Tag Archives: Meeker

Where To Celebrate This 4th Of July Weekend

american-flag-1-300There will an abundance of activities this weekend and public fireworks shows on Monday. In Craig the VFW parade will begin at 11 Monday morning with Fireworks that night at Moffat County High School. The parade will start at the VFW heading west on Victory Way, then turn north on Ledford. Steamboat’s Cowboy Round-up Days is this weekend Continue reading

Wildfires Danger High

WILD FIREIn Northwest Colorado the Blair Mountain fire 20 miles west of Meeker remains at 5 acres. The Beaver Creek Fire north of Walden remains at 13,000. If you live in those areas or near any area that could be affected by wildfire it’s important to take steps to defend against the possibility of fire. The Federal Aviation Administration reminds drone operators that flying a drone near a wildfire is illegal. If you are caught operating a drone around a wildfire you will be subject to up to $27,500 in fines, and might face criminal prosecution.or additional information about fires, fireworks and events go to KRAI.COM.

Blair Mountain Fire West Of Meeker

WILD FIREFirefighters are managing the 5-acre, lightning-ignited Blair Mountain Fire 20 miles west of Meeker to reduce hazardous fuels and to benefit ecosystem health. About 25 firefighters are working to secure the west flank of the fire while allowing it to continue burning to the east, where it will help open the dense stands of pinyon and juniper. This will increase forest diversity and benefit Continue reading

Rules For Small Business Success

SMALL BUSINESSThere will be small business seminars taking place today and tomorrow in Rangely and Meeker. Small business expert, Jon Schallert , will give his presentation called “Once Optional Now Required: The New Rules of Small Business Success”. Schallert will be in Rangely today at the Automotive Museum from 11 to 1, lunch will be provided. A second Continue reading

Prescribed Burn Today Near Meeker

controlled-burns-300There will be a prescribed burn in the Miller Creek area 10 miles to the southeast of Meeker starting today.  Smoke will be visible along Highway 13 and on Rio Blanco County roads in the area. The smoke is expected to dissipate during Continue reading

Meeting To Discuss PTSD and Traumatic Brain Injury

ptsd-symptomsA seminar to discuss post traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury and military sexual assault will take place in Meeker this week. Dr. Dave Hildebrand from the Grand Junction Veterans Center will be at the meeting to discuss these issues with area veterans. The Continue reading

Interior Department OKs Trapper Mine EA

office of surface miningTrapper Mining Inc. Friday welcomed the final approval of its Environmental Assessment (EA) and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) by the U.S. Department of the Interior. The completed EA, developed by the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) in response to a lawsuit brought by WildEarth Guardians, allows Continue reading

Tipton Representative In NW Colorado This Week

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300In addition to mobile office hours that are being held in Meeker and Craig Wednesday, a member of U.S. Representative Scott Tipton’s staff will also be in Steamboat Thursday and in Walden on Friday. George Rossman, Tipton’s Field Representative, will now be available tomorrow morning from 9 to 11:30 in Meeker, Continue reading

Tipton Representative In Craig And Meeker Wednesday

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A member of U.S. Representative Scott Tiptons staff will be in Northwest Colorado Wednesday. George Rossman, Tiptons Field Representative, will hold office hours Wednesday morning in Meeker from 9:00 to 11:30 in a conference room at the Fairfield Community Center. Rossman will also be in Craig Wednesday afternoon from 2 to 5 at the Moffat Continue reading

Turkey Hunt For Amateur Youth In NW CO

Wild_turkey_eastern_usThree young amateur hunters from Northwest Colorado will have the opportunity to improve on their skills by participating in a guided turkey hunt this spring in Meeker. Kids that are interested can apply to Colorado Parks and Wildlife to participate in Continue reading

Friday Night State Wrestling Results

STATE-WRESTLING-LISTEN-LIVEFriday’s Semi Final and 2nd Round Consolation Results

Moffat County
132 – Issik Herod – won 2-0
170 – Mikinzie Klimper – won 17-5
182 – Hugo Hernandez – won 11-3
195 – Brett Loyd – lost 8-5 (out of tournament)
220 – Stelios Peroulis – won 4-1

Steamboat Springs
106 – Colton Pasternak – won 3-2
132 – Dakota Thvedt – lost 6-4 (out of tournament)
160 – Hayden Johnson – won (in championship final) Continue reading

Friday Morning State Wrestling Results

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Moffat County
113 – Chris Moschetti – lost pin (out of tournament)
132 – Issik Herod – lost 5-3
170 – Mikinzie Klimper – lost 12-8
182 – Hugo Hernandez – lost 13-2
195 – Brett Loyd – lost 8-3
220 – Stelios Peroulis – won 8-0

Steamboat Springs
106 – Colton Pasternak – won pin
132 – Dakota Thvedt – lost 7-2
160 – Hayden Johnson – won 5-4 (in semi-final)

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