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UPDATE: Memo Repeals Federal Protection For Marijuana States

Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memo Thursday which ends an Obama-era policy protecting states with legalized recreational marijuana. The Obama administration instituted protections for states with legalized marijuana in 2013, protecting them from federal regulations, so long as state officials were able to keep marijuana Continue reading

Big Red Fire Grows, Roads Closed

The lightning started Big Red Fire burning in North Routt County, increased in size over the weekend, growing to over 50 acres. Due to the growth, fire crews have shifted from monitoring the fires location, to cutting fire lines to limit its expansion. The change in tactics was also required because the fire is now putting a Forest Service timber sale and private land south Continue reading

Wildfire Burning Near Encampment

The Bureau of Land Management High Desert District and the Encampment Fire Department are fighting a wildfire approximately 1 mile southeast of Encampment. The cause of the nearly 200 acre blaze is currently under Continue reading

Laws Changed For Short Term Rentals

Under a new law, Colorado landlords must give their short-term tenants 21 days notice before raising the rent or terminating their leases. Before, a lease that ran month-to-month, or spanned up to six months, could be terminated with seven days’ notice from either party. A landlord could also increase rent with only a week’s Continue reading

CO Officials Respond To Trump’s Paris Decision

Colorado elected officials offered mixed reactions yesterday following President Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement, an international agreement concerning climate change and carbon emissions. Rep. Ken Buck praised the President, calling the pull-out “a win for Colorado”, while Senator Michael Bennet and Governor John Hickenlooper said they believe the Continue reading

Interfaith Food Bank To Change Locations

The Interfaith Food Bank in Craig is on the move. The food bank will open at their new location behind  Trapper Health Club on west 3rd Street, on May 1st. The food banks last day at their current location, the Shadow Mountain Clubhouse, will be Continue reading

Trump To Target Obama Coal Regulations

According to EPA administrator Scott Pruitt, President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order today targeting regulations within the Clean Power Plan.  It’s anticipated the executive order will instruct the EPA to rewrite regulations concerning carbon emission reductions for new and existing power plants in the US. The order will also Continue reading

Hang Gliding Competition Expected To Bring The Best To NW CO

Hang_glider_aero_towA hang gliding event has been scheduled for 2017  that is expected to bring national attention to Northwest Colorado. The competition will be covered by ESPN, and the top 50 Continue reading

Craig Trash Day Changes For The Holidays

city of craigAs trash will not be picked up in Craig on Thursday or Friday this week. Craig residents who normally have their trash picked up on Tuesday will insteaad have their trash picked up today. If your normal pickup day is either Wednesday or Thursday, your trash Continue reading