Oil And Gas Conservation Commission Meets Today

Co-Oil-Gas-300The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission meets today to discuss recommendations from the Governor’s Oil and Gas Task Force. Suggestions include, providing local officials with an opportunity to work with operators on sight at large oil and gas facilities that are near their communities. They also recommended that mitigation measures, and best management practices be used on locations to address potential impacts of Oil and Gas Activities. It is also suggested that operators should be required to share information with Continue reading

New Oil And Gas Rules Proposed By The BLM

department-of-interiorNew rules effecting oil and gas producers were  proposed by the Bureau of Land Management Friday.  The rules are said to reduce “venting and flaring” of natural gas that is produced as a byproduct of oil extraction or natural gas that may present a safety problem.  Currently that gas is burned off or simply vented into the atmosphere.  Opponents of the proposed rules are fighting back, claiming that the rules are Continue reading

Broncos Super Bowl Bound

super bowl 50The Broncos defeated the New England Patriots yesterday, and are headed to Super Bowl 50 to play the Carolina Panthers. The Bronco’s defense was the main reason for the Broncos success, holding Tom Brady to 310 yards, one touch down, and forcing two interceptions. Peyton Manning and the offense were able to do just enough to come out of the game victorious. Manning went 17 for 32 for 172 yards and two touchdowns, and the Broncos as a team rushed for just under 100 yards. This will be a record tying 8th appearance for the Broncos in the Super Bowl matching the Cowboys, Steelers, and Patriots. The Broncos are currently 3.5 point underdogs in the game according to Vegas.

Rescues Highlight Snowmobile Safety

snowmobile safetyThe potential dangers and threats to your life and health, while on a snowmobile outing, have become very real following two incidents in Wyoming in the past week. One ended in tragedy with the death of a Cheyenne, Wyoming woman. The other had a happy ending when two South Continue reading

Snow! Where Does It Go?

WINTER-DRIVING-300Where to put all the snow.  That’s the dilemma facing residents, businesses and government in Northwest Colorado.  As the snow piles continued to grow it’s important that everyone do what they can to keep the streets and sidewalks safe, and clear. Here are some Continue reading

CSP And Routt County Sheriffs Get Tough On DUI’s

DUIColorado State Patrol officers and the Routt County Sheriff’s office are teaming up to conduct DUI saturation in the Steamboat area tomorrow. They will be looking for distracted, aggressive, and impaired drivers. In Northwest Colorado, nine people lost their lives last year. Captain Doug Continue reading

Snowmobilers Rescued In Two Separate Incidents

search-and-rescue7-300x270The Cheyenne woman found dead Tuesday in Wyoming’s Snowy Range mountains has been identified as 46-year-old Susanne Withers. Withers was on a snowmobile outing Saturday with her husband, identified as Jerry Withers the 2nd, and her son, 18-year-old Jerry Withers the 3rd. Following a breakdown of one of their three snowmobiles and high winds and blizzard conditions, the family was forced to Continue reading

USDA Micro Loans For Farmers

USDA-300Yesterday, United States Department of Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden announced that the USDA is now offering “farm ownership micro loans”. These micro loans are designed to help beginning and underserved farmers, midsized farming operations, and US veterans who are looking for careers in farming. The USDA Continue reading

Harris Jr. Key To Broncos Win

200px-Denver_Broncos_alternate_logo.svgThe health of the Broncos secondary could be the key to them winning the AFC championship game against the Patriots this Sunday. The key to the game may rest on the injured shoulder of Chris Harris Jr. who is arguably the best player in the Broncos secondary and who has been playing with the injury since the final game of the regular season. Harris figures to cover the Patriots speedy wide receiver Continue reading

Moffat County Acknowledges Human Trafficking And Stalking Awareness

moffat-county-commissionersThe Moffat County Commissioners voted yesterday to make January “Human Trafficking and Stalking Awareness Month” in Moffat County. The proclamations were presented to the Commissioners by Members of “Advocates Crisis Support Services” of Craig. Human trafficking awareness month provides an opportunity to Continue reading

2015 Colorado Highway Fatalities Highest In Years

CDOTThe Colorado Department of Transportation is planning to “double down” on their traffic safety outreach this year after preliminary data from 2015 indicates that traffic fatalities rose by 10% making it the deadliest year on Colorado’s roads since 2008. Continue reading

Wyoming Woman Dies Of Exposure During Snowmobile Outing

albany county sheriffSearchers found a Cheyenne woman dead of exposure yesterday after ending a search for her, her husband and their son, who all went missing over the weekend during a snowmobile outing in the Snowy Mountain Range. According a release from the Albany County Sheriff’s Department, sometime Saturday afternoon one of the families three snowmobiles became inoperable. Due to high winds and ground blizzards the Continue reading