State Legislative Update

co-state-capitol-300The first Republican plan to chip away at Colorado renewable-energy mandates gets a hearing Thursday in the Senate. The bill would give electricity providers more credit for rooftop solar panels, a move that would make it easier for Continue reading

Police Chiefs Wrap up Marijuana Training Conference

MARIJUANA-300The final day of of the Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police training conference on marijuana concluded last week with discussions of the Colorado marijuana industry perspective, the challenges of good data collection, and the importance of cross-collaboration with other public agencies. Discussions at the CACP’s Continue reading

Death Penalty In Wyoming

The Wyoming State Legislature will be considering two death penalty bills in this years General Session.  One bill seeks to include the firing squad as a method of execution and another to abolish the death penalty all together. Over the weekend the death Continue reading

Lock-down at Colorado Mesa University

COLORADO MESA UNIVERSITYColorado Mesa University in Grand Junction went into lock-down last night. The events that lead to the lock-down began when Grand Junction police received a report around 9pm that someone in an SUV had pointed a gun at a motorist. Officers responded to the call and pursued the SUV until it Continue reading

Kubiak Back With Broncos

The Denver Broncos have chosen Gary Kubiak to lead them back to the Superbowl. According to multiple reports the former Broncos quarterback and assistant coach will become the teams next head coach. It’s likely the Continue reading

Fighting The Flu In Colorado

seasonal-flu-300Although the number of active cases of flu have dropped in Colorado, the state is still ranked as one of the hardest hit by the virus. According to the Center For Disease Control, 45 children nationwide have died of the flu in 2014-2015 season, while adults over the age of 65 have by far been hospitalized more than any other age group. The flu is Continue reading

Checking For Radon

RADONWinter is the perfect time to test your home for radon, according the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas responsible for hundreds of Colorado lung cancer deaths each year. The colorless, odorless, tasteless gas can enter homes through miniscule cracks in floors or small spaces around utility pipes, and it Continue reading

Wizard of Oz Today At Moffat County High School

The Missoula Children’s Theatre and more than 60 local students will perform an original musical adaptation of the timeless Continue reading

Colorado Parks and Wildlife Purchases Wildlife Area Near Meeker

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife has completed the acquisition of 695 acres, most of which is adjacent to the Rio Blanco State Wildlife Area, located a few miles west of Meeker. Purchased from ExxonMobile with funding from Great Outdoors Colorado and from the sale of Habitat Stamps, the 1.5 million dollar addition increases the Rio Continue reading

Steamboat President Announces Retirement

steamboat-logo-charcoal-300Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation announced today that Chris Diamond, president and chief operating officer, has decided to step down from his current role on June 30, 2015, the end of the Continue reading

Embezzler in Advocates Case Sentenced

court-300One of the 2 women accused of embezzling funds from Advocates Crisis Support Services has been sentenced. Kim Gardner was sentenced earlier this week to 3 years in prison, 3 years of parole, and restitution for felony theft. Gardner also had to read a public apology to the court. The second woman, Renae Virden will be sentenced January Continue reading

Literacy Carnival to be Held in Craig

boys-and-girls-club2Moffat County school children and their families are invited to a Literacy Carnival later this month. There will be free books for the kids, and plenty of activities, including games and a movie. Continue reading