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What Tax Code Changes Would You Like To See?

Senator Cory Gardner is looking for input from Coloradans on the changes they would like to see to the United States tax system. Gardner’s staff is currently taking suggestions on how the tax code could be simplified in order to promote Continue reading

Crews Increase Containment Of MOCO Fire

Cool temperatures and less wind this week has allowed crews to increase containment of the Winter Valley Fire, which ignited last week south of Elk Springs, increasing Continue reading

UPDATE: Peekaboo Fire Growth Slows

The Peekaboo Fire’s growth slowed over the weekend, increasing 1000 acres between Friday and Monday morning. Crews were also able to boost containment of the 12,833 acre blaze from zero to 40%. Firefighters are looking to Continue reading

UPDATE: Meeting Tuesday Night To Talk Dead Dog Fire

The Dead Dog Fire burning 10 miles north of Rangely, which was estimated at 40 acres Sunday night, grew to more than 5,000 acres yesterday due to wind gusts exceeding 70 miles an hour. The rapid growth forced the closure of Highway 40 between Dinosaur and Skull Valley for about 5 hours yesterday afternoon and Continue reading

Wild Horses Up For Adoption This Weekend

Twenty-one of the wild horses gathered from the Sand Wash Herd Management area will be available for adoption this weekend in Fruita, at the Rimrock Adventures Arena. Public viewing sessions will be held tomorrow from 10 to 6 and Saturday from 9 to 10:30, with the silent auction and adoption taking Continue reading

Colorado Population Growth Slows

Colorado is the seventh-fastest growing state in the nation. Between July 2015 and July 2016, the state added 91,000 new residents. That’s a 1.6% population growth in just one year, according to the Census Bureau. While Colorado ranks in the top ten for population growth, the rate of growth is declining. From 2014 to 2015 Colorado ranked Continue reading

Lost Solar Fire Continues To Grow

FireDespite favorable weather conditions this week, the lightning started Lost Solar Fire burning in the Flat Top Wilderness Area approximately 25 miles east of Meeker, has continued to increase in size.  The fire is estimated at just under 7 square miles, an increase of over 1.5 square miles since Monday.  The Lost Solar Fire is being managed using a ‘confine and contain’ Continue reading

Beaver Creek Fire Only 5% Contained

FireFirefighters battling the Beaver Creek Fire took advantage of cool moist air Saturday to put defensive measures in place to prepare structures for future fire growth. After the recent cool wet weather night infrared flights identified hot spots that remain inside the fire perimeter. Continue reading