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Grand Jury Finds No Others Involved in Grand County Theft

District Attorney 14thYesterday, the Fourteenth Judicial District Attorney’s Office announced that their Grand Jury has decided no additional persons should be charged for the theft of public funds in the Grand County Building Department. In May of 2014, the District Attorney’s Office charged Brigid Irish with multiple counts of Continue reading

Dinosaur Seeks Input on Fee Changes

Dinosaur-National-Monument-Dinosaur National Monument and other National Park Service (NPS) units that collect entrance fees have begun public outreach to gauge support for possible changes to the fee rates. While proposed fee changes are not scheduled to take Continue reading

Democrats Closing Gap on Returning Ballots

Ballot-300Democrats are cutting into the GOP’s edge in Colorado midterm election ballot returns. But Republicans remain about 85,000 ballots ahead of Democrats with less than a week to go. The Colorado Secretary of State announced that as of Wednesday morning, election officials had received 905,500 ballots. Of those, 379,250 Continue reading

Jeb Bush Speaks in Castle Rock

jeb bushJeb Bush is taking a jab at Hillary Clinton in a possible preview of the 2016 presidential race. Bush was in Colorado yesterday campaigning for Republican candidates when he mentioned Clinton’s statement last week that businesses don’t create jobs. Clinton later tried to backtrack, saying that was a slip of the tongue, but Bush didn’t let her off the hook at an evening rally of GOP activists in Castle Rock. Without mentioning Continue reading

Crimestoppers Looking For Information About Possible Impersonation

Crime-Stoppers-300The Routt County Sheriff’s office and Routt County Crime Stoppers are asking for help with a suspicious incident which occurred on the morning of Tuesday October 28 around 9:30. Continue reading

Car vs Semi Head On Collision East Of Hayden

highway 40 crash-250A head on collision on Highway 40 ten miles east of Hayden yesterday sent both drivers to the hospital.  Unbelievably, both were examined Continue reading

Commissioners Refuse to Sign Ordinance

MC Commissioners-150The Moffat County Commissioners, yesterday, refused to sign off on a nuisance ordinance for the Blue Mountain Community. Blue Mountain is just east of Dinosaur, off of Highway 40. There are less than a dozen homes in the community, and a few of the residents showed up to yesterday’s commissioners meeting to complain Continue reading

Kremmling Man Found After Going Missing from Bronco Game

kittermanA Kremmling man who went missing during a Broncos game last week has been found safe and sound. That’s according to police in Denver, who say Paul Kitterman was located in Pueblo. The 53-year old man was reported missing by his family, who attended the game with him, when they couldn’t find him after the game. Kitterman only explained his disappearance by saying Continue reading

Accident on Highway 40

Vehicle-Accident-300A traffic accident on Highway 40 west of Milner slowed traffic yesterday evening. Details of the accident are not clear, as troopers have yet to file a report. Witnesses reported seeing a single car with extensive front end damage. The accident slowed traffic to a crawl as troopers cleaned up the site.

Study Shows Premiums Have Skyrocketed Under Obamacare

HEALTH-SYMBOL-300A non-partisan, independent health insurance research organization, HealthPocket, examined the average health insurance premiums in the first year of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and compared them to the averages found in the pre-reform market it replaced. Premiums in the pre-reform and Obamacare individual health Continue reading

DUI Campaign Begins Tomorrow

COLO-STATE-PATROL-3001October is historically one of the deadliest months in terms of the number of impaired driving -related fatalities. The Colorado State Patrol says they want users of Colorado roadways to celebrate responsibly this weekend and avoid getting behind the wheel if they have been drinking. Each Halloween CSP and local law Continue reading

Weatherization Help Available for Residents

weather-cold-tempWinter is fast approaching, which means it’s time to think about weatherizing your home to be more energy efficient. October 30th has been designated by Governor Hickenlooper as Weatherization Day. The designation is intended Continue reading