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Meetings To Talk Fishing In Colorado

Colorado Parks and Wildlife will be holding two ‘State of the Fish’ gatherings in Summit and Grand County this week. Agency biologists and managers will be available to answer questions about the current status of local fisheries, and future management plans. The first meeting will be held on Continue reading

Northwest Colorado Health Receives Award

Northwest Colorado Health recently received a Certificate of Achievement for providing high quality and improved healthcare coverage for patients at their clinics in Craig and Steamboat. The certificate was awarded by the Health Resources and Services Administration, which oversees 1,400 Continue reading

Rio Blanco And MOCO Unemployment Up

The Colorado Unemployment rate went unchanged between December and January, according to a new report from the Colorado Department of Labor. The unemployment rate stayed steady at 3% over that time period. The National unemployment rate Continue reading

Gay Conversion Therapy To Be Outlawed?

It may soon be illegal for minors to be enrolled in gay conversion therapy in Colorado. A bill that would ban gay conversion therapy in the state passed a Democratic-controlled House committee earlier this week. However, most expect the bill to be defeated in Continue reading

Legislation To Benefit Ski Towns

Colorado Senators Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet have cosponsored a bill that would allow local forest service agencies to keep more of the money received from ski area permitting. Under current law, ski area permit fees paid to the Forest Service are sent to the U.S. Department of the Treasury and then appropriated back to the Continue reading

Free Diabetes Screenings Next Week

Northwest Colorado Health in Craig will be holding free diabetes screenings next week. The screenings will be offered Tuesday from 11 to 4 at Continue reading

Commissioners Oppose Wolf Reintroduction

The Moffat County Commissioners have come out against the reintroduction of wolves in Colorado. The commissioners passed a resolution in opposition of wolf reintroduction at their weekly meeting Tuesday. In addition to opposing wolf Continue reading

Fishing Licenses On Sale

Fishing licenses are now available for  Colorado anglers for the upcoming fishing season. Annual licenses will be good April 1st through March 31st of next year, with one-day fishing passes also available for purchase. Licenses can Continue reading

Craig City Manager Firing Now Official

The Craig City Council voted 6 to 1 at a special meeting yesterday, to make the firing of City Manager Mike Foreman official. The City announced the firing early last week, but due to procedural issues, a formal vote had to be held to conform to Colorado Law. Foreman firing was partially attributed to an incident that occurred at the Kiwanis Play earlier this month, when Foreman got into a verbal altercation with a woman at the play. Craig Mayor John Ponikvar said the incident caused the majority of the council to lose Continue reading

Prepare For Floods And Fires

This is a good time of year for residents to learn about flood and wildfire risks in Colorado, and to make plans for what to do in the event that a fire or flood occurs. 64 counties in Colorado and more than 250 cities and towns with a population of over 250 thousand people are located in flood-prone areas.  Since the year 2000, Continue reading

UPDATE: Highway 40 Reopened After Accident

Highway 40 was closed for about half an hour Friday morning near mile marker 99 east of Craig, due to a three vehicle accident. Two of the cars involved ended up in the ditch on the side of the roadway, while another vehicle was disabled on the road. According to a representative with the Colorado Continue reading

Millions Coming Back To NW Colorado Counties

Almost $18 million will be returned to Northwest Colorado from oil and gas lease revenue collected through 2008, to clean up the Anvil Points federal oil shale research site. Colorado Senators Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet, along with Colorado Congressman Scott Tipton, announced earlier this week that the Department of Interior would distribute the excess Continue reading