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New Requirements To Register Boats and OHV’s

ohv-permitNew regulations go into effect next year requiring anyone looking to register a boat, off highway vehicle or snowmobile in Colorado to provide proof of ownership before it can be registered. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is recommending that anyone purchasing any of these machines asks for a bill of sale. If proof of ownership cannot be obtained, a Continue reading

Coalition To Protest Coal Regulations

war on coal shirtA coalition of Northwest Colorado residents will be joining others from across the state in Grand Junction next week to protest the Interior Departments moratorium on coal leases for federal land, and its attempt to hinder existing mine operations through increased royalties on production. Members from the Craig Chamber of Commerce, Craig and Moffat County Economic Continue reading

Oil and Gas Companies Could Be Liable For Earth Quakes

Co-Oil-Gas-300The Colorado Senate is considering two bills that would make it difficult for oil and gas producers in the state to frack wells. The first proposal would make any oil and gas company who uses hydraulic fracturing or fracking, liable for any damage caused if an earthquake occurs in the area where wells are being fracked. This bill was proposed despite the Continue reading

New O&G Facilities In CO Might Have New Hurdle To Jump

Co-Oil-Gas-300A measure that would require new oil and gas facilities in Colorado to be constructed at least 2,500 feet away from occupied buildings, or “areas of special concern” like lakes and playgrounds, has gone through the necessary steps to get on the 2016 general election ballot. The backers of the measure Continue reading

Tipton Questions Obama Administration

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300Congressman Scott Tipton, in an exclusive interview with Wild West Radio News, said that he believes the Obama administration and the EPA are doing everything they can to kill coal jobs across the country which is having a negative effect on families in  Northwest Colorado. During the interview, Congressman Tipton also responded to questions Continue reading

Tipton And Others Question Financial Regulators

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300Scott Tipton and 120 members of congress sent a letter yesterday addressed to United States financial regulators asking them for further clarifications of the regulations that they are applying to the nation’s financial institutions.  The letter expresses concern over the impact that expanding regulatory burdens are having on the ability of the nation’s banks, particularly those in small communities, to serve the economic needs of a Continue reading

Western Energy Alliance Responds To Obama Plan

WESTERN ENERGY ALLIANCEThe Western Energy Alliance responded last week to President Obama’s plan to impose methane reductions on existing oil and gas wells. Western Energy Alliance represents the oil and natural gas industry by advocating on its Continue reading

Snow! Where Does It Go?

WINTER-DRIVING-300Where to put all the snow.  That’s the dilemma facing residents, businesses and government in Northwest Colorado.  As the snow piles continued to grow it’s important that everyone do what they can to keep the streets and sidewalks safe, and clear. Here are some Continue reading

Steamboat Approves New Marijuana Growing Regulations

marijuana-leaf-300The Steamboat Springs City Council recently reviewed and approved marijuana cultivation regulations that will affect unlicensed private marijuana cultivation in the City of Steamboat Springs. New regulations will be enacted for Accessory Cultivation, Private Cultivation, and Medical Marijuana Primary Caregiver Cultivation.  The new regulations do not change or affect licensed marijuana providers.  Some of the regulations include changes to plant limits, required site inspections by the Continue reading

Kinkaid Asked to Pen Opinion Piece Regarding EPA Spill

John KinkaidMoffat County Commissioner John Kinkaid was asked by Fox News to write an opinion piece regarding the toxic spill created by the Environmental Protection Agency in Southern Colorado. Kinkaid said he was surprised at the request, but used the opportunity to talk about the restrictive and unrelenting policies of the Continue reading

Senate Committee Limits Secret Science by EPA

EPA-300A Senate committee voted yesterday to prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from using ‘secret science’ to back its regulations. The vote in the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee came after the GOP-controlled House repeatedly approved the bill. It previous was stalled in the Democratic-majority Senate. Continue reading

Steamboat Makes Changes to Outdoor Storage Regulations

City-of-SteamboatOn January 20th the Steamboat City Council approved an ordinance amending the Community Development Code (CDC) to change the regulations related to Continue reading