The Rio Blanco County Sheriff was injured in an assault yesterday that sent him to the hospital. Sheriff Si Woodruff was attempting to take an unidentified man into custody in the parking lot of Pioneers Hospital in Meeker. The man reportedly assaulted Woodruff, who was admitted to Pioneers shortly Continue reading
The Wilderness Society says they would like to work with the oil and gas industry to come up with a compromise on drilling in states home to the sage grouse. The group sent a letter to Western Energy Alliance that offers to compromise on the issue, suggesting a multi-use approach that would encourage Continue reading
Gay marriage isn’t coming to Colorado yet. A federal appeals court yesterday extended a stay on a ruling from last month that found the state’s gay marriage ban is unconstitutional. The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals noted that the court Continue reading
Mark Udall’s campaign is getting a big boost from a California billionaire. Tom Steyer’s political action committee has released its first round of attack ads against Cory Gardner. Steyer has vowed to support all of the lawmakers that support his environmental agenda, which includes the war on coal, as well Continue reading
Senate Democrats’ campaign arm is spending $1 million on television ads criticizing the GOP nominee’s pro-life stance. The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee yesterday ordered a two-week ad buy that hammers Republican congressman Cory Gardner. The narrator in the 30-second Continue reading
Moffat County High School in conjunction with the Emergency Management Services is conducting a Mass Casualty Drill.
THIS IS JUST A DRILL.
Please stay clear of the high school campus this morning. Again this is a drill of the Emergency Management Systems in Craig.
Investigators don’t expect to identify the cause of a small plane crash near Steamboat that killed two people until next year. Sixty-two-year-old flight instructor William Earl Allen of Broomfield, and his student, 60-year old Terry Lynn Stewart of Houston, Texas died in the crash on Rabbit Ears Pass August Continue reading
Still no word from Governor John Hickenlooper or Senator Mark Udall as to when they will turn their attention toward Northwest Colorado. Both have had standing invitations to conduct Continue reading
The Colorado Department of Agriculture’s State Veterinarian’s Office currently has 184 locations under quarantine after horses and cows tested positive for Vesicular Stomatitis (VS). Fortunately, none of the quarrentined areas are in this part of the state. The Continue reading
Two rabbits have tested positive for the bacterial disease tularemia in the last two weeks in Mesa County. Reports say there have been no human cases in Mesa County. But residents are warned to avoid dead or sick animals. Rabbit fever, or tularemia, can spread to humans and cause life-threatening fever. Two Continue reading
A 53-year-old Grand Junction man was seriously injured Tuesday night when the dump truck he was driving crashed into an Interstate 70 bridge. At about 9:30 Tuesday night, Steven Bounds was driving a large construction dump truck on Highway 6 near Dotsero. The initial investigation has implied Continue reading