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Insurance Provider Staying In NW Colorado

People in Northwest Colorado will have at least one carrier option next year for coverage through the Colorado healthcare insurance exchange. The Division of Insurance made Continue reading

Get Paid To Lose Weight

Northwest Colorado Health has installed Weigh and Win kiosks in Craig and Steamboat.  Weigh and Win is a free community program that provides cash incentives to participants who Continue reading

New Fire Starts, Fire Near Meeker Doubles In Size

High winds caused two fires already burning to spread and helped kindle a new fire in Northwest Colorado Sunday. The new Dead Dog Fire is burning on BLM land about 10 miles north of Rangely and is estimated at 40 acres. The Hunter Fire, burning 20 miles southwest of Meeker, nearly Continue reading

Three Wildfires Burning In NW Colorado

The BLM reported Saturday night that firefighter were working three fires under Red Flag conditions in northwestern Colorado. More than 40 firefighters, five engines, four heavy air tankers, six single engine air tankers, and a helicopter were working the 500-acre Hunter Fire about 20 miles southwest of Meeker. Smoke from this fire was visible from the Colorado River Continue reading

Red Flag Warning Through Saturday

Due to warm and dry conditions in the area, a Red Flag Fire Warning is in effect for much of Northwest Colorado through tomorrow night. With gusty winds up to 40 mph and low humidity, there is the potential for any fire to Continue reading

How Much Snow is Going To Fall?

Winter weather has returned to Northwest Colorado and South Central Wyoming and is expected through Saturday, with heavy snow anticipated through tomorrow night. Wild West Radio meteorologist Don Day tells us what areas will Continue reading

New Sign Coming To Fair Grounds

A new sign will be coming soon to the Moffat County Fair Grounds. The county will utilize a $10 thousand grant recently secured through the Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado along with $10 thousand previously budgeted for concrete work at the fair grounds, Continue reading

MOCO Joins Law Suit Concerning Sage Grouse

Moffat County has joined a lawsuit against the BLM regarding its plan for Greater Sage Grouse management in Northwest Colorado. At their meeting yesterday, the Moffat County Commissioners entered into an agreement with Garfield, Jackson, and Rio Blanco counties to split the litigation expenses for the lawsuit. Garfield County will cover the majority of the Continue reading

Bike To School Day Wednesday

Drivers will need to be on the look out Wednesday as children across Northwest Colorado will be participating in bike to school day.  As part of the National Bike to School Day Continue reading

Commissioner Beck Named Chairman Of AGNC

Moffat County Commissioner Ray Beck has been named Chairman of the Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado. Beck Continue reading

UPDATE: Northwest Colorado Easter Egg Hunts

Numerous Easter egg hunts will be held across Northwest Colorado Saturday.  The hunt at New Creation Church in Craig will include prizes like cash and new bicycles, there will also be a petting zoo, bounce houses, face painting and a photo booth.  Registration Continue reading

Bennet’s Staff In NW Colorado To Talk Farming

Members from US Senator Michael Bennet’s staff will be conducting Farm Bill listening sessions next week in Northwest Colorado. Bennet, a member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, has scheduled the sessions to gather input and comments from local stakeholders, which will help guide future updates to the Farm Bill. The Farm Bill regulates national food and farm policy including Continue reading