Category Archives: News

Shooting West Of Craig

craig-fire-rescue-300One person was shot Friday night  at a house just west of Craig. According to a representative from Craig Fire and Rescue, the incident occurred around 9 Friday night, and the individual who was shot was transported by helicopter to St Continue reading

Finalist Selected For CNCC President Position

GrangerRonald A. Granger has been announced as the finalist to succeed Russ George as president at Colorado Northwestern Community College. George’s last day at the College will be June 30th. A search committee comprised of college and community representatives began the search for George’s replacement in March. George has served Continue reading

Stay Safe This Weekend

memorial dayMemorial Day weekend is here and from boating to barbecuing, people in the area will be taking place in a variety of activities to celebrate. Participating in these activities safely is key to make sure you and your family enjoys the weekend. If you are planning activities near Continue reading

Car Ends Up In Ditch Off Highway 40

craig-fire-rescue-300There was a single vehicle accident early Friday morning on Highway 40 in Craig. According to a representative from Craig Fire and Rescue, the driver, who was not identified, lost control of their vehicle around 2 a.m., sending the car into the ditch on the side of the Continue reading

Community Support Needed To Bring Dog Park To Craig

mc-humane-society1The Moffat County Humane Society is looking for the communities help to secure funds necessary to build a dog park in Craig. At the Bi-monthy meeting this week the Craig City Council signed a letter of support to help the humane society compete for a $25,000 grant that is awarded Continue reading

Bluffs Loop Trail Under Construction

SteamboatConstruction began earlier this week to reroute the Bluffs Loop trail on Emerald Mountain in Steamboat. Crews will be working on clearing the area over the next two weeks. Once they are finished the city will open the trail to allow it to compact. Once compaction is complete the city will close Continue reading

Millions Of Dollars Could Return To NW Colorado

US SenateAn amendment that would force the federal government to return tens of millions of dollars collected from oil and gas leases in Northwest Colorado was introduced earlier this week in the US senate. The amendment was co sponsored by Colorado US Senators Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner. The Oil and gas revenues were collected Continue reading

DUI Saturation Patrol This Weekend

DUILaw enforcement officers will be out in force Memorial weekend looking for intoxicated or impaired drivers. A saturation patrol will begin tomorrow in Moffat, Grand, and Routt Counties. On Memorial Day weekend last year, 15 people died in car accidents across Northwest Colorado. So far this year Continue reading

Sweetwater Sheriffs Look For Witnesses Of Stabbing

Sweetwater-Sheriffs-logoA man was assaulted with a knife near Rock Springs earlier this month, and the Sweetwater County Sheriffs office is searching for more information on the incident. 36 year old Alfredo Mendoza was arrested on the afternoon of the 13th after he attacked Joshua Bennett from Rock Springs with a knife.  The attack took place outside of the Farson Continue reading

Camp Sites Limited For Memorial Weekend

routt-natl-forest-signIf you are planning a camping trip in Routt National Forest this weekend, you may have a difficult time finding a spot to camp. At this time, due to wet conditions, there is limited access to roads, trails and campgrounds in the area. Although there are some camp sites that are open, conditions in these Continue reading

Deadline To Affiliate As Republican Or Democrat Tomorrow

Vote_CheckmarkIf you plan to vote in the local primary elections next month, Friday is the final day to affiliate yourself as either Republican or Democrat. You must affiliate with one party or the other to participate as Colorado utilizes a closed primary system, in which only registered party members may participate in the primary. If you are an Continue reading

Blood Drive Next Week In Steamboat

BLOOD-DRIVE2There will be a community blood drive in Steamboat next week. The blood drive will be held Thursday at the Yampa Valley Medical Center from 12:30 to 6. To schedule an appointment call Bonfils Appointment Center at Continue reading