Tag Archives: District

MOCO Schools To Move To 4-Day Week?

Moffat County Superintendent David Ulrich released information this week detailing the budgetary process for the 2017-2018 school year. Ulrich spent his first year as superintendent gathering information from parents and staff.  Out of those conversations two priorities emerged as areas of focus for next year.  First, the district will Continue reading

New Campground Coming To Elkhead

Construction of a new campground at Elkhead Reservoir was approved by the Craig City Council at their meeting this week. The Colorado River District and Colorado Parks and Wildlife who help to manage the park, also signed off on the project. Multiple council members stated that the new campground should bring more visitors to the area, and will allow more Continue reading

Hayden Superintendent Of Schools To Retire

Phil Kasper has announced he will retire as the Superintendent of the Hayden School District at the end of the school year. Kasper has worked in education for 43 years in various different capacities, including the last two as the Superintendent for the Hayden School District.  During those 43 years Kasper served schools in both New Continue reading

Former Craig Police Officer Not Guilty Of Child Abuse

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-300Tracey Reneau, the former Craig Police Officer, was found not guilty in a Routt County court Friday, of misdemeanor child abuse charges. The charges stem from an incident involving Reneau and her step child that occurred in July. Reneau was accused of knowingly Continue reading

Local Marketing District Meeting In Dinosaur

dinosaur-city-limitsThe Craig and Moffat County Local Marketing District will host a meeting tonight in Dinosaur. The Dinosaur Town Council, Dinosaur National Monument and various community groups will all make presentations to the L-M-D Board. The meeting will take place from 6:30 Continue reading

Trophy Elk Found Dead Near Rangely

operation-game-thiefColorado Parks and Wildlife is looking for help in finding the person responsible for killing a trophy quality bull elk who may have abandoned the animal, leaving the meat to waste. The elk was discovered in Game Management Unit 1 northwest of Rangely earlier this month. It’s possible the elk was shot legally but then was not located by the hunter. Hunters are responsible for making a reasonable attempt to track Continue reading

Hear From Moffat County Commissioner Candidates

MC Commissioners-150The 2016 Moffat County Commissioner Forum is tomorrow in Craig. During the forum, Moffat county voters will have an opportunity to meet and hear from Moffat County Commissioner Candidates from Districts one and two.  District one incumbent John Kinkaid and challengers Don Cook and Andrea  Camp will be in attendance along with District 2 Continue reading

Controlled Burn Scheduled In Routt County

controlled-burns-300A prescribed burn has been planned this month for the area southwest of the Seedhouse Campground near Hinman Park in Northern Routt County.  The 300 acre burn is expected to take place over two days and will commence when appropriate weather Continue reading

States Sue EPA Over Clean Power Plan

clean-power-planOral arguments begin Tuesday in the law suit against the Environmental Protection Agency over the Obama administrations Clean Power Plan. West Virginia is leading a coalition of 27 states, including Colorado, in an effort to challenge the regulations in a United States Court of Appeals in Washington D.C. The United States Supreme Court recently issued a stay against the Clean Power Plan in February. The Clean Power Plan was enacted by the Obama administration in an Continue reading

No Charges In Child’s Death

Gavin Stiles editNo charges will be filed against the parents of Gavin Stiles the boy who accidentally shot himself at the family home 4 miles south of Stagecoach reservoir in rural Routt County in July.  A Grand Jury declined to file charges against Michael and Joni Stiles yesterday.  At the time of the Continue reading

More Water For The Yampa River

YAMPA RIVERDue to low flow rates and high temperatures in the Yampa River, the Upper Water Conservation District is releasing an additional 10 cubic feet of water per second into the Yampa over the next few weeks. The additional Continue reading

Board Members Selected For Local Marketing District

economySeven people have been selected to represent Craig and Moffat County to be on the Local Marketing District Board. Appointed wednesday night were; Dave DeRose , Tammy Fager , Dave Flemming, Kirstie McPherson, Roger Richmond and Vick Updike. A seventh person, David Heinrich, will represent the Town of Dinosaur. When reached for comment, nominee Kirstie McPherson says that based on the feedback she has Continue reading