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Felony Charge May Result For Killing Animals

It may soon be a felony in Wyoming to shoot and kill an animal or pet on someone else’s property. A bill was passed out of a State House committee yesterday would increase the charge for killing someone else’s animals from a misdemeanor to a felony. Ranchers and pet owners have lost animals in the state after someone shoots the Continue reading

Texting And Driving Fine May Go Up

A measure that would increase the fines associated with texting and driving in Colorado passed out of a State Senate committee yesterday. The measure would increase the fine for texting and driving in Colorado  from $50 to $300. Drivers will still be able to text under certain circumstances, like when they are Continue reading

Online Sales Tax May Be Coming To Wyoming

Wyomingites may soon have to pay taxes on online purchases. A bill passed out of a Wyoming State Senate Committee yesterday would require online retailers to collect sales tax on purchases from the states residents and return the money to the state. Online businesses with fewer than 200 purchases or Continue reading

Ticket Costs For Texting And Driving May Go Up

The costs for getting caught texting and driving may be going up in Colorado. A State Senate committee is discussing a bill that would increase penalties associated with texting and driving from $50, to $500. A Colorado Department of Transportation study found that one in ten fatal crashes that occurred in 2015 involved a distracted driver, and in Continue reading

Fundraiser To Save Luttrell Barn Sunday

The Save the Luttrell Barn Committee will host a fundraiser this weekend with all the proceeds collected going towards the save the barn effort. The group will host a “Winter Tea” party Sunday at the Clarion in Craig beginning at 2. Tickets can be purchased ahead of time for $15 at the Continue reading

Age-Appropriate Marijuana Education In CO Schools?

A State Senate bill that would institute age-appropriate education about the risks of underage marijuana use in Colorado schools, passed out of committee yesterday. The bill was co-sponsored by Senator Randy Baumgardner. If passed, a curriculum would be developed for public schools to provide education materials on marijuana related Continue reading

Learn About Moffat County 4-H

The Moffat County 4-H program will host an open house Tuesday at the Moffat County Extension Office from 6 to 8.  The event will allow potential members and their families to meet with those already involved in the program to learn more about 4-H in Moffat County.  Attendees will also have the Continue reading

Tipton To Serve On Natural Resources Committee

Colorado Congressman Scott Tipton has announced he will serve on two different committees during the next congressional session. Tipton will serve on the House Financial Committee on Natural Resources, and will be the Vice Chairman of the House Financial Service Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations. As a member of the Natural Continue reading

MOCO Broadband Committee In Dinosaur Friday

broadband towerThe Moffat County Broadband Committee will host an informal presentation and discussion Friday in the Town of Dinosaur. The meeting will allow the committee to gather information and suggestions from people in that area, which will help improve broadband capacity and capabilities in Moffat County. The Continue reading

Deadline To Save The Luttrell Barn Extended

LUTTRELL BARNThe deadline to save the Luttrell Barn from demolition was extended yesterday by the Moffat County Commissioners.  The Save the Barn Committee now has until April 1st to secure the funds to make repairs and maintain the barn. As requested, the committee Continue reading

Deadline Looms For Broadband Surveys

broadband towerTime is running out to fill out a survey to help The Moffat Broadband Committee better determine the county’s broadband needs. The last day that surveys can be completed is Saturday. According to Audrey Danner, Co-Chair of the Committee, numerous community members have expressed interest in filling out the survey, but the number of responses has been lacking. The survey takes approximately 10 minutes to complete, and questions can Continue reading

Deadline Remains December 15th To Save Luttrell Barn

LUTTRELL BARNAt their weekly meeting yesterday, the Moffat County Commissioners declined to extend the deadline, for the group attempting to save the Luttrell Barn from demolition. The Save the Barn Committee has collected only $5,000 in pledges over the last two weeks, which is far short Continue reading