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Help Out By Hiring A Veteran First

hire_a_vetTo help thank Colorado Veterans for their service to our country, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has declared the month of November “Hire a Veteran First Month”. Colorado business owners are encouraged to hire a Veteran for their job openings, whenever possible. According to the Executive Director of the Department of Labor and Continue reading

Free Park Entrance For Veterans Friday

PARKS AND WILDLIFEAll Veterans and current active military members will receive free admission to all State Parks next Friday for Veterans Day. The military member or veteran will have to provide proof of military service, then they and anyone in their vehicle will be able to enter the park for free. CPW Director Bob Broscheid says that this is just a small gesture of Continue reading

Free Admission To Colorado Parks

colorado parksAny active military person or veteran will get free admission to all Colorado Parks next month. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering the free admission in accordance with a Colorado House Bill that was signed in 2015. Qualifying individuals can obtain a military park pass good for free admission by showing a CPW staff member a valid form of Continue reading

Bike Riders To Work Free On Home Projects In Craig

Fuller-CenterTwo cross country bike rides will make stops in Craig this month. Participants from the rides, both sponsored by the Fuller Center For Housing, will each spend a day in Craig volunteering their time and labor to work on the homes and yards owned by the disabled, senior citizens, veterans and low-income individuals who cannot afford to hire someone to do Continue reading

Today Is The Day To ‘Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans’

VFWToday is “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day” in the City of Craig and Moffat County, so be sure to take the time out of your day to honor and thank the Vietnam veterans in the area.  There are approximately 7.2 million living members of the military that served their country, either in Vietnam, or in other locations during Continue reading

USDA Micro Loans For Farmers

USDA-300Yesterday, United States Department of Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden announced that the USDA is now offering “farm ownership micro loans”. These micro loans are designed to help beginning and underserved farmers, midsized farming operations, and US veterans who are looking for careers in farming. The USDA Continue reading

Military and Vets Get Free Entrance to Colorado Parks

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife is offering free park entrance to active-duty military and veterans until the end of August. The CPW invites Colorado’s military men and women to enjoy the beauty and recreational opportunities available in Colorado State Parks. Eligible individuals can get their pass in advance at any CPW office or state park to avoid delays at the Continue reading

Vets Riding to Sturgis will Stop in Craig

sturgisMore than a dozen veterans will make a trip to the 2015 Sturgis Rally from California using motorcycles supplied by Indian and sidecars offered by Champion for those who have been severely injured…and they’ll stop in Craig along Continue reading

Parks and Wildlife Offering Free Veterans Admittance in August

colorado parksAs a result of a law passed just this year, Colorado Parks and Wildlife offers free park entrance to active-duty military and veterans during the month of August. Eligible individuals can get their passes in advance at any CPW office or state park to avoid delays at the gate. Activities like fishing and camping will still require a valid Continue reading

Tipton Seeks to Improve Health Care Access for Veterans

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) is working to advance a measure in the House of Representatives to ensure that veterans living farther than a 40 mile drive from a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) healthcare facility are able to receive and use Veterans Choice Cards to access alternative care providers closer to home. Continue reading

Sunset Students Invite Public to Veterans Display

wyman-museumStaff and students from Sunset Elementary are inviting the public to view a new display at Wyman Museum today. Local veterans of World War 2, and the Korean, Vietnam and Gulf Wars were interviewed by the students at Sunset, Continue reading

Hickenlooper Declares November “Hire a Veteran Month”

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300Governor John Hickenlooper has issued a proclamation declaring November as “Hire A Veteran Month” and during the next four weeks, the Department of Labor and Employment will be spotlighting the full spectrum of services the agency makes available to veterans. Workshops and special hiring events will take place statewide Continue reading