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Use Fire Safety When In The Back Country

With wildfires burning across Northwest Colorado and hunting and fall color viewing season on the horizon, the public is being reminded to use good fire safety practices while out in the back country. The potential for a wildfire Continue reading

Bulldog Football Kicks Off Tonight

The Moffat County Bulldog football team will kick off the 2017 season Friday night at home against Rawlins. Following a 5 and 4 season in 2016, the bulldogs are hoping for an even better season this year. Friday night, Moffat County is looking to avenge last years close loss to Rawlins to Continue reading

Sale Of Steamboat Ski Resort Finalized

The sale of Steamboat Springs Ski Resort to the owners of Aspen Mountain has been finalized.  Aspen Skiing Company, in conjunction with KSL Capital Partners, purchased Intrawest Holdings, the company that owns the Continue reading

Apply To Hunt For Free Near Meeker

Hunters with the appropriate tags can now apply for a limited number of free unguided elk hunts on Crooked Wash Ranch near Meeker. Two hunts are available for hunters who drew a limited antler-less cow elk license for Game Management Unit 11 Continue reading

Lighting Ceremony Friday Night In Steamboat

The City of Steamboat is celebrating the beginning of their summer season tonight with the lighting of the new festival lights on Yampa Street. The city will be turning on the new festival lighting for the public for the first time since it was installed as part of the Yampa Street Improvement Project. The lighting Continue reading

Coyotes Extra Aggressive To Start The Year

Interaction between the public and coyotes in Colorado is much more common during the months of January and February, due to the fact that it is coyote breeding season. Coyotes tend to be more territorial than usual when they are defending an area where they plan to raise their young. Their increased hostility can be especially dangerous for Continue reading

Get Your Flu Shot Soon

flu-shot-logoThe Colorado state health department is reminding people to get flu shots before Thanksgiving. Flu season typically peaks in January after the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday seasons. Active germs become prevalent during events with a lot of people, like family gatherings. The flu sent over 16-hundred Coloradans to the hospital and so far this year, eight have been Continue reading

Poacher Fined $11,0000 For Killing Trophy Elk

antlersA poacher from the Denver Metro Area was ordered to pay $11,000 in fines earlier this week, for illegally killing a trophy quality bull elk in Northwest Colorado, in November of last year. A man reported seeing 42 year old Agapito Alarid shoot the elk in Game Management Unit 2, located in the Northwest corner of Moffat County. Alarid did not have a license Continue reading

Help Animals By Storing Summer Gear

deer-netWith the warm weather behind us and winter on the horizon, now is a good time to remove all the summer toys and equipment from your yard for the winter.  Elk and deer are especially active this time of year due to their mating season, resulting in additional interactions between humans and wildlife. It’s common for deer or elk to enter yards in Continue reading

Wildfire Season Winding Down

Wildfires-300Fire season is winding down in Northwest Colorado. Crews have been battling several fires for an extended period of time and now have them mostly under control. The Beaver Creek Fire burning 24 miles north of Walden, has had limited growth over the past month and is estimated at just Continue reading

Concert Sunday At Moffat County High School

craig concert assoc.-150 copyThe first performance of the Craig Concert Associations 2016, 2017 Concert Series will take place Sunday evening at Moffat County High School. Willy and The Wild West Cowboy Quartet will perform a blend of cowboy, traditional country, folk and yodeling beginning at 7. Those who purchased tickets can pick them up prior to the performance. Tickets will also be available for purchase at the concert. Another concert will be held in November, Continue reading

Broncos Season Kicks Off Tonight

BroncosIn a rematch of Super Bowl 50, the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers kick off the regular season in Denver Thursday night. The Broncos defense will look to start this season like they finished the last, by containing one of the most dynamic quarterbacks in the league, Cam Newton. The defense may need another historic Continue reading