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UPDATED-Missing Snowmobiler Found

Search and rescue crews were able to locate 61 year old Chris Zigler of Baggs Monday morning, after he did not return from a Sunday snowmobiling excursion. Zigler was by himself riding his snowmobile yesterday in the northeast corner of Moffat County near Bakers Peak. Zigler was reported missing around 2 Monday morning.  He Continue reading

CO Marijuana Sales Top $1 Billion In 2016

The Colorado Department of Revenue announced last week that combined sales of recreational and medical marijuana topped $1 billion in 2016. From the 1.3 billion dollars in marijuana sales, Colorado collected nearly $200 million in state tax revenue. The $200 million dollars does not include the Continue reading

MADD Opposes Bill Extending Bar Hours

A bill that would extend the hours alcohol could be sold in certain areas in Colorado is being opposed by Mothers Against Drunk Driving. The bill would give local communities the ability to set their own closing times for bars in their area, as opposed to having a mandated statewide closing time. MADD believes having varying closing times for bars through out the state will increase the amount Continue reading

Body Found During Fire Investigation

The Sweetwater County Sheriffs Office is investigating the circumstances that lead to the death of Sweetwater County resident Mary Whitfield. Emergency crews responded to a fire at the 54 year old’s home Friday afternoon, when her body was discovered. By the time crews had arrived on the scene, the fire had self extinguished. Investigators Continue reading

Area Wrestlers Excel At Regional Tourneys

Moffat County upset the number 3 ranked 3A team, Centauri, by decisively winning the regional wrestling tournament in Buena Vista over the weekend.  11 Bulldog wrestlers placed at the tournament.  8 of them will advance to the State Tournament which gets underway this Thursday Continue reading

Regional Wrestling Tournaments Start Today

Regional wrestling tournaments kick off today. SoRoCo, Meeker, Rangely, West Grand, North Park and Hayden are competing at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction.  Steamboat is wrestling at Denver West High School and Moffat County at Buena Vista High School. The top 4 finishers at each weight will advance to the State Tournament next weekend in Denver. According to On the Mat Continue reading

Threat That Closed High Schools Not Credible

The threat, which closed down high schools in Garfield County yesterday, and put the middle and elementary schools on lock down for a period of time, was later deemed not credible. The lock down was lifted around one yesterday afternoon. The FBI alerted Carbondale police to an anonymous threat, thought to have been made by an 18 year old Continue reading

One Arrested After 3 Car Accident

One person was arrested yesterday afternoon just before 3, after police say she caused a 3 vehicle accident on Yampa Avenue in Craig. Two cars involved, blocked the intersection of Yampa and Sixth for a period of time, while emergency responders could clear the scene. 37 Continue reading

Kiwanis Play Tickets On Sale Saturday

Tickets go on sale tomorrow for this year’s Kiwanis Play. The Kiwanis Club will host a ticket sale kickoff party at JW Snacks in Craig. Tickets are on sale for $20 a piece with tables of ten available for $200. The Kickoff Party starts at 2.  The play Continue reading

Felony Charge May Result For Killing Animals

It may soon be a felony in Wyoming to shoot and kill an animal or pet on someone else’s property. A bill was passed out of a State House committee yesterday would increase the charge for killing someone else’s animals from a misdemeanor to a felony. Ranchers and pet owners have lost animals in the state after someone shoots the Continue reading

Garfield County High Schools Closed After Threat

Officials closed Roaring Fork, Glenwood Springs and Basalt high schools Thursday morning after the schools were alerted by the Carbondale Police Department that an 18-year-old student had threatened violence against a school on social media.  While the threat was anonymous, the IP address was traced to the Carbondale area.  As a Continue reading

Man Who Rolled Car Thursday Turns Himself In

The driver who rolled his vehicle last Thursday on Highway 13 north of Craig turned himself in Wednesday night after a warrant was issued for his arrest.  The driver was identified as 34 year old Craig resident Tanner Sholes.  Sholes was wanted for careless driving, driving Continue reading