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Under the Dome: The best solutions are local

September 18, 2019

During the legislative session and even before it starts as legislators envision new bills and my Joint Budget Committee structures spending, the legislature looks for solutions to big statewide problems like housing, education funding, and health care.

Parks and Wildlife Commission meets in Rifle

September 8, 2019

Margaret Taylor, Assistant Director for Captial, Parks, and Trails for Colorado Parks and Wildlife presents an analysis to the CPW Commission during the commissions Sept. meeting held in Rifle at Colorado Mountain College’s Rifle cmapus Thursday and Friday. Kyle Mills / Post Independent

Tri-State G&T adds MIECO as its 1st non-utility member

September 6, 2019

Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association announced this week the addition of MIECO Inc., as its first new, non-utility member. According to a news release issued Tuesday, Aug. 3, Tri-State officials said the addition of MIECO,...

State, local leaders convene to discuss CNCC’s Craig campus

August 30, 2019

There was plenty of brain power inside Colorado Northwestern Community College’s library Thursday, Aug. 29 as officials from across the Centennial State gathered for a community leader discussion. The discussion was organized, in part, by...

Under the Dome: Summer — Time to travel, listen and learn

August 23, 2019

My senate colleagues from the Denver or Colorado Springs area can describe their districts by the streets that bound the communities that they represent. When they ask me about my district, I mention the borders of Wyoming and Utah and the Continental Divide. Their events are minutes apart, and mine are hours. I'm not complaining. I would challenge any state senator in the country to represent an area as rich in natural beauty and wonderful citizens.

I-70 concerns dominate conversation at CDOT listening tour

August 15, 2019

BRECKENRIDGE — Officials from the Colorado Department of Transportation stopped Tuesday in Summit County as part of the agency’s summer statewide listening tour. CDOT is visiting towns across Colorado to gather feedback and concerns about...

Craig City Council rolls taxes into new marijuana ordinance

August 14, 2019

The Craig City Council voted to increase the proposed excise and sales taxes on marijuana sold inside the city limits Tuesday night — taxes that will take effect only if voters vote yes on several marijuana-related ballot questions in November.

Marijuana, solar power on Craig City Council agenda

August 12, 2019

Craig City Council will hold the first reading of its proposed marijuana ordinance and possibly act on a major solar project this week. According to the council agenda, Paul Knowles of the Museum of Northwest...