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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Employees Plead Guilty To Illegal Hunt

colorado parksFour men including two U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employees have accepted charges related to the illegal killing of a high quality bull elk on private land in October of 2014.  44 year old Thad Bingham, the man who killed the elk, pleaded guilty to trespassing and illegal possession of wildlife in a Garfield County Court late last Continue reading

Yampa Valley Young Professionals Social Friday

YVYPYampa Valley Young Professional, a group for Craig area professional under the age of 40, will hold their monthly social Friday evening at Elkhead Reservoir from 6 to 9. The group will be swimming on the east shore. Hot dogs will be provided. The event is family friendly and those interested in finding out more about Continue reading

Wyoming Looks To Increase Park Fees

wyoming-flag-graphicDue to recent cuts of $1.4 million to the state park budget, the Wyoming Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources is looking to raise the fees people pay at state parks.  Wyoming’s last fee increase was in 2008, and when compared to neighboring states Wyoming Continue reading

SUV’s Collide On Highway 40

COLO-STATE-PATROL-3002 SUV’s collided Tuesday morning on Highway 40 just east of Steamboat 2. 34 year old Peter Triervieler of Hayden was driving one vehicle when he crossed the center line and crashed into the left side of the other which was driven by August Saxe  from Houston Texas. Sax sustained minor Continue reading

UPDATE: Missing 16 Year Old Craig Girl Found

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-30016 year old Aspen Nichols who was believed to have run away from her home in Craig late last week was located Tuesday night behind the Centennial mall by the Craig Police Department. Nichols went Continue reading

Blair Mountain Fire West Of Meeker At 500 Acres

WILD FIREThe Blair Mountain Fire that started due to a lightning strike late last month is still burning 20 miles west of Meeker. The fire is now at 500 acres, but according to a representative from the BLM, it is still being managed in a Continue reading

Fire Reignites West Of Craig

craig-fire-rescue-300The Craig Fire Department responded to a property on Hill Drive west of Craig Tuesday afternoon. where they found a pile of manure that was smoldering. The manure pile had previously been involved in a fire. The crew was able to quickly control the situation. Firefighters believe the fire rekindled due to high Continue reading

Home Fire Tuesday Afternoon

fire July 12 2016 DA fire at a home at 95 South Mack Lane sent Craig firefighters into action around 2:30 Tuesday afternoon. The fire began outside the home burning sections of the siding, eves and roof.  The fire did encroach into the space between the ceiling and the roof , which required firefighters to tear down a part of the ceiling inside the home to extinguish the fire Continue reading

No US Mail Delivery On Stretch Of Highway 13

us-mail-logo_tConstruction on Highway 13 north of Craig has created a delivery problem for the United States Postal Service. All who have mailboxes in the construction zone on Highway 13 will not be receiving mail in their boxes while construction is underway. The delivery dilemma is due to the mail truck not being able to safely drive to, or stop in Continue reading

Ask A Lawyer Clinics Tomorrow

ask a lawyerAnother “Ask a Lawyer” event will be held in Moffat, Grand, and Rio Blanco Counties Wednesday. Lawyers will be at the clinics to provide assistance on non-criminal court cases. Non-criminal cases may include divorce, family matters, child support, small claims disputes, landlord and tenant issues, and restraining orders. Participants will receive a free 15 Continue reading

Steamboat Considers Funding Full Day Kindergarten

SteamboatFunding for full day kindergarten in Steamboat will be discussed tomorrow at the Steamboat Board of Education meeting. The board will consider whether or not to put a measure on the November ballot that would set aside funds for full day Kindergarten. Other budget issues will also be Continue reading

Big Game Hunts For Kids And Women

colorado parksHunts are being offered this season in Northwest Colorado for area kids and women who have never hunted big game. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering a limited number of guided hunts, for novices, through their Hunter Outreach Program. This program is designed specifically for for individuals with limited hunting experience, and is Continue reading