Millions May Be Returned To NW Colorado

Senator Michael Bennet sent a letter to Interior secretary Ryan Zinke this week, asking that millions of dollars in unpaid royalties be returned to Northwest Colorado. At issue is $76 million in natural gas drilling royalties which were being held for clean up and restoration of the Naval Oil Shale Reserve. However, according to the letter, the Interior department certified that in 2008, the money was no longer needed for this purpose. Bennet believes the money has been owed to the Continue reading

Fees Increased At Ice Arena

The Moffat County Commissioners approved fee increases for the Loudy-Simpson Park Ice Arena at their meeting this week. Fees will increase across the board, except for skate Continue reading

Federal Fugitive Arrested In Wyoming

A federal fugitive, who was originally arrested for the distribution of methamphetamine, was arrested in Rock Springs earlier this week. 43-year-old Corby Albert was wanted by federal authorities for alleged parole violations.  Albert was sentenced to 262 months of incarceration after he was charged with Continue reading

New Off Leash Areas For Dogs Approved

Four new off leash areas for dogs are now open in Steamboat. The new areas approved for off leash dog activities are the upper and lower portion of Blackmere Trail, the Butcherknife trail, the lower Spring Creek Trail and Whistler Park.  The City Council approved off leash Continue reading

112th Death Occurs On Wyoming Highways

Two people died in accident near Lyman, 30 miles west of Rock Springs earlier this week, making those the 111th and 112th fatality to occur on Wyoming highways this year. 54-year-old Alan Peterson of Idaho was driving on I-80 when he lost control on an icy bridge, sending the vehicle down an embankment where it rolled multiple times. Peterson and Continue reading

Forum For Hayden School Board Candidates

There will be a forum for candidates running for the Hayden school board tonight. The Hayden Education Association will host the forum which will include a question and answer session for the candidates. The forum be tonight at 6, at the Continue reading

Help Identify Needed Senior Services

The Craig Senior Social Center is looking for individuals to participate in a focus group. Volunteers will take part in a study next week, which will look to identify gaps in the services provided by the social center, as well as additional services that may be needed for active adults Continue reading

Free Flu Shots For Vets

Free flu shots are now being offered to veterans in Northwest Colorado through the Craig Veterans Clinic. Flu shots are available at the clinic now, Monday through Friday from 8 to 3 for vets who can provide proof of military service. In addition to the clinic hours Continue reading

Coffee With Council Friday

This months Coffee with Council session will be held tomorrow morning in Steamboat. Councilman Scott Ford and others will be at the meeting to discuss any topics of concern to the public. Representatives from the school district and Continue reading

Car And Pickup Collide On Highway 40

Multiple people were injured after an SUV and pickup collided Tuesday night on Highway 40 near Routt County Road 52, between Milner and Hayden. The driver of the SUV was being followed by two cars and a pickup.  When traffic slowed the driver of the pickup veered into the oncoming lane to avoid rear ending the Continue reading

Preliminary Budget Passed, More Cuts Expected

The Moffat County Commissioners passed a preliminary budget for 2018 at their meeting yesterday. The County continues to experience budget difficulties as revenues from property taxes have fallen more Continue reading

Republicans Applaud Clean Power Plan Withdraw

The news that the Trump Administration plans to void the Obama administrations’ Clean Power Plan was met by praise from local Republican law makers. Congressman Scott Tipton applauded the decision, saying he is a strong proponent of a responsible Continue reading