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Colorado Cruisers Car Club Meeting

The monthly Colorado Cruisers Car Club meeting will be held Tuesday July 7th at 6:30.   The July meeting will be held at Craig’s Loudy-Simpson Park near the west shelter.  Members and anyone interested in learning more about, or joining the Car Club are encouraged to attend.   Call 824-8052 for information.

Supreme Court Looking at Colorado TABOR Laws

US SUPREME COURTThe U.S. Supreme Court is ordering a lower court to take another look at a Colorado challenge to the Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights. Some state lawmakers are challenging TABOR, saying it violates the division of powers. The plaintiffs say that the job of levying taxes is up to the legislative branch, and that requiring a public vote prevents Continue reading

Local Officials Promote Fireworks Safety

FIREWORKS-3-300As the 4th of July Holiday approaches law enforcement officials are reminding residents to play it safe when it comes to fireworks. Not only can many fireworks be dangerous, but most are illegal in Colorado. If it leaves the ground or explodes, it is not legal. Even legal fireworks can pose safety hazards. Health experts say sparklers Continue reading

19 New Laws Take Effect in Colorado Today

co-state-capitol-300People who make marijuana hash oil with hazardous materials at home will face felony charges in Colorado, and online bullies will face harassment penalties with new state laws taking effect today. Licensed manufacturers of pot Continue reading

Ecklund Fire Update

Eklund Fire AerialFire crews at Dinosaur National Monument continue suppression efforts on a lightning-caused fire in the Ecklund Draw area along the Green River’s Lodore Canyon.

The Ecklund Fire, located in Continue reading

Republican Big Wigs Taking Part in Summit in Denver

REPUBLICANRepublican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum talked about the landmark gay marriage ruling as he tried to woo conservative voters in Denver. Santorum says the Supreme Court’s decision making same-sex marriage the law of the land is “based on a lie.” He says the lie is that opponents of gay marriage are bigots. Santorum is one of Continue reading

Fireworks Should be Left to Professionals

FIREWORKS-3-300Fireworks during the Fourth of July are often the highlight of the holiday. However, accidents involving consumer fireworks also cause thousands of burns and eye injuries each year. In addition, two out of five fires reported on that day are started by fireworks, more than for any other cause. Law Enforcement and fire officials Continue reading

Judge Stays Ruling on Fracking

frackingU.S. District Judge Skavdahl, of Wyoming, has granted a stay of the BLM’s Hydraulic Fracturing rule. The judge ruled that the states of Wyoming, North Dakota, Colorado, Utah and Independent Continue reading

2015 Whittle The Wood Rocks Northwest Colorado

jefferson starship 2015 2A record crowd packed Loudy-Simpson Park Saturday night for the culmination of this years Whittle The Wood Rendezvous in Craig.   Jefferson Starship was the concert headliner for the event and in addition to Continue reading

Parachute Ends Ban on Recreational Pot Shops

MARIJUANA-300Recreational marijuana businesses are now welcome in a western Colorado town that banned them in 2013. Trustees in the town of Parachute voted 4-2 to remove their ban on recreational marijuana shops, cultivation centers and testing or product manufacturing businesses. Local schools will be getting a percent of the sales tax Continue reading

MC School District Superintendent A Finalist For Montrose Job

brent - Version 2Moffat County School District Superintendent Brent Curtis sent  the following message to Moffat County School Board members on Wednesday.  “Last evening, I received a call that I have been named by the Board of Education of Montrose County School District as one of the finalists for the superintendent position in that district. I was not looking to make a change. Continue reading

Study of Marijuana Use Released

MARIJUANA-300Almost 14 percent of Colorado adults use pot. That’s according to the state Health Department’s first-ever survey of how many adults use the newly legal drug. Results from the 2014 survey were announced yesterday. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment says that 13.6 percent of adults currently use pot. Continue reading