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Colorado one of 24 states suing EPA over Clean Power Plan

Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman joined attorneys general from 23 other states on Friday in challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan in federal court.

Business Buzz: Taco Bell/KFC open during renovations through October

Business news across the Yampa Valley.

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Public comment starting soon for Trapper coal mine

The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement will begin the 30-day public comment period on Trapper Mine’s environmental assessment with a community outreach meeting on Oct. 29.

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Good news for Moffat County announced at Chamber mixer

At Thursday night’s Craig Chamber of Commerce mixer, supporters of the Moffat County Local Marketing District had a big announcement to make.

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Craig City Council recap for Oct. 13

Craig City Council recap for Oct. 13.

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Moffat County and Craig get new welcome banner

After years of work, Craig Chamber of Commerce has its new welcome sign proudly displayed on the old drive-in movie theatre on U.S. Highway 40 east of Craig.

EDP: Moffat County is stronger together

Vote “yes” on Local Marketing District, broadband

Autumn — it’s the season for beautiful blue skies, golden landscapes and herds of hunters. It’s also the season when we get to make important decisions for our community’s future on Election Day. Moffat County voters have the opportunity to vote on Referred Ballot Measure 5A when the ballots are sent to your homes in mid-October. Review your ballot and vote “yes” to be a part of our future.

Business Buzz: The Memorial Hospital evaluates renewal of Quorum contract

The Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees entered into a consulting services agreement with Kim Bird this month in order to evaluate whether or not to renew its contract with Quorum Health Resources.

Federal coal leasing reform sparks discussion

A series listening sessions on the federal coal leasing program spurred participation and comment from groups on both sides of the issue.

Yampa Valley Data Partners seeks funding

Yampa Valley Data Partners is still looking for the rest of its 2015 funding. On Tuesday, Executive Director Keith Kramer will address Craig City Council to see if the City can provide any money.

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Southwestern Energy active in Moffat County

Coal has been a hot topic in Northwest Colorado lately, but don’t forget about Moffat County’s intimate relationship with the oil and gas industry.

Judge approves remedy for Trapper

U.S. district Judge R. Brooke Jackson has approved a joint remedy Monday morning that will keep Trapper Mine employees on the job while providing a timeline for a new environmental assessment to be preformed.

Business Buzz: Museum accepting art and photo entries

Business news across Northwest Colorado.

Craig’s ‘Elk Hunting Capital’ continues to promote multiple opportunities

In 2012, Northwest Colorado’s town of Craig officially achieved a status that residents and recurring tourists had known for years. The designation of “Elk Hunting Capital of the World” became a true trademark for the city, largely thanks to five years of effort by local businessman John Ponikvar, who put forth the time and money in the venture in order to brand Craig in the right way. More than a mere slogan, the title is one that remains an important part of promoting all the area has to offer to incoming hunters from around the globe.