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UPDATE: Fire In Rio Blanco County 40% Contained

A private burn resulted in a wildfire Tuesday afternoon in Rio Blanco County. The fire, which occurred on Rio Blanco County Road 8 near Buford, was moving towards buildings on the property when crews arrived.  Fortunately, firefighters Continue reading

Flooding Continues On Wyoming County Roads

Back roads in Sweetwater County are still being affected by flooding. In particular, drivers should use extreme caution when driving in the Red Desert region northeast of Black Rock.  Spring runoff and flooding has resulted in multiple washouts in the area, making some of the county roads too dangerous to drive. Crews will work over the next 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

Should BLM National Office Be Moved West?

Colorado’s elected leaders are spearheading an effort to relocate the national BLM office to the Western United States, and would like to see it in Colorado.  Senator Cory Gardner introduced the idea of moving the national office west during the confirmation hearing for newly confirmed interior secretary Ryan Continue reading

Commissioners Approve ColoWyo’s Collom Pit

The Moffat County Commissioners amended the conditional use permit for the ColoWyo mine at their meeting yesterday, which will allow the company to move forward with developing and mining the Collom pit.  The Collom expansion was approved by the federal Continue reading

State Of The Community Tickets On Sale

Tickets are on sale now for the annual State of the Community Dinner which will take place next month in Craig. Presentations during the dinner will focus on how Continue reading

Brush Fire Near Meeker

The Meeker Fire Department responded to a brush fire Tuesday afternoon around 5:30 on Rio Blanco County Road 7. No structures were involved in the incident, and the fire was fully contained at 75 acres. Crews were able to get it under control in about an hour and a half. The fire Continue reading

New Scam Alert

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of a new scam targeting people in the area. People have received phone calls from scammers who claim to be part of the Sheriff’s office who are soliciting donations. The callers, who have been male and female, seem to be targeting senior citizens. They have called Continue reading

Sign Up To Paticipate In MOCO 4-H

The Deadline is next week to enroll in this year’s Moffat County 4-H program. New and existing members can sign up to participate through Tuesday at the Moffat County Extension Office in Craig.  For additional information contact Continue reading

New Coal Development To Keep Millions In NW Colorado

Tri-State Generation has received approval from the United States Department of Interior to proceed with their plans to mine the Collom development at ColoWyo Mine.  The decision to move forward with the project was made following an extensive environmental review by the Office of Continue reading

Learn About Moffat County 4-H

The Moffat County 4-H program will host an open house Tuesday at the Moffat County Extension Office from 6 to 8.  The event will allow potential members and their families to meet with those already involved in the program to learn more about 4-H in Moffat County.  Attendees will also have the Continue reading

27 Cases Of Potential Voter Registration Fraud

27 cases of potential voter registration fraud, which may have occurred during November’s election, have been uncovered by the Larimer County Clerk’s office. The cases were flagged when clerk employees were submitting Election Day registrations to the Secretary of State’s voter database. The database is Continue reading