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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

Bull Moose Found Shot Dead Near Meeker

A bull moose was found dead, shot and abandoned last month near Rio Blanco County Road 115, east of Meeker.  Colorado Parks and Wildlife is asking for assistance from the public to find out how it got there.  CPW believes the moose Continue reading

EPA To End “Sue And Settle”

EPA administrator Scott Pruitt announced this week that the agency will take steps to eliminate “sue and settle” practices which have been used by environmental groups, like the Wild Earth Guardians, to shape environmental policy in the United States. During the announcement, Pruitt said Continue reading

Surveys To Evaluate Public Transportation Needs

Time is running out to fill out a survey to assist the City of Craig in updating their transit development plan. As part of the update, Continue reading

Does Craig Need Public Transportation?

The City of Craig is looking to update their transit development plan and is asking the community to fill out surveys to assist with Continue reading

BLM Looks For Weekend Volunteers

Volunteers are needed this Saturday to help improve the Sand Wash wild horse herd management area, as part of National Public Lands Day. The Bureau of Land Management is looking for volunteers to help with fence repair and Continue reading

Changes Coming To CO PERA Program?

Following the announcement earlier this year that Colorado’s Public Employee Retirement Association or PERA had $30 billion in unfunded liability, the Board is now recommending comprehensive reforms designed to reduce the overall risk and reduce the amount of time it will take the retirement program to be fully funded.  The Board’s recommendations, which Continue reading

Wild Horse Trapping Underway

Wild horse gathering is underway in the Adobe Town, Salt Wells Creek and Great Divide heard management areas in Wyoming. As part of the BLM’s commitment to maintaining a healthy wild horse population in these areas, they will be removing more than 1,500 adult wild horses. Of the 1,500 horses, approximately 725 would be removed from the Salt Wells Creek heard management area, 513 from the Adobe Town and 322 from the Great Divide Basin heard management area. While the gather is underway, public lands will remain open unless closures are Continue reading

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