BLM To Talk Travel Plan Thursday

BLMThe travel plan for the BLM’s White River Field Office and other issues will be discussed at a meeting this Thursday morning in Craig. The BLM’s Northwest Resource Advisory Council is hosting the meeting to gather public comments on the travel plan and other issues affecting land users in Continue reading

Wyoming Primary Election Today

Vote_CheckmarkThe Wyoming primary elections are Tuesday. Polls will stay open through 7 Tuesday night, and any person in line by 7 will be given the chance to vote. Those who haven’t registered to vote before today may do so at the polls. By state law, employees who do not have three or more consecutive non-working hours during the times polls are open must be given Continue reading

Changes To Wyoming Concealed Carry Application Process

wyoming-flag-graphicThe process of obtaining a concealed firearm permit in Wyoming has changed. Concealed carry permits that use to be obtained through the local county sheriffs office now must be acquired through the states Division of Criminal Investigation. The Wyoming concealed firearm Continue reading

Trail Closures On Emerald Mountain

emerald-mountain-300A number of trails are closed on Emerald Mountain to allow the City of Steamboat to continue the removal of beetle kill trees in the area. Root Canal, Upper and Middle Stairway to Heaven and No Mo’Bluez will all be closed through October, to allow the project to be completed. Additional closures Continue reading

Woman Dies In Vehicle Accident Near Toponas

Colorado 134 signA single vehicle crash Sunday resulted in the death of a 46-year-old Boulder woman. Although the accident is estimated to have occurred in the early overnight hours it was not discovered until 6:30 Sunday morning when the driver and sole occupant, Leslie Henderson, was found inside the vehicle. A report from the Colorado State Patrol Continue reading

Fire Destroys Steamboat Residence

IMG_1791An overnight fire early Sunday destroyed a home in Steamboat at 1855 Fish Creek Falls Road. Neighbors called Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue to report the fire in the home that had also ignited trees next to the residence. West Routt Fire Protection District firefighters were also called to the scene. Upon arriving, fire crews first attacked the flames in the Continue reading

Car Catches Fire On Highway 40

craig-fire-rescue-300A vehicle caught fire Friday night, after striking a deer on Highway 40 about 13 miles west of Craig. The accident, which occurred around 11:30, caused issues with the engine resulting in it catching fire. The driver of the vehicle was Continue reading

Wildfire Near Moffat County Airport

WILD FIREThere was small wildfire on private property Friday afternoon, on Highway 394, near the Craig and Moffat County Airport. According to a representative from the Craig Fire Department, the fire started due to a Continue reading

Containment Of Beaver Creek Fire Increases

Beaver Creek FireCrews were able to increase control of the Beaver Creek Fire this week, bringing containment from 28 to 41%. Lower winds,temperatures and higher humidity continue to help crews in their efforts to control the blaze. Teams are still working on protecting structures that could be affected, and cutting and maintaining fire lines. They are also continuing to ignite spot fires to Continue reading

Minimum Wage Measure Approved For Vote

MINIMUM WAGEA measure to increase the minimum wage in Colorado has received enough signatures to get on the November ballot. The proposed change would increase the minimum wage in the state to $12 an hour by 2020. The group responsible for putting the measure on the ballot, collected nearly 190,000 Continue reading

Grant Received To Improve Howelsen Rodeo Grounds

howelsen rodeoThe City of Steamboat will be improving the Howelsen Rodeo Grounds thanks to a grant from the Colorado Lottery. The project will receive funds from the lottery’s “Starburst Awards Program”. The Starburst Awards identify community and conservation projects that will utilize funding from the lottery in an economical way that benefits the Continue reading

Moffat County Fair Wraps This Weekend

Moffat-County-Fair-300The Moffat County Fair wraps up this weekend. Tomorrow all are invited to the Community Barbecue from 4 to 6:30. Where the staff of KRAI and 55 Country will again be serving free Coke floats. The 4-H and FFA Junior Livestock Sale gets underway tomorrow night at 6:30. For a schedule Continue reading