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Twentymile Coal Expansion Possible

As part of the Trump Administrations goal to create an all-of-the-above energy policy in the United States, the BLM is currently evaluating a Lease-by-Application for Peabody, at their Twentymile mine near Hayden and are looking for public input. The lease Continue reading

New Minority Political Party In Colorado

A new minority party has been added to the Colorado ballot. The Unity Party now has more than 1,000 registered voters in Colorado, giving it minority status for at least the next two general elections. The party’s motto is “not right, not left, but forward.” The Unity Party will now have to hold an assembly Continue reading

Lighting Ceremony Friday Night In Steamboat

The City of Steamboat is celebrating the beginning of their summer season tonight with the lighting of the new festival lights on Yampa Street. The city will be turning on the new festival lighting for the public for the first time since it was installed as part of the Yampa Street Improvement Project. The lighting Continue reading

Concert Monday At Moffat County High School

A Craig Concert Association concert will take place Monday night at Moffat County High School.  The group New Odyssey will perform music from almost every genre, utilizing 30 different musical instruments. The group plays an eclectic blend of music, Continue reading

Assistant To Be Hired For CMEDP

The Craig City Council and Moffat County Commissioners agreed at their meetings Tuesday, to help fund an assistant position for the Craig and Moffat County Economic Development Partnership. An assistant will allow CMEDP Director Michelle Balleck to focus more on improving the area’s broadband Continue reading

Online Registration Open For Steamboat Schools

The Steamboat Springs School District has opened online registration for the 2017-2018 school year. All parents with kids in preschool, kindergarten or first grade that will be new students in the district next Continue reading

State Approves MOCO For Rural Jump-Start

The Colorado Economic Development Commission approved the application this week for Moffat County to participate in The Rural Jump-Start Program. Rural Jump-Start provides Continue reading

Steamboat Man Arrested For Fraud

Another Steamboat Springs seasonal worker has been arrested this week for fraud. 25-year-old Chandra Pretap from India was arrested Monday on suspicion of theft and identity theft for defrauding a New York business out of $2,400. Police initiated the investigation into Pretap after Continue reading

Public Meeting To Discuss Sales And Use Taxes

There will be an informational meeting tonight in Craig concerning the April 4th election. Members of the Craig and Moffat County Economic Development Partnership will be in attendance to discuss the ballot initiative concerning the Continue reading

New Oil & Gas Wells Better Protect Water Supply

A study from the University of Colorado shows older vertical oil and gas wells have a higher probability of causing groundwater contamination, than newer horizontal wells. The study looked at the frequency of well integrity issues in the Wattenberg Field in central Colorado. Results showed the majority of Continue reading

New Campground Coming To Elkhead

Construction of a new campground at Elkhead Reservoir was approved by the Craig City Council at their meeting this week. The Colorado River District and Colorado Parks and Wildlife who help to manage the park, also signed off on the project. Multiple council members stated that the new campground should bring more visitors to the area, and will allow more Continue reading

Deadline Approaching To Sign Up For 4-H

The deadline to enroll in the Moffat County 4-H program for 2017 is February 28th. New and existing members can sign up to participate at the Moffat County Extension Office in Craig.  For additional information about 4-H or the 4-H enrollment contact Continue reading