Tag Archives: Northwest Colorado

Earthquake Rocks Rangely

A relatively small 2.8 magnitude earthquake was recorded near Rangely earlier this week according to the website earthquaketrack.com. The earthquake occurred Thursday, 3.2 miles northwest of Rangely just after 11:30 in the Continue reading

Club 20 Visits D.C. To Talk NW Colorado Issues

Moffat County Commissioner Ray Beck and 33 other members of the group Club 20, are traveling to Washington DC this week to meet with members of the Trump administration. CLUB 20 is an organization of counties, communities, businesses, individuals and Continue reading

Rafters Pulled From Eagle River

Four rafters had to be rescued from the Eagle River Saturday near Edwards. The raft high centered on a rock in the middle of the river standing the rafters.  It took rescue crews a couple hours to retrieve the rafters and pull Continue reading

Senators Look To Reauthorize Program Which Contributed Thousands To NW Colorado

Senators Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet helped introduce legislation that would reauthorize the Secure Rural Schools and Self-Determination Program. Colorado received $11.8 million in funding from the program in 2016.  Meeker schools received around $80,000, Routt County Schools collected over $166,000 Continue reading

Be Prepared For Floods

While it’s hard to predict flooding, spring runoff in Northwest Colorado may result in high water issues through June. Temperature and precipitation levels will go a long way in determining the conditions, but local and state officials are monitoring the flows in the Yampa and Elk River and are prepared to respond in the Continue reading

Find Out How People Died In NW Colorado

A new interactive map is now available online that shows how many people died in a particular area, and the cause of death, for every year between 1980 and 2014. The map allows you to view the death rate by Continue reading

Hang Gliding Competition Dates Set

Competition dates have been set for this year’s Dinosaur Open hang gliding competition. The event will take place June 18th through the 14th, with community festivities being held around the area Continue reading

High Avalanche Danger This Weekend

There will be considerable avalanche danger this weekend due to the heavy snowfall over the past few weeks, most notably in the Steamboat and Flat Tops areas. 12 to 16 inches of snow has fallen in the last 24 hours in areas of North Continue reading

Assistance To Help Find Health Insurance

Northwest Colorado Health will offer open enrollment assistance for health insurance next week at Yampa Care Family Medicine in Craig. The clinic Continue reading

Back-Country Snowmobile Safety Tips

Snowmobile season is here and many have already been enjoying the back-country trails in Colorado. Before embarking on an excursion, it’s important to know the proper safety procedures for operating a snowmobile in the back-country. First, regardless of ability level, it’s suggested Continue reading

Take Steps To Keep Pipes From Freezing

winterize-boatWith sub zero temperatures forecast this weekend in Northwest Colorado, it’s important for home and business owners to take the proper steps to keep their pipes from freezing. Home and business owners Continue reading

Potential Land Exchange In NW Colorado

BLM-entering-public-land-30Public comments are being accepted by the BLM with regard to a potential land exchange in Moffat and Rio Blanco County. The proposed Buffalo Horn Land Exchange would effect 19 parcels of isolated land encompassing 12 square miles. To give the Continue reading