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Controlled Burns Planned For NW Colorado

Prescribed burns are being planned in Northwest Colorado for the coming weeks. The prescribed fires are designed to reduce pinyon-juniper expansion and help restore sagebrush communities. The 350 acre Dry Gulch and 90-acre Geico prescribed fires will take place in Eagle and Grand counties southwest of Kremling, in Rio Blanco County, firefighters will ignite the 315-acre Continue reading

Recreational Marijuana In Dinosaur

Recreational marijuana is coming soon to the town of Dinosaur, with a new recreational marijuana dispensary opening this weekend on Brontosaurus Blvd. Dinosaur voters approved the sale of recreational marijuana, during the 2016 election. This will be the first store of its kind in Dinosaur, with more dispensaries expected in the future. The Continue reading

Sheriff’s Looking For Info On Reported Dog Fighting

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office is asking for public information concerning internet reports of dog fighting in the Rock Springs and Green River areas. Social media posts have indicated dog fights are being staged in Rock Springs, west of Rock Springs in the Purple Sage area, and in the general Continue reading

Cross Country Skier Rescued

Members of the Routt County Search and Rescue Team were called to assist a cross-country skier Wednesday afternoon on Rabbit Ears Pass. The 54-year-old Texas man called 911 after he fell in the area. The man said he was tired, wet and could not get his skis back on. The man did not prepare for the Continue reading

One Dead In Routt County Roll-Over

One person died Tuesday in a single vehicle roll-over on Routt County Road 33, south of Steamboat. 61-year-old Theodore Storm from Oak Creek was driving when he lost control while rounding a curve, resulting in his vehicle rolling multiple times. While rolling, the Continue reading

Department Of Human Services Accepting Walk-Ins

The Moffat County Department of Human Services is now excepting walk-ins for their programs. Case managers are now available daily from 9 to 3, to conduct interviews of new applicants Continue reading

Meetings To Talk Fishing In Colorado

Colorado Parks and Wildlife will be holding two ‘State of the Fish’ gatherings in Summit and Grand County this week. Agency biologists and managers will be available to answer questions about the current status of local fisheries, and future management plans. The first meeting will be held on Continue reading

Rio Blanco And MOCO Unemployment Up

The Colorado Unemployment rate went unchanged between December and January, according to a new report from the Colorado Department of Labor. The unemployment rate stayed steady at 3% over that time period. The National unemployment rate Continue reading

Commissioners Oppose Wolf Reintroduction

The Moffat County Commissioners have come out against the reintroduction of wolves in Colorado. The commissioners passed a resolution in opposition of wolf reintroduction at their weekly meeting Tuesday. In addition to opposing wolf Continue reading

Tori Pingley To Run For County Clerk

Moffat County’s election coordinator Tori Pingley has announced she will be running for the Moffat County Clerk and Recorder position during the upcoming election. Pingley says she essentially grew up in the Clerk and Recorders office, where she first helped her Grandmother, who also served Continue reading

Mixer At MJK Ace Hardware

MJK Sales Feed and Ace Hardware will be hosting a Craig Chamber of Commerce Mixer this week. The mixer will consist of a progressive dinner, where attendees will be able to walk through the various store departments, and eat things from appetizers to deserts. People will Continue reading

Moffat County Bridge Closures

Moffat County announced closures for two area bridges last week. Due to structural issues, the walking bridge on the Kiwanis Trail at Loudy-Simpson Park will be closed until further notice. The county is asking the community to keep off the bridge while the Continue reading