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Craig Man Missing

burke43 year old Scott Burke from Craig has not returned from a weekend camping trip. Burke was expected home Saturday, but no one has seen or heard from him.  According to family members, Burke was planning to camp in Mesa County in either the North Desert or in the Bookcliff area west of De Beque.  He may be driving in a white and blue Bronco.  Burke is Continue reading

YVYP Membership Drive Wednesday

YVYPThe Yampa Valley Young Professionals will hold a membership drive tomorrow night from 5 to 7 at the Center of Craig. The event will allow potential members between the ages of 21 and 40 to learn about the group and what membership entails. Community members interested in receiving Continue reading

States Sue EPA Over Clean Power Plan

clean-power-planOral arguments begin Tuesday in the law suit against the Environmental Protection Agency over the Obama administrations Clean Power Plan. West Virginia is leading a coalition of 27 states, including Colorado, in an effort to challenge the regulations in a United States Court of Appeals in Washington D.C. The United States Supreme Court recently issued a stay against the Clean Power Plan in February. The Clean Power Plan was enacted by the Obama administration in an Continue reading

Closures Near Fire May Affect Hunting

WILD FIREClosures near the Silver Creek Fire may affect hunting and recreation activities in that area.  The Silver Creek Fire, burning four miles south of Stage Coach Reservoir, in the Sarvis Creek Wilderness Continue reading

147 People Have Died Not Wearing A Seatbelt

CDOTSeat belt usage continues to be an issue in Colorado. According to numbers released by the Colorado Department of Transportation, as of September 20th, 147 people have died in car crashes this year in Continue reading

Help Track Chronic Wasting Disease

chronic wasting diseaseWildlife officials are looking for the help of hunters to track Chronic Wasting Disease in Wyoming. Fish and Wildlife officials have asked anyone that kills a deer near the Green River area, to have the animal sampled for the disease. Chronic Wasting Disease attacks the central nervous system Continue reading

No On Street Parking As Shadow Mtn. Project Wraps Up

shadow mountain village meeting-150 editThe 3rd and final phase of the Shadow Mountain Subdivision project is expected to conclude this week.  Tuesday through Thursday crews will be working extended hours from 6am to Midnight to compete paving before winter.  On Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday this week there will be no Continue reading

Semi Accident South Of Steamboat

semi-roll-overA semi rolled over Saturday morning on highway 131 between Steamboat and Oak Creek.  29 year old Stephen Klickner from Clifton, lost control of the truck while traveling around a corner flipping it onto its side in the middle of the highway.  He was treated on the scene for minor injuries.  High speed Continue reading

Two Car Accident

craig-fire-rescue-300Two cars collided Sunday night near the intersection of Highway 40 and Highway 13 south in Craig.  The accident occurred just before 7. All five people involved refused transport to the Memorial Hospital. They were treated for Continue reading

One Dead After Accident On Highway 40

Vehicle-Accident-300One person died yesterday afternoon in an accident on Highway 40 near Maybell.  A truck driven by 78 year old Judith Chance from California rolled after it drifted off the highway and struck a number of trees.  Chance sustained serious but non life threatening injuries during the accident and was transported to The Memorial Hospital.  Here passenger 79 year old Continue reading

BLM To Start Trapping Horses

wild horsesThe Bureau of Land Management will soon begin trapping wild horses from the Sand Wash Herd Management Area.  The BLM will be trapping and administering fertility control treatments to the heard beginning October 21st.  They also plan to remove up to 50 young horses from the herd and relocate them to the Great Escape Mustang Continue reading

Highway 13 Closed Tuesday

highway-13-smallHighway 13 south of Craig will be closed tomorrow to allow construction to continue on the Yampa River Bridge. The highway will be closed from 7 am to 7 pm to allow crews to continue repairs. Detour routes will be in place for drivers in the area. Those routes are available Continue reading