Do You Need A Living Will?

what-is-a-living-willA free seminar will take place Wednesday in Meeker to talk about living wills, and the importance of discussing health care options. A living will, is a legal document that specifies what actions should or should not be taken in the event that a patient is unable to make the Continue reading

Lightning Fire In Dinosaur National Park

Dinosaur National Monument QuarryCrews are working to combat a fire that began Friday in Dinosaur National Monument north of Yampa Bench Road. The fire started from a lightning strike. Aircraft are working in conjunction with ground crews to suppress the fire through the air. Conditions are expected to be hot Continue reading

Cocktails With Council Tuesday Night

SteamboatThe monthly “Cocktails with Council” session is Tuesday night in Steamboat. The meeting will be held at Carl’s Tavern from 4:30 to 6:00. Council representatives will be at the meeting to discuss topics of concern to the public. The “Cocktails with Council”, and “Coffee with Council” meetings, which are also held monthly, are designed to allow the Continue reading

Beaver Creek Fire Expected To Expand This Week

FireBeaver Creek Fire Crews experienced some relief in the past week with wetter and cooler weather conditions, which helped to limit the fires growth. However, warmer temperatures, higher winds and low humidity returned to the area yesterday, causing increased activity. These conditions are projected for most of the week which will Continue reading

Hunting Licenses On Sale Tomorrow

colorado parksOver the counter hunting licenses will be available for purchase Tuesday through the Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Those purchasing a license must provide a valid photo ID, proof of residency, social security number, and a hunter education card. Licenses can be purchased in person or online. Those purchasing a license online must provide hunter Continue reading

Colorado Farmers Can Sign Up For Financial Protection

department of AGTime is running out for Colorado farmers and ranchers to enroll for Agricultural Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage for the 2016 crop year. To receive benefits from these programs, farmers and ranchers must sign a contract before Continue reading

Wyoming K-9 Unit Drug Busts

K-9 DeploymentA recent K-9 training program was very productive for the Wyoming Highway Patrol. K-9 teams from across the state were in Cheyenne this month for an updated training session where they were taught new methods for finding and locating drugs. After the training, teams were sent on 24 hour deployments to practice the new techniques.  When the patrols concluded troopers had filed 25 drug related felony charges, and 26 misdemeanors. They recovered 313 Continue reading

Poachers Sentenced For Killing Trophy Mule Deer

Mule Deer AntlersThe final individual involved in the poaching of a trophy class mule deer at a ranch south of Craig in 2014, was sentenced in a Moffat county court earlier this month. 60 year old outfitter Danny Jeffcoat from Hamilton pleaded guilty to felony possession of a forged instrument, and was sentenced Continue reading

UPDATE: Colorado On Pace To Set Record For Motorcycle Deaths

Motorcycle-accident2-300A rash of recent motorcycle accidents, has highlighted the importance that proper protection, following traffic laws and driving defensively play in avoiding…and in the event of…surviving…a motorcycle accident. A Craig man was killed late last month when he and his motorcycle collided with a car on Highway 40. 69 year old Continue reading

Fire Near Elkhead

craig-fire-rescue-300There was a small fire on Moffat County Road 29 near Elkhead Reservoir around five last night. The fire started due to heat from a swather that was being used during a haying operation. According to Moffat County Sheriff KC Hume, it took the Moffat County Fire Department about half Continue reading

Yampa Valley Young Pro’s Meet With Congressman Tipton

YVYP TiptonA group from the Yampa Valley Young Professionals sat down  with US Colorado congressman Scott Tipton Wednesday night to discuss opioid abuse, the upcoming election, and challenges facing Northwest Colorado. Tipton provided insight into the steps that he and his colleagues have taken to battle opiod abuse, highlighting legislation that he sponsored aimed at curbing the issue. The group also discussed governmental Continue reading

The Memorial Hospital Names CEO Finalists

The Memorial HospitalThe Memorial Hospital at Craig has announced that they have decided on two finalists for the Hospitals CEO position. Nathan Olsen, who is currently the President and CEO at St. Peters Hospital in Helena Montana, and Andrew Daniels the Vice President and COO of “Avita Health System” in Galion (GAL-ion) Ohio were chosen as finalists. Both Continue reading