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21 Zika Cases In Colorado

ZikaThe Center for Disease Control has reported that 21 people in Colorado have Zika. All of the infected, contracted the disease after traveling outside of the state. According to a state health department official, no mosquitoes carrying Zika have been Continue reading

Meeting To Discuss Hunting And Fishing Fees

colorado parksAnother meeting to discuss increasing Colorado hunting and fishing license fees will take place this Wednesday in Kremmling. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is anticipating a significant budge shortfall this year, so increasing fees could help offset the deficit. The majority of the C-P-W management programs are funded by fees charged for hunting and fishing licenses. Unlike other state agencies, C-P-W does not receive money Continue reading

Free BBQ To Celebrate Soccer At CNCC

CNCC-LOGO-400There will be a free community BBQ Saturday in Craig to celebrate the formation of the new Soccer teams at Colorado Northwestern Community College. The BBQ begins at noon and will take place at Continue reading

Colorado Receives Money To Help With Wildfires

Wildfires-300With wildfires burning throughout the state, Colorado is spending a great deal of money this year on fire prevention and maintenance. To help with the additional expenditures the Federal Emergency Management Agency has awarded just Continue reading

Buy Tickets For Rubber Ducky Race In Craig

NW Colorado HealthTickets are available for purchase for the 2nd annual Rubber Ducky Race in Craig, sponsored by Northwest Colorado Health, formerly the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurses Association. Rubber ducks can be Continue reading

Catch And Keep An Unlimited Amount Of Fish

kid-fishing-400Fishers and Anglers in the area can now catch and keep an unlimited amount of fish from the Harvey Gap Reservoir about 8 miles northeast of Rifle. The Silt Water Conservation District must drain the reservoir in order to inspect the dam. Due to the planned drainage, Colorado Parks and Wildlife has Continue reading

Colorado Constitution May Get Harder To Amend

COLORADO-STATE-FLAGInitiative 96 supported by the group “Raise The Bar” has received enough signatures to be put to a vote in November. The Initiative would require any petition for a citizen initiated amendment to the state Constitution to get signatures from at least 2% of the voters in each of the state’s 35 Senate Districts. It would also increase the percentage of votes required Continue reading

Candidate For CO Senate In Meeker

Emily TracyEmily Tracy, Democratic candidate to represent District 8 in the Colorado Senate, will be in Meeker Thursday. Tracy is running against Republican incumbent Randy Baumgardner. Thursday afternoon, Tracy will be around Meeker talking to voters about issues. Later that evening she will attend the Natural Resource Tour Reception at the Continue reading

Colorado To Vote On Assisted Suicide

Assisted SuicideThe measure that would allow terminally ill patients in Colorado, to acquire medication to assist with their death, has received the required amount of signatures to reach the November ballot. The “aid in dying” measure would change state law to Continue reading

Woman Dies In Vehicle Accident Near Toponas

Colorado 134 signA single vehicle crash Sunday resulted in the death of a 46-year-old Boulder woman. Although the accident is estimated to have occurred in the early overnight hours it was not discovered until 6:30 Sunday morning when the driver and sole occupant, Leslie Henderson, was found inside the vehicle. A report from the Colorado State Patrol Continue reading

Minimum Wage Measure Approved For Vote

MINIMUM WAGEA measure to increase the minimum wage in Colorado has received enough signatures to get on the November ballot. The proposed change would increase the minimum wage in the state to $12 an hour by 2020. The group responsible for putting the measure on the ballot, collected nearly 190,000 Continue reading

Engine Fire Destroys Pickup Near Craig

IMG_0485The engine of a pickup pulling an empty horse trailer caught fire early Wednesday afternoon completely destroying the vehicle. The horse trailer was not damaged. The vehicle was traveling on Moffat County Road 35 about 3 miles south of the Moffat County Airport when the fire began. No one was Continue reading