“Share your story” contest

RBC I Share your Colorado story on History Colorado’s Facebook page for a chance to win. History Colorado, established in 1879, offers access to Colorado’s cultural and heritage resources, including statewide museums and special programs for individuals and families, collection stewardship of Colorado’s historic treasures, educational resources for schools, students and teachers, services related to […]

Help for your home heating bills

RBC I Colorado’s Low-income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP), which provides financial assistance with home heating bills, will begin accepting applications Tuesday, Nov. 1 and will continue to do so until April 30, 2012.

Men of the Outdoors: Trey Morris

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MHS senior Trey Morris bagged this 28 inch mule deer in unit 21 near Rangely­ with the help of his dad, Todd. They harvested the massive buck after school let out Wednesday, Oct. 26.

Veterans targeted by scams

RBC I Veterans have recently contacted staff at the Grand Junction Veterans Affairs Medical Center to report attempts to get their personal information by phone.

OHV applications available

RBC I Applications for the 2012-2013 Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) State Trails Grants are now available. There are $4 million in grants available for projects related to the use of OHVs on lands open to the public.

Time to think about flu shots

RBC I This year, the theme for the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s flu campaign is “Do Something Easy,” because getting a flu vaccination is a whole lot easier than most of the tasks Coloradans pack into their busy days.

Sept. 1 marked reinstatement of wildlife zones

RBC I Roadside reminders are back in the form of lowered nighttime speed limits and/or doubled fines for nighttime speeding within designated wildlife zones.

Storms over area keep fire crews busy

RBC I About two dozen wildland fires occurred over the weekend beginning Friday afternoon. Lightning was the cause of all the fires except for one which was a vehicle fire.

Tickets for booster seat violations steep

RBC I Aug. 1 marked the one-year anniversary of the expanded child passenger safety law in Colorado, which means law enforcement will start pulling over and giving $82 citations to drivers transporting children under age 8 who are not in a car seat or booster seat.

Letter to the Editor: Higher taxes on oil

Dear Editor: The administration and too many members of Congress still want to levy higher taxes on oil and natural gas producers, a policy that would not only discourage investment and kill job creation, but also weaken our energy security and national defense.

BLM to host scenic value meetings

RBC I The Bureau of Land Management is hosting a series of community workshops in northwestern Colorado the week of Aug. 8 to hear from the public about what matters to them most about the scenic views on BLM lands.These open house workshops are part of the visual resources inventory BLM is conducting in the […]

BLM engages in bipartisan agenda

RBC I  As part of Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar’s push to build a bipartisan wilderness agenda that can be enacted in the 112th Congress, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) state offices will solicit suggestions and recommendations from state and local elected officials, tribes and other Federal land managers on areas that deserve wilderness […]