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Forums For Steamboat And MOCO School Board Candidates

School board candidates will address voters in both Craig and Steamboat next week. A board of education candidate’s forum will be held in Craig next Thursday night starting at 6, at the Craig Middle School Auditorium.  Candidates will provide a brief opening statement and will Continue reading

Family Of Four Dies In Plane Crash

Four people are dead after a private plane crash over the weekend in Garfield County. According to the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, the aircraft was heading from Fort Collins to Moab, Utah Friday night when the crash occurred. The plane’s last reported location was about 9 miles north of Rifle, near Baxter Peak. The plane was carrying a family of Continue reading

Zinke Sage Grouse Plan Released

Department of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke unveiled his new plan to protect sage grouse this week, which will give Western states more flexibility for managing the birds habitat, and will help encourage economic growth. Zinke believes the federal government and the states can work together to protect sage grouse and its habitat while not affecting the economy and job creation. Zinke said he has received complaints from several Western governors that the Obama Continue reading

City Clarifies Misinterpreted Financial Information

The City of Craig recently mailed out the Notice of Election to Craig residents, for the election which will take place April 4th. After receiving several inquiries about the financial impact statement contained in the packet, the city realized the information within the Continue reading

Moffat County and Craig Leaders Address Future Closing Of Unit 1

Craig_StationThe Moffat County Commissioners along with the Craig City Council and Craig Mayor Ray Beck have released a joint statement regarding the announced closure of Craig Station Unit 1.  While they expressed their  disappointed in the closure, they are pleased to have time to prepare for its effects. They acknowledged that closing Craig Station Unit 1 will Continue reading

Tipton Responds To Power Plant Retirement Announcement

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300Colorado U.S. Congressman Scott Tipton has released a statement regarding the news that the Nucla Station and Craig Station Unit 1 will be retired. Tipton stated that he “is increasingly concerned over the effect third party groups are having on state and federal regulatory matters. The ‘sue and settle’ tactic employed by many Continue reading

Bennet And Tipton Respond To Obama Address

obamaTwo Colorado Legislators released statements regarding last night’s State of Union Address by President Obama. Congressman Scott Tipton said that “President Obama gave a damage control speech and Americans are fed up with seven years of the President’s go it alone overreach that disregards the Constitution and excludes any ideas that aren’t his own.” Tipton also asked if, “the American people are better off than they were seven years ago when the President took office.” Continue reading

Tipton, Gardner, Hickelooper Respond To Obama Gun Plans

gun contorlCongressman Scott Tipton issued a statement yesterday in response to the President’s executive orders on gun control. In the statement Tipton called the Presidents proposals “overreaching” and said the President is “playing Politics rather than working with Continue reading

Ted Cruz Address Obama’s War On Coal In Wyoming

cruzPresidential candidate, Texas Senator Ted Cruz, who was campaigning in Wyoming yesterday released the following statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s recent proposal to require that by 2030 power-generating facilities reduce their Continue reading

Moffat County School District Releases Statement About Football Camp Allegations

moffat-co-high-2Moffat County Superintendent of Schools, Brent Curtis, has released the first public statement with regard to the allegations of hazing and possible assault that reportedly took place at a high school football camp that  was held in Evanston Wyoming June 18th through the 20th.   Continue reading