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Swinging Bridge Maintenance Management Plan

The Moffat County Commissioners signed a Management agreement with the US Fish and Wildlife Service at their meeting last week. The agreements outlines who will be responsible for maintenance of the Swinging Bridge. The County will be in charge of covering routine repairs to the bridge that do not Continue reading

Colorado’s Population Grows, Wyoming’s Shrinks

Colorado was the 8th fastest growing state in the nation this year according to the US Census Bureau. Colorado added 77,000 residents between 2016 and 2017, increasing the states population by about 1.4%, coming in slightly behind Arizona which added 100,000 residents. Texas and Florida were Continue reading

BLM Suspends Venting And Flaring Rule

As part the Trump administrations goal to reduce the burden of federal regulations that may hinder economic growth and energy development, the Bureau of Land Management announced this week that the agency will temporarily suspend or delay certain requirements contained in its 2016 final Waste Prevention Rule, also known as the Venting Continue reading

Routt National Forest Seasonal Closures Instituted

Seasonal big game winter range closures have been instituted in some locations of the Routt National Forest near Steamboat. Both mandatory and voluntary closures are instituted annually between December 1st to April 15th,  at trail-heads and in Continue reading

US Congressional Candidate To Visit Craig

A Democrat Candidate for Colorado’s 3rd congressional district will be in Craig this week to talk to voters. Karl Hanlon of Carbondale will attend a meet and greet in Continue reading

Senate Introduces Legislation To Simplify Taxes

The U.S Senate introduced legislation yesterday to simplify the tax code in the United States, to help provide tax relief to the American people. According to a summary of the bill from the Senate Committee on Finance, “The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” provides responsible middle-class tax relief by cutting tax Continue reading

Tipton Advocates For Local Sage Grouse Control

Congressman Scott Tipton advocated for local sage grouse management control during a Natural Resources Committee hearing this week. During the meeting, Tipton questioned three expert witnesses about the success of Western sage grouse management plans.  He emphasized the need for continued coordination between federal, state and local partners. The Obama Administration issued Resource Plan Continue reading

Denver Eyed As Location For Winter Olympics

The U.S. Olympic Committee is interested in hosting a Winter Olympics, either in 2026 or 2030 and are eyeing Salt Lake City, Denver and Reno as potential locations. The last Winter Olympics in the United States were in Salt Lake City in 2002. US Olympic Committee chairman, Larry Probst said he has heard Continue reading

What Tax Code Changes Would You Like To See?

Senator Cory Gardner is looking for input from Coloradans on the changes they would like to see to the United States tax system. Gardner’s staff is currently taking suggestions on how the tax code could be simplified in order to promote Continue reading

Tipton’s Staff To Host Office Hours In NW Colorado

A member of Congressman Scott Tipton’s staff will hold office hours in Moffat, Routt, and Jackson  Counties next week. These mobile office hours will allow Tipton’s staff to assist constituents with issues regarding Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, Veterans Affairs, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Citizenship, Immigration Services, and the Internal Continue reading

Senate Looks At Bill To Delay Obamacare Tax

Following the news that the GOP’s effort to repeal Obamacare through the Graham-Cassidy bill would be unsuccessful, Senator Cory Gardner introduced legislation yesterday that would institute a one year delay on the implementation of an Obamacare health insurance tax. The Healthcare Tax Relief Act Continue reading

Trump Follows Gardner’s Proposal, Institutes New Sanctions On North Korea

Senator Cory Gardener applauded President Trump’s announcement yesterday that his administration will go after individuals, businesses and banks involved in trade with North Korea. Gardner says the steps the Trump administration announced are what he has been calling for and is a Continue reading