Get Info On The Closure Of Craig Station Unit 1

tri-state-g-tA meeting will take place Thursday in Craig to discuss the closing of Craig Station Unit 1.  An announcement was made last week that Tri-State and the other owners of the Craig Station reached an agreement with the EPA and other entities to close Unit 1 by the end of 2025.  The agreement will also institute more stringent emission requirements on the Craig Continue reading

Dont Know? Ask A Lawyer

ask a lawyerAnother “Ask a Lawyer” event will be held in Moffat, Routt, and Grand County Wednesday. Lawyers will be at the clinics to provide assistance on non-criminal court cases. Non-criminal cases may include divorce, family matters, child support, small claims, landlord and tenant issues, and restraining orders. Participants will receive a free 15 minute Continue reading

Willow Creek Dam Maintenance Next Week

steamboat-lake-300Crews will inspect and perform scheduled maintenance next week, on The Willow Creek Dam at Steamboat Lake. The inspection is part of the Colorado Division of Water Resource’s “Dam Safety Program”. The park will be open to Continue reading

Law Day For NW Colorado Seniors

senior-law-dayThe 4th annual Northwest Colorado Senior Law Day will be held next week at the Center of Craig. The day includes presentations and seminars from accomplished professionals. The seminars are designed for seniors, their Continue reading

SUV Collides With Motorcycle

Motorcycle-accident2-300There was an accident on Victory Way in Craig yesterday morning involving a motorcycle and an SUV. The accident occurred in front of the Conoco station when the driver of the motorcycle attempted to make a turn into the station from the center lane of the three lane one-way highway. The driver of the motorcycle failed to see an SUV Continue reading

Hickenlooper Talks Minimum Wage Hike

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300Governor John Hickenlooper is unsure where he stands on Amendment 70, the ballot initiative that would increase the minimum wage in Colorado. In a recent interview Channel 9 TV in Denver, the Governor implied that he is concerned about the harm the wage increase could have on rural Colorado and small business owners across the state. The governor is concerned that the $12 minimum wage would put undue stress Continue reading

Broncos Season Kicks Off Tonight

BroncosIn a rematch of Super Bowl 50, the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers kick off the regular season in Denver Thursday night. The Broncos defense will look to start this season like they finished the last, by containing one of the most dynamic quarterbacks in the league, Cam Newton. The defense may need another historic Continue reading

Lost Solar Fire Nearly Doubles In Size

WILD FIREHigh winds and low humidity over the past couple days have resulted in rapid growth in The Lost Solar Fire, burning in the Flat Top Wilderness area about 25 miles east of Meeker. The lightning started Fire which began a month Continue reading

CNCC Soccer Starts Friday

CNCC-300The kickoff of The Colorado Northwestern Community College men’s and women’s soccer season is this weekend at Loudy  Simpson Park. The CNCC Spartans will host Salt Lake Community College in a series of games over the weekend. The Spartans will play SLCC Friday afternoon beginning with the Continue reading

Zero Deaths Over Labor Day Weekend

wyoming hpNo people died on Wyoming highways over the Labor Day weekend according to the Wyoming State Patrol. Over the holiday weekend, troopers investigated 73 total accidents with 15 reported injuries and zero fatalities.  They conducted nearly 1,700 traffic stops resulting in six people being arrested for impaired driving.  During Labor Day weekend last Continue reading

Motorcycle And Car Collide On Highway 40

Motorcycle-accident2-3001One man was injured Monday during a two vehicle accident, between a car and a motorcycle, on Highway 40, 3 miles east of Craig. The 54 year old male driver of the motorcycle was heading east when he collided with a car making a turn off the highway. The driver of the motorcycle sustained Continue reading

Coal Production Falls Again In NW Colorado

Yampa Data Partners LogoThe most recent edition of the “Yampa Valley Data Partners Fast Facts” shows that coal production continued to slip in Moffat, Routt and Rio Blanco Counties. Numbers show total Continue reading