Free Park Admission Black Friday

colorado parksIf Black Friday shopping is not your thing, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering a cheaper less stressful option for black Friday activities. CPW is giving away free admission to all State Parks Friday as part of a new tradition they are calling Fresh Air Friday. The CPW Director says this is an opportunity for Continue reading

Colorado Explores Digital Drivers Licenses

bannerfordmvDigital driver’s licenses may be coming to Colorado. The state Department of Revenue announced that the DMV has been selected to Continue reading

Trump To Cancel “Job Killing Restrictions” On Coal

President elect Donald Trump posted a YouTube video yesterday in which he said one of his initial goals after he is sworn into office on January 20th is to cancel “Job Killing Restrictions” On Coal.  In the video Trump also called for reduction of government regulations.  You can view entire video below.

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Get Your Flu Shot Soon

flu-shot-logoThe Colorado state health department is reminding people to get flu shots before Thanksgiving. Flu season typically peaks in January after the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday seasons. Active germs become prevalent during events with a lot of people, like family gatherings. The flu sent over 16-hundred Coloradans to the hospital and so far this year, eight have been Continue reading

Work On The Yampa River Starts Monday

YAMPA RIVERThe Yampa River Core Trail in Steamboat will be closed periodically over the next two weeks to allow work to take place on the Yampa River. The City of Steamboat is partnering with the Friends of the Yampa to Continue reading

Man Arrested On Warrant Charged With Possession

lee_gregory-3A man who was wanted in Sweetwater County was arrested Friday by Sweetwater County Sheriffs Deputies.  26 year old Gregory Joseph Lee was wanted on warrant for violating his probation, stemming from an unlawful possession of methamphetamine charge.  The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Narcotics and Arrest Group received Continue reading

UPDATE: Highway 13 Closure Moved To Wednesday

highway-13-smallThe Colorado Department of transportation has cancelled the closure of Highway 13 south of Craig Tuesday. The highway will now be closed Wednesday to allow construction to continue on the Yampa River Bridge. The highway will be closed from 7 am to 7 pm to allow crews to continue repairs. Detour routes will Continue reading

Fire Destroys Craig Home

craig-fire-rescue-300A fire destroyed a home on 11th street in Craig Friday afternoon. According to Craig Fire and Rescue Chief KC Hume the home of Greg and Charity Neal was completely engulfed in flames by the time fire fighters arrived on the scene a little after one. It took the crew approximately 40 minutes to extinguish the blaze. By Continue reading

Elected Officials Respond To Cancellation Of Oil & Gas Leases

oil-and-gas-drilling-300An announcement was made earlier this week that Secretary of the interior Sally Jewell, Bureau of Land Management Director Neil Kornze and Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper, have agreed to cancel 25 oil and gas leases on the Roan Plateau on the Thompson Divide, located in the White River National Forest. The news of the Continue reading

One Injured In Friday Morning Rollover

roll-over-300One person was injured after a car rolled Friday morning on Highway 13 North of Craig. The accident occurred a little before 6 near the intersection of Highway 13 and Moffat County Road 3. The driver of the vehicle was uninjured. The only passenger involved was transported to Continue reading

Rollover On Highway 13 Thursday

Vehicle-Accident-300One vehicle rolled over Thursday evening on Highway 13 approximately 10 miles south of Craig.  42 year old Leonel Trevizo Reyes was driving a pick up, when he lost control, a little after 5.  Reyes was uninjured during the incident.  Icy Continue reading

Poacher Fined $11,0000 For Killing Trophy Elk

antlersA poacher from the Denver Metro Area was ordered to pay $11,000 in fines earlier this week, for illegally killing a trophy quality bull elk in Northwest Colorado, in November of last year. A man reported seeing 42 year old Agapito Alarid shoot the elk in Game Management Unit 2, located in the Northwest corner of Moffat County. Alarid did not have a license Continue reading