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Volunteers Coming To Work In Craig

If you are driving Highway 40 west of Craig Friday, keep your eyes out for a group of bike riders. Participants on a ride, sponsored by the Fuller Center for Housing, will spend the Continue reading

UPDATE: Meeting Tuesday Night To Talk Dead Dog Fire

The Dead Dog Fire burning 10 miles north of Rangely, which was estimated at 40 acres Sunday night, grew to more than 5,000 acres yesterday due to wind gusts exceeding 70 miles an hour. The rapid growth forced the closure of Highway 40 between Dinosaur and Skull Valley for about 5 hours yesterday afternoon and Continue reading

Two Sent To Hospital After Highway 40 Accident

A two vehicle accident on Highway 40 near Steamboat sent two to the hospital yesterday afternoon. 20-year-old Griffin Palmer of Steamboat was attempting to make a turn from Highway 131 onto Highway 40 when he pulled in front of an SUV. The driver of the SUV swerved to avoid Palmer, but the cars collided. Passengers in the SUV, 40-year-old Continue reading

Highway 40 To Be Closed Tuesday Night

The US 40 and Elk River Road intersection in Steamboat will be fully closed Tuesday night. The closure will allow crews to set barriers and re-stripe the road in preparation for a major construction project in the area. The closure will last from 7 Tuesday evening though 6 Wednesday morning. A Continue reading

UPDATE: Craig Man Dies In Car Accident

A Craig man, 29-year-old Justin Ketchum, died in a single vehicle accident Tuesday on Highway 40 three miles west of Kremmling. According to the Colorado State patrol,  Ketchum was a passenger in the car being driven by 21-year-old Anna Gates of Craig, who lost control of the vehicle sending it Continue reading

Highway 14 Closed For Semi Recovery

Highway 14 was closed yesterday between Walden and Highway 40 to remove a semi that slid off the road. The road had to be closed from to 5 to 6:15 to allow a tow-truck to pull the semi back onto the highway.  Icy and snow packed roads Continue reading

One Car Accident On Highway 40

HIGHWAY-40-300A woman lost control of her vehicle Thursday afternoon on Highway 40 east of Craig. The accident occurred around 3:30 near the border of Moffat and Routt Counties. The woman is believed to have lost control of the vehicle due to icy conditions, sending the car into the Continue reading

UPDATE: Two Vehicle Accident On Highway 40

car-accident-300Two cars collided near the west Kum & Go in Craig this morning after one of the drivers ran the  light at the intersection Finley and Highway 40. The drivers were the only occupants in the vehicles at the time of the accident, neither was injured. The driver responsible for the Continue reading

UPDATE – I70 Traffic Detoured Through NW Colorado

I70 SIGNInterstate 70 traffic was detoured through Meeker, Craig, Hayden, Steamboat and Oak Creek Wednesday as Glenwood Canyon was closed for helicopter operations associated with the ongoing rockfall mitigation project in the canyon.  The Canyon was expected to also be closed Thursday, but that closure has been canceled as ideal Continue reading

Car Ends Up In Ditch Off Highway 40

craig-fire-rescue-300There was a single vehicle accident early Friday morning on Highway 40 in Craig. According to a representative from Craig Fire and Rescue, the driver, who was not identified, lost control of their vehicle around 2 a.m., sending the car into the ditch on the side of the Continue reading

UPDATE: Accidents On Rabbit Ears Pass

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Two accidents on Rabbit Ears closed the pass Friday afternoon.  According to the Colorado State Patrol there was about 6 inches of snow on the roadway  at the time and road conditions were a contributing factor to both accidents.  In the first accident Ruth Feiring of Steamboat, who was driving a Suburban lost control of her vehicle which then Continue reading