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MOCO Transportation, Health and Housing Issues

Moffat County United Way recently completed a community assessment which looked at factors that may be affecting those in the county living below the poverty line. The assessment showed that of the 6,000 plus workers in Moffat County, 70% drive to work alone, while 17% of the population carpools.  .7% use public transportation, .8% use a taxi to get to work and 7% walk or ride bikes. The assessment found the median commute time in Moffat County is around 20 minutes. Numbers show that between 2000 Continue reading

Community Assessment Looks At MOCO Poverty

The Moffat County United Way has completed a community assessment of the area that looked at poverty, unemployment, housing, transportation and other issues that impact those living in poverty. The assessment showed that more than 11% of Moffat County’s population is living below the poverty level. According to the report, between 2000 Continue reading

Interested In Redeveloping Vacant Properties?

A workshop will be held this month in Craig for those interested in redeveloping vacant properties. The workshop will focus on strategies for site assessment, cleanup and redevelopment of properties which include former industrial Continue reading

Plan To Improve The Health Of The Yampa River

The City of Steamboat is working on a plan to improve the health and resiliency of the Yampa River. The Yampa River Health Assessment Stream Flow Management Plan will identify target flows for the river and will Continue reading

Comment On Wyoming Wild Horse Gathering

The Bureau of Land Management Rawlins and Lander field offices are asking for public comment on a revised environmental assessment, analyzing a proposed wild horse gathering project in the Red Desert Wild Horse Herd Management Area Complex. The Red Desert Complex includes the Antelope Hills, Crooks Mountain, Green Mountain, Lost Creek and Stewart Creek herd management areas, and is located in Sweetwater, Carbon, Continue reading

Help Evaluate Broadband In Moffat County

broadband towerAs part of the quest to improve broadband services in Moffat County the company NEO Connect, from Glenwood Springs, has began performing an assessment on broadband capacity. During the assessment NEO Connect will map out existing broadband assets and identify where gaps in coverage may exist. Following the assessment NEO Connect will present several different plans of action to increase broadband capacity. The company will also help Continue reading

Economic Assessment Presentations Next Week In Moffat County

better cityMultiple meetings have been scheduled to allow Better City, the economic development firm from Ogden Utah, to present their assessment of Moffat County to the community. Moffat County received a DOLA grant to help pay for the assessment, which is intended to assist the County’s plan Continue reading

Economy Of Moffat County Examined

better cityBetter City will be in Moffat County this week to do an economic development, diversification and tourism promotion business assessment. Better City is a company out of Ogden Utah that specializes in Continue reading

Trapper EA Nears Completion

Trapper-Mine-300At her tour of trapper mine yesterday, Janice Schneider, the U.S. Department of the Interior’s “Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management” sat down with representatives from Tristate Generation as well as Moffat County Commissioner John Kinkaid.  Topics of discussion included the Transwest transmission line, the environmental assessments and permits for Trapper and Continue reading

Bennet Advocates For Completion Of Trapper EA

Trapper-Mine-300Colorado Senator Michael Bennet sent a letter yesterday asking that the environmental assessment being preformed on the Trapper Mine by the Office of Surface Mining and Reclamation be completed before the April 30th deadline. In the letter sent to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, Bennet emphasized the importance of the mines Continue reading

Free Energy Assessment For NW CO Residents

EnergyCheckA free energy assessment is being offered to homeowners in Routt and Moffat Counties by Energy Smart Colorado, to help them learn how to improve energy efficiency in their homes. Energy Smart Colorado began in 2010 as a federally funded program to provide energy efficiency services to residents in the central mountain region of Colorado. Homeowners who use the Yampa Continue reading

ColoWyo Comments Due Today

Microsoft Word - Colowyo logo_6-5-14.docxToday is the deadline for the public to make comments on the environmental assessment that was preformed by the Office of Surface Mining and Reclamation on the proposed Collum project at ColoWyo mine. For the project to commence as planned it is Continue reading