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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

Listen To CPW Commission Meetings

The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission will meet Thursday and Friday in Grand Junction. The meetings will take place at the Courtyard Marriott Thursday and Friday from 8:30 to 12:30. The commission will be discussing the Colorado Trail Continue reading

How Is The Economic Diversification Going?

Michelle Balleck, director of The Craig and Moffat County Economic Development Partnership, and Chris Oxley from The Craig Chamber of Commerce, provided quarterly updates at the County Commissioners meeting yesterday. CMEDP has increased their Continue reading

Register For Steamboat Fire Academy

Enrollment is now open for the Steamboat Springs Fire and Rescue, 2017 Fire Academy. The academy provides entry level training for those who may be interested in a career as a firefighter. Steamboat fire has full-time, part time, and reserve fire fighters on staff. Individuals who complete the program may Continue reading

Spring “Heat Is On” Campaign Underway

Spring “Heat Is On” DUI enforcement is underway in Colorado. The spring Heat Is On DUI campaign will last through May 15th. During that time period, the Colorado State Patrol will work in conjunction with local law enforcement, to take as many intoxicated drivers off the roads as possible. Last year, 1,555 Continue reading

Free Mulch Available

The mulch generated through the City of Steamboat Springs Christmas tree recycling program is now available. The mulch is located to the right of the Howelsen Ice Arena entrance. Contractors and commercial operators are asked to refrain from taking the mulch as it is meant only for residents and homeowners. The mulch is available on a Continue reading

Wyoming Officials Prepare For Floods

The level of the Blacks Fork River near Granger in western Sweetwater County has stabilized for now, but county officials are still preparing for potential flooding issues.  Sweetwater County Emergency Management has stockpiled a total of 42,000 sandbags in the event that floods continue in the area. The bags are stored at the City of Green River 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

MOCO United Way Secures $50 Thousand Grant

The Moffat County United Way was awarded a $50,000 grant earlier this week to go towards the Bridges out of Poverty program. Bridges out of Poverty focuses on economic class differences to provide concrete tools and strategies to prevent, Continue reading

Hunt For Inexperienced Youth Near Craig

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering five young hunters a chance to earn a mentored, high-quality spring turkey hunt on private land, near Craig. Scheduled to take place in early may, the hunt is made possible with the support of local landowners working in partnership with CPW wildlife managers. Part of CPW’s Hunter Outreach Program, the hunt is part of an effort to instill respect for wildlife, the outdoors, and the traditions of hunting in Colorado’s youth. All novice youth hunters are encouraged to apply. Those that have no prior hunting experience or Continue reading

Tax Incentives For New Businesses

The Craig City Council and Moffat County Commissioners agreed to participate in the Rural Jump-Start Program at their meetings Tuesday. The Rural Jump-Start program provides specific tax 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