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Concert Friday Night In Craig

A Craig Concert Association concert will take place tonight at Moffat County High School.  Jenn Bostic, an American country music and Christian music singer song writer will perform beginning at 7.  Tickets for the concert can be purchased tonight, Continue reading

Prescribed Burns Scheduled In Moffat County

Prescribed burns have been scheduled in western Moffat County over the coming weeks. The Seven Springs prescribed fire will take place six miles west of Greystone in the Douglas Mountain area, with the Treepee Continue reading

Time For Flood Insurance?

The large amounts of snow this winter could result in area flooding.  In fact, on Monday this week the Elk River in Routt County had record-setting flows, and the Yampa River near Steamboat was flowing well above normal for this time of year.  Due to increased flood risk, it may be Continue reading

Scammers Impersonating FBI

The FBI and Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Department have issued a warning of a new phone scam, where scammers are spoofing the FBI’s phone number on caller ID and are threatening to arrest people if they don’t pay a fine. The FBI will never call or email and ask for payment or Continue reading

Shadow Mountain Club House May Be Re-Zoned For Buisness

The Moffat County Commissioners are considering changing the Shadow Mountain Club House zoning classification to a business category before it is auctioned in May.  Re-zoning the club house would give the purchaser additional ways to utilize the building.  It would also allow the county to collect Continue reading

Save The Barn Group Purchases Luttrell Barn

The Save the Barn Committee purchased the Luttrell Barn from the Moffat County Commissioners yesterday, and signed a 10 year ground lease agreement, giving them control of the property where the barn is located.  The Committee paid the County $100 for the barn Continue reading

Routt County Master Plan Meeting In Oak Creek

The Routt County Planning Commission will host a meeting this week in Oak Creek to discuss the Routt County Master Plan. The meeting will allow the planning team to answer questions about the Continue reading

Wyoming Officials Prepare For Floods

The level of the Blacks Fork River near Granger in western Sweetwater County has stabilized for now, but county officials are still preparing for potential flooding issues.  Sweetwater County Emergency Management has stockpiled a total of 42,000 sandbags in the event that floods continue in the area. The bags are stored at the City of Green River Continue reading

State Approves MOCO For Rural Jump-Start

The Colorado Economic Development Commission approved the application this week for Moffat County to participate in The Rural Jump-Start Program. Rural Jump-Start provides Continue reading

Recommendations To Improve MOCO Broadband

Neo Connect, the company that performed an evaluation for the Moffat County Broadband Committee, has released their recommendation to improve broadband capacity and infrastructure in the area. Neo Connect analyzed Moffat County’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats regarding broadband infrastructure, and responses from the Continue reading

Beetle-Kill Tree Removal Scheduled

The Colorado State Forest Service will be working with the BLM to address beetle-kill timber on public lands in Grand County with the objective of harvesting dead beetle-kill trees in the area for beneficial use. This will make the forest in the area healthier and easier to defend against future wildfires. The BLM and Forrest Service are Continue reading

Hixson Found After Reported Break In

A two-day search for disabled veteran, Cory Hixson, who when missing from his home in Broomfield, ended Monday when he was found in Greeley.  Weld county Sheriff’s officers didn’t know that Hixson was a missing person when he was arrested, accused of breaking into a home. The Weld County District Attorney’s Office has yet to determine whether or Continue reading