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Hang Gliders Cleared For Launch

Crews were able to gain full containment of the Dead Dog Fire yesterday, which means the Dinosaur Open hang gliding competition will take place as scheduled. In a release, the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s office confirmed that the air space restrictions around the fire had been lifted, so the event will be able to take place as originally planned. Launches will occur this Sunday through Saturday Continue reading

Schedule For This Weekends “Whittle The Wood”

Wood carvers will begin their work Wednesday at Loudy Simpson Park in an advance of this weekend’s Whittle the Wood Rendezvous in Craig. The carving will continue through Saturday morning and the public is encouraged to stop by over the next few days to watch their creations take shape. The judging Continue reading

Name A Mountain Bike Trail In Routt County

Nominations are being accepted to help name a mountain bike trail on Buffalo Pass in Routt County. The US Forest service will accept name suggestions for the trail through the end of the Continue reading

Submit Art For Congressional Competition

Congressman Scott Tipton has announced his office is now accepting entries for the 2017 Congressional Art Competition. High school students are eligible to Continue reading

Hang Gliding Competition Dates Set

Competition dates have been set for this year’s Dinosaur Open hang gliding competition. The event will take place June 18th through the 14th, with community festivities being held around the area Continue reading

Punt Pass And Kick In Steamboat

110107-punt-pass-kickThe annual NFL Punt Pass and Kick competition will take place this Saturday in Steamboat. The City of Steamboat’s Parks and Community Service Department is hosting the event for kids between the ages of 6 and 15. Girls and boys will be split into five separate age divisions and will compete Continue reading

Numerous Proposals For $20 Million Carbon Capture Contest

Carbon CaptureEntries have been rolling in for the $20 million dollar contest to find an economically effective method of capturing carbon emissions at power plants.  Teams from Canada, China, Finland, India, Scotland, Switzerland and the U.S. have submitted 47 proposals. The solutions include turning the carbon emissions into cooking oil, or graphene, a recently discovered substance stronger than steel.  The first round of the competition will look at the proposals technical and economical viability. After that up to 30 teams will have an opportunity to test their proposals viability in a lab.  From there, Continue reading

Hang Gliding Competition Expected To Bring The Best To NW CO

Hang_glider_aero_towA hang gliding event has been scheduled for 2017  that is expected to bring national attention to Northwest Colorado. The competition will be covered by ESPN, and the top 50 Continue reading