Sidewalk Work This Weekend in Steamboat

City-of-SteamboatThe City of Steamboat Springs and Duckels Construction will begin work on the Village Drive Sidewalk connection from Walton Creek Road to the Sunray Village Sidewalk starting tomorrow. Continue reading

VNA Offers Drop-In Flu Shot Clinics

Northwest Colorado VNAThe Northwest Colorado VNA is reminding residents to get their flu shots this year. They’ll hold drop-in clinics for the inoculations next month. You can walk in to the VNA in Craig any Thursday after October 1st from 2:30 to 4:30 to get your shot. From Continue reading

Parks and Wildlife Awards Fishing Grants

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife awarded funds totaling more than $200,000 this summer to six projects to improve angling opportunities around Colorado. The projects are intended to result in new and expanded angler access to the Lake Fork of the Gunnison, Colorado, and Arkansas Rivers, improve in-stream habitat in Boulder Creek and Continue reading

Dinosaur Gears up for Centennial Celebration

Dinosaur-National-Monument-The celebration of Dinosaur National Monument’s 100th Anniversary culminates the weekend of October 2nd through the 4th with a variety of events hosted by the monument and community partners. Entrance fees will be Continue reading

Hearings Held in Denver Over Methane Emissions

EPA-300An energy industry representative says over-regulating methane emissions could discourage the use of environment-friendly natural gas, but a former Colorado air quality official says cutting methane is a cost-effective way to fight the purported effects of man-induced climate change. The Environmental Protection Continue reading

Eagle County Man Could get 100 Years for Crime Spree

logo-eagle-county-sheriffAn Eagle County man has been arrested in connection with an alleged crime spree and could face more than 100 years behind bars. 31-year-old Jesus Manuel Miranda was charged Tuesday with 18 felonies after allegedly robbing two businesses September 4th. Miranda has also been accused of shooting a man, smacking a store Continue reading

Reactions to Sage Grouse Decision

sage_grouse-300Several organizations and individuals have spoken out about yesterday’s decision by the Interior Department that keeps the Greater Sage Grouse off of the Endangered Species List. Senators Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet, and Representative Scott Tipton praised the decision as a measurement of the conservation efforts Continue reading

Coffman Joins Fight Against Clean Power Plan

COFFMANAttorney General Cynthia Coffman has added Colorado to the growing number of states ready to challenge the Environmental Protection Agency’s unprecedented Clean Power Plan. Coffman’s announcement voiced her concern Continue reading

Senator Trying to get Compensation for Communities Affected by EPA Spill

EPA-300U.S. Senator Tom Udall is expected to announce legislation aimed at compensating communities affected by the torrent of toxic wastewater from a Colorado mine that fouled two Southwestern rivers. The New Mexico Democrat scheduled a conference call yesterday to discuss his plans. His office says the legislation would require water Continue reading

Craig Teen Injured In Bicycle/Car Accident

car-bike accident sept 22 15Bike-car accident sept 22 15At 16 year old male was taken to the hospital by ambulance following a collision between the bicycle he was riding and a car.  The accident occurred around four Continue reading

Meet the Steamboat Police Chief Candidates

Steamboat Police BadgeActing Steamboat City Manager, Anne Small announced six final candidates for the Chief of Police position. These finalists were selected from a group of 96 applicants. A community reception for the candidates will be held at the Steamboat Springs Community Center from 5:30 to 7:00 pm, on Wednesday, October 7, 2015 and Continue reading

Greater Sage Grouse Avoids Listing

sage_grouse-300Another win for northwest Colorado, as the Interior Department has found that the Greater Sage Grouse does NOT warrant protection under the Endangered Species Act. The Obama Administration says the decision was made in light of the powerful conservation effort being administered by state and local land managers. A Continue reading