Tag Archives: Moffat

Call Before You Burn

controlled-burns-300Those planning agricultural burns in Northwest Colorado are asked to provide a courtesy call to emergency officials before beginning the burning process. Agricultural burning is the open burning of cover vegetation for the purpose of preparing the soil for crop production, weed control, maintenance of water conveyance structures related to agricultural operations and any other agricultural cultivation purposes.  Before you start agricultural burns in Routt Continue reading

Drug Take Back Day Saturday

Ntl-Take-Back-Day-300A drug take back day for Moffat County will take place this Saturday. The event will be held at the Centennial Mall parking lot from 10 to 2. The drug take back program provides the public an opportunity to drop off expired, unused or unwanted prescription medication with no Continue reading

Economy Of Moffat County Examined

better cityBetter City will be in Moffat County this week to do an economic development, diversification and tourism promotion business assessment. Better City is a company out of Ogden Utah that specializes in 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

Economic Diversity Meetings For Moffat County

economyThree meetings to discuss economic diversity and gather input about Moffat County will take place next week.  Better City is a company out of Ogden Utah that specializes in developing and implementing plans to help foster economic development in communities.  Better City is performing an economic assessment of Moffat County.  Two meetings will take place next Tuesday, the first concerning Continue reading

Local Marketing District Meeting Rescheduled

MOFFAT-COUNTY-LOGO-300The Moffat County Local Marketing District meeting that was scheduled for next week has been moved. The meeting that was scheduled for April 25th will now take place Continue reading

NW Colorado Flood Risks

FLOOD-WATER-300Flooding , which is normally a concern this time of year, is not expected to be a major problem in the area.  That, from the emergency management coordinators in Northwest Colorado.  Moffat County Emergency Management Coordinator Tom Soos said that floods should not be a problem for Continue reading

Georgie Hand Guilty On All Counts

Hand, Georgie 01131972 (1)The Jury in the Georgie Hand trial took only an hour and and half to find the woman guilty on all  8 felony counts against her including 2 counts of aggravated robbery, 2 counts of second-degree kidnapping, 2 counts of menacing and 2 counts of disarming a peace officer.  On the 9th count of 2nd degree criminal trespass the jury felt a lesser charge was Continue reading

UPDATE: Hand Trial Moves To Final Phase

Hand, Georgie 01131972 (1)The testimony and cross examination phase of the Georgie Hand trial, the woman accused of kidnapping a wildlife officer and a Moffat County Sheriff’s Deputy has come to an end with the conclusion of the prosecutions cross examination.  Hand’s fate now rests with the jury as they move into the deliberation phase of the traial.  Hand is Continue reading

Georgie Hand Trial Underway

Hand, Georgie 01131972 (1)The trial of Georgie Hand, the woman accused of attempting to kill a wildlife officer and a Moffat County Sheriff’s Deputy got under way earlier this week in the Moffat County Court House. Jury Selection began Monday and was finalized Wednesday. Hand was originally charged with 15 Continue reading

Free Energy Assessment For NW CO Residents

EnergyCheckA free energy assessment is being offered to homeowners in Routt and Moffat Counties by Energy Smart Colorado, to help them learn how to improve energy efficiency in their homes. Energy Smart Colorado began in 2010 as a federally funded program to provide energy efficiency services to residents in the central mountain region of Colorado. Homeowners who use the Yampa Continue reading

Head To Court Without A Lawyer

court-300A program is now available to assist anyone who is going through a non-criminal court case in Moffat, Grand and Routt Counties.  Coordinators are now available  to help “self represented litigants” better understand the court processes in their case.  A “Self-Represented Litigant”  is any individual who seeks Continue reading