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Commissioners Want BLM Headquartered In Grand Junction

The Moffat County Commissioners passed a resolution at their meeting Tuesday, supporting moving the BLM headquarters from Washington DC, to Grand Junction.   The resolution says that it is in the best interest of Western States, to have the Continue reading

Study Looks At Students’ Health And Issues

A representative for Communities that Care, a program administered by Northwest Colorado Health in Craig, presented the results from a study at the Moffat County Commissioners meeting yesterday, which looked at the health, and other areas of concern regarding Moffat County students. The study found areas for improvement, but also Continue reading

Tipton Advocates For Local Sage Grouse Control

Congressman Scott Tipton advocated for local sage grouse management control during a Natural Resources Committee hearing this week. During the meeting, Tipton questioned three expert witnesses about the success of Western sage grouse management plans.  He emphasized the need for continued coordination between federal, state and local partners. The Obama Administration issued Resource Plan Continue reading

Senator Bennet Adviser In Craig Today To Discuss Coal Communities Empowerment Act

Charlie Anderson, a Senior Policy Adviser for US Senator Michael Bennet, will be in Craig this afternoon (Aug 11) to provide details on the Coal Communities Empowerment Act that Bennet introduced in the Senate last week. The Act would designate 90 counties Continue reading

MOCO To Receive Help With Brand Development

Moffat County has received approval to take part in a State of Colorado program called Blueprint 2.0. Launched in 2015, Blueprint 2.0, is a bottom-up effort to turn community feedback on local economic needs into initiatives Continue reading

Tipton Stresses Need for Public Input on Forest Plan

SCOTT-TIPTON-300Yesterday, Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) stressed the need for legislation to require the Forest Service to collaborate with affected local communities on travel management plans before implementing the rules. During the Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation legislative hearing, Tipton questioned witnesses on Continue reading