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MOCO Broadband Improvement On The Horizon?

Plans to strengthen Moffat County’s broadband infrastructure took another step forward this week. The Moffat County Broadband Committee is currently looking to secure funds for the first stage of the plan, which will include building broadband infrastructure to Craig’s anchor institutions, including health care, education and public safety facilities. This stage of the plan is expected to cost approximately $3.6 million. Craig-Moffat Economic Development Partnership 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

Colorado River District Grants Available

The deadline is next week to apply for grants through The Colorado River District to assist with projects that protect, enhance or develop water resources.  Grants will be awarded up to Continue reading

Habitat Improvement Grants Available

colorado parksColorado parks and wildlife is accepting applications for Habitat Improvement Grants through their Habitat Partnership Program. $500,000 in funds is currently available for large scale habitat projects in the state. The program is intended to reduce big game damage to forage and fences, so proposals should focus on reducing conflicts between big game Continue reading

Grants Available For Colorado FFA Chapters

colorado-corn-logoThe deadline for Colorado FFA chapters to submit an application for grants available through  Colorado Corn is Continue reading

Costs May Increase For UW Students

Seal_University_of_Wyoming.svgCosts may increase for students at the University of Wyoming in the second year of budget cuts for the University. Due to low energy prices the University had lost millions of dollars in state grants through last year.  Because of the drop in revenue, the university is considering a new program to increase their funds. The proposed plan would change tuition Continue reading

Area Airports Receive Grants

AircraftVectorClipArtFour Northwest Colorado airports benefited, when the he Colorado Aeronautical Board approved grant funding for Colorado airports. The board authorized the distribution of $2.7 million in state aviation fuel tax revenues through grants to 27 Colorado airports under the Aviation Discretionary Grant Program. The grants Continue reading

Western Slope Could See More Environmental Protection Money

EPA-300Moffat County may be just one county on the Western Slope that could benefit from a decision by the EPA’s Supplemental Environment Project Selection Committee in Colorado. The committee has decided to spend more of its money in grants for the Western Slope. A supplemental environmental project is typically part of a Continue reading

Trail Projects to Receive Grants

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife will provide grants of $6.18 million in 2015 and 2016 for trails projects. The grants go to a variety of projects in all areas of the state, including new construction, trail maintenance, signage, education, law enforcement and equipment purchases. Around the state, grants for 2015 and 2016 for multi- Continue reading

State’s Traffic Fatality Rate Increases

CDOTAccording to a report released yesterday by the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), the total number of motor vehicle fatalities in Colorado increased for the second time in seven years in Continue reading

Communities Receive Grants for Water Projects

WATER CONSERVATIONThe state has awarded $9.5 million in grants for 15 drinking water and wastewater systems in small communities, including a couple in Northwest Colorado. The Department of Public Health Environment announced Friday the grants are for planning, designing or building systems. Grants for drinking water projects Continue reading

Shadow Mountain Project Update

shadow mountain village meeting-150 editAn environmental assessment and cultural study of lands involved in the Shadow Mountain Water Improvement Project turned up nothing of interest. That’s according to Roy Tipton of Moffat County Development Services. Tipton was irritated when the order came down that the Continue reading