Sage Grouse Protection Questioned

sage_grouse-300A group suing to block the Obama administrations sage grouse protection plan says that documents show that politics were the main reason behind the policy and that the program goes against the advice of experts. The plan sets aside land in 10 western states including Wyoming and Colorado for Sage Grouse habitat. The lawsuit, by a group of rural Continue reading

Pick A Dish Tomorrow

HORIZONS-300The annual Horizons’ pick a dish fundraiser is tomorrow from 5 to 7 at the Moffat County Fair Grounds Pavilion.  For the event, Horizons pairs local restaurants with a Horizons program member to create and serve a food item and compete with others for votes from the public and judges.  The public votes with cash donations.  Pick a Dish was Continue reading

Candidate Forum Scheduled For May

forumA Candidates Forum will be held next month in Craig. The Forum sponsored by by 93-7 102-3 KRAI, 55 Country and The Craig Daily Press will be held at the Centennial Mall in front the KRAI and 55 Country studios on Wednesday May Continue reading

UPDATE – Highway 13 NOT Closed Thursday

CDOTThe Highway 13 Bridge that crosses the Yampa River just south of Craig will NOT be closed Thursday.  The change is plans is due to high water.

NW Colorado Flood Risks

FLOOD-WATER-300Flooding , which is normally a concern this time of year, is not expected to be a major problem in the area.  That, from the emergency management coordinators in Northwest Colorado.  Moffat County Emergency Management Coordinator Tom Soos said that floods should not be a problem for Continue reading

New O&G Facilities In CO Might Have New Hurdle To Jump

Co-Oil-Gas-300A measure that would require new oil and gas facilities in Colorado to be constructed at least 2,500 feet away from occupied buildings, or “areas of special concern” like lakes and playgrounds, has gone through the necessary steps to get on the 2016 general election ballot. The backers of the measure Continue reading

Inspection Required To Boat In CO

boatingBoating season is approaching and Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds people that they must get their boat inspected before being taken out on Colorado waters if the boat was used outside the state last year. CPW requires any boat that was launched outside of the state of Colorado to be inspected for any aquatic nuisance species before being put into Continue reading

Women Still Have To Pay For Birth Control

BC-PILLA Bill that would have prevented woman in the state of Colorado from having to pay for birth control was shot down in a Senate State Affairs Committee yesterday. The bill would have changed existing law, and would have required insurance companies to pay for approved forms Continue reading

Cruz Sweeps Colorado Delagates

Ted_CruzTed Cruz claimed all 34 delegates from the state of Colorado at the State’s GOP convention over the weekend. The win for Cruz increases the chance that the republican presidential nominee will have to be chosen at a contested National Convention in Ohio this July. Under this scenario the delegates from Colorado would be free to select Continue reading

Marijuana May Be Allowed In CO Schools

MARIJUANA-300A new law that would allow students in Colorado that use medical marijuana, to receive their medication from a school nurse is being considered by a state house committee. If passed Colorado would be the second state in the country to require school districts to allow nurses to distribute medical marijuana to students that require it. It is currently legal for students to take medical marijuana on campus, as long as the school Continue reading

Free Developmental Screenings In Steamboat

SteamboatFree developmental screenings for all pre-school age children are being offered this month by the Steamboat Springs School District. These screenings are by appointment only and will take place on April 26th and 27th at the Steamboat School District Office. The screenings will focus on Continue reading

Cops Looking For Seat-belt Violations In Rural CO

COLO-STATE-PATROL-3001The Colorado State Patrol is planning a seat-belt enforcement campaign in rural communities across the state.  Numbers show that drivers in rural communities wear their seat-belts less than other drivers in the state.  In 2015, Continue reading