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House Advances Two Police Oversight Bills

co-state-capitol-300The Colorado House advanced measures to limit the use of chokeholds by officers and to appoint special prosecutors when law enforcement is accused of using excessive force. The bills, in response to public outcry over allegations of Continue reading

Wyoming Deputies Make Several Drug Arrests

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3A drug and fugitive apprehension sweep conducted by Sweetwater County deputies and the Sheriff’s Office SNAAG team resulted in eight arrests Thursday night. The arrests were made in the Clearview Acres area west of Rock Springs. 20-year old Adam Fulmer was arrested for delivery of a controlled substance, conspiracy to Continue reading

Truck Shears Power Pole Near Shadow Mountain Village

9th and cottonwood9th and cottonwood 2A single vehicle accident near the intersection of 9th and Cottonwood in Craig late Friday afternoon sheared a power pole. The Colorado State Patrol is investigating the accident, and says the preliminary investigation shows the driver may have been under the influence. They say inattentive driving also led to the crash. Yampa Valley Electric crews cut power to parts of Craig for about 45 minute while the pole was replaced. The KRAI and 55 Country studios were without power during the outage, taking both stations off the air. Click on photos to enlarge. Pictures from the scene of the accident are courtesy of 9th and cottonwood 3Doug Slaight

Semi Collides With School Bus Near Craig

SCHOOL BUSNo injuries were reported following a collision Friday afternoon between a school bus and a semi-truck. The bus was stopped on the side of the road as the semi approached from behind. While, the semi avoided a Continue reading

Tax Deadline Approaching

irsThe April 15th tax filing deadline is fast approaching. The Internal Revenue Service is reminding taxpayers that quick and easy solutions are available if they can’t file their returns or pay their taxes on time, and they can even ask for an extension, make a payment or request payment options online. Most taxpayers Continue reading

Ski Patrol Member Suffers Serious Injuries in Fall

Steamboat-Ski-Resort-300A Steamboat Ski Patrol member was flown to a Denver hospital yesterday after reportedly suffering serious injuries in a fall at the Steamboat Ski Area. Authorities say 63-year old Michael Fosdick was skiing on the upper Rainbow Continue reading

Flood Potential Reduction Results in Lower Premiums in Steamboat

City-of-SteamboatDuring the recent recertification process that is part of the City of Steamboat’s participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and the Continue reading

Fuller Center Plans a Work Day

Fuller-CenterThe Moffat County Fuller Center for Housing is planning another work day in Craig, and they’re looking for volunteers to help them out. Those that show up should bring gloves. The work day is planned for Saturday, April Continue reading

Legislators Debating Testing Standards

standardized testsState legislators are debating a proposal for Colorado to retreat from the Common Core educational standards, one of a slew of education reforms bills being considered. The Senate bills are before the Education Committee, which Continue reading

Lawmakers Consider Allowing Medical Use of Pot While on Probation

MARIJUANA-300Colorado has allowed medical marijuana use for 15 years – but not for people on probation or parole. A bill in the state House would change that policy. It would say that pot use doesn’t amount to a probation violation for people with medical clearance to use the drug. The hearing comes two days after Arizona’s highest court Continue reading

9th Street Closed for Shadow Mountain Project

shadow mountain village meeting-150 editResidents of the Shadow Mountain neighborhood in Craig will have to adjust their routes home, starting tomorrow. The project to replace water and sewer lines  in the neighborhood will require 9th street to close tomorrow, from the top of the hill to Aspen Street. That means the Cottonwood Continue reading

Hospital Foundation Receives Grant for Record Keeping

TMHThe Memorial Hospital Foundation has announced they’ve received a $30,000 grant from the Caring for Colorado Foundation. The Caring for Colorado Foundation’s vision is to ensure that the people of Colorado are the healthiest in the nation. They provide funding to build health care capacity, strengthen existing Continue reading