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CPW Releases App For Colorado Anglers

Colorado Parks and Wildlife has launched CPW Fishing, the agency’s official mobile fishing app. The app is designed for anglers seeking information on new fishing locations or needing to check for updated regulations while on the water. CPW Fishing allows anglers to explore the state’s waters, Continue reading

New Landfill Contract Worth $300 Thousand A Year

The Moffat County Commissioners entered into an agreement Tuesday with Miles High, a commercial and residential trash company that hauls trash from Routt County and some areas in Moffat County, to allow the Continue reading

Big Red Fire Continues To Burn

While crews were able to gain full containment of the Pine Tree and Deep Creek fires in Northwest Colorado this week, crews have not been able to increase containment of the Big Red Fire, burning 5 miles south of the Wyoming state line in Routt County, Continue reading

1,000 Arrested Over Labor Day, Heat Is On Friday

More than 1,000 impaired drivers were removed from Colorado roadways during this years Labor Day Heat Is On DUI Enforcement campaign, a slight increase over the 964 drivers who were arrested during the same enforcement period last year.  Each year, more than Continue reading

Shadow Mountain Home Owners Owe Money

Several property owners in Shadow Mountain Village are behind on their payments to Moffat County to pay for improvements to the water system that occurred over the last three years. Each property owner in Shadow Mountain was responsible for paying a little over $2,000 for the work, which can be paid in 20 annual installments of Continue reading

Peekaboo Fire Now Over 11,000 Acres

The Peekaboo Fire increased again Friday, growing from 8,000 acres to an estimated 11,700 acres as of Friday night. Crews are looking to protect multiple ranch structures, Dinosaur National Monument and Continue reading

Peekaboo Fire Nearly Doubles In Size

The Peekaboo Fire continued its rapid expansion yesterday, growing from 4,200 acres to an estimated 8,000 acres as of last night. The rapid growth forced the closure of Highway 318 between Maybell and the Utah border last night for approximately an hour. It’s possible the highway and Moffat County Road 10N will be closed again while the fire suppression efforts take effect. Anyone planning travel in the area should be prepared for closures.  Multiple ranch structures, Continue reading

Steamboat April Tax Collections Up $70k

Steamboat sales tax collections in April were slightly higher than previously thought.  According to the final Sales Use and Accommodation Tax Report for April, taxes increased by more than 6.1 %, or nearly $70,000, as compared to April of last year. This is nearly $20,000 more than was Continue reading

UPDATE: Air Quality Advisory Issued For Areas Near Dead Dog Fire

Additional firefighters were deployed yesterday to battle the Hunter Fire, burning 20 miles southwest of Meeker. The crews were able to take advantage of diminished winds to increase containment of the 1,000 acre fire from 30 to 70%.  Despite growing by Continue reading

UPDATE: Meeting Tuesday Night To Talk Dead Dog Fire

The Dead Dog Fire burning 10 miles north of Rangely, which was estimated at 40 acres Sunday night, grew to more than 5,000 acres yesterday due to wind gusts exceeding 70 miles an hour. The rapid growth forced the closure of Highway 40 between Dinosaur and Skull Valley for about 5 hours yesterday afternoon and Continue reading

No Buyer For Shadow Mountain Clubhouse

Moffat County was unable to secure a buyer for the Shadow Mountain Clubhouse at the auction Wednesday afternoon. No one submitted a bid for the clubhouse that met the minimum requirement, which was set at $250,000.  The parcel of land adjacent to the clubhouse to the north was Continue reading

UPDATE: Man Charged With Man Slaughter Has Bail Set At $100,000

Justin Blodgett of Grand Junction, who is charged with man slaughter relating to the death last week of Raymond Terrill from Ozark Missouri, had his bail set at $100,000 Friday in a Moffat County Court. Terrill and Blodgett got into a fight near the Travel-O-Tel motel in Craig early Thursday Continue reading