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Drought Assistance Deadline Extended

irsFarmers and ranchers who previously were forced to sell livestock due to drought, have an extended period of time in which to replace the livestock and defer tax on any gains from the forced sales. That announcement was made by the Internal Revenue Service yesterday. Farmers and ranchers who, due to drought, sell more Continue reading

City of Craig Considering Allowing Chickens Within City Limits

City-Council-300The Craig City Council is considering allowing chickens to be raised within city limits.  The issue has been raised a number of times over the years.  The Planning and Zoning Commission’s latest recommendation went against the notion, however, some felt Continue reading

69 Locations Under Quarantine for Vesicular Stomatitus

cdaThe Colorado Department of Agriculture’s State Veterinarian’s Office has placed 69 locations under quarantine after horses and one cow tested positive for Vesicular Stomatitis (VS). The quarantines are located in Adams, Boulder, Douglas, El Paso, Continue reading

Colorado Residents Warned About Increased Bear Activity

black-bearWhile humans are basking in the heat of mid-summer, bears know that fall is approaching and they are starting to prepare for their long winter nap. That means bears are now constantly on the move looking for food, and many are finding their way into towns and Continue reading