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Help CDOT Identify Potholes

Pothole season has begun.  Potholes form when snow and rain seep into a road’s foundation, decreasing its strength. When temperatures drop below freezing, the surface of the roadway becomes weak and freezes water in the Continue reading

Trump Puts Freeze On EPA

The Trump administration has imposed a freeze on grants and contracts administered by the Environmental Protection Agency. It is unclear at this time whether the freeze concerns only new grants and contracts, or also includes the nearly $6.4 billion of federal contracts that the EPA currently has in place.  Myron Ebell, who ran the EPA Continue reading

48 Below Zero!

If you think it was cold here yesterday, our temperatures were mild compared to that in Wisdom Montana, near Butte, which recorded the nations lowest temperatures yesterday at 48 below zero.  Locally last nights clear skies contributed to dropping temperatures across Colorado. According to US Air Continue reading

Commissioners Clarify County Hiring Freeze

MOFFAT-COUNTY-LOGO-300A resolution was passed by the Moffat County Commissioners at their weekly meeting yesterday, clarifying the hiring freeze that was instituted by the Commission at their meeting last week.  The hiring freeze will be in Continue reading

Hiring Freeze Instituted For Moffat County

MOFFAT-COUNTY-LOGO-300To help deal with future budget constraints in Moffat County, a county hiring freeze was instituted by the Moffat County Commissioners at their weekly meeting Tuesday. The Continue reading

Winter Driving Safety Tips

WINTER-DRIVING-300Winter can be an especially perilous time to be on the roads. Snow, ice, fog and longer nights present challenges to drivers that can lead to crashes. People do less driving in winter, yet we have more crashes per mile driven. Some 10,780 people were killed in car crashes between December and March Continue reading

Don’t Let Water Pipes Freeze

broken_pipe2Winter weather can cause pipes to burst in your household or business plumbing.   Below are some excellent tips for avoiding costly damage. Continue reading

Craig Dips To Lowest Temp In USA Monday

weather-cold-tempCraig not only had the coldest temperature in the State yesterday, but also was the coldest spot In the nation. According to the national weather service the temperature dipped to 27 below at the Moffat County Airport early Continue reading

51 BELOW Temperature Recorded Last Week In Colorado

weather-cold-tempThe days are now getting longer as yesterday was the Winter Solstice. And just 5 days before the Solstice the coldest temperature in Colorado in years was recorded at Antero Reservoir which is located about 25 miles southeast of Leadville  where the temperature was 51 degrees below Continue reading

Protect Your Pets From Harsh Weather

snow dogThe cold weather can be just as hard on your pets as it is on you.  A few simple changes in your routine can help to keep your four-legged family members safe and warm this winter.  When walking your dog, keep wind chill in mind as Continue reading