Hunter Dies, Two others Hospitalized in Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

carbon monoxideOne man is dead and two others were hospitalized yesterday after being exposed to carbon monoxide poisoning during a hunting trip in Moffat County. All three men were from California. They were camping on Moffat County Road 17 about 25 miles south of Craig. According to the Moffat County Sheriff’s Office, 78-year old Continue reading

Avalanche Advisory Issued for Colorado

AVALANCHE WARNINGThe Colorado Avalanche Information Center is urging mountain visitors to be cautious after up to 40 inches of new snow covered the ground from a series of storms. An avalanche advisory Continue reading

Accident Near Craig Sends One To Hospital

One person was taken to the Memorial Hospital in Craig Sunday morning, following a single vehicle accident. According to an emergency responder, an SUV slid off the highway on Craig’s north bypass. The driver of the vehicle Continue reading

Child’s Body Recovered from Flaming Gorge

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3A four-year-old girl died in Flaming Gorge Saturday afternoon when the vehicle she was in went into the water.  The names of those involved in the tragedy are being withheld for the time being pending notification of family members. Continue reading

Club 20 Identifies Top Ten Issues for Session

club 20-229Club 20 held their informational meeting and county caucuses in Craig Thursday. During the meeting the group identified their Top Ten issues they would like the state legislature to take up during the next Continue reading

3 Dead Elk Found Abandoned Near Dinosaur

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife investigators are asking the public for help in finding the person or persons responsible for killing and abandoning three mature, high-quality bull elk near the town of Dinosaur this past week.  According to CPW investigators, the intact carcasses of two elk were discovered the morning of Nov. 6 Continue reading

Hickenlooper Announces Salazar Retirement

john-salazar-flag-293Governor John Hickenlooper announced today that John Salazar, Colorado’s Commissioner of Agriculture, will retire at the beginning of January 2015. He has served in the role since 2011. The announcement came in a press release. Salazar served three terms representing Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District and was a member of the House Agriculture Committee, Veteran’s Affairs Committee, and the Continue reading

Hermacinski Win Confirmed

Cari-Hermacinski-300Cari Hermacinski has now officially defeated Steve Ivancie for Routt County Commissioner District 3. The race was a close one, with less than 100 votes separating the two by the time Election Night ended. However there were over 100 ballots that still needed to go through the signature verification process. While Continue reading

Hunters Safety Course in Craig this Weekend

hunting-300Colorado Parks and Wildlife is holding another Hunters Safety Course this weekend in Craig. The course will feature a day and a half of classroom instruction, followed by a test and then a chance to fire off live rounds. This weekends class will be held at the CNCC Campus in room 175. Hours are from 9 to 4 Saturday. Sunday, participants will Continue reading

Accidents Reported During Yesterday’s Snow Storm

COLO-STATE-PATROL-3001The Colorado State Patrol responded to a commercial motor vehicle crash yesterday on I-70 in Eagle County. The westbound lanes of the interstate were closed for nearly three hours because of the incident. A semi-truck and box trailer was on Interstate 70 in a left curve when the trailer lost traction on the snowy road. The Continue reading

BLM Kremmling Offers Opportunity for River Entrepreneurs

BLMIn an effort to ensure a variety of recreational opportunities are available within the Upper Colorado River Special Recreation Management Area, the Bureau of Land Management Kremmling Field Office is encouraging special recreation permit applications from commercial Continue reading

State Urges Coloradans to get Flu Shots

seasonal-flu-300The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is advising people to get a vaccine as soon as possible to protect themselves from seasonal influenza. During the 2013-14 flu season, there were 1,759 hospitalizations in Colorado caused by the flu. The vaccine now is available at most physician’s offices and pharmacies. An annual influenza vaccination is recommended for everyone, beginning with Continue reading