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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

Holiday Travel Peaks Thursday And Friday

The busy holiday travel season is upon us.  Thursday and Friday are expected to be some of the busiest at DIA.  The airport is planning for a 10% increase in passenger traffic between now and Jan. 2, compared to last Christmas.  Friday will likely be the busiest day.  Officials at the Continue reading

New Transmission Lines To Run Through NW Colorado

The Department of interior has approved two energy transmission lines that will run through south central Wyoming and Northwest Colorado. The two lines will transport electricity from the rural west, to demand centers in more urban parts of the United States. The 416 mile Energy Gateway South Continue reading

Planned Power Outage Monday

yampa-valley-electric-assocA power outage has been scheduled Monday in the Maybell area by the Yampa Valley Electric Association.  The outage will allow Yampa Valley Electric to perform maintenance on the Maybell Substation and its lines. It will take place between 4 and 5 Monday afternoon and will affect Maybell, Continue reading

Beaver Creek Fire Grows To 59 Square Miles

Beaver Creek Fire 2Despite high winds and lower humidity last week crews were able to increase containment of the Beaver Creek Fire from 60 to 68%. The weather did cause the fire to grow to over 59 square miles. Crews are continuing to monitor spot fires Continue reading

Containment Of Beaver Creek Fire Increases

Beaver Creek FireCrews were able to increase control of the Beaver Creek Fire this week, bringing containment from 28 to 41%. Lower winds,temperatures and higher humidity continue to help crews in their efforts to control the blaze. Teams are still working on protecting structures that could be affected, and cutting and maintaining fire lines. They are also continuing to ignite spot fires to Continue reading

Apres Drive and Village Drive Project Meeting

steamboat-logo-bw-stamp-300Crews began relocating utility lines last week in Steamboat in preparation for construction on the Apres Ski Way and Village Drive intersection. With the Apres Drive and Village Drive improvement project Continue reading

Prepare For Long Lines At Post Office

us-post-office-phone-numbersTime is growing short to get your cards, letters and packages to your friends and neighbors in time for Christmas.  If you’re planning to head to the Post Office today you should prepare for longer lines.   The United States Postal Service predicts that Today, will be the busiest mailing and shipping day of the years.  More than 612 million pieces of mail Continue reading

Call 811 Before You Dig

811Whether you are a “do-it-yourselfer” or a professional excavator contracted for a project, it’s crucial to dig smart when landscaping or doing a home improvement project.   There are more than 100 billion feet of underground utilities in the United States, equating to more than one football field’s length of buried utilities for every person in the country.  Whether you’re Continue reading