Visiting Hunters Reminded to Consider Altitude

hunting-300Every year more than a few hunters must be rescued from the wilds and high country of Colorado. Hunters get trapped by snowstorms, injured in various types of accidents or simply get lost in the woods. Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials a stressing that hunters must remember that altitude can affect their health and their Continue reading

Animal Crises to be Discussed at CART Meeting

CSU Extension-150Moffat County Extension and Moffat County Emergency Management are hosting a meeting to get the public involved with animal crises. The Community Animal Response Team, or CART is designed to help with any animal emergencies in the county and work with local emergency response crews. If you are interested in helping Continue reading

Poverty Rate Drops in Colorado

cclapThe poverty rate in Colorado dropped slightly in 2013 for the first time in years according to new data released from the U.S. Census Bureau yesterday. The Colorado Center on Law and Policy says that’s the good news. They say the bad news is that Continue reading

Fuller Center to Hold Work Day

Fuller-CenterThe Moffat County Fuller Center for Housing is planning another work day for later this month. The group will get together September 28th to Continue reading

Ginsberg Asked to Recuse Herself from Same-Sex Marriage Case

civil-union-3001Liberty Counsel, an international nonprofit, litigation, education, and policy organization dedicated to advancing religious freedom, says Supreme Court Justice Ruth Ginsberg has violated the Judicial Code of Conduct by Continue reading

Steamboat Bike Park Closed for Improvements

Bicycle 32The Bear River Bike Park in Steamboat is closed temporarily through September 19th, in order for Routt County Riders to make improvements to the park. City officials request that everyone stay out of the area during this time for their own safety and so that the work can be done quickly. Improvements will include completing the return Continue reading

Sierra Club Supports Udall

sierra clubThe Sierra Club has announced their support for Mark Udall in this year’s senate race. The announcement doesn’t come as a surprise, as Udall has been a strong supporter of the Obama Administration’s climate and energy policies and the war on coal. In fact, the Sierra Club says those are the reasons for their support. The group blasted Udall’s Continue reading

Republicans to Introduce Energy Bills

REPUBLICANSeveral energy bills will be introduced in the House today that are geared more toward voters than Congress. Republicans have put together a package of energy bills that contradict the Obama administration’s energy and climate policies. While the lawmakers know the package will be among the hundreds of bills they have already Continue reading

Polls Differ on Leading Candidate for Colorado Governor

online_survey_300x300Governor John Hickenlooper (D-Colorado) is either in desperate trouble or in a slight lead in his race for re-election, depending on which of two new polls you trust. The governor led by two points (43-41) in a new USA Today/Suffolk University poll, but a Quinnipiac University poll released earlier the same day showed a Continue reading

Steamboat releases July Sales Tax Report

City-of-SteamboatThe City of Steamboat has published the final July 2014 Sales, Use, and Accommodation Tax Continue reading

CNCC Hosts Meeting on Higher Education

CNCC-3001The Colorado Commission on Higher Education (CCHE) has selected The Keystone Center and Engaged Public to Continue reading

Marijuana Supporters Tackle Stereotypes

MARIJUANA-300Marijuana activists in Colorado are tackling old stoner stereotypes in a new ad blitz aimed at promoting moderation and the safe consumption of pot. To get their message across, they are skewering some of the old Drug War-era ads that focused on the fears of marijuana. And they’re warning tourists and first-timers about the Continue reading