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Wyoming Officials Prepare For Floods

The level of the Blacks Fork River near Granger in western Sweetwater County has stabilized for now, but county officials are still preparing for potential flooding issues.  Sweetwater County Emergency Management has stockpiled a total of 42,000 sandbags in the event that floods continue in the area. The bags are stored at the City of Green River Continue reading

Beetle-Kill Tree Removal Scheduled

The Colorado State Forest Service will be working with the BLM to address beetle-kill timber on public lands in Grand County with the objective of harvesting dead beetle-kill trees in the area for beneficial use. This will make the forest in the area healthier and easier to defend against future wildfires. The BLM and Forrest Service are Continue reading

Register For Teens On Tour Trip To Denver

Registration is now open for the Teens on Tour overnight trip to Denver next Thursday and Friday.  Teens on Tour is open to kids in 6th through 8th grade and is sponsored by the City of Steamboat’s Parks and Community Service Department.  Activities will include swimming at the Silverthorne Rec Continue reading

Spring Expo Next Month

The 93-7 102-3 KRAI and 55 Country 34th annual Spring Expo will be held next month in Craig. Visitors to the Spring Expo will get to see dozens of products and services from local businesses and non-profit organizations. With over Continue reading

Tax Credit For Rural Families And Individuals

With tax season on the horizon, the Internal Revenue Service is reminding people living in rural communities that they may qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit. The Earned Income Tax Credit is a tax credit for working people who make less than $53,500 a year and meet certain eligibility requirements. The refundable tax credit allows those Continue reading

YVEA Warns Customers Of Scam

The Yampa Valley Electric Association is warning of a potential scam targeting their customers. Scammers have been calling YVEA customers claiming they work for the company and demand payment over the phone for the customers electric bill, or power will be turned off.  Yampa Valley Electric will never contact customers over Continue reading

Funeral For Darrell Snow Tuesday

The funeral for Darrell Snow, the Moffat County Road and Bridge employee who died last month will be Tuesday. Snow was killed in an accident at the Moffat County landfill. County operations will shut down during the funeral to allow county employee’s to attend with the Continue reading

Congress Looks At Improving Telephone Service In Rural Communities

phone-iconThe US House of Representatives is attempting to improve telephone connectivity in rural areas like Northwest Colorado by passing the Improving Rural Call Quality and Reliability Act. The bill received a unanimous vote in the House of Representatives yesterday. According to Congressman Scott Tipton, while people in urban areas take reliable phone Continue reading

Photos From The Beaver Creek Fire

2016_07_02-19.57.23.115-CDTThe Beaver Creek Fire, 24 miles Northwest of Walden, continues to move slowly into the Mount Zirkel Wilderness. Based on infrared data, the fire has burned 172 acres within the Wilderness. Protecting structures and preparing them to avoid being burned remains a high priority as crews also Continue reading

Steamboat To Remove Beetle Kill Trees

PINE-BEETLECrews will begin removing beetle kill trees on Emerald Mountain in Steamboat next week. Beginning Monday, the city will be working with the Colorado State Forest service in the process that’s expected to last through mid October. The tree removal Continue reading

Protect Your Private Forest Land

Co-State-Forest-Service-300Colorado land owners can now submit Forest Legacy Program proposals to the Colorado State Forest Service. The program allows the land owner to sell their private forest land to the Colorado State Forest Service or the USDA forest service through a permanent conservation easement. A permanent conservation easement is a voluntary, legally binding agreement that limits certain types of uses or prevents development Continue reading

UPDATE: Body Of Missing Rafter Found In The Green River

antional park service 300A body matching the description of a rafter missing since Friday evening has been found. Sandra Wolder, age 62, of Aurora, Colorado was an apparent drowning victim at Upper Disaster Falls on the Green River in the Canyon of Lodore within Dinosaur National Monument.

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