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Penalties For Unattended Fires May Go Up

Lawmakers in the State Legislature have introduced a new bill, aimed at cutting down on preventable wildfires in Colorado. If passed, people who leave campfires burning on public lands in the state would face more strenuous penalties and fines. The State House of Continue reading

Meeting To Talk Steamboat Parks Master Plan

The City of Steamboat will host another meeting next week to gather public input concerning the Comprehensive Parks, Recreation, Open Space, Trails and River Master Plan. The meeting will take place Wednesday night from 5:30 to 8 at the Steamboat Community Center. The event will Continue reading

Candidate For Governor In Carbon County

A Republican candidate for Governor will be in Carbon County Tuesday to talk to residents. Candidate Harriet Hageman is scheduled to speak at an introduction event Tuesday afternoon at 5, at the Platte Valley Community Center, in Saratoga. Hageman will also Continue reading

City Council Supports Permit For New Coal Pit

The Craig City Council signed a letter of support at their meeting last night concerning a proposed air quality permit for the ColoWyo Mine Collom pit. The Moffat County Commissioners are expected to sign a similar letter at their meeting next week. The permit Continue reading

Options To Improve Public Transportation In Craig

A report that evaluated the possibility of instituting a transit system in Craig has been released. LSC Consultants of Denver put together the transit report for the City.  The report combined public surveys and data to determine if public transportation would benefit Craig residents. The report recommends a two phase bus service, with Continue reading

Bill To Fix Congressional Sexual Harassment Complaint Process

Bi –partisan legislation has been introduced that would overhaul the process sexual harassment victims have to go through when reporting a claim against a member of Congress. Senator Cory Gardner was part of the group of Senators who introduced the bill, which would also prevent tax payer funds from being used to settle claims, and would allow  public disclosure whenever sexual Continue reading

Comment On NW Colorado Oil & Gas Lease Sale

The BLM is evaluating 64 parcels of land totaling nearly 60 thousand acres, for an oil and gas leas sale in Northwest Colorado, as part of the Trump administrations goal to strengthen America’s energy independence.  In Fiscal Year 2016, oil and gas activity on BLM Colorado-managed lands contributed $2.9 billion in economic output and Continue reading

Comment On NW Colorado BLM Activities

The Bureau of Land Management’s Northwest Resource Advisory Council will meet this week in Craig. The meeting will be held tomorrow, at the Clarion Inn from 8 to 3. The meeting is open to the public, with a public comment period Continue reading

Meetings To Discuss Routt County Budget

The Routt County Finance Department will be providing information on the 2018 budget at two meetings. The proposed 2018 Budget will be reviewed at a meeting tomorrow at the Routt County Continue reading

Riverbank Stabilization Work Along The Yampa

The City of Steamboat will be conducting riverbank stabilization and access improvement work starting tomorrow, along the Yampa River near the Stockbridge Multi-Modal Center. Crews will be working to Continue reading

Slash Pile Burning On Emerald Mountain

Smoke may be visible soon near Steamboat, as firefighters will be burning the remaining slash piles on Emerald  Mountain over the coming weeks. The burns could start this week, if weather and ground conditions allow. Once started, the burn process is expected to continue for Continue reading

Meetings To Talk Bears In Wyoming

The state of Wyoming is now in control of grizzly bear management, and wildlife officials want to hear from the public about preferred grizzly bear management practices. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is holding eight listening sessions across the state to talk to people about bear management. The Game and Fish Commission Continue reading