Sheriff’s Oppose Transferring Guantanamo Detainees to Colorado

routt-county-sherrifRIO BALNCO SHERRIFmoffat-county-sheriff-300More than 40 elected Colorado County sheriffs, including those in Northwest Colorado, have sent a letter to President Obama expressing their “strong opposition” to President Obama’s potential illegal transfer of Guantanamo Bay terrorists to Colorado. Reports indicate that in addition to the Federal Correctional Complex in Florence, the Obama Administration has been Continue reading

Steamboat and EPA Work Together Toward Sustainable Communities

EPA-300The City of Steamboat was one of 22 communities across the country to receive technical assistance from the EPA through the Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities Program. According to the EPA, the program is designed to help communities “pursue development strategies that support smart Continue reading

Routt County Fair Board Looking for New Member

rcfairThe Routt County Fair Advisory Board has an AT-Large position open. The board is made up of nine volunteers appointed by the Routt County Commissioners. The board is a working board that oversees the planning, preparation and Continue reading

Lt. Gov. Garcia Plans to Step Down

Lieutenant Governor Joe GarciaColorado Lieutenant Governor Joe Garcia will step down to take a new job in Western Colorado. As Lieutenant Governor, Garcia also serves as the head of the state department of higher education, and his new job will follow that path. Garcia says he will serve the position of Western Interstate Continue reading

Veterans Day Message From Craig Mayor Ray Beck

Veterans Day Message from Colorado Representative Scott Tipton

Former Craig Doctor Convicted of Over-prescribing Pain Medication

joel millerA former Craig doctor has been convicted of over prescribing pain medication to his patients. Doctor Joel Miller, who owned and operated High Country Medical, was arrested in August 2013, following a 34-count federal indictment. The charges also included money laundering and fraud. On Monday, a jury convicted Miller of six counts of unlawful distribution of a controlled substance without a legitimate medical purpose, Continue reading

Tomorrow is Comment Deadline for Trapper Settlement

Trapper-Mine-300Tomorrow is the last day to make scoping comments to the Office of Surface Mining regarding the Trapper Mine settlement with WildEarth Guardians. Local officials stress that making comments on the Trapper plan is just as important as making comments on the ColoWyo plan. The OSM and Trapper held a community outreach meeting a couple of weeks ago to allow Continue reading

Veterans Day Activities in Craig

VFWToday is Veterans Day, and the Craig VFW and American Legion Posts will celebrate with local school children. At 8 this morning, there will be a flag raising at Sunset Elementary School. Then at 9, veterans will visit Moffat County High School for an assembly at 9. The assembly will include speakers and a veterans’ forum. At 11, they will Continue reading

Craig City Council Presented with Appreciation Check

City-Council-300The Craig City Council received a gift yesterday in appreciation for the support they’ve shown for Tri-State Generation and Transmission through a recent lawsuit. Tri-State’s Drew Kramer showed up to last night’s meeting to thank the council for their support while they went through a lawsuit with WildEarth Guardians. He brought with him a Continue reading

What’s Next for Local Marketing District

Ballot-300Now that Moffat County residents have voted in a new Local Marketing District, organizers are looking to create a board to govern the money raised from the increased lodging tax. That’s according to Craig Mayor Ray Beck and Moffat County Commissioner Frank Moe, who have been Continue reading

Steamboat Transit Adds Weekend Bus

STEAMBOAT-TRANSIT-300Steamboat Transit will begin operating an additional Regional Bus on weekend days beginning Sunday. Currently, they operate two buses in each direction on weekdays and a single bus on weekends. Last winter, on several Continue reading