Interact With Birds Saturday In Steamboat

Yampatika is holding an event Saturday to celebrate the 27th annual “International Migratory Bird Day.” Activities will be Continue reading

Check Out A Park Pass At Local Libraries

Libraries throughout Northwest Colorado are participating this year in the Check-Out Colorado State Parks Programs. All of the county and regional libraries in the area, along with state run colleges like CNCC and Colorado Mountain College, have state park passes and an activity backpack available for check out. The park Continue reading

Empire Mine Being Deconstructed

If you have driven between Craig and Hamilton this week you may have noticed the Empire Mine coal tube, which crossed Highway 13, has been removed. According to a representative from Peabody Energy, the tube was removed as part of the decommissioning of the mine. Peabody is Continue reading

Therapeutic Marijuana To Be Exempt From Feds?

Legislation has been introduced that would exempt strains of therapeutic hemp, used to fight seizures caused by epilepsy, from the U.S. Controlled Substances Act. Colorado Senator Cory Gardner helped introduced the bipartisan, Therapeutic Hemp Medical Access Act last week.  The legislation would exempt marijuana strains with low THC and high CBD levels from federal drug laws. THC is the psychoactive ingredient in Continue reading

Inmate Injures Self While In Court

A Sweetwater County Detention Center inmate injured himself during a court hearing last week and had to be transported to the Hospital. A male inmate reportedly became agitated while in court Friday, resulting in him banging his head against a court room table. Court room officers subdued the man, Continue reading

Volunteer For This Weekends Special Olympics

The Special Olympics is this weekend at Moffat County High School. The Craig Kiwanis Club, who is assisting with the Special Olympics, is still looking for volunteers to help with events Friday and Saturday.  People are needed to help serve dinner Friday night at the Fairgrounds Pavilion beginning at 4. They also need help with the Olympics Saturday at the High Continue reading

Help Stamp Out Hunger Saturday

The 25th Annual postal workers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive is this Saturday. Letter carriers will be collecting non-perishable food items while on their routes. All the donations collected in Craig will be given to the Interfaith Food Bank.  To participate in the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, simply box or bag non-perishable food items and set Continue reading

Coffee With Council Friday

This months Coffee with Council session will be Friday morning in Steamboat. Councilman Scott Ford and others will be at the meeting to discuss any topics of concern to the public. The meeting will be held from 7:30 to 9 in the Centennial Hall. The discussion will focus on the Downtown Improvement Continue reading

UPDATE: Rollover On Thompson Hill

A single vehicle rollover accident occurred around six this morning on Moffat County Road 107 on Thompson Hill, near the landfill. The driver, 27-year-old Leonal Ramos Arroyo of Fort Collins, was the only person involved in the incident.  As Arroyo was outside the Continue reading

Senators Look To Reauthorize Program Which Contributed Thousands To NW Colorado

Senators Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet helped introduce legislation that would reauthorize the Secure Rural Schools and Self-Determination Program. Colorado received $11.8 million in funding from the program in 2016.  Meeker schools received around $80,000, Routt County Schools collected over $166,000 Continue reading

One Dead In Highway 13 Accident

A Grand Junction man died in an accident yesterday on Highway 13 north of Rifle. 54-year-old Troy Friar was driving when he lost control and rolled his vehicle. Friar, who was pronounced dead at the scene, was not wearing his seat belt Continue reading

Comment On Wyoming Oil And Gas Lease Sale

The Bureau of Land Management High Desert District in Wyoming is looking for public comment on an environmental assessment, for a proposed oil and gas lease sale. Forty-seven parcels of land totaling over 74,000 acres will be offered within the district, Continue reading