Press Releases

Press Release 6.23.2021 Mountain Migration Report

Tracy Francis ~ June 24, 2021 ~ Blog Love: 0

The report is a joint effort of Northwest Colorado Council of Governments (NWCCOG) and Colorado Association of Ski Towns (CAST). Following a grant award for the project to NWCCOG from the Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) in December, assembling a working group from across the study area to provide input on the survey questions

Ski Area Fee Retention Bill Support Letter – June 2021

elaina ~ June 3, 2021 ~ Blog Love: 0

Northwest Colorado Council of Governments, representing 30 municipalities and counties in the heart of mountain recreation country, believes the 2021 Ski Area Fee Retention Bill is a step in the right direction. This bill is not only critical to maintaining the active management of our national forests by providing much needed support to the United

SB21-260 Support Letter – June 2021

elaina ~ June 3, 2021 ~ Blog Love: 0

Northwest Colorado Council of Governments (NWCCOG) represents 30 municipalities and counties across a vast, mountainous and rural portion of the state.  Our region is heavily dependent upon Interstate 70 and a matrix of state highways for primary access for business goods, daily travel and tourism.  Residents from across the state, as well as thousands of

Community Statement of Support – July 2020​

Kristylee Gogolen ~ April 22, 2021 ~ Blog Love: 0

Northwest Colorado Council of Governments is fortunate to represent 28 high‐functioning counties and municipalities as members while providing many direct services to underserved, at‐risk populations across our rural region and beyond. Both the communities and leaders throughout our region have responded admirably to both the health crisis posed by COVID‐19, and the economic hardships that

USFS 2700 Leasing Admin

Kristylee Gogolen ~ April 22, 2021 ~ Blog Love: 0

Northwest Colorado Council of Governments (NWCCOG) represents 5 counties and 23 municipalities across North Central Colorado, which are proximate to either the White River, Routt, Arapaho- Roosevelt National Forests (see letterhead for members). Mountain communities in Colorado enjoy close relationships with their National Forests which define their lifestyle and economies. Many communities have boundaries defined

FCC Letter

Kristylee Gogolen ~ April 23, 2018 ~ Blog Love: 0

We are a regional organization representing 23 municipalities and 5 counties. Concerns from our members compel us to express our opposition to proposed FCC rulemaking changes regarding franchise fees. Our Council voted December 6th to express our opposition to the rulemaking changes directly to each member of the Colorado Congressional delegation through this correspondence since