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1 Man 3 Minors Involved In Rollover Near Elkhead

roll-over-300A Craig man was arrested Saturday night after he rolled his vehicle on County Road 28 near Elkhead Reservoir. 30 year old Jarrad Carney and 3 juvenile passengers were in the vehicle at the time of the accident. Carney received multiple charges Continue reading

Earn $20 For Each Pike You Catch

pikeTo help eliminate northern pike from the Green Mountain Reservoir near Silverthorne, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is now offering $20 for each pike that is caught and removed from the lake. To Continue reading

Improvements Possible For Elk Head Reservoir

ELK-HEAD-MAIN-SIGNAt their regular meeting this week the Craig City Council agreed to extend the City’s lease agreement with the Colorado River District and Colorado Parks and Wildlife to maintain and provide assistance to the area around Elk Head Reservoir. The lease requires Colorado Parks and Wildlife to maintain the facilities, provide recreational assistance by supplying park rangers and law enforcement, and to add infrastructure to the area as they see fit. The terms of the agreement are for 20 years, with the Continue reading

March Ends with no Help for Snowpack

SNOWPACKThe National Weather Service says March was bad for the state’s snowpack. That’s after the snowiest February on record. The dry spell saw the statewide snowpack reduced from 87 percent of average at the end of February to 69 percent as of yesterday. Western water providers and farmers watch mountain snowpack closely in the Continue reading

First Day Hike At Elkhead Reservoir

ELK-HEAD-MAIN-SIGNThe First Day Hike at Elkhead Reservoir will begin tomorrow morning at 10 at the reservoirs east swim beach.  “First Day Hikes” was created Colorado Parks and Wildlife, to offer everyone an opportunity to begin the New Year rejuvenating and connecting with the outdoors at a state park close to home.  They call it “a great way to welcome the New Year with friends and Continue reading

Water Districts Discuss Plan in Ongoing Drought

WATER CONSERVATIONThe Colorado River and Southwestern Water Conservation Districts met in a special joint meeting September 18th in Montrose to address the on-going drought conditions in the Colorado River basin and its effects on storage and operations of Lakes Powell and Mead. The two boards unanimously adopted a recommended Continue reading