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Using Fire and Fireworks In Colorado

FIREWORKS-3-300Although rain and cooler temperatures have diminished the fire danger, all are encouraged to be extra cautious when using fire outdoors. Also when using personal fireworks in Colorado be aware that state law does not allow fireworks that explode, leave the ground or fly through the air. Thus, firecrackers, rockets of any kind, and mortars are Continue reading

Where To Celebrate This 4th Of July Weekend

american-flag-1-300There will an abundance of activities this weekend and public fireworks shows on Monday. In Craig the VFW parade will begin at 11 Monday morning with Fireworks that night at Moffat County High School. The parade will start at the VFW heading west on Victory Way, then turn north on Ledford. Steamboat’s Cowboy Round-up Days is this weekend Continue reading

Tipton, Glynn And Rankin Win In Colorado Primary

election resultsResults are in for the Colorado Primary and the closest race that occurred yesterday was for the Colorado Board of Education. Joyce Rankin, wife of Colorado Representative Bob Rankin will maintain her seat on the school board as the District 3 representative. Rankin received 56% of Continue reading

“Cruise-in And Show And Shine” Tonight In Craig

CO Cruiser Car Club (1)The Colorado Cruisers Car Club will hold their 2nd “Cruise-in and Show and Shine”, Wednesday night at McDonalds in Craig. The aim of the event is to bring automotive enthusiasts together to share their vehicles, information and stories with other collectors and anyone who likes cars and trucks. There’ll also be Continue reading

UPDATE: Motorcycle Rider Killed In Craig Accident

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One person died Monday afternoon when a motorcycle collided with a car in Craig.  The accident occurred just before 6pm on West Victory Way when a car pulling onto highway 40 collided with an oncoming Continue reading

Beaver Creek Fire Continues To Grow

WILD FIRELow humidity and wind caused the Beaver Creek fire to grow significantly last night. The fire, which is burning Northwest of Walden about 2 ½ miles from the Wyoming border, is now estimated at over Continue reading

NW Colorado Lands May Be Protected From BLM

BLM-entering-public-land-30A bill has been introduced in the House of Representatives that would protect land in Jackson, Mesa and Delta counties from being declared as wilderness area by the Bureau of Land Management. The Western Colorado Wilderness Study Area Release Act Continue reading

Protect Your Private Forest Land

Co-State-Forest-Service-300Colorado land owners can now submit Forest Legacy Program proposals to the Colorado State Forest Service. The program allows the land owner to sell their private forest land to the Colorado State Forest Service or the USDA forest service through a permanent conservation easement. A permanent conservation easement is a voluntary, legally binding agreement that limits certain types of uses or prevents development Continue reading

Don’t Interact With Young Animals

colorado parksThis is the time of year in Colorado that wild animals are giving birth.  It’s important to remember that if you encounter a young animal to not approach, touch or handle it. People often see young animals that appear to be alone in the forest, in backyards, on or near trails or along the side of roads. While they may appear to be abandoned young animals are Continue reading

Beaver Creek Fire Threatens 40 Home Sites

WILD FIREThe Beaver Creek Fire remained active overnight Saturday and early Sunday in pockets of unburned fuels in the interior of the fire. Firefighters mopped up smoldering vegetation near structures and continued to prepare structures further in advance of the fire. Fire crews remain diligent attacking spot fires and constructing firelines Continue reading

Court Houses Open Saturday For Primary Election

Vote_CheckmarkLocal Primary Election day is Tuesday in Colorado, with that in mind the court houses in the area will be opened for special hours Saturday to allow people to register to vote, acquire a replacement ballot, or vote in person. The Moffat county court Continue reading

Weather Helps Beaver Creek Fire Crews

fire in Routt National Forest2Crews responding to the Beaver Creek fire caught a break with the weather yesterday, as the winds died down and temperatures fell. They were able to make progress towards controlling the fire burning 15 miles Northwest of Walden, two miles south of the Colorado Wyoming border. The estimated acreage burned has been decreased from the 7,000 acres thought to be affected yesterday, to approximately 5,400 acres today. According to a representative on the scene fire fighters are concentrating their efforts Continue reading