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Help Protect Wildlife By Removing Summer Toys

With the warm summer weather behind us and winter on the horizon, now is a good time to remove all the summer toys and equipment from your yard for the winter.  Elk and deer are especially active this time of year due to their mating season, resulting in additional Continue reading

Wyoming Insurance Premiums May Go Up 50%

Blue Cross Blue Shield, the only company to provide insurance on Wyoming’s Obama Care insurance exchange, has announced that they will seek a nearly 50% premium increase next year. A Blue Cross Blue Shield representative said the request is partially due Continue reading

Learn How To Stop Human Trafficking In MOCO

Free training will be available tomorrow for those interested in preventing human trafficking from coming through and happening in Moffat County. Members of the Colorado Organization for Victims Assistance, Advocates Crisis Support Services and the Craig Police Department are hosting the meeting to provide information on Continue reading

Be Aware Of Bears

With multiple reports of bear sightings near Steamboat recently, it’s important to be aware of what to do in the event of a bear encounter. In early spring, bears usually find sources of natural food, but when food becomes scarce, some bears will go to residential areas looking for a meal. Bear and human Continue reading

Millions To Go Towards Fighting Opioid Abuse

Nearly $8 million has been allocated by the department of Health and Human Services to go toward fighting the opioid epidemic in Colorado. HHS Secretary Tom Price announced last week that the agency will provide more than $485 million in federal grants to go towards fighting opioid abuse. The grants are part of the 21st Century Cures Act, which Congressman Scott Tipton helped pass at the end of Continue reading

Scammers Using Hotline Number

Craig Police are warning area residents of a new scam where crooks are altering their phone number to make it look like their call is coming from the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector Generals hotline. Scammers are using the number which is 1-800-447-8477 to acquire personal Continue reading

High Avalanche Danger This Weekend

There will be considerable avalanche danger this weekend due to the heavy snowfall over the past few weeks, most notably in the Steamboat and Flat Tops areas. 12 to 16 inches of snow has fallen in the last 24 hours in areas of North Continue reading

Bears Coming Out Of Hibernation

BearWith the coming of spring bears in Colorado are emerging from hibernation.  Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds residents that minimizing contact with bears is the best way to keep the public and the animals safe.  Here are some tips to keep bears away from your home this spring and summer.  Keep your garbage in a secure location that is enclosed, and Continue reading

Study Shows Bears Who Eat Human Food Have More Cubs

black-bearA new study by researchers with Colorado Parks and Wildlife found black bears that eat human food from trashcans have higher reproductive rates than those in the wild.  However, those same bears don’t survive as long. Researchers are using Continue reading

Moffat County Acknowledges Human Trafficking And Stalking Awareness

moffat-county-commissionersThe Moffat County Commissioners voted yesterday to make January “Human Trafficking and Stalking Awareness Month” in Moffat County. The proclamations were presented to the Commissioners by Members of “Advocates Crisis Support Services” of Craig. Human trafficking awareness month provides an opportunity to Continue reading