Colorado Cruisers Meeting Tonight

CO Cruiser Car Club (1)The Colorado Cruiser Car Club in Craig will hold their monthly meeting Tuesday night at 6:30.  The meeting will include final planning for the clubs August 6th car show at Loudy-Simpson Park.  Tuesdays meeting will be held outside Continue reading

Beaver Creek Fire Moves Into Wyoming

FireThe Beaver Creek Fire that is burning North West of Walden has made its way across the Wyoming state line. The fire that began June 19th has now reached about a mile into the state. Crews are still focusing their efforts on protecting structures in the area, and creating and maintaining fire lines. The Beaver Continue reading

Craig Man Suspect In String Of Area Burglaries

Jason TracyThe Moffat County Sheriff’s Department believe they have solved a series of burglaries.  Late last week a Sheriff’s Deputy spotted a 4-wheeler that matched the description of one that had reportedly been stolen while responding to an unrelated call.  After running the vehicle identification number and determining that it was indeed the stolen 4-wheeler, a warrant was obtained to search the rest of the property in the Jensen Subdivision on the North Side of Continue reading

UPDATE: Beaver Creek Fire At Almost 19,000 Acres

2016_07_02-19.57.23.115-CDTThe Beaver Creek Fire continued to burn over the weekend expanding to just under 19,000 acres. Low humidity and winds continue to dry fuels in the area, and those conditions are expected to continue. It’s anticipated that the fire will continue to grow so additional resources have Continue reading

Group Will Provide Free Work In Craig This Week

Fuller-CenterThe second group of bike riders, sponsored by the Fuller Center for Housing, will be arriving in Craig tomorrow afternoon. Participants on the ride will spend Wednesday in Craig volunteering their time and labor to work on the homes and yards owned by the disabled, senior citizens, Continue reading

NW Colorado Produced 81% Of States Coal In April

coalplugNorthwest Colorado produced over 80% of the states coal in April according to recent numbers released by the Yampa Valley Data Partners. However, the numbers are slightly misleading as annual production for 2016 is 23 to 44 percent behind the totals Continue reading

Mosquito Spraying Scheduled For Maybell

mosquito300Moffat County will conduct aerial mosquito spraying in the Maybell area this week. The spraying is scheduled to begin Wednesday and will take place through Sunday, weather permitting. Moffat County monitors mosquito traps throughout the county and schedules aerial spraying for the Continue reading

Beaver Creek Fire Area Under Red Flag Warning

Beaver Creek Fire 2A  Red Flag Warning has been issued today for the Beaver Creek Fire area. A red flag warning is a forecast issued by the National Weather Service to inform area firefighting and land management agencies that conditions are ideal for wildland fire combustion, and rapid spread. When humidity is very low, and especially when there are high or erratic winds, the Red Flag Warning becomes a critical statement for firefighting Continue reading

Craig 18 Year Old Dies At Denver Hospital

Trystan Campbell18-year-old, Trystan Campbell, who was pulled unresponsive from the Yampa River South of Craig  Friday afternoon, died Saturday from his injuries after being revived at The Memorial  Hospital at Craig, then flown by flight-for-life to University Hospital in Denver.  A “Go Fund Me’”  account has been set up in his name to help his family with  Continue reading

High Fire Danger This Weekend

RED FLAGA Red Flag Warning is in effect Saturday and Sunday for most of Moffat and Rio Blanco Counties.  With gusty winds, low humidity and dry conditions fire could spread and get out of control rapidly.  Those that see signs of smoke should report it immediately to local Continue reading

UPDATE: Man Thought Dead Revived At TMH

YAMPA RIVEREmergency responders pulled a man from the Yampa River south of Craig late Friday afternoon.  According to Moffat County Sheriff KC Hume, a caller to 911 reported a man in the river who appeared to be Continue reading

South Routt School District Receives One Million Dollars

Ram_HeadThe South Routt School District will receive $1 million from the Colorado State Board of Education emergency fund, taking all but $80,000 from the fund.  The State Board voted Thursday to approve the South Routt School District’s request for supplemental assistance due to non payment of taxes from Continue reading