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

United Way Campaigns Get Underway

logo-unitedwayThe annual Moffat and Routt County United Way campaigns get underway this week.  The Moffat County campaign is Thursday from 11 am to 5:30 pm with a goal of raising $10,000 before the end of the day.  In Routt County the campaign is Friday from 11 am to 2 pm with a goal of $20,000 raised that day.  In Craig, Yampa Valley Bank will match the first $5,000 donated Thursday dollar-for-dollar.  In Steamboat, Yampa Valley Bank will Continue reading

Man Injured By Tractor

craig-fire-rescue-300A man was injured in an accident last night on a farm near Moffat County Road 15, about 6 miles northwest of Craig. A representative from the Craig Fire Department believes the man was injured while operating a tractor. He was transported to the Memorial Hospital with what Continue reading

Multiple Factors Affecting Mule Deer

MULE DEERThe Colorado Parks and Wildlife is learning about the complexity of managing the mule deer population after participating in two separate studies.  One recently published in Global Change Biology today, analyzed the correlation between weather, energy development and residential development and the number of young mule deer that survive the winter months in particular areas of Colorado.  The observational study found that as residential development increased, the Continue reading

Get Info On Craig Station Unit 1 Closure

tri-state-g-tThe meeting to discuss the closing of Craig Station Unit 1 is Thursday. An announcement was made last week that Craig Station Continue reading

Celebrate Constitution Week

constitution_we_the_peopleConstitution Week begins this Saturday and runs through Friday the 23rd. The Craig City Council and The Moffat County Commissioners approved a Constitution Week proclamation from members of The Daughters of the American Revolution, at their meetings yesterday. To celebrate Constitution Continue reading

Help Evaluate Broadband In Moffat County

broadband towerAs part of the quest to improve broadband services in Moffat County the company NEO Connect, from Glenwood Springs, has began performing an assessment on broadband capacity. During the assessment NEO Connect will map out existing broadband assets and identify where gaps in coverage may exist. Following the assessment NEO Connect will present several different plans of action to increase broadband capacity. The company will also help Continue reading

Cruise In And Show And Shine Thursday

CO Cruiser Car Club (1)The Colorado Cruisers Car Club will hold their 3rd Cruise-in and Show and Shine of the year, Thursday night at McDonalds in Craig.  The aim of the event is to bring automotive enthusiasts together to share their vehicles, information and stories with other collectors and anyone who likes cars and trucks. Continue reading

Coal Jobs Down 50% Since 2011

coalplugAccording to some estimates, the number of coal jobs in the United States has decreased by almost 50% since the peak in 2011. This has caused unemployment to rise in areas of the country like Wyoming and Northwest Colorado, who depend heavily on coal production. These lost jobs are the result of the falling price of coal, which is currently at a 30 year low, and increased federal and environmental regulations. Experts are uncertain whether Continue reading

Man Arrested After Standoff With Cops

routt-county-sherrifA standoff between police officers and a man hiding in bushes with a shot gun ended with the man being taken into custody Friday night.  Police responded to reports of domestic violence at a home in Hayden shortly after ten, where they discovered 57 year old Scott Wesley Graves hiding in the bushes with a loaded shotgun.  Routt County Sherriff’s deputy and Continue reading