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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

Free Turkey Hunts For Women And Kids

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering three mentored turkey hunts for novice hunters in Northwest Colorado. Two hunts will be available for kids between the ages of 12 and 17 who have never hunted, with another being offered for novice women. The hunts, which are part of CPW’s Hunter Outreach Program, will occur over three-days, and will focus on teaching the basics of safe and Continue reading

Purchasing System Seminars For Hunters

April 3rd is the deadline to submit license applications through Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s new integrated purchasing system for the upcoming big game hunting season. Hunters with questions on the new system can receive assistance by calling or visiting a local CPW office, or can also get information through the CPW website. In addition to these options, CPW will be Continue reading

Gardner Voices Disappointment Over Tariffs

Following President Trump’s announcement yesterday that the United States will institute tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, Senator Cory Gardner released a statement voicing his disappointment over the decision. Gardner believes the president is correct when he says the US needs fair trade agreements, but he is concerned Continue reading

Bill To Fix CPW’s Financial Woes Advances

A bill, which would allow Colorado Parks and Wildlife to increase park fees in order to address the agencies long term funding issues is working its way through the Colorado Legislature. The Senate Appropriations Committee voted 6-1 to send the Hunting, Fishing, and Parks for Future Generations act to the full Senate earlier this week. CPW estimates that by 2025 the agency will have an annual budget shortfall of $30 Continue reading

Changes To Big Game Application Process

License applications are being accepted now for the 2018 Colorado big game, sheep and mountain goat hunting seasons. This will be the first year the big game draw process will be conducted through the new integrated purchasing system, so there will be some significant changes Continue reading

Listen To CPW Commission Meeting Live

Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission will meet in Denver Wednesday and Thursday to discuss the new shed antler collection restrictions, and to perform an annual review of big game, furbearers, small game, waterfowl and migratory game bird hunting regulations.  If you can’t make it to Denver, Continue reading