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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

Tax Increase To Fund Road Improvements?

Colorado lawmakers are considering a bill which would ask voters to fund a sales tax increase to pay for roads. The State’s sales tax would climb .6% to just over 3.5% between January 2018 and December 2037. Meanwhile, the state would reduce the vehicle registration fees by more than half. Budget estimates Continue reading

YVYP Meeting Thursday

YVYPThe Yampa Valley Young Professionals will host their monthly meeting Thursday night in Craig. They will be discussing upcoming plans for projects in Moffat County. They will also be talking about open board positions, and the board retreat that will take place Sunday at Yampa Valley Bank. All between the Continue reading

Comment On Rio Blanco County Wild Horse Projects

wild horsesThe BLM is looking for public comment to help guide two projects intended to benefit the wild horse population in the Piceance East Douglas Heard management area in Rio Blanco County. The BLM will reconstruct approximately a mile of fencing near Duck Creek in order to secure the Heard Management Area, preventing horses from leaving. The BLM is also looking to redevelop Corcoran Springs to ensure it can provide a Continue reading