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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

New Details On City Manager Firing

Craig Mayor John Ponikvar confirmed this morning that outgoing City Manager Mike Foreman was fired due to an incident that occurred at the Kiwanis Play. Foreman reportedly got into a verbal altercation with a female at the play, forcing a Moffat County Sheriff’s Deputy to Continue reading

Multiple Arrests For Drug And Gang Activity

Multiple people were arrested this week after a three-month investigation into property crimes, narcotics and gang activity related to a residence on Battlement Mesa in Garfield County. A search warrant was conducted on Tuesday, when officers discovered forged documents, drug paraphernalia, Continue reading

New Lights For Fairgrounds Arena

Moffat County will be replacing some of the stadium lights at the Moffat County Fairgrounds indoor arena. The Moffat County Commissioners approved a contract with Mountain States Electric of Craig, to replace 37 of the current lights with LED lights and fixtures. The LED lights will use less electricity and Continue reading

Millions Coming Back To NW Colorado Counties

Almost $18 million will be returned to Northwest Colorado from oil and gas lease revenue collected through 2008, to clean up the Anvil Points federal oil shale research site. Colorado Senators Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet, along with Colorado Congressman Scott Tipton, announced earlier this week that the Department of Interior would distribute the excess Continue reading

St. Patrick’s Day DUI Patrols

The Colorado State Patrol will be partnering with local law enforcement to conduct DUI saturation patrols for this St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Officers will be working saturation patrols in the Craig, Steamboat and Winter Park areas. The Colorado State Patrol in Rio Blanco, Moffat, Routt, Continue reading

Stolen Snow Cat Recovered

Officers from the Mesa and Eagle County Sheriff’s departments assisted in recovering a stolen snow cat near Minturn over the weekend.  Deputies attempted to contact 27-year-old Jason Cuervo in reference to the stolen snow cat Sunday night.  In response, Continue reading