Tag Archives: Delta

Public Land Grazing Seminars Next Week

The Delta County Livestock Association and Mesa County Cattlemen’s Association are hosting Federal Lands Seminars next week.  The seminars will allow federal land permit holders and potential permit holders to better understand their rights, as federal grazing regulations are some of the more complicated Continue reading

Western Slope Girl Still In The Running To Become American Idol

A 15 year old girl from Colorado’s Western Slope has kept her hopes of becoming the 2016 American Idol alive after surviving last weeks cut from 24 artists to 19. Jeneve  Mitchell who lives near Crawford in Rural Delta County Continue reading

Western Slope Girl Advances On American Idol

american-idol-300A 15 year old girl from Colorado’s Western Slope earned a golden ticket on last nights broadcast of American Idol, and will be heading to Hollywood. Jeneve Mitchell who lives near Crawford in Rural Delta County about 25 mile east of the town of Delta, received unanimous praise from all three judges with Continue reading

Environmental Groups Concerned About Land Swap

oil-and-gas-industry-300Local groups are questioning proposals from oil and natural gas exploration companies that want to swap operations from the Thompson Divide area to parts of west Colorado, including land in Rio Blanco County. The Grand Junction Audubon Society and North Fork Valley’s Citizens for a Heathy Community group are Continue reading

Kinkaid Reviews Meeting with Jewell

JEWELLMoffat County Commissioner John Kinkaid gave a review of his meeting with Interior Secretary Sally Jewell yesterday. Kinkaid met with Jewell and other federal officials Friday night in Glenwood to talk about the ColoWyo situation. Several other local, state and federal officials were there, including Commissioners from Rio Blanco, Garfield, and Delta Counties, Moffat Continue reading

Law Orders Study of Black Bears

black-bearState wildlife officials will study Colorado’s black bear population and how to reduce conflicts with humans under a bill that has been signed into law. Governor John Hickenlooper signed a bill Friday that orders Colorado Parks and Wildlife to study Colorado’s increasing black bear population. The Continue reading

House Committee Votes to Study Expansion of Black Bear Hunting

black-bearColorado lawmakers have rejected a proposal to expand the black bear hunting season – but they’re moving ahead with a measure asking state wildlife authorities to study the matter. A House committee voted unanimously yesterday to order Colorado Parks and Wildlife to study Colorado’s Continue reading