Tag Archives: University of Colorado

Yampa Valley Medical Considers Merger

Yampa Valley Medical Center is considering a partnership with UCHealth.  UCHealth, also known as the University of Colorado Health Systems, is a Continue reading

Oil And Gas Impacts On Colorado Economy

oil-and-gas-industry-300A study by the University of Colorado Shows the Colorado Oil and Gas Industry is Key to the State’s Economic Health and Stability.  It also illustrates the positive impact of oil and gas to every Coloradan.  The oil and gas industry in 2014 pumped $31.7 billion into Colorado’s economy, according to the study, which was released yesterday.  Overall, the Continue reading

Students Complain About Seating for Debate

REPUBLICANStudents at the University of Colorado are demanding more tickets to the Republican presidential candidate debate. The student government passed a resolution Thursday night criticizing the university, Republican National Committee and CNBC, the broadcast network hosting the October 28th event in Boulder. On Continue reading

House Approves College Medical Facility Requirements

co-state-capitol-300The Colorado House has given preliminary approval to a bill that would require colleges and universities to designate a nearby medical facility for students who need sexual assault exams. The bill was prompted by reports that only one Continue reading

Students Drive Campaign to get CU to Stop Investing in Fossil Fuels

cuA campaign to get universities to stop investing in fossil fuels has come to energy-rich Colorado. Students asked the University of Colorado Board of Regents on Friday to divest from coal and petroleum companies. The board isn’t expected to decide any time soon. Getting CU to shun those industries would be a prize for the “fossil-free” Continue reading

Moffat County United Way has New Director

united way-150The Moffat County United Way Board of Directors has announced that they have promoted Amanda Arnold, the Community Impact Coordinator, to the Executive Director position. The Moffat County United Way director is responsible for helping the community Continue reading

Marijuana Arrests Down at C-U

MARIJUANA-300The number of students disciplined for marijuana and other drug violations at the University of Colorado was cut in half between 2012 and 2013. Newly released crime statistics showed a 48 percent drop in drug violations. Recreational pot for people over 21 was legalized in 2012. In 2013, there were 588 disciplinary referrals to the Office Continue reading

Study Says Severity of Wildfires in Colorado Remains Mostly Unchanged

WILDFIREResearchers say wildfires along Colorado’s Front Range might burn more area but aren’t much more severe than before firefighting became commonplace in the 1920s. The University of Colorado and Humboldt State University in California said Tuesday researchers examined 2,000 square miles of forests and found only 16 Continue reading

Moffat County School District Hires New Football Coach, Athletic Director

BULLDOGSThe Moffat County School District has announced the hiring of two new staff members.  Mike Mitchell will be the new 7th through 12th grade Athletic Director. Mitchell just completed his first year as Principal and Athletic Director at Revere Jr./Sr. High School in Ovid, Continue reading