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Alcohol Contributes To Roll-Over In Craig

Alcohol consumption is believed to have contributed to a roll-over accident over the weekend In Craig. According to a representative with the Craig Police Department, an unidentified Craig man was driving on Ranney Street Saturday afternoon, north of Victory way, Continue reading

National Historic Designation For Downtown Meeker?

A consultant for the Meeker National Register Historic District will be speaking at a public presentation tomorrow night at the Meeker Town Hall, concerning the National Historic District designation for downtown Meeker. The presentation will focus on economic development, tax credit and grant eligibility Continue reading

Turn Water On Your Property Into Power

Those interested in using water on their land to provide power to their property may consider attending a seminar this week in Craig and Steamboat. Regional water rights holders who have at least several hundred gallons of water flow per minute are invited to the free workshop “Make your Own Power with Water” on Thursday in Craig and Steamboat. Representatives from the Colorado Continue reading

Wyoming Unemployment Rate Unchanged

Wyoming’s unemployment rate went unchanged between December and January, remaining at 4.1%, according to a new report from the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services. The national unemployment rate also stood at 4.1% in January. Wyoming’s unemployment rate is significantly Continue reading

More Details On Fatal Head On Accident

The identities of the individuals involved in the fatal head on collision Friday morning, 5 miles south of Meeker, have been released by the Colorado State Patrol. 28-year-old Jessica Widmer of Rifle was driving when she lost control on a curve, resulting in her vehicle drifting into the opposite lane, where it collided head on with a vehicle being driven by 32-year- Continue reading

Facebook Scam Targeting NW Colorado

Craig Police are warning residents of a new scam on Facebook. Numerous people in the area have received a direct message from one of their friends that prompts the target to text or call a phone number to secure a “free money grant”. This is a scam. It is very likely that the friend’s account that Continue reading

UPDATE 3: Highway 13 Open After Fatal Head On

Highway 13 was fully closed for about half an hour Friday morning 5 miles south of Meeker, due to a fatal head on accident. According to a representative with the Colorado State Patrol, one of the individuals involved was killed, while another sustained serious injury. Additional Continue reading

Student Removed After “Concerning” Statements

A Hayden High School student was removed Thursday, after another student reported they were concerned with recent actions and statements made by that student.  According to a release from Hayden Police Chief Greg Tuliszewski, no Continue reading

UPDATE: Highway 40 Reopened After Accident

Highway 40 was closed for about half an hour Friday morning near mile marker 99 east of Craig, due to a three vehicle accident. Two of the cars involved ended up in the ditch on the side of the roadway, while another vehicle was disabled on the road. According to a representative with the Colorado Continue reading

New Details On City Manager Firing

Craig Mayor John Ponikvar confirmed this morning that outgoing City Manager Mike Foreman was fired due to an incident that occurred at the Kiwanis Play. Foreman reportedly got into a verbal altercation with a female at the play, forcing a Moffat County Sheriff’s Deputy to Continue reading

Multiple Arrests For Drug And Gang Activity

Multiple people were arrested this week after a three-month investigation into property crimes, narcotics and gang activity related to a residence on Battlement Mesa in Garfield County. A search warrant was conducted on Tuesday, when officers discovered forged documents, drug paraphernalia, Continue reading

Steamboat Tax Collections Up To Start Year

Steamboat tax collections were up to start the year, according to the Final Sales Use and Accommodation Tax Report for January. Taxes for January grew by nearly 9%, or more than $200 thousand, as compared to January of 2017. The biggest tax increases came from marijuana Continue reading