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Gardner Presses Importance of States’ Water Rights

gardnerSenator Cory Gardner (R-CO) announced yesterday that he has introduced an amendment to the Senate budget which would protect privately held water rights and permits from federal overreach. Gardner’s amendment would recognize the long-standing authority to manage water according to state law and protects against federal takeover of water rights and Continue reading

Club 20 to Hold Winter Committee Meetings

club 20-229Club 20 will hold their Winter Committee Meetings over the next couple of weeks in Grand Junction. Those that would like to show up are asked to register online or by phone by calling 970-242-3264. The first Continue reading

Environmentalists Sue for Stronger Designation of Gunnison Grouse

sage_grouse-300Two environmentalist groups filed suit yesterday seeking stronger protection for a bird found only in Colorado and Utah, reaching that legal step ahead of state officials who counter the federal government already has gone too far. The Center for Biological Diversity and the Western Watersheds Project said in court papers that the Continue reading

State Officials Preparing for Lawsuit Over Sage Grouse

sage_grouse-300Colorado officials are preparing a lawsuit challenging the federal government’s decision to protect the Gunnison sage grouse. The Attorney General’s Office notified the Interior Department and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Friday that the state planned to sue. The state says that in listing the bird as threatened, the Fish and Continue reading

Club 20 to Hold Meeting in Craig Thursday

club 20-229Club 20 is holding their Community Informational Meeting and County Caucus meeting in Craig this week. The public is encouraged to attend. Club 20 says those that attend will hear about the group’s activities on Continue reading

Club 20 to Hold Informational Meeting in Craig

club 20-229Club 20 will hold an informational meeting in Craig next week. The group is encouraging residents to show up to learn more about Club 20’s activities on behalf of Western Colorado. Continue reading

Soos and Moe Address Area Concerns in Forum

Ballot-300Frank Moe and Tom Soos were the focus of a Candidates Forum put on last night by 93-7/102-3 KRAI, 55 Country, and the Craig Daily Press.  The two answered several questions regarding their qualifications, work experience, and vision for the county.  When asked about Continue reading