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Craig Runaway Teen Still Missing A Month Later

missing-teen-posterThe Craig Police Department is still looking for 14 year old Katrina Treacy who ran away from her home over a month ago.  Treacy went missing between the evening of August 23rd and the morning of August 24th. Treacy is 5 feet 1, 110 pounds with blonde hair and blue eyes. When she was last seen, she was wearing a t –shirt, blue jeans and pink plaid shoes. Anyone with potential information on Treacy’s whereabouts is asked to Continue reading

Cars Collide After Driver Swerves To Miss Dog

Vehicle-Accident-300Two cars collided Wednesday morning near 1st and Ledford Street in Craig, after one of the drivers reportedly swerved to miss a dog. The accident occurred around 9:30. There were no passengers in the vehicles at the time of the crash. One of the drivers, a female, was transported to the Continue reading

Concert Sunday At Moffat County High School

craig concert assoc.-150 copyThe first performance of the Craig Concert Associations 2016, 2017 Concert Series will take place Sunday evening at Moffat County High School. Willy and The Wild West Cowboy Quartet will perform a blend of cowboy, traditional country, folk and yodeling beginning at 7. Those who purchased tickets can pick them up prior to the performance. Tickets will also be available for purchase at the concert. Another concert will be held in November, Continue reading

Sunset Elementry Fall Festival Friday

SUNSET-ELEMENTARYThe 4th Annual Sunset Fundraiser Community Fall Festival will be held this afternoon at Sunset Elementary School from 2:30 to 6. The event, for Moffat County Kids from Pre-K to 5th grade, will Continue reading

Work On Highway 40 Medians In Steamboat

SteamboatLandscaping work will be performed next week on Highway 40 medians in Steamboat, from “Pine Grove Road South” to “JD Hays Way”. Speeds will be reduced, and one lane of traffic will be closed in both directions. Work will take place from 7:30 to Continue reading

Interior Department Continues Review Of Coal

coalplugPublic comments and transcripts from six public meetings concerning the Federal coal leasing program are now available online through the Bureau of Land Management.  Approximately 2,000 people attended meetings in 6 states including one held in Grand Junction in June.  The BLM is using input from the meetings and public comments to determine potential reforms for the Continue reading

Steamboat Sales Tax Will Decrease in ’17

SteamboatThe City of Steamboats Sales and Use Tax rate will decrease by .25% next year. A referendum passed during the 2011 election, increased the rate to provide funding for the Local Marketing District to support commercial air service to the Yampa Valley. That referendum will expire at the end of the year. The change should be fairly straight forward, but the Continue reading

Four Dead People Voted In The Last Election

voterfraudThe Colorado Secretary of State’s office is looking into a report that a handful of fraudulent votes were cast in the last election, using names of four people who are dead. Those name have been removed from the voter registry. Secretary of State Wayne Continue reading

CO Smokers Might Pay More For Cigarettes

cigarettetaxColorado has the 12th-lowest cigarette tax in the nation, but that could change come November. If Amendment 72 passes, smokers will pay a tax of $2.59 per pack, instead of the 84 cents per pack currently charged. Supporters say it’ll raise $315.7 million a year for the state, with about $54 million allocated to Continue reading

Hickenlooper Cutting Power Plant Emissions?

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is still considering an executive order to cut down on carbon dioxide emissions from the state’s power plants. The executive order, if signed, could impact customers across Northwest Colorado as any coal-fired plants would likely pass their Continue reading

Bomb Squad Responds To Pressure Cooker

sweetwater-bomb-squadThe Sweetwater County Bomb Squad responded Monday to what was thought to be pressure cooker bomb near I-80 in Central Sweetwater County. The Wyoming Highway Patrol called in the Bomb Squad after a pressure cooker, that appeared to have wire or cord attached to it, was spotted in a truck Continue reading