Man Charged in Hunting Death of Teen Boy

MESAProsecutors have charged a man accused of fatally shooting a 14-year-old boy while hunting on western Colorado’s Grand Mesa. The Mesa County District Attorney’s Office said Friday that 59-year-old Guy Pohto, of Cook, Minnesota, is charged with reckless manslaughter and hunting in a careless manner for the September 13th Continue reading

Craig Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident

BOWERSA Craig man was killed in a motorcycle accident on Highway 13 last night. State Troopers say 41-year old Jesse Bowers was riding into Craig, about 5 miles south of town, when he lost control of his bike and laid it down on the shoulder. Bowers was thrown from the bike off a steep embankment. Although he was wearing his Continue reading

Bridge Work Continues Over Yampa River on Highway 13

C-DOTBridge work over the Yampa River on Highway 13 about 5 miles south of Craig will continue next week. Crews will continue to install riprap and embankment. There will be intermittent lane closures throughout the week, and work trucks Continue reading

Bennet Urges Reauthorization of LWCF Funds

MICHAEL-BENNETColorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet is urging reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). Bennet says it’s not included in the current stopgap funding measure and will expire next week. LWCF supports the conservation of parks, open spaces, and wildlife habitat for the benefit of hunting, fishing, and outdoor recreation. Many parts of Colorado have received LWCF funding, including the White Continue reading

Eagle County Detectives Make Cocaine Arrests

logo-eagle-county-sheriffDetectives with the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office confiscated 62 grams of cocaine and 2.37 grams of methamphetamine during an undercover drug operation Tuesday evening. The undercover operation was initiated after receiving information that 23 year old Mateo Serna Guitierrez, from Dotsero, may be selling cocaine. Continue reading

Sweetwater County Detectives Make Drug Bust

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3On Tuesday, detectives in Sweetwater County went to a home in Rock Springs looking for 40-year-old Roy Rasmusson, who was wanted on an active arrest warrant. Rasmusson and 48 year old Barbara Knox were found at the residence and Rasmusson was arrested with marijuana and methamphetamine in his possession. More drugs Continue reading

Sidewalk Work This Weekend in Steamboat

City-of-SteamboatThe City of Steamboat Springs and Duckels Construction will begin work on the Village Drive Sidewalk connection from Walton Creek Road to the Sunray Village Sidewalk starting tomorrow. Continue reading

VNA Offers Drop-In Flu Shot Clinics

Northwest Colorado VNAThe Northwest Colorado VNA is reminding residents to get their flu shots this year. They’ll hold drop-in clinics for the inoculations next month. You can walk in to the VNA in Craig any Thursday after October 1st from 2:30 to 4:30 to get your shot. From Continue reading

Parks and Wildlife Awards Fishing Grants

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife awarded funds totaling more than $200,000 this summer to six projects to improve angling opportunities around Colorado. The projects are intended to result in new and expanded angler access to the Lake Fork of the Gunnison, Colorado, and Arkansas Rivers, improve in-stream habitat in Boulder Creek and Continue reading

Dinosaur Gears up for Centennial Celebration

Dinosaur-National-Monument-The celebration of Dinosaur National Monument’s 100th Anniversary culminates the weekend of October 2nd through the 4th with a variety of events hosted by the monument and community partners. Entrance fees will be Continue reading

Hearings Held in Denver Over Methane Emissions

EPA-300An energy industry representative says over-regulating methane emissions could discourage the use of environment-friendly natural gas, but a former Colorado air quality official says cutting methane is a cost-effective way to fight the purported effects of man-induced climate change. The Environmental Protection Continue reading

Eagle County Man Could get 100 Years for Crime Spree

logo-eagle-county-sheriffAn Eagle County man has been arrested in connection with an alleged crime spree and could face more than 100 years behind bars. 31-year-old Jesus Manuel Miranda was charged Tuesday with 18 felonies after allegedly robbing two businesses September 4th. Miranda has also been accused of shooting a man, smacking a store Continue reading