Fall Festival DUI Campaign Underway

DUIThe Heat is on campaign’s Fall Festivals DUI enforcement period in Colorado started Friday and will run through October 24th. The Colorado Department of Transportation is partnering with the State Patrol and other local law enforcement to remove as many intoxicated drivers from the roads as possible. So far this year 133 people have died in Continue reading

Sweetwater County’s Most Wanted

Sweetwater-Sheriffs-logoThe Sweetwater County Sheriffs office recently added four new people to their most wanted list. Authorities are seeking information on the whereabouts of Anthony M. Costello, Antje E. Fisher, Michael T. Flores and Christian S. Oueilhe. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of these individuals is asked to contact the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office at (307)872-3866. Information on the most wanted individuals is available below.  Continue reading

Craig K-Mart Closing

kmart-logoThe Craig K-Mart is closing.  According to store manger David Ross the employees were informed this morning that the store is scheduled to close on December 11th.  The closing will effect about 30 people.  Effective immediately the Craig K-Mart will no longer sell Continue reading

Women Charged With Buying Teens Booze

cont-delinquency-minor-simpTwo women were charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor after a teenager ended up in Pioneers Medical Center in Meeker with alcohol poisoning.  36 year old Samanth Quinteros and 35 year old Brandy Crabill from Meeker turned Continue reading

Clarification On Craig Station Unit 1 Closure

Craig_StationThe future of Craig Station Unit 1 became a little clearer following Thursday nights meeting at Moffat County High School.  Mike McInnes, the CEO of Tri-State, one of the members of the Yampa Project that own Unit 1, attended the meeting to provide an explanation for the closure, and to brief the community on the Yampa Project’s plan for the future.  McInnes stressed that the agreement to close Unit 1 by the end of 2025 was the Continue reading

Craig Men Arrested For Armed Robbery

armedrobbery1Three Craig men were arrested Wednesday night following an armed robbery at a gas station in Steamboat.  Brothers 19 year old Taylor Martinez and 21 year old Joel Martinez are suspected of using a knife to commit the robbery, at the Loaf N’ Jug gas Station on Mount Continue reading

Moffat County United Way Raises 11K

logo-unitedwayThe annual Moffat County United Way campaign had a successful launch yesterday, raising $11,000 in the first day of its 2016 campaign, surpassing their first day goal by $1000.  Routt County United Way kicks off it’s Campaign between 11 and 2 today at Yampa Valley Bank in Steamboat with a one day goal of raising Continue reading

CO Voters Warned Of Scam

scam-alert-1024x788There have been numerous complaints recently about phone calls being made to Colorado voters, in an attempt to obtain sensitive personal information. Voters who are already registered have complained about receiving fraudulent calls informing them that their registration information is Continue reading

Lost Solar Fire Continues To Grow

FireDespite favorable weather conditions this week, the lightning started Lost Solar Fire burning in the Flat Top Wilderness Area approximately 25 miles east of Meeker, has continued to increase in size.  The fire is estimated at just under 7 square miles, an increase of over 1.5 square miles since Monday.  The Lost Solar Fire is being managed using a ‘confine and contain’ Continue reading

Nearly 1,000 Arrested Over Labor Day Weekend

DUI946 drivers were arrested during the Labor Day DUI crackdown in Colorado. This according to numbers released by the Colorado Department of Transportation. In 2015 25% of alcohol related fatalities occurred in August and September. The Labor Day DUI Crackdown puts Colorado law Continue reading

Cruise-in Tonight At McDonalds

CO Cruiser Car Club (1)The Colorado Cruisers Car Club will hold their 3rd “Cruise-in and Show and Shine”, Thursday night at McDonalds in Craig. The event is free and is intended to promote automotive collector hobby to all who like cars, trucks and motorcycles. There will be classic music in the parking lot plus all drivers who bring a collector Continue reading

77 Year Old Shooter Kills One Injures Two

shooting-crime-300Three people were shot yesterday by an elderly man at a senior citizen apartment complex in Cheyenne. 77 year old Larry Rosenberg shot one person inside the Heritage Court Apartments before shooting two more people outside. One of the victims died due to their injuries. After Continue reading