Colorado Juveniles Arrested in String of Vehicle Thefts

whpOn Friday, two juvenile runaways from Colorado were arrested by a Wyoming State Trooper for a string of vehicle thefts from Colorado and Wyoming. While Deputies from the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office and Troopers from Patrol were looking for a pickup reported stolen in the Dubois area, the Fremont County Continue reading

Bear Head Came from Legal Hunt

black-bearA severed bear head discovered in a Steamboat neighborhood came from a bear that was legally hunted. The head was found Thursday, ironically on Bear Drive. Colorado Parks and Wildlife determined that the head came from a bear legally hunted. The investigation determined that Continue reading

Clinton Stumps for Colorado Democrats

CLINTONFormer President Bill Clinton is lending his voice to Colorado’s embattled Democrats. Clinton canceled an appearance at a Saturday fundraiser for Senator Mark Udall in Denver after the birth of his first grandchild. But the former president Continue reading

Veterans Given Free Pot

MARIJUANA-300A marijuana giveaway for veterans attracted about 1,000 people to a Colorado Springs hotel. The “Grow 4 Vets” giveaway aimed to bring cannabis-based treatments to veterans with service-related conditions as an alternative to pain medications. Veterans were given a bag of items that included cannabis oil, an edible Continue reading

Marijuana Arrests Down at C-U

MARIJUANA-300The number of students disciplined for marijuana and other drug violations at the University of Colorado was cut in half between 2012 and 2013. Newly released crime statistics showed a 48 percent drop in drug violations. Recreational pot for people over 21 was legalized in 2012. In 2013, there were 588 disciplinary referrals to the Office Continue reading

Prescribed Burn Planned Near Seedhouse Campground

controlled-burns-300Routt National Forest fire crews are planning to conduct a prescribed burn in early October southwest of the Seedhouse Campground in northern Routt County. The burn will take place on Forest Service lands managed by the Hahns Continue reading

Health Officials Investigating Child Illness

HEALTH-SYMBOL-300Health officials are investigating nine cases of muscle weakness or paralysis in Colorado children and whether the culprit is a virus causing severe respiratory illness across the country. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday sent doctors an alert about the polio-like cases. The germ – enterovirus 68 – was detected in Continue reading

State Approves Incentive for Tarantino Film

tarantinoColorado has approved a $5 million incentive package to lure production of the upcoming Quentin Tarantino film “The Hateful Eight.” The state Economic Development Commission approved the package Friday. Colorado’s incentives beat out those of Utah and Wyoming. The film could be filmed on a 900-acre ranch west of Telluride, depending on local permit approval. Budgeted at $44 million, the film would be the most significant production in Continue reading

Rick Upchurch Raising Money for Fight Against Cancer in Craig

upchurchFormer Denver Broncos player Rick Upchurch is in Craig this weekend, helping to raise money for the Moffat County Cancer Society. Upchurch played for the Broncos from 1975 to 1983, and appeared in two Super Bowls with the team. He has been using his time now to spread awareness of cancer, having been diagnosed himself with Leukemia. Upchurch and other fellow former Continue reading

Prescription Drug Take-Back Events

PILLSThe National Take Back Initiative (NTBI) for prescription drugs will take place tomorrow from 10 to 2 at the Centennial Mall parking lot in Craig. Police say the event provides a great opportunity for those with personal prescriptions who’ve missed previous Take-Back events or who have accumulated unwanted, unused prescription Continue reading

Hayden and Moffat County Homecoming Events Wrap Up this Weekend

homecoming-week-300Hayden and Moffat County High Schools wrap up their homecoming celebrations this weekend. At Hayden, today is Black and Orange Day. The parade takes place at 1, with a pep rally to follow on the football field. A class contest will take place immediately following the pep rally. Coronation will take place at halftime of tonight’s Continue reading

Fuller Center has Work Day Sunday

Fuller-CenterThe Moffat County Fuller Center for Housing has a workday coming up this weekend, and they’re looking for a little help. The group will get Continue reading