Tag Archives: State

Bill Looks To Save Local Governments Thousands

A new bill in the Colorado state Senate is looking to cut down on administrative costs for local governments. The proposed bill would require county governments to publish expense and salary reports annually. Under current law, county’s are required to publish expense Continue reading

New Wind Projects To Bring Jobs To Carbon County

Rocky Mountain Power has announced four new wind projects in Wyoming, two of which are expected to bring hundreds of new jobs to Carbon County. The goal is to have the projects completed by 2020, when a federal production tax credit expires. The largest wind farm will be a 500 megawatt project in Carbon and Albany counties. With another 250 megawatt facility to be built Continue reading

State Wrestling Broadcast Continues Today

One half of the Northwest Colorado wrestlers advanced at the State Wrestling Tournament. Coverage of the  Championships continues today on 93.7 102.3 KRAI and online at KRAI.COM.  Friday’s broadcast begins with the 2 and 3A Continue reading

Penalties For Unattended Fires May Go Up

Lawmakers in the State Legislature have introduced a new bill, aimed at cutting down on preventable wildfires in Colorado. If passed, people who leave campfires burning on public lands in the state would face more strenuous penalties and fines. The State House of Continue reading

State Wrestling Starts Thursday Afternoon

The High School State Wrestling Tournament gets underway Thursday afternoon. Moffat County is sending 11 wrestlers to state, Meeker will send five, Steamboat four, and SoRoCo and Hayden will each send three.  Seven Northwest Colorado wrestlers Continue reading

Baumgardner Resigns Chairmanship, Must Complete Sensitivity Training

Colorado State Senator Randy Baumgardner denied recent sexual assault allegations to reporters Tuesday, but said he would be voluntarily resigning as chair of the Transportation Committee. Baumgardner will still chair the Capitol Development Committee and will remain as the vice chairman of the agriculture committee. While speaking to reporters, Continue reading

Decision Expected Soon On Consequences For Baumgardner

Multiple outlets are reporting that a decision is expected soon on potential punishment for Colorado State Senator Randy Buamgardner, concerning recent sexual harassment allegations. Baumgardner is accused of grabbing the rear end of a woman while she was working as a legislative intern at the State Capitol in 2016. Baumgardner has denied any wrong Continue reading

Colorado May Eliminate Electric Car Tax Credit

The Colorado State Senate will soon consider eliminating tax credits for alternative fuel vehicles, or vehicles that do not run on gasoline. The legislation would shift the roughly $50 million in tax credits the state gives to subsidize alternative fuel vehicle purchases, and would shift the money to the Continue reading

Wyoming May Expand “Stand Your Ground” Law

A bill that would provide extended protections to anyone who uses deadly force under serious threat of bodily harm will be discussed during the upcoming Wyoming legislative session. The bill would provide protections against both criminal and civil Continue reading

Man Found Dead In Car

The Colorado State Patrol is investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a parked vehicle on I-70 near Frisco. The reporting partly told officers the car had been parked in the Frisco Scenic Overlook off the highway for a few days. When the snow covered car was inspected, Continue reading

Baumgardner Accuser Deemed Credible

One of the sexual harassment complaints filed against Colorado State Senator Randy Baumgardner has been deemed credible, according to the woman who filed the accusation.  Public radio station KUNC is reporting the anonymous woman was told the Continue reading

DUI Saturation Patrols For Super Bowl

The Colorado State Patrol will be partnering with local Law Enforcement to conduct DUI saturation patrols in Moffat, Routt, and Grand Counties for this Super Bowl weekend. The goal of the increased enforcement is to remove as many intoxicated drivers from the roads as possible. Last year, officers in State Patrol Troop 4B, which encompasses Rio Continue reading