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Turn Water On Your Property Into Power

Those interested in using water on their land to provide power to their property may consider attending a seminar this week in Craig and Steamboat. Regional water rights holders who have at least several hundred gallons of water flow per minute are invited to the free workshop “Make your Own Power with Water” on Thursday in Craig and Steamboat. Representatives from the Colorado Continue reading

New Wind Projects To Bring Jobs To Carbon County

Rocky Mountain Power has announced four new wind projects in Wyoming, two of which are expected to bring hundreds of new jobs to Carbon County. The goal is to have the projects completed by 2020, when a federal production tax credit expires. The largest wind farm will be a 500 megawatt project in Carbon and Albany counties. With another 250 megawatt facility to be built Continue reading

Comment On Steamboat Ski Area Improvements

The U.S. Forest Service is asking for the public to comment on a Draft Environmental Impact Statement which analyzes proposed improvement projects at the Steamboat Ski Area. The input will help Continue reading

Meetings To Talk Wyoming Conservation Projects

Local Project Development Teams for the Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative will host meetings this week in Carbon and Sweetwater County. The meetings will include updates on existing conservation projects, as well as an overview of project budgets and Continue reading

Bill Looks To Streamline Sage-Grouse Habitat Protection

A bill has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives that would streamline the approval process for vegetation management projects aimed at protecting or restoring sage-grouse and mule deer habitat in the west. Congressman Scott Tipton was part of the group of congressmen to introduce the Sage-Grouse and Mule Deer Habitat Conservation and Restoration Act. The rapid encroachment of Continue reading

Craig Chamber Looking To Fill Board Of Directors

The Craig Chamber of Commerce is looking for individuals to serve on the Chamber’s board of directors. The board meets the second Thursday of each month from 11:30 to 1. Members are expected to regularly attend the monthly meetings, sit on at least one of the Chambers sub-committees and to Continue reading

Sign Up For Summer Camps At Wyman Museum

The deadline is tomorrow for kids to sign up for the Wyman Museum Summer Nature Camps. The camps will take place once a week from June 6th through the 29th. Class sessions will be held for kids between 6 and 8 on Tuesdays or Thursdays from 10 to 11, with sessions for kids age 3 to 5 taking place on the same days from 11:30 to Continue reading

Paving Starts Monday In Steamboat

The City of Steamboat starts paving and striping projects today. The City is asking residents for their patience while the projects take place as delays and detours are possible. The City expects paving to be completed by the middle of Continue reading

Mule Deer Habitat Work In NW Colorado

The BLM will continue work with the Mule Deer Foundation this summer to improve mule deer habitat in Northwest Colorado. The mule deer population has been on the decline in our area, and the BLM has partially attributed the falling numbers to decreasing habitat quality, and habitat loss. To help Continue reading

Landscaping Next Week On Highway 40

Landscaping projects will take place next week on the medians along Highway 40 in Steamboat from downtown to JD Hays Way, as well as on the medians on Mount Werner Road. The work will take place from 8 to 4 Monday through Friday, weather permitting. During the project, Highway 40 Continue reading

Road and Bridge Closures In Steamboat

The pedestrian bridge on 9th Street in Steamboat  is now closed for refurbishment. During the project, which will last around a month, crews will re-deck and paint the bridge. The public will still be able to access Howelsen Hill and Howelsen Parkway from downtown, via 5th street. Detour signs will be posted Continue reading

Yampa River Improvement Work Starts Tuesday

The City of Steamboat will begin river improvement work Tuesday on the Yampa River. The work will take place along Yampa Street from Little Toots Park to the Ambulance Barn. The city will be working to stabilize eroding banks Continue reading