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New food labeling standards adopted

Health conscience shoppers won't have to question whether food labled "organic" is actually free of radiation or genetic engineering now that new food labeling standards have been adopted.

Dickinson appointed to land-use group

Moffat County Commissioner T. Wright Dickinson was appointed to the Interagency Wildland/Urban Interface Working Group.

Yampa Valley calling areas soon to expand

Natural gas bills are going up, electric bills are on the rise and a gallon of gasoline costs enough to make people think about taking the bus. Wouldn't it be nice to see a drop in something?

County, city will use grant money to improve buildings, services

More than $1.5 million has been awarded to Northwest Colorado communities in Energy and Mineral Impact Assistance funds, and both Craig and Moffat County received their share.

Forecasters predict white Christmas in Northwest Colorado

The odds are good it will be a white Christmas this year. People who are spending Christmas in their homes cozied up in front of their fires, won't need to worry about the nightmare before Christmas holiday travelers will.

Yampa Valley calling area soon to expand

Natural gas bills are going up, electric bills are on the rise and a gallon of gasoline costs enough to make people think about taking the bus. Wouldn't it be nice to see a drop in something?

HazMat team short player

Fire department officials ask city, county to draft additional technicians

The danger of working with hazardous chemicals and sweating in a hot, chemical-proof suit have made finding a volunteer for the Moffat County Hazardous Materials Team a daunting task, but it looks like the team will be fully staffed.

City helps with tree disposal

Christmas is almost upon us and soon all that will be left in the holiday's wake will be crumpled wrapping paper, some fond memories and a dried out, fire hazard of a Christmas tree surounded by people wondering what to do with it.

Rules on management of wilderness areas changed

Religious ceremonies, rock climbing, wheelchairs OK, parachuting, power tool use nixed

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) published a final rule revising and updating management regulations for the congressionally-designated wilderness areas the organization manages.

Independant company takes over youth care center

The day-to-day management of Moffat County Youth Center will be turned over to a professional youth counseling service. Shiloh Home, Inc. The Denver-based company, will take over the center in response to an attempt by the Moffat County Board of Commissioners to get the facility out of the red.

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