Pro-Fracking Group to Refund Campaign Contributions

frackingA report says Coloradans for Responsible Reform – the organization set up to fight Congressman Jared Polis’ oil-and-gas regulatory ballot measures – will Continue reading

State Health Department Says Teen Marijuana Use on the Decline

MARIJUANA-300The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) released new data yesterday showing that teen marijuana use has continued to decrease post legalization.  The newly released data shows that from 2011 to 2013 the rate of current marijuana use among Colorado high school students has Continue reading

Fire Claims Trailer in Minturn

fire-1-300Yesterday afternoon, Eagle River Fire Protection District (ERFPD) responded to a report of a structure fire in on Main Street in Minturn. Three engines responded and encountered a small fire smoldering in the crawl space of a Continue reading

Wyoming Troopers Detain Driver After he Fled from Accident Scene

whpWednesday evening, Wyoming Highway Patrol received a report of a dark colored pickup which had collided with three or four vehicles at the intersection of College Drive and US 85 in Cheyenne causing injury and significant road blockage. The pickup then left the scene heading southbound Continue reading

Craig Telehealth Clinic to Receive Statewide Award

telehealth-300The Craig Telehealth Clinic is set to receive an award from the American Legion’s state leadership.  The Caregivers of the Year Award will be presented to the local clinic next week in a public ceremony at the clinic on 8th and Russell.  Marc Magill, the Grand Junction Continue reading

Moffat County High School to Hold Freshman Orientation Next Week

BULLDOGSMoffat County High School is inviting incoming Freshmen to their first annual Link Crew Freshman Orientation.  The goal is to make the transition from Middle School to High School a positive one.  The event is a “student only” event, where Seniors and Juniors will serve Continue reading

Hickenlooper Makes Deal to Legislate Fracking

frackingGovernor John Hickenlooper says legislation should result next year from a commission he’s created to study hydraulic fracturing in Colorado.  The Continue reading

69 Locations Under Quarantine for Vesicular Stomatitus

cdaThe Colorado Department of Agriculture’s State Veterinarian’s Office has placed 69 locations under quarantine after horses and one cow tested positive for Vesicular Stomatitis (VS). The quarantines are located in Adams, Boulder, Douglas, El Paso, Continue reading

Craig Police Ask For Public’s Help in Finding Missing Person

image001The Craig Police Department and the Moffat County Sheriff’s Office are requesting the public’s assistance in locating the following missing person, John Michael Simons.   He left his home on July 25th, leaving a note stating that he was going to Trapper’s Lake for 4-5 days.  There has been no further communication with him and multiple agencies are trying to locate him or his vehicle.  Pictured: John Michael Simons. Continue reading

BLM Seeking Comments on Lease Sales

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management Little Snake Field Office yesterday released a preliminary environmental assessment analyzing the proposed sale of oil and gas leases on 41 parcels totaling 31,225 acres of public mineral estate in Moffatt and Routt counties.  The Assessment Continue reading

Culvert Replacement Project Mean Detours in Routt County

routt-county-road-ans-bridge-300A culvert replacement project in Routt County will be a bit of a headache for residents of the Willow Park Subdivision over the next couple of days.  Routt County Road Continue reading

Hantavirus Claims Eagle County Man

hantavirus-300Eagle County health officials identified a man yesterday who died from exposure to the hantavirus.  The Eagle County Coroner identified the victim as 41-year-old Continue reading