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Make Sure Children are Properly Buckled Up

carseatMotor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death for children ages one to 13, and in the U.S. in 2013, a child under 13 was involved in a crash every 33 seconds. Last year in Colorado, seven children under the age of 15 died in passenger vehicle crashes — four of those in Weld County. According to preliminary data, so far in 2015, Continue reading

Accident Kills Kremmling Man

Vehicle-Accident-300A single vehicle accident late Saturday afternoon claimed the life of a Kremmling man. The rollover crash occurred on Colorado Highway 125 approximately 15 miles northwest of Walden. A van, being driven by Candido Pinedo of Kremmling, was traveling northbound on Highway 125 when the van Continue reading

Tipton Applauds Judge’s Ruling on EPA Water Rule

WATER CONSERVATIONCongressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) called Friday’s Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling to block the nationwide implementation of the President’s Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule a “major victory for Western water users and private property rights.” The controversial WOTUS rule would have drastically expanded the regulatory scope of Continue reading

Clean Power Plan has Yet to be Published in Federal Register

EPA-300The Environmental Protection Agency has yet to publish its Clean Power Plan in the Federal Register, and that has states crying foul. The EPA’s rule, which limits carbon emissions from U.S. power plants and will raise electricity rates for most Americans, was finalized in August, but the agency is dragging its feet in publishing the Continue reading

BLM Opens Emerald Mountain Trail

emerald-mountain-300The Ridge/Beall Trailhead is now open at the Emerald Mountain Special Recreation Management Area located in Steamboat Springs.   The Trailhead, which is located one mile off County Road 33 on CR 45, was built through a partnership with the city of Continue reading

Steamboat Names Interim City Manager

City-of-SteamboatGary Suiter has been named the Interim City Manager of Steamboat. Suiter will officially start his position on Monday, temporarily filling the vacancy while a search for a permanent City Manager Continue reading

Dinosaur Turns 100

Dinosaur-National-Monument-Dinosaur Natinoal Monument celebrates its 100th anniversary this weekend. Activities start tonight at the monument and will take place on both the Utah and Colorado sides. The monument was designated in 1915, and expanded Continue reading

Pot Holiday Saves Customers and Producers Money

MARIJUANA-300Legal pot seems to be a boon for tax revenues in Colorado, outpacing revenue from alcohol taxes in the fiscal year ending on June 30th. That’s according to the Marijuana Industry Group, which says that Colorado collected almost $70 million in marijuana taxes during that time, nearly double the $42 million collected from Continue reading

Judge Rules BLM has No Authority over Fracking

frackingYesterday, U.S. District Court of Wyoming Judge Scott Skavdahl granted a preliminary injunction of the BLM’s hydraulic fracturing rule, finding that, “Congress has not Continue reading

State Supreme Court to Decide if Ski Resorts can be Held Liable for Avalanches

AVALANCHE WARNINGThe question of whether Colorado ski resorts can be liable for avalanches that happen within their boundaries comes before the state’s high court in a lawsuit prompted by a skier’s death. Attorneys presented arguments yesterday in a case with Continue reading

House Passes Forest Foundation Bill

nffThe House of Representatives has passed a bill to ensure the National Forest Foundation (NFF) will continue to have the resources it needs to enhance and protect national forests and Continue reading

Toll Lane Coming to I-70

I70 SIGNMotorists stuck in Colorado highway traffic during ski season are getting a new option this winter to bypass traffic – for a price. Colorado is converting a highway shoulder lane on I-70 into an express lane. The 13-mile toll lane will have flexible pricing, as high as $30. Interstate 70 is a major corridor to Colorado’s ski resorts. On Continue reading