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Shadow Mountain Clubhouse Sold

Moffat County was able to sell the Shadow Mountain clubhouse during a silent auction Tuesday. The clubhouse sold to the company Bravo Tango LLC, for the price of $201,000.99. There Continue reading

Carbon County Rest Area Closed

The Fort Steel rest area in Carbon County will be closed for several days to allow Wyoming Department of Transportation crews to conduct maintenance. The rest area is expected to be closed though Friday, to allow the work to take place. The Continue reading

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions For Moffat County

Stage 1 fire restrictions will go into effect Wednesday at Midnight for unincorporated areas of Moffat County. The Moffat County Commissioners accepted the recommendation from Moffat County Sheriff KC Hume, to institute the restrictions at their meeting this morning. The Stage 1 restrictions will remain in Continue reading

Two-Year-Old Hit By Train In Wyoming

A two-year-old boy was struck by a train yesterday morning in Sheridan Wyoming. According to a press release, the boy, who was hit by the train at a railroad crossing intersection, was alert and crying immediately after being struck. The boy was transported to the Continue reading

Gardner Tours Western Slope, Stops In MOCO

Senator Cory Gardner took a tour of the Western Slope last week, to meet with healthcare providers, farmers and ranchers, elected representatives and public land officials. During the tour Gardner stopped in Loma, Palisade, and Mack. Gardner also visited Dinosaur National Monument to discuss the National Park System; Pioneers Medical Center in Continue reading

UPDATE: Two Wildfires Burning Near Meeker

Two new fires started over the weekend in Rio Blanco County near Meeker. The lightning started Wilson Fire is burning near Rio Blanco County Road 9 north of Meeker. The fire, which was reported early Saturday morning, is now Continue reading

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Instituted

With multiple wildfires burning in Northwest Colorado, Stage 1 fire restrictions have been instituted for public lands managed by the BLM’s White River Field Office, as well as for the portions of the Routt National forest located in Garfield and Rio Blanco Counties. The restrictions will also affect a small portion of southern Moffat County, which is Continue reading

Elected Officials Talk Future Of Craig and MOCO

The Moffat County Commissioners and Craig City Council, along with staff from the city and county, met during a special meeting Thursday to discuss the future of Craig and Moffat County. During the discussion, the group talked ballot questions for 2018, which may include a tax Continue reading

Woman Rescued From King Solomon Falls

A young woman had to be rescued Wednesday night from King Solomon Falls north of Steamboat. The 20-year-old injured her leg in a scree field in the area. A scree field is a collection of broken up rocks at the base of a cliff. It took Routt County Search and Rescue crews approximately 8 Continue reading

Mill Creek Fire Containment Increases

Crews continued to gain more control of the Mill Creek Fire burning north of Hayden in Routt County. The fire is now 30% contained and has grown to 460 acres. The fire management team sent out an alert yesterday to homeowners within 2 miles of the  fire, asking them to leave their property gates open, to allow crews Continue reading

Crews Gain 25% Containment Of Mill Creek Fire

Crews made progress yesterday controlling the Mill Creek Fire burning 13 miles northeast of Hayden in Routt County. The fire grew from 270 to 452 acres.  As of last night crews had established a fire line Continue reading

Interested In Redeveloping Vacant Properties?

A workshop will be held this month in Craig for those interested in redeveloping vacant properties. The workshop will focus on strategies for site assessment, cleanup and redevelopment of properties which include former industrial Continue reading