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State Of The Community Tickets On Sale

Tickets are on sale now for the annual State of the Community Dinner which will take place next month in Craig. Presentations during the dinner will focus on how Continue reading

Drunk Drivers May Run Out Of Luck This Weekend

The Colorado State Patrol and local law enforcement officers will be out in full force over this St. Patrick’s Day weekend looking for drunk or impaired drivers. They will be conducting saturation patrols around the events and parties planned near in Northwest Colorado, in an effort to remove as many intoxicated drivers from the roads as possible. In calendar year Continue reading

MOCO Cattlemen’s Meeting Monday

The Moffat County Cattlemen’s will host their spring meeting next week in Craig. At the meeting, a representative from Colorado State University will present information on Johne’s Disease 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

MCHS Grad Dies In Car Accident

2015 Moffat County High School Graduate Clayton Moon died in a car accident yesterday near Boulder. The 19-year-old was driving on Highway 52 when he drifted into the opposite lane and collided head on with a Continue reading

Tax Increase To Fund Road Improvements?

Colorado lawmakers are considering a bill which would ask voters to fund a sales tax increase to pay for roads. The State’s sales tax would climb .6% to just over 3.5% between January 2018 and December 2037. Meanwhile, the state would reduce the vehicle registration fees by more than half. Budget estimates Continue reading

Bills Look To Clarify CO’s Marijuana Policy

While the future of the marijuana industry is up in the air in the United States, the Colorado  legislature advanced several bills recently to help clarify Marijuana policy in the state. The Senate passed House Bill 1034, introduced by Senator Randy Baumgardner, which would align medical marijuana licenses with the retail marijuana code.  This will allow medical facilities Continue reading

LSRV Boys And Girls Advance To State Semis

The Little Snake River Valley Boys and Girls advanced in the Wyoming State Basketball Tournaments yesterday with wins over Arvada-Clearmont and Kaycee respectively.  They will both play in the Semi-Final round of the Tournament tonight in Casper. The Girls will play Encampment at 6 with the boys playing Continue reading

State Basketball Continues Through Saturday

State Basketball Tournaments in Colorado and Wyoming continue today through Saturday. The Little Snake River Valley Boys play Arvada-Clearmont today at noon at the Casper Event Center. Win that game and they will face the winner of the Stephens/Kaycee matchup tomorrow at 7:30 to see who advances to the State Championship, lose and they will play a consolation game tomorrow at noon. The Little Snake River Valley Girls play Kaycee in Casper this afternoon at 4:30. With a win the Girls play the winner of Continue reading

Trail Closures On Howelsen Hill

Trails will be closed on Howelsen Hill tomorrow, to accommodate the Nordic and Alpine Skiing, Colorado High School State Championships.  Over 140 of the best Colorado high school skiers will be in the area to participate. The athletes will be using the Howelsen Nordic Trails for the races.  Rodeo Loop, Continue reading

Wyoming Cigarette Tax Won’t Go Up

A bill that would have increased the cigarette tax in Wyoming was defeated last week in a State Senate Committee. The bill would have increased the taxes paid on a pack of cigarettes from 60 to 90 cents. The bill faced oppositions from both sides, with convenience store owners worried the Continue reading

MOCO 10th, Meeker 2nd At State Championships

16 wrestlers from Moffat, Routt and Rio Blanco Counties brought home medals from the State Wrestling Tournament.  Sheridan Harvey of Meeker was the lone state champion.  As a team, Meeker came up short in defending their 2A state title, finishing 2nd to Rocky Ford.  In 3A, Moffat County claimed the number 10 spot in the team competition.  Valley, coached by former Moffat County wrestler Ryan Continue reading