Governor’s Ag Forum Scheduled

AGWhen the Governor’s Forum on Colorado Agriculture takes place later this month it will mark a milestone. The annual event – which brings Continue reading

How To Survive A Winter Storm

weather-cold-tempThe icy cold and winter storms are affecting everyone in Northwest Colorado this year and the American Red Cross has some recommendations to help people stay safe. Limit traveling, It is always safer to stay off the roads. If travel is required for emergencies plan ahead, bring the safety items you would need in the case of an accident. Wear layers of Continue reading

American Legion And Commissioners Agree To Lease

american-legion-craigThe American Legion and the Moffat County Commissioners agreed today on terms for the Legion to lease the Club house in the Shadow Mountain subdivision from the County. The American Legion has been operating the property under a purchase agreement for the last ten years at no expense to the tax payers, but they were unable to make the final payment of Continue reading

Millions May Be Returned To Northwest CO

Co-Oil-Gas-300Oil and Gas Revenues that are rightfully owed to counties in Northwest Colorado may be returned thanks to a bill that was introduced by Senator Michael Bennet and cosponsored by Senator Cory Gardner. The oil and gas lease revenues were collected to clean up the former Anvil Points federal oil shale research site near Rifle. The clean-up ended in 2013 leaving tens of Continue reading

Liz Cheney To Run For Congress in Wyoming

cheneyLiz Cheney, daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney formally announced yesterday that she is running for Wyoming’s only seat in Congress. Cheney is looking to replace Republican Representative Cynthia Lummis, who plans to retire at the when her term ends. Cheney Continue reading

Put A Stamp Of Love On Your Valentine This Year

valentines-day-300For the past 69 years the City of Loveland, Colorado has re-mailed Valentines cards after stamping the envelopes with a special message from Loveland.  If you’d like your Valentine to be sent with the special stamp, you only Continue reading

American Legion To Return Ownership Of Club To MOCO

american-legion-craigCraig American Legion members attended the Moffat County Commissioners meeting last week to discuss options for continuing to operate their Club house in the Shadow Mountain subdivision. The American Legion has been operating Continue reading

Women Still Make Less Than Men

Equal pay has again become a hot topic at the Colorado Legislature after House Democrats last week announced more equal pay measures that they say address the inequality women feel in the workplace.  The bills would make it a requirement for a state contractor to pay women the same as men. It would also allow employees to openly discuss salary information without fear of retribution. Finally, the measures would ban employers from asking

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Spruce Beetles Continue Destruction

PINE-BEETLEOne type of tree-killing beetle is attacking Colorado forests at a faster pace, but another is slowing down, partly because it’s running out of live trees to infest. State and federal forestry officials said Friday spruce beetles were active on Continue reading

Former Routt County Employee Pays $10,000 In Restitution

District Attorney 14thAfter former Routt County Treasurer employee Lila Stucker tendered $10,000 in restitution to Routt County, the District Attorney’s Office dismissed the criminal case against her. Stucker had been accused of misappropriating approximately $20,000 from the Routt County Treasurer’s office between 2006 and 2013. Following the dismissal of the criminal case the District Attorney’s Office said it Continue reading

Attic Fire At Home In Steamboat

STEAMBOAT FIRE RESCUEThe Steamboat Springs Fire department last night responded to a carbon monoxide alarm at a home at 12 Sequoia Court. While investigating for the source of carbon monoxide, firefighters felt heat when in the upper bedrooms and saw light smoke outside the home. Fire crews pulled the ceiling down to access a fire in the attic. The fire had burned through roof joists and affected electrical wiring in the area. To Continue reading

Disturbing Video Of Moose Caught in Backyard Swing

PARKS AND WILDLIFEUnsettling video of a bull moose with its antlers caught on a backyard swing is a prime example of the hazards of attracting wildlife to a residential area, Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials explained.  Recorded at the home of a Summit County resident who admitted to using salt to attract the animal, the footage shows the angry moose struggling with the swing’s rope wrapped around its antlers while wildlife officers attempt to free it. After several hours Continue reading