Voters Must Declare Affiliation To Caucus

Today is the deadline for Colorado voters to declare their affiliation, in order to participate in this years Republican or Democrat caucuses. Voters must declare their affiliation by midnight tonight in order to participate in the caucuses Continue reading

Two Announce For County Clerk Election

Two people have announced their intent to run to become the new Moffat County Clerk and Recorder in the 2018 election. Tammy Raschke announced her bid via a letter.  In it Raschke says she has served in the Moffat County Clerk’s office for the last 27 years. She believes Continue reading

Accident Injures Two

Two people were injured in an accident Friday afternoon at the intersection of 9th and Barclay in Craig. The two drivers, who were the only people involved in the accident, were both transported to the hospital for treatment. Their Continue reading

Fire Results In Theater Evacuation

The Wild Horse Movie theater in Steamboat had to be evacuated yesterday afternoon due to a small fire. A vacuum cleaner is thought to have been the cause of the fire which occurred around 1 yesterday afternoon which kicked on the theater sprinkler system.  Firefighters Continue reading

Beware Of Thin Ice

With winters return to Northwest Colorado, people out recreating in the back country need to use caution when doing so near frozen bodies of water. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding the public that while snow may be deep, ponds and streams still may not be frozen enough for winter activity. You should always assume unsafe ice conditions Continue reading

Scammers Impersonating Law Enforcement

Scammers who claim to represent the Sheriff’s department are again targeting people in the Sweetwater County. The scammer is claiming they’re a law enforcement officer, and are threatening targets with arrest for supposedly evading jury duty. The victim is then told they can avoid arrest by purchasing e-vouchers or re-loadable debit cards in Continue reading

UPDATE: Memo Repeals Federal Protection For Marijuana States

Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memo Thursday which ends an Obama-era policy protecting states with legalized recreational marijuana. The Obama administration instituted protections for states with legalized marijuana in 2013, protecting them from federal regulations, so long as state officials were able to keep marijuana Continue reading

Semi Roll-Over Closes Highway

A semi roll-over closed Highway 139 near Rangely Wednesday night for more than 3 hours. The truck was carrying a load of hay which spilled onto the highway. The driver was not Continue reading

Comment On Permit For New Pit At ColoWyo

Public comments are being accepted concerning a proposed air permit for ColoWyo Mine’s Collom pit. Comments are being accepted now through January 28th. The air permit is required for operations at the mine to continue. The Collom development will support more Continue reading

Deaths At Coal Mines Increased In 2017

15 workers died in Coal mines last year according to new data from the Mine Safety and Health Administration. This is an increase over the 9 deaths that occurred in U.S. coal mines in 2016, a record low. 8 miners died in West Virginia, with 3 miner deaths occurring in Kentucky, while one worker died in Colorado, Wyoming, Alabama, Montana and Continue reading

Steamboat Tax Collections Up Again

Steamboat tax collections increased again in November, according to the preliminary Sales Use and Accommodation Tax Report. Taxes for November grew by almost 5%, or $68,000, when compared to the previous year, with the Continue reading

UPDATE: Two Wanted Men Arrested

Craig Police arrested one individual who had a warrant out for their arrest and issued a warrant for another Wednesday morning. David Oberg was taken Continue reading