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Moffat County Grad Competing for Miss Colorado

compton2007 Moffat County Graduate Catherine Compton will compete for Miss Colorado this weekend. Compton is the daughter of former Craig City Councilman and former Calvary Baptist Church Pastor Rod Compton. The 26-year old has been modeling and appearing in films since graduating from college in Texas. She has appeared in several publications and recently Continue reading

Congress Digging Into EPA Mine Spill

EPA-300The focus on a toxic mine spill that fouled rivers in three Western states is shifting to Congress, where lawmakers this week kick off a series of hearings into the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency incident. Leading House and Senate Republicans said EPA officials were frustrating their attempts to investigate the spill. They want 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

Texas Company Ordered by Colorado to Cease and Desist Recruiting Investors

natural-gasThe Colorado Division of Securities has issued a cease and desist order against a Texas firm and its owner, accusing the firm of telling investors the firm had invented new technology to dispose of Continue reading

Wyoming Man Added to Sweetwater County Most Wanted List

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3A former Rock Springs man who failed to appear for sentencing last month has been added to the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office most wanted list. 39-year old Matthew Payne was arrested by county deputies in July of last year and charged with aggravated assault and battery, strangulation of a household member, false Continue reading

Beauprez Clarifies National Guard Statement

BEAUPREZRepublican gubernatorial nominee Bob Beauprez is clarifying a remark he made about sending the Colorado National Guard to the Mexican border. Beauprez was asked on a radio show whether Continue reading

Cause of Rabbit Ears Plane Crash Still Being Determined

NTSBInvestigators don’t expect to identify the cause of a small plane crash near Steamboat that killed two people until next year. Sixty-two-year-old flight instructor William Earl Allen of Broomfield, and his student, 60-year old Terry Lynn Stewart of Houston, Texas died in the crash on Rabbit Ears Pass August Continue reading

Routt County Plane Crash Victims Identified

plane-crash-300Authorities say two people aboard a small plane that was reported missing have been found dead at the crash site in Routt County.  Routt County Undersheriff Ray Birch says rescue workers found the wreckage early yesterday near Continue reading

Colorado joins Lawsuit Against Obamacare

HEALTH-SYMBOL-300Colorado has joined 19 other states in a lawsuit seeking to overturn Obamacare, also knows as the Affordable Care Act.  The lawsuit contends that the Act violates the Origination Clause, due to the fact the legislation began in the Senate rather than the House.  Colorado Attorney General John Suthers filed the brief last Continue reading

Wyoming Authorities Searching for Fugitive from Texas

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3Law enforcement officials in Sweetwater County are searching for a Texas fugitive said to be in the Rock Springs area.  Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Detective Dick Blust said 61-year old Peter Jensen is wanted by Texas authorities for Continue reading

Freak Sledge Hammer Accident Sends Woman to Hospital with Serious Injuries

COLO-STATE-PATROL-300A freak accident on Highway 64 between Meeker and Rangely sent a Texas woman to the hospital with serious injuries yesterday afternoon.  According to a press release, an airborne sledge hammer came crashing through the windshield of Larry and Pamela Neill’s car, striking Pamela in the head.  She was taken to Rangely District Hospital, and Continue reading