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Fuller Center Needs Workers

Volunteers are needed this weekend for a workday hosted by The Fuller Center for Housing. The Fuller Center for Housing provides assistance to low-income families, by building new homes and offering 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

Assistance To Help Find Health Insurance

Northwest Colorado Health will offer open enrollment assistance for health insurance next week at Yampa Care Family Medicine in Craig. The clinic Continue reading

Steamboat Updating Regulations For City Signs

SteamboatThe City of Steamboat is looking for the public’s help with updating regulations for signage in the City. Steamboat is updating their Sign Code which regulates size, location, and other aspects of signage in Steamboat. An open house has been scheduled to allow the community to review the changes to the code, and provide input. The open house will take Continue reading

Sign Up For Low Income Energy Assistance

LEAPApplications can now be filled out for the 2016, 2017, Low Income Energy Assistance Program or LEAP. LEAP provides financial assistance to low income households to help them deal with their winter heating costs. The program runs from the first of November through the end of April. If you received LEAP last year, an application will be sent to you in the mail. If you have not participated in LEAP in the past, but believe you may qualify for the benefits, applications can be picked up at the Moffat Continue reading

New Facts About “Good Samaritan” Shooting Released

highway-13-smallThe investigation regarding the man who claimed he was shot after he stopped to offer assistance to a motorist on Highway 13 north of Rifle, concluded that his injury did not occur as he claimed. In a 911 call about the shooting on July 16th the 31-year-old man indicated that he had been shot by an unidentified person. The injured man, whose name Continue reading

Good Samaritan Motorist Shot On Highway 13

Garfield SheriffA 31-year-old man was shot just after midnight Sunday on Highway 13 about 5 miles north of Rifle. The incident occurred when he stopped to offer assistance to the driver of a stopped vehicle with flashing emergency lights. As he approached the vehicle, someone inside shot him in the torso. After being shot, he returned to his vehicle and was able to drive away and Continue reading

South Routt School District Receives One Million Dollars

Ram_HeadThe South Routt School District will receive $1 million from the Colorado State Board of Education emergency fund, taking all but $80,000 from the fund.  The State Board voted Thursday to approve the South Routt School District’s request for supplemental assistance due to non payment of taxes from Continue reading

USDA Micro Loans For Farmers

USDA-300Yesterday, United States Department of Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden announced that the USDA is now offering “farm ownership micro loans”. These micro loans are designed to help beginning and underserved farmers, midsized farming operations, and US veterans who are looking for careers in farming. The USDA Continue reading

Final Day To Sign Up For Health Insurance

Health-Care-300Today is the final day for Colorado residents to sign up by for insurance on Colorado’s health insurance marketplace to avoid a gap in coverage when the new year begins. This year, plans from “Colorado HealthOP” won’t be available because the cooperative is folding. That leaves some 80,000 residents without coverage or looking for a new provider. The final deadline for enrollment is January 31st. Those who don’t Continue reading