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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

New Years DUI Enforcement Starts Friday

The New Years Eve “Heat Is On” campaign in Colorado is taking place through Wednesday. The Colorado State Patrol and other local law enforcement are combining efforts to remove as many intoxicated drivers from the roads as possible. Last year, nearly 400 impaired drivers were arrested and seven deaths occurred during Continue reading

New Rules For Marijuana Packaging

universal-warning-label-300x277New rules aimed at making marijuana packaging safer for adults and less appealing to children are now in effect. All packaging for products that contain marijuana must display a new universal symbol that clearly states the product contains THC, the intoxicating compound in marijuana. There are different symbols for recreational and medical products but both convey that the item contains THC. To make marijuana Continue reading

Steamboat City Buildings Open Friday Mornings

SteamboatCity buildings in Steamboat will now be open on Friday mornings, beginning this Friday. City Hall and Centennial Hall will be open from 7:30 to 11:30, and the parks and the Community Services building will be open from 8 to noon. The Police Station, Fire Department and Planning Department, which were already open Friday mornings, will continue their Continue reading

New Wyoming Laws Take Effect Today

wyoming-flag-graphicNew laws passed earlier this year by the Wyoming legislature will go into effect today.  The special car decals that owners of electric cars have to purchase for their license plates now must be renewed annually.  Wyoming is now a part of a collective of states that allows out of state nurses to work in the state without acquiring additional licenses.  Wyoming residents that are Continue reading

New Sidewalks In Steamboat

steamboat sidewalksThe City of Steamboat is asking the community to help them redevelop the Cities sidewalk master plan.  The goal is to determine what areas in the city are missing and could use new sidewalks. A website has been set up with a questionnaire for Continue reading

Turkey Hunt Available For Novice Woman

turkeyA turkey hunt is being offered to woman from Colorado who would like to improve on their hunting skills.  Colorado Parks and Wildlife is accepting applications from woman with little to no hunting experience that would like to participate in a private turkey hunt that will be Continue reading