Rick Upchurch Fighting Cancer in Craig

upchurchBoys and girls who would like to improve their fundamental sports skills are invited to a football camp at Moffat County High School over the next three nights. Former Bronco player Rick Upchurch is in Craig, along with a handful of other former Bronco players to raise money for the fight against cancer. Upchurch, a cancer survivor himself, and his crew will welcome kids Continue reading

WildEarth Comes Under Fire for Misrepresentation

wildearthWildEarth Guardians, the environmental group trying to shut down ColoWyo Coal Mine, is coming under fire for misrepresenting how much support the group has. Recently, WildEarth Guardians published a page of over 600 supporters, composed of businesses that supposedly provided financial support to the Continue reading

Volunteers Needed for Trail Work Around Meeker

BLMVolunteers are needed August 1st to help expand the hiking and biking trail system around Meeker. Volunteers will join the BLM, Colorado Mountain Club and Conservation Colorado in constructing about a half-mile of the new East Ridge Trail. The section traverses a scenic ridge above Meeker Continue reading

Improvement Projects Scheduled for Steamboat Airport

City-of-SteamboatThe City of Steamboat will begin several projects in August to improve the taxiways and runway at the Steamboat Airport. The plans will include remarking and Continue reading

Parks and Wildlife Offering Free Veterans Admittance in August

colorado parksAs a result of a law passed just this year, Colorado Parks and Wildlife offers free park entrance to active-duty military and veterans during the month of August. Eligible individuals can get their passes in advance at any CPW office or state park to avoid delays at the gate. Activities like fishing and camping will still require a valid Continue reading

C-DOT Starts Click it or Ticket Campaign

C-DOTThe Colorado Department of Transportation has begun another Click It or Ticket campaign with a statewide nighttime seat belt crackdown. The nighttime enforcement began yesterday and runs Continue reading

Pot Growers Battle Bugs and Mold

MARIJUANA-300Microscopic bugs and mildew can destroy a marijuana operation faster than any police raid. And because the crop has been illegal for so long, neither growers nor scientists have any reliable research to help fight the infestations. When most marijuana was grown in basements and backwoods, mold and spider mites could ruin Continue reading

Craig Man Killed in Weekend Rollover Crash

fatal-300A 24-year old Craig man was killed in a rollover crash on Moffat County Road 7 last night. According to the Colorado State Patrol, 24 year old Hunter Zellers was a passenger in a pick-up Continue reading

Firefighters Busy in Northwest Colorado Over the Weekend

WILDFIREThe Bull Canyon Fire was 100% contained last night. The 35 acre fire is on BLM land five miles north of Dinosaur. It started shortly after noon Saturday and was lightning caused. The Bear Fire, ten miles northwest of Lay, was reported Saturday afternoon, and was contained the same evening. That blaze was also lightning caused and Continue reading

Tipton Crashes Jewell Meeting

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300Congressman Scott Tipton made a surprise visit to a meeting Friday night in Glenwood with U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, BLM Director Neil Kornze, Moffat County Commissioner John Kinkaid and Craig Mayor Ray Beck. The meeting was to discuss the future of the Colowyo Mine. Jewell agreed to the Continue reading

Steamboat Police Chief Resigns

Steamboat Police BadgeSteamboat’s top cop has tendered his resignation. Police Chief Joel Rae also held the title of Public Safety Services Director. According to a press release, Rae tendered his resignation to City Manager Deb Hinsvark, effective August 28th. Rae, joined the Steamboat Police Department in July of 1996. In ’97, he rose to the rank of Continue reading

Lightning Sparks More Wildfires in Northwest Colorado

WILDFIREOnce again wildland fire crews in Northwest Colorado responded to lightning caused fires Thursday afternoon in Moffat and Rio Blanco counties on BLM land. The two incidents in Rio Blanco County were both contained at one tenth acre. The Taylor Fire occurred nine miles east of Rangely and the Pipes Fire was 20 miles Continue reading