Student Assessments Released

coloradoeducationResults from the Colorado Measures of Academic Success (CMAS) science and social studies tests reveal that new, more rigorous standards bring new, more rigorous tests with fewer students meeting or exceeding state Continue reading

CPW Reminds Motorists about Increased Wildlife Activity on Highways

PARKS AND WILDLIFEColorado Parks and Wildlife reminds Coloradans that daylights-saving time ends November 2nd. As we fall back to an earlier end of the day, motorists should be on the lookout for migrating wildlife. Fall is the breeding season for elk, deer and moose and males will pursue mates aggressively and may not be inhibited by traffic. In addition, as they migrate from Continue reading

Post Office Reminds Voters to Get Their Ballots In

Ballot-300Colorado’s first all mail-in general election is under way and the United States Postal Service says they are Coloradan’s easiest choice to ensure every vote is counted this year. The Postal Service is reminding all Colorado voters to mail their ballots this week to ensure they are received by County Clerks and Recorders no later than Continue reading

Grants Available for Noxious Weed Removal

cdaMany Colorado residents have suffered from a number of natural disasters in recent years. Since 2012, Colorado has experienced six major wildfires that burned over 250,000 acres, and a major flood throughout the South Platte basin. The Colorado Department of Agriculture says Continue reading

Oil and Gas Task Force Visit Weld County Rigs

oil-and-gas-industry-300Members of Governor John Hickenlooper’s oil and gas task force are looking at drilling rigs in Weld County. The visit Friday was part of a plan to educate task force members about the drilling and reclamation process before they discuss suggestions to regulate the industry in urban areas. Several members of the task force say the Continue reading

Contest Open to Professional and Amateur Photographers

cdaThe 17th annual “Colorado…it’s AgriCultural” photography contest is seeking entries as a way to celebrate the state’s agricultural heritage. For the first time, this year’s contest will only accept digital entries. Commissioner of Agriculture John Salazar says the contest “is a great way to Continue reading

Moffat County Girls Finish 5th At State Cross Country Meet

cross countyrThe State Cross Country Championships were held at Colorado Springs over the weekend.

 


In 3A:

The Moffat County girls team finished 5th.
Individually:
Emily Womble (jr) 18th
Kaylee Durham (so) 47th
Lauren Samuelson (sr)48th
Ary Shaffer (jr) 56th
Delaney Baker (sr) 95th
Malekenna Baker (fr) 115th

The Moffat County boys team finished 16th.
Individually:
Ashley Suites (jr) 38th
Riley Allen (so) 86th
Isiac Roop (so) 94th
Andrew Keiss (jr) 106th
Brandon Beason (fr) 129th
Steven Walls (jr) 138th
Isaac Chacon (jr) 148th

In the 2A Cross County Championships:
For the SoRoCo Boys Ben Kelley (fr) finished 24th.
For the Meeker Boys Austin Russell (so) finished 32nd.
For the Meeker girls Julia Eskelson (so) finished 25th

Moffat County To Play Brush in State Football Playoff

football-boxMoffat County beat Roaring Fork 58-30 in a Friday night game heard live on 93.7 102.3 KRAI, and online at KRAI.COM.  View a video from the team’s locker room celebration after the game.  With the win the Bulldogs secured a place in post season play against Brush, the number one seed in the state 2A state playoffs.   The game will be played in Brush at 1 pm Saturday  (Nov 1).  You can hear the game live on 93.7/102.3 KRAI  an online at KRAI.COM with the pregame at 12:45 and the kick-off at 1. You’ll find a link to the bracket HERE. 

CPW Celebrates National Bat Week

BATNational Bat Week, a campaign to inspire Americans to help protect bats, kicks off October 26th. This initiative is important to Colorado, home of 18 species of bats, and Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) who is monitoring bat hibernation sites this winter for the effects of White-nose Syndrome Continue reading

Man Killed on Oil Rig North of Parachute

fatal-300An investigation is underway after a worker was killed in an accident on a drilling rig in western Colorado. WPX Energy spokeswoman Susan Alvillar says the man was killed Tuesday night on Continue reading

Democrats Trail Republicans In Early Returns

republican and  democrat 300With just over one week to go before election day, more than a half million Coloradans have already cast their ballots. A breakdown of ballot returns by county shows that more than twice as many Republicans as Democrats have returned their ballots in Moffat, Routt and Rio Blanco Counties.  Statewide, Democrats have returned only 72% as Continue reading

Burn Planned In Northern Routt County Tomorrow

routt-natl-forest-signRoutt National Forest fire crews are planning to conduct a prescribed burn tomorrow and possibly Sunday, southwest of the Seedhouse Campground in northern Routt County.  Suitable weather and fuel moisture will determine the exact date of this burn. Continue reading