New Fire Starts In Dinosaur National Monument

WILD FIREA lightning fire started Sunday about 25 miles west of Maybell. The 335 acre “Happy Hollow” fire is burning through trees and sage brush in Dinosaur National Monument. Nearly 100 firefighters are working in conjunction with air support to Continue reading

Colorado To Vote On Assisted Suicide

Assisted SuicideThe measure that would allow terminally ill patients in Colorado, to acquire medication to assist with their death, has received the required amount of signatures to reach the November ballot. The “aid in dying” measure would change state law to Continue reading

Learn More About Prescription Drug Abuse

PILLSA meeting will take place tomorrow morning in Craig to discuss prescription drug abuse, and the formation of a youth mentorship program for Moffat County. The forum is being hosted by members from Grand Futures Prevention Coalition and the Moffat County Department of Social Services. The meeting starts at 11 Continue reading

MCHS Wrestling Prime Rib Dinner And Auction Thursday

bulldog-logo-0011A fundraiser will be held Thursday night at Moffat County High School to benefit the High School wrestling team. The annual M-C-H-S wrestling prime rib dinner and silent auction will start at 5:30, with a live auction beginning at 6:30. The cost is $30 for individuals, $50 per couple, or $75 for a Continue reading

Time Running Out To Register For Softball Tournament

YVYPThursday is the final day to register for the Yampa Valley Young Professionals “Balls Out” co-ed softball tournament. The tournament starts Saturday with pool play, followed by a single elimination tournament Sunday. The cost is $150 per team, all participants must be 18 years or older, or 14 and older with Continue reading

BLM To Talk Travel Plan Thursday

BLMThe travel plan for the BLM’s White River Field Office and other issues will be discussed at a meeting this Thursday morning in Craig. The BLM’s Northwest Resource Advisory Council is hosting the meeting to gather public comments on the travel plan and other issues affecting land users in Continue reading

Wyoming Primary Election Today

Vote_CheckmarkThe Wyoming primary elections are Tuesday. Polls will stay open through 7 Tuesday night, and any person in line by 7 will be given the chance to vote. Those who haven’t registered to vote before today may do so at the polls. By state law, employees who do not have three or more consecutive non-working hours during the times polls are open must be given Continue reading

Changes To Wyoming Concealed Carry Application Process

wyoming-flag-graphicThe process of obtaining a concealed firearm permit in Wyoming has changed. Concealed carry permits that use to be obtained through the local county sheriffs office now must be acquired through the states Division of Criminal Investigation. The Wyoming concealed firearm Continue reading

Trail Closures On Emerald Mountain

emerald-mountain-300A number of trails are closed on Emerald Mountain to allow the City of Steamboat to continue the removal of beetle kill trees in the area. Root Canal, Upper and Middle Stairway to Heaven and No Mo’Bluez will all be closed through October, to allow the project to be completed. Additional closures Continue reading

Woman Dies In Vehicle Accident Near Toponas

Colorado 134 signA single vehicle crash Sunday resulted in the death of a 46-year-old Boulder woman. Although the accident is estimated to have occurred in the early overnight hours it was not discovered until 6:30 Sunday morning when the driver and sole occupant, Leslie Henderson, was found inside the vehicle. A report from the Colorado State Patrol Continue reading

Fire Destroys Steamboat Residence

IMG_1791An overnight fire early Sunday destroyed a home in Steamboat at 1855 Fish Creek Falls Road. Neighbors called Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue to report the fire in the home that had also ignited trees next to the residence. West Routt Fire Protection District firefighters were also called to the scene. Upon arriving, fire crews first attacked the flames in the Continue reading

Car Catches Fire On Highway 40

craig-fire-rescue-300A vehicle caught fire Friday night, after striking a deer on Highway 40 about 13 miles west of Craig. The accident, which occurred around 11:30, caused issues with the engine resulting in it catching fire. The driver of the vehicle was Continue reading