News for Friday, April 26, 2013



CNCC honors students at year-end banquet

Jessica Gorley and Zoe Sowers highlighted a night of awards for Colorado Northwestern Community College last Friday.

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Parks and Wildlife: Don’t feed wild animals

Feeding wildlife attracts predators, spreads diseases

Mike Porras, public information officer for Colorado Parks and Wildlife, said feeding the animals not only has a variety of negative effects on big game, it also can result in fines under Colorado law.

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Yampa Valley athletes dominate Clint Wells Invitational in Craig

Moffat County boys and girls had big days on the track Friday in Craig. The girls team took first place and the boys were second at the Clint Wells Invitational.

Energy production to remain in flux according to Yampa Valley Data Partners

Yampa Valley Data Partners’ new economic analyst wrote about the future of the region’s energy production in the organization’s April newsletter.

Craig firefighters respond to rollover crash near Wyoming border

Craig Fire/Rescue firefighters responded Friday to a one-vehicle crash on Colorado Highway 13 near milepost 128 just south of the Wyoming border. A woman reportedly lost control of her sedan and rolled off the northbound side of the highway.

The Memorial Hospital's search for a new CEO nears its completion

The candidate pool has been whittled down to four applicants, and one has already come to Craig for an on-site visit, with additional candidates visiting in the next few weeks.

Parks and Wildlife awards Bitterbrush State Wildlife Area with a reclamation grant

Funds to be used to reseed public lands affected by Cedar Knob fire

The grant funding was part of $280,000 awarded this week by Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s Habitat Partnership Program. The Bears Ears Winter Range Habitat Enhancement Initiative was the recipient of $100,000 for the project in the Bitterbrush SWA.

Government update for April 27

Agenda for Moffat County Commission's April 30, 2013, meeting

The Record for April 27, 2013

Moffat County and city of Craig police, fire and ambulance calls