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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

Comment On Wyoming Wild Horse Gathering

The Bureau of Land Management Rawlins and Lander field offices are asking for public comment on a revised environmental assessment, analyzing a proposed wild horse gathering project in the Red Desert Wild Horse Herd Management Area Complex. The Red Desert Complex includes the Antelope Hills, Crooks Mountain, Green Mountain, Lost Creek and Stewart Creek herd management areas, and is located in Sweetwater, Carbon, Continue reading

Conservation Project Meetings In Wyoming

The Local Project Development Teams for the Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative with host meetings this week in south central Wyoming.  The development team will provide updates on existing conservation projects and will make a presentation on the projects planned for 2018. All  landowners, project proponents and Continue reading

Public Land Grazing Seminars Next Week

The Delta County Livestock Association and Mesa County Cattlemen’s Association are hosting Federal Lands Seminars next week.  The seminars will allow federal land permit holders and potential permit holders to better understand their rights, as federal grazing regulations are some of the more complicated Continue reading

Free Speech Zones Now Prohibited

Designated free speech zones will no longer be permitted on public college campuses in Colorado. A bill signed into law by Governor Hickenlooper on Tuesday, prohibits public colleges from restricting student’s first amendment Continue reading

Time To Spring Clean Medicine Cabinets

The Prescription Drug Take Back collection site is up and running at the Moffat County Public Safety Center. Unused medications can be dropped off in the secure collection container 24 hours a day 7 days a week.  To help promote the new drop box, area police are encouraging residents to do some spring cleaning on their medicine cabinet. Proper medicine cabinet maintenance can ensure teens in your life Continue reading

Green Algae in White River Near Meeker Prompts Concerns

A growing, green eyesore in parts of the White River near Meeker has caught the attention of local landowners, anglers and Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Over the last two years, a significant increase in the amount of algae in the river has local residents and agency officials exploring several possibilities that may be causing the bloom. Continue reading

Senate Continues Effort To Give Locals Land Control

The US Senate passed a resolution earlier this week to void the BLM’s Planning 2.0 rule that took effect in December. The Planning 2.0 rule gave future control to the BLM for planning and Continue reading

Coffee With Council Friday

The February Coffee with Council session will be tomorrow morning in Steamboat. Councilman Scott Ford and others will be at the meeting to discuss any topics of concern to the public. The meeting will be held from 7:30 to 9 in the Centennial Hall. The discussion will focus on the City’s water rights as they relate to the expanding of city services. The Continue reading

CO PERA Has Billions In Unfunded Liability

Colorado Treasurer Walker Stapleton announced last week that Colorado’s Public Employee Retirement Association or PERA currently has $30 billion in unfunded liability. The Unfunded liability is the money the system owes but currently doe’s not have in its accounts. To help protect employees and tax payers from shouldering the burden of the Continue reading

Colorado Expands Free Cervical Cancer Screenings

More than 50,000 additional women across Colorado are eligible for free cervical cancer screening under a recent expansion by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.  For additional information, and to see if you qualify for screenings Continue reading