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Threats Against Schools Investigated

The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office has been made aware of potential threats made on social media against several schools in the Grand Valley over the last few days. School Resource Officers have investigated the threats and have concluded that although a threat had been Continue reading

Measure To Replace Hayden School Passed After Rrecount

The recount has been completed on Hayden Ballot measure 3A, which confirmed the unofficial results, with the vote tally ending with 431 votes for and 429 votes against. Now that the measure has been approved, the Hayden school district will apply for a “BEST Grant” through the Colorado Department of Education, worth $40 million, which Continue reading

Inmate Injures Self While In Court

A Sweetwater County Detention Center inmate injured himself during a court hearing last week and had to be transported to the Hospital. A male inmate reportedly became agitated while in court Friday, resulting in him banging his head against a court room table. Court room officers subdued the man, Continue reading

MADD Opposes Bill Extending Bar Hours

A bill that would extend the hours alcohol could be sold in certain areas in Colorado is being opposed by Mothers Against Drunk Driving. The bill would give local communities the ability to set their own closing times for bars in their area, as opposed to having a mandated statewide closing time. MADD believes having varying closing times for bars through out the state will increase the amount Continue reading

Colorado Joins Petition Against Coal Regulations

Colorado has joined 12 other states including Utah and Wyoming, in a petition, asking a federal court to block the “Stream Protection Rule”, recently instituted by the Obama Administration. According to the Office of Surface Mining and Reclamation, the Stream Protection Rule looks to better protect Continue reading

Craig Moves Towards Vote On Recreational Pot

Craig citizens may soon be given the opportunity to cast a vote to legalize recreational marijuana sales, cultivation and testing facilities in Craig. The first reading of three ballot measures concerning recreational marijuana were approved by the Craig City Council at their meeting last night. The measures must now go through a second reading Continue reading

Wyoming Receives Poor Marks For DUI Enforcement

maddA new report form Mothers Against Drunk Driving found that Wyoming is doing a poor job at eliminating drunk driving in the state.  MADD’s 2016 Report of the Nation gave Wyoming a score of one and a half out of a possible 5 stars.  This means that Wyoming is one of the seven worst states in the nation for drunk driving, joining Idaho, Indiana, Continue reading

County Commissioners Against Amendment 69

moffat-county-commissionersThe Moffat County Commissioners signed a resolution against amendment 69 at their weekly meeting Tuesday. The controversial amendment, which will be voted on in the November election, would implement a state-run, taxpayer funded, single payer Continue reading

Craig City Council Against Amendment 69

city of craigThe Craig City Council has decided to draft a resolution against Amendment 69. The controversial amendment, which will be voted on in the November election, would implement a state-run, taxpayer funded, single payer health care system in Colorado. According to Craig Mayor Ray Beck, the council has a fiduciary responsibility to educate themselves Continue reading