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3 Year Old Victim Of Tragic Shooting Identified

Gavin Stiles editThe 3-year-old who died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound has been identified as Gavin Stiles. His parents are Joni Stiles and Michael Stiles. Michael is a Steamboat Police Officer. The incident occurred at the family home 4 miles south of Stagecoach reservoir in rural Routt County Thursday morning. Continue reading

UPDATE: Highway 40 Accident Results in 2nd Motorcycle Death In Two Days

COLO-STATE-PATROL-3001The 2nd Northwest Colorado motorcycle accident death in two days occurred Friday on Highway 40. According the Colorado State Patrol, two people were on the motorcycle when it went off the Highway just before noon today, 6 miles west of Steamboat. The bike was pulling a trailer at the time. The driver of the motorcycle 56 –year-old Richard Baker of Continue reading

3 Year Old Killed In Accidental Shooting

The Routt County the Sheriff’s department is investigating an accidental shooting death that occurred Thursday morning near Stagecoach. The victim is the three year old son of a Steamboat Springs Police officer. Neither of whom has been identified by the Sheriff’s office. The child was transported and Continue reading

UPDATE: Police Say 11 Year Old May Have Only Crashed Bike

 

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-300The 11-year-old boy who was believed to have been injured in a hit and run accident Thursday afternoon in Craig is now thought to have only crashed his bike. The Craig Police Department received a call from a woman who said she saw what happened. She stated the boy seemed OK after the crash, and he told her, he was going to meet family members at Craig City Continue reading

62 Year Old Dies In Motorcycle Crash

Motorcycle-accident2-3001A 62 year old man died in a motorcycle accident Thursday. The Colorado State Patrol were called to the scene of the accident on Highway 14 six miles south of Walden just after 4 Thursday afternoon. They found that James Dages of Erie Colorado had Continue reading

Beaver Creek Fire Won’t Be Contained Until October

FireThe Beaver Creek Fire continues to expand due to warm temperatures dry winds and low humidity, and is now approaching 22,000 acres. Crews continue to protect structures in the area and create and maintain fire lines. According to a fire representative the fire not expected to Continue reading

UPDATE: Broncos And Miller Reach Deal

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The Denver Broncos and Super Bowl 50 MVP Von Miller have inked a deal that makes the outside linebacker the NFL’s highest-paid defensive player, thanks to a six-year, $114.5 million contract that Continue reading

Color Run Tomorrow In Hayden

The 5k Color Blaze and Kids Color Dash run will be taking place Saturday morning in Hayden. The races will start at 8 at Hayden Valley Elementary School, registration begins at 7:30. During the races, participants will be showered with colored powder. There is a $15 suggested donation to participate in the Color Blaze.  The Kids Color Dash Continue reading

DUI Saturation Patrol This Weekend

COLO-STATE-PATROL-300The Colorado State Patrol will be out in full force this weekend looking for impaired drivers. Numerous events are occurring over the weekend in Northwest Colorado where alcohol will be present. The State Patrol will be monitoring the roads surrounding these events to ensure that no drivers Continue reading

Separate Incidents In Routt and Moffat County Involve Children

breakingnews (1)Wild West Radio News is following two incidents involving juveniles Thursday.  In Routt County the Sheriff’s department is investigating an accidental shooting death in South Routt that occurred Thursday morning.  The Continue reading

Deer Discovered With Chronic Wasting Disease

chronic wasting diseaseA deer that was infected with Chronic Wasting Disease was discovered by Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials near Montrose. The deer that died on private property in the area last spring, was analyzed by Colorado States western slope veterinary lab. Chronic wasting disease is a fatal neurological disease that causes deer, Continue reading

Outside Firm To Be Utilized In Craig City Manager Search

city of craigThe Craig City Council’s decision to hire an outside firm to help with their search for a new City Manager is moving ahead. The Council is considering a number of firms at this time. According to Craig Mayor Ray Beck, three of the firms stand out. The council will review the Continue reading