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Colorado Parks and Wildlife sets Yuma meeting

Commission to approve final statewide fishing regulations

The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission is expected to approve final annual changes to statewide fishing regulations when it meets later this week in Yuma. The meeting, scheduled to take place beginning at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Yuma Community Center, 421 E. Second Ave., also will provide commissioners with the opportunity to consider and approve Consumer Price Index adjustments of non-resident license fees for the 2013-2014 fishing season.

Moffat County hunter shot in the arm

Big game hunting is a tradition for a lot of Craig families, but it also comes with certain inherent risks. And with the Elk and Mule Deer rifle seasons well under way Lt. KC Hume of the Moffat County Sheriff’s Office said now is not the time to forget the cardinal rule of hunting — be sure of your target and beyond.

Craig prepping for Capitol Christmas Tree stop

Craig residents will have an opportunity today to view the Capitol Christmas tree harvested from the White River Forest on its way to Washington, D.C. starting at 1:30 p.m. in the Pavilion parking lot at the Moffat County Fairgrounds. Craig Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with other sponsors, has organized a schedule of activities that coincide with the Tree’s stop in Craig, the Chamber announced Monday. The scheduled activities include:

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CPW: Timechange increases chances for wildlife encounters on roads

With the changing of the clocks, falling back an hour will put motorists in more danger of collisions with wildlife. Going from Daylight Savings Time to Standard Time early Sunday morning will make it dark earlier in the day, giving motorists going home from work and driving in the evening more likelihood of coming across wildlife. "November is a dangerous month for motorists and wildlife," said Colorado Parks and Wildlife Watchable Wildlife Coordinator John Koshak. "Commuters will be driving at dusk when visibility is poor and when wildlife is most active."

On The Record for Monday, Nov. 5, 2012

On The Record for Monday, Nov. 5, 2012

MCTA marketing committee meeting agenda for Nov. 7, 2012

MCTA marketing committee meeting agenda

MCTA Board meeting agenda for Nov. 7, 2012

Moffat County Tourism Association Board meeting When: 11 a.m. Wednesday Where: Yampa Valley Bank, 435 Mack Lane Agenda: