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Insurance Provider Staying In NW Colorado

People in Northwest Colorado will have at least one carrier option next year for coverage through the Colorado healthcare insurance exchange. The Division of Insurance made Continue reading

Summer DUI Enforcement Underway

The Heat is On Summer Blitz DUI enforcement campaign is underway in Colorado and will last through Monday June 26th. During this time period, the Colorado State Patrol and local law enforcement will be looking to remove as many intoxicated drivers from the roads as possible. 65 fatalities attributed to intoxicated driving occurred last year Continue reading

Brita Horn To Run For State Treasurer

Routt County Treasurer Brita Horn has announced that she will run for Colorado State Treasurer in 2018. Horn has been the Treasurer of Routt County since 2014. Horn, who is from the McCoy area, is married to a cattle rancher, she has two daughters and also has served as the town’s volunteer fire chief since 2008.  Horn was a Republican delegate to the Continue reading

Busy Memorial Day Weekend For WYO Troopers

Wyoming State Troopers stayed busy over the Memorial Day weekend. The State Patrol conducted more than 2,600 traffic stops, with 26 impaired drivers arrested. 83 crashes were investigated by State Troopers over the three day holiday weekend, none of which were fatal. Troopers also issued a total Continue reading

Rabies Cases Confirmed In Colorado

Following two confirmed rabies cases in Weld and Yuma counties, animal owners in Northwest Colorado are being encouraged to vaccinate their pets. Rabies vaccinations should be administered every three years, however, it tends to be something that Continue reading

Click It Or Ticket Campaign Underway

The Colorado State Patrol and local law enforcement are conducting a click it or ticket campaign through June 4th, in an effort to promote seat belt safety among Colorado drivers. During the same enforcement period last year, nearly 6,000 Continue reading

Hayden High School Graduation Delayed

Superintendent Phil Kasper has decided to delay Hayden’s High School Graduation 2 hours, to allow the students participating in the Colorado High School Track Meet to make it to the ceremony. The graduation, which was scheduled for Sunday at 2, will now take place at 4.  The State track Meet was delayed Continue reading

State Track Meet Postponed To Saturday And Sunday

The Colorado State Track and Field Championships have been postponed until tomorrow and Sunday due to snow. The Colorado High School Athletic Association made the decision yesterday to delay the event, because the weather created unsafe competition conditions at Continue reading

Celebrate Colorado’s Public Lands

Tomorrow is Public Lands Day in Colorado and events are being held throughout Routt County to celebrate.  The Colorado State Legislature passed a bill declaring the third Saturday in May as Public Lands Day during last year’s legislative session. The day was established to recognize the importance Continue reading

Check Out A Park Pass At Local Libraries

Libraries throughout Northwest Colorado are participating this year in the Check-Out Colorado State Parks Programs. All of the county and regional libraries in the area, along with state run colleges like CNCC and Colorado Mountain College, have state park passes and an activity backpack available for check out. The park Continue reading

Therapeutic Marijuana To Be Exempt From Feds?

Legislation has been introduced that would exempt strains of therapeutic hemp, used to fight seizures caused by epilepsy, from the U.S. Controlled Substances Act. Colorado Senator Cory Gardner helped introduced the bipartisan, Therapeutic Hemp Medical Access Act last week.  The legislation would exempt marijuana strains with low THC and high CBD levels from federal drug laws. THC is the psychoactive ingredient in Continue reading

Lane Closure For Rock Slide Clean Up

Crews will be out Monday and Tuesday cleaning up the rock slide that occurred last week on Highway 40 near Milner. There will be one lane of alternating traffic from 9 to 4 both days, while the work is taking Continue reading