiming to be agents of the Internal Continue reading

Craig Police Investigating Vehicle Break-Ins

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-300Due to a recent rash of criminal activity, the Craig Police Department is reminding residents to lock their vehicles when leaving them unattended. Police say there have been about a dozen vehicles that have had items stolen from them over the last few days. Bill Leonard with the police department says in each and every one of those incidents, the doors to the vehicle were left Continue reading

Steamboat School District to Hold Facility Master Plan Meeting

STEAM-SCHOOL-DISTRICT1The Steamboat School District will hold another Facility Master Plan Community Meeting next week. The District says the deadline for finalizing the plan is looming and they need the public to participate. The plan involves a new school, and the district says public input will be key to deciding among the options being presented by Continue reading

BLM Seeking RAC Nominations

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management yesterday announced that it is seeking public nominations for open positions on the BLM Colorado Northwest Resource Advisory Council, which advise the BLM on public land issues. The BLM will consider nominations for 30 days. RACs Continue reading