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Senators Respond To State Of The Union

Colorado’s Senators both responded to the President’s State of the Union speech last night. Republican Senator Cory Gardner applauded the President’s speech, highlighting his call for unity, saying the goals the president outlined will “serve Continue reading

Driver Swerves To Miss Animal, Rolls Vehicle

A man rolled his vehicle Wednesday night on Highway 131 near Toponas. 30-year-old Tyler Sylvia was driving when he swerved to avoid a deer or elk, rolling his vehicle. According Continue reading

Comment On Steamboat Ski Area Improvements

The U.S. Forest Service is asking for the public to comment on a Draft Environmental Impact Statement which analyzes proposed improvement projects at the Steamboat Ski Area. The input will help Continue reading

Colorado Economy In Good Shape

The economy appears to be growing in Colorado according to the final 2017 business report from the Secretary of State’s office. The report showed new business filings grew almost 10% between 2016 and 2017, with more than 117,000 new businesses filing with the state last year. The report also found Continue reading

Free Tax Filing Assistance Available

Income tax filing assistance will be available next month in Craig for those who qualify. The Moffat County United Way will hold Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Thursday Febuary 8th and Friday Febuary 9th, in the Bell Tower building at CNCC. Trained volunteers will be available to provide free confidential assistance with Federal and Colorado Continue reading

New Years Eve DUI Patrols In NW Colorado

Police will be increasing DUI patrols in Moffat, Routt and Grand County on New Years Eve. Colorado State Patrol will be partnering with local law enforcement in our area in an effort to take as many intoxicated drivers off the roads as possible. So far this year 615 people have Continue reading

Routt, MOCO and Rio Blanco County Unemployment Rates Up

The Colorado Unemployment rate increased slightly between October and November, according to a new report from Colorado Department of Labor. The unemployment rate increased .2% to 2.9% over that time period. The National unemployment rate went Continue reading

DUI Saturation Patrol This Weekend

Troopers from the Colorado State Patrol and local law enforcement will be conducting a DUI saturation patrol in Grand County this weekend. Last year, State Patrol officers in Troop 4B, which encompasses Rio Blanco, Moffat, Routt, Grand, and Jackson Counties, investigated 108 crashes Continue reading

Sexual Harassment Complaint Filed Against Baumgardner

A formal sexual harassment complaint, for inappropriate touching, has been filed against Republican state Senator Randy Baumgardner by a former legislative intern. According to the radio station KUNC, the woman alleges that Continue reading

Move-Over Citations On The Rise

Move-Over citations are on the rise in Colorado after the death of a State Trooper last year. According to statistics from the department of transportation, over 2,200 drivers have been ticketed this year for failing to  comply with the Move-Over law.  That’s more than the total from 2015 and 2016 combined. State police increased enforcement of Colorado’s Move-Over law after State Continue reading

Gardner Applauds North Korea Terror Designation

President Trump announced this week that his administration would re-designate North Korea as a state sponsor of terror. North Korea was designated a state sponsor of terror in 1988, but that designation was eliminated by the Bush administration in 2008, in an attempt to salvage a fragile deal where North Korea would halt its Continue reading

Baumgardner Accused Of Sexual Harassment

Colorado State Senator Randy Baumgardner has been accused of sexual harassment by a legislative intern. Megan Creeden, has accused Baumgardner of frequently asking her to drink alone with him in his office and making inappropriate comments, including one that Continue reading