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Meetings To Talk Potential School Closure

The Moffat County School District is considering closing one of the elementary schools in Craig. As part of that process, school district representatives will hold public meetings Tuesday and Wednesday to provide information on the potential closure and to gather feedback. Meetings Continue reading

Meeting To Discuss CPW’s Budget Problems

A meeting will be held Wednesday afternoon in Steamboat to discuss future funding for Colorado Parks and Wildlife. CPW is currently experiencing a significant budget shortfall that officials say may affect the agencies ability to manage Colorado’s 41 state parks. To help find potential solutions to the budget issue, CPW is looking for the public to Continue reading

MOCO Looks To Community For Partnerships

More than 100 community, business and non profit leaders attended a meeting yesterday hosted by Moffat County regarding the county’s priority based budgeting process. Information was presented at the meeting that clarified the steps in priority Continue reading

Comment On Proposed OHV Trails

The Bureau of Land Management is looking for public input before they start an environmental analysis for a proposed 364-mile off-highway vehicle trail system in Rio Blanco County. The proposed Wagon Wheel West OHV Trail System Continue reading

Wildfire Burning Near Encampment

The Bureau of Land Management High Desert District and the Encampment Fire Department are fighting a wildfire approximately 1 mile southeast of Encampment. The cause of the nearly 200 acre blaze is currently under Continue reading

Trump Admin Asks For Voter Information

In an effort to find the nearly 3 million illegal voters President Trump claims voted in the last election, a presidential election commission has asked states to provide them with public voter roll data. In response, Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams says he will release publicly available information to the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, but he says he Continue reading

Comment On Elk Park Road Management Changes

Public comments are due this week for those who want to have there input considered for possible management changes to Elk Park Road, also known as Forest Road 314.  Elk Park Road is located just north of Steamboat and provides access to the Elk Park area and Elk Park Trail-head. Extensive erosion and rutting along with reoccurring management challenges have led to the Continue reading

Schedule For This Weekends “Whittle The Wood”

Wood carvers will begin their work Wednesday at Loudy Simpson Park in an advance of this weekend’s Whittle the Wood Rendezvous in Craig. The carving will continue through Saturday morning and the public is encouraged to stop by over the next few days to watch their creations take shape. The judging Continue reading

Meetings To Talk YVEA Rate Increases

Meetings will be held next week in Steamboat and Craig to discuss upcoming rate changes for Yampa Valley Electric customers. The rate changes will happen in two phases, with the first coming the beginning of next month, and the other Continue reading

Adopt A Street In Steamboat

Volunteers are needed for the Steamboat Springs Adopt-A-Street program. Anyone interested can adopt streets throughout Steamboat like Mt. Werner, Pine Grove and Walton Creek Road, Village Circle and Steamboat Boulevard. Groups or individuals interested in keeping a Continue reading

BLM Needs Help Mapping Trails And Roads

The Bureau of Land Management is looking for public comments to help evaluate the bureaus inventory of roads and trails in Northwest Colorado. The BLM counted and mapped all the roads and trails in the area last summer. They are now looking to verify the accuracy of the mapping and whether or Continue reading

Celebrate Colorado’s Public Lands

Tomorrow is Public Lands Day in Colorado and events are being held throughout Routt County to celebrate.  The Colorado State Legislature passed a bill declaring the third Saturday in May as Public Lands Day during last year’s legislative session. The day was established to recognize the importance Continue reading