Tag Archives: Group

School Board Approves East Elementary Closure

The Moffat County School Board unanimously approved a recommendation from the Blythe Group at a meeting last night, to close East Elementary at the end of the school year. The Blythe group analyzed the advantages of each of the Elementary schools in Craig and determined closing East would Continue reading

School Closure Will Be Recommened Thursday

The group consulted to help determine which school to close in Craig will make their recommendations Thursday to the Moffat County School Board. The public is invited to attend a meeting with the School Board and the Blythe Group starting at 5:30 at the Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion. The Blythe Continue reading

Colorado VA Facilities Used Improper Wait Lists

Colorado Veteran Affairs facilities used improper wait lists, according to a new report from the VA’s Office of Inspector General. The agency released a report last week confirming that VA staff kept unauthorized wait lists for group therapy sessions, instead of using the department’s official wait list Continue reading

“Annie” Will Be Preformed This Week In Craig

The Moffat County High School theater group will conduct four performances of the play “Annie”, this week. Shows will take place Thursday and Friday at 7, and Saturday at 2 and 7. Tickets will be available at the door for $7.  For additional Continue reading

Help Identify Needed Senior Services

The Craig Senior Social Center is looking for individuals to participate in a focus group. Volunteers will take part in a study next week, which will look to identify gaps in the services provided by the social center, as well as additional services that may be needed for active adults Continue reading

Governors Tell Senate To Reject Obamacare Repeal

Governor John Hickenlooper has joined a bi-partisan group of nine other governors, calling on lawmakers to reject the latest effort to repeal Obamacare. The governor says the Graham-Cassidy bill, which is currently being considered in the U.S. Senate, would give Colorado an estimated $800 million to $1 Continue reading

Report Finds Colorado Skirting Marijuana Regs

The anti-marijuana legalization group, Smart Approaches to marijuana, sent a report to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions earlier this week, detailing how states with legalized marijuana, like Colorado and Oregon, have failed to meet U.S. Department of Justice rules contained in the “Cole Continue reading

Health Care Group Questions Premium Increases

A Colorado health care advocacy group wants state regulators to limit proposed 2018 health insurance premium increases, saying the higher rates are not justified. Leaders of the Continue reading

Four Arrested For Meth Distribution

Four people were arrested last week in Sweetwater County on a variety of drug charges. The Sheriff’s Narcotics and Arrest Group arrested 43-year-old Zacariah Strange for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine, 44-year-old Darrell Gilson and 43-year-old Martina Caspari for Possession with Continue reading

Walk-In Clinic Construction Approved

The Moffat County Commissioners signed a ground lease agreement with Memorial Regional Health at their meeting yesterday, which will allow Springfield Properties Continue reading

Yampa Street Closed Friday For Motorcycle Show

Yampa Street will be closed Friday night in Steamboat for the Rocky Mountain Harley Owners Group Bike Show. The street will be closed to traffic between 6th and 8th streets from 5 in the afternoon until 10 at night, with the bike show taking place Continue reading

Colorado Sex Offender Arrested In Wyoming

A convicted Colorado sex offender was arrested yesterday in Rock Springs. 44 year old Jason Scott Bender of Sharidan was arrested during a traffic stop following a surveillance operation conducted by the Sheriff’s Narcotics and Continue reading