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BLM To Dump “Job Killing” Mineral Moratorium

The Bureau of Land Management announced recently that they plan to cancel a 20-year mineral moratorium on ten million acres of land.  The moratorium was instituted by the Obama administration, in an effort to protect Greater Sage Grouse habitat. Western Caucus Chairman Paul Continue reading

Industry/Government Conference In Rawlins

The Bureau of Land Management Rawlins Field Office will host the 2017 Industry/Government conference next week. The conference will be held Wednesday the 13th, from 8:30 to 4:00 at the Jeffrey Memorial Community Center, in Rawlins. Some of the topics that will be Continue reading

CO Officials Talk Trump Budget Proposal

President Donald Trump released his budget for the fiscal year 2018 yesterday to mixed reviews, including those from Colorado elected officials. Proponents of the budget applauded trumps fiscal conservativeness, while opponents say the budget goes too far in cutting programs that specifically go to benefit the middle and lower class, like Medicaid. Some critics of the budget are also questioning the accuracy of its figures, claiming that some of the Continue reading

Wyoming Shoots Down Guns On College Campuses

Wyoming residents will not be able to carry guns on College Campuses in the state, after a bill was defeated this week in the Wyoming State Senate. House Bill 136, which would have allowed concealed carry on Wyoming college campuses, was killed Continue reading

Dates Set For Rural Philanthropy Days Conference

Dates have been set for the 2017 Rural Philanthropy Days Conference that will take place this year in Craig and Moffat County. The conference will be held September 27th to the 29th, in various locations around the area. Rural Philanthropy Days is a statewide program hosted regionally, which Continue reading

Wyoming Concealed Carry Bills Advance

Bills that would allow people to carry concealed weapons in government buildings, public meetings, and on state college campuses in Wyoming, advanced Tuesday out of a house judicial committee.  Proponents of the bills say they would allow the people to Continue reading

Wyoming Considers Concealed Carry At Colleges

The public may soon be able to carry concealed guns in government buildings and on public college campuses in Wyoming. Republican lawmakers introduced House bill 137 last week, which if passed, would repeal the laws preventing people from bringing concealed guns into Continue reading

Interior Department Continues Review Of Coal

coalplugPublic comments and transcripts from six public meetings concerning the Federal coal leasing program are now available online through the Bureau of Land Management.  Approximately 2,000 people attended meetings in 6 states including one held in Grand Junction in June.  The BLM is using input from the meetings and public comments to determine potential reforms for the Continue reading

UPDATE: Emailer Threatens To Bomb Wyoming Into Dust

wyoming-flag-graphicThe Wyoming Department of Homeland Security received an anonymous email yesterday claiming that bombs had been placed throughout Wyoming in state facilities, schools, and at the Cheyenne Regional Airport. The email stated that 50 pipe bombs had been placed in official Continue reading

Public Meeting Agenda Source

PUBLIC MEETING AGENDAS-450If you’re looking for an agenda for a local public meeting, the place to start is here at KRAI.COM. A click on the “public meeting agendas” above will let you select from upcoming county and city agendas across Northwest Colorado. If you are involved in governmental meetings in Moffat, Continue reading

Study Shows Explosion in Sage Grouse Population

sage_grouse-300The Western Association of Fish and Wildlife has released the results of a sage grouse study that show the bird is thriving in numbers, especially in Colorado. The groups says the sage grouse population has exploded in the last two years, growing by nearly to thirds from 49,000 males to more than 80,000. In Colorado alone, this year’s Continue reading

Med Students to Visit Craig

HEALTH-SYMBOL-300Health profession students with the University of Colorado Denver who have expressed an interest in future rural practice will be spending a week in Craig learning about and investigating all aspects of small town personal, professional and community life. Students from professional programs in medicine, physician assistant, Continue reading