Man Dies In Construction Accident

A construction worker died after a workplace accident yesterday afternoon in Steamboat. The 48-year-old man, who has not been identified, was struck by a piece of steel while helping to construct a home on Steamboat Boulevard. The Continue reading

Say Goodbye To Frank And Tammie Hanel

St. Mark’s Church of Grace will be holding a going away celebration for Frank and Tammie Hanel this weekend in Craig. The event will take place tomorrow from 11:30 to 1:30 at the Church. Food and beverages will be provided. Frank and Tammie Continue reading

Northwest Colorado Health Receives Award

Northwest Colorado Health recently received a Certificate of Achievement for providing high quality and improved healthcare coverage for patients at their clinics in Craig and Steamboat. The certificate was awarded by the Health Resources and Services Administration, which oversees 1,400 Continue reading

Rio Blanco And MOCO Unemployment Up

The Colorado Unemployment rate went unchanged between December and January, according to a new report from the Colorado Department of Labor. The unemployment rate stayed steady at 3% over that time period. The National unemployment rate Continue reading

Wyoming State Fair Schedule Condensed

This schedule for this year’s Wyoming State Fair has been compacted into 4 days, down from the 8 day schedule that the fair normally encompasses. State Fair Director James Goodrich says the change was due to a decrease in state financial support because of Continue reading

Man Arrested On Attempted Murder Charge

A Craig man was arrested recently for his role in several domestic violence incidents. 31-year-old Dustin Jackson was taken into custody on charges of attempted 2nd degree murder, harassment, criminal mischief and assault. According to a representative with the Craig Police Continue reading

Snowmobilers Cited For Trespassing In Mt. Zirkel

14 snowmobilers from across the country have been cited over the last several months, for trespassing in the Mount Zirkel Wilderness are in the Routt National Forest. As part of an effort to protect wilderness areas like Mount Zirkel from the effects of human activity, Continue reading

Gay Conversion Therapy To Be Outlawed?

It may soon be illegal for minors to be enrolled in gay conversion therapy in Colorado. A bill that would ban gay conversion therapy in the state passed a Democratic-controlled House committee earlier this week. However, most expect the bill to be defeated in Continue reading

Coffee With A Cop Friday

The Steamboat Police Department will be hosting a spring installment of Coffee with a Cop, Friday. Members of the Steamboat Springs Police will be at the Off The Beaten Path Bookstore from 8 to 10 in the morning. Free coffee will be available. In addition to Continue reading

Legislation To Benefit Ski Towns

Colorado Senators Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet have cosponsored a bill that would allow local forest service agencies to keep more of the money received from ski area permitting. Under current law, ski area permit fees paid to the Forest Service are sent to the U.S. Department of the Treasury and then appropriated back to the Continue reading

Free Diabetes Screenings Next Week

Northwest Colorado Health in Craig will be holding free diabetes screenings next week. The screenings will be offered Tuesday from 11 to 4 at Continue reading

Wyoming Insurance Premiums Up 70%

According to a new report, Wyoming’s insurance premiums had the second highest increase in the country between 2017 and 2018. The report, which was published by the Urban Institute, found that insurance premiums in Wyoming grew by 70% between this year and last year, with premiums for the cheapest plan in Wyoming jumping from about Continue reading