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Man Dies In Construction Accident

A construction worker died after a workplace accident yesterday afternoon in Steamboat. The 48-year-old man, who has not been identified, was struck by a piece of steel while helping to construct a home on Steamboat Boulevard. The Continue reading

Deserado Mine Operator Cited For Workers Death

The operator of the Deserado mine near Rangely has received a citation for a safety violation related to the worker who died at the mine in August. 32-year-old Jason Stevens of Vernal Utah was killed after a trough, a container used to clean coal, fell on him and crushed his body. According to the investigative Continue reading

Closures Announced For Winter Carnival

With the 105th Steamboat Winter Carnival scheduled this weekend, the city will be closing several roads and implementing additional services to accommodate the event.  One lane of Lincoln Ave will be closed for 6 to 8 hours starting Wednesday afternoon at 1, to allow crews to set up for street events. Lincoln Avenue will be fully closed from 5th Continue reading

Group Hired To Develop Ballot Question To Increase Revenue

The Moffat County Commissioners signed an agreement with George K. Baum & Company at their meeting yesterday, to explore the viability of a ballot measure for the upcoming election, which would look to increase county revenues. The group will be Continue reading

MRH Looks To Become A Federally Qualified Health Center

The Moffat County Commissioners and The Craig City Council signed letters of support for Memorial Regional Health at their meetings yesterday endorsing Continue reading

Highway 40 Closed Tuesday Night

The intersection of Elk River Road and Highway 40 will be closed tomorrow night through Wednesday morning to allow work to take place on the intersection. The intersection will be closed from 8 at night until 6 in the morning. Drivers in the area Continue reading

BLM Modifies Wyoming Coal Lease

The BLM Wyoming Rock Springs Field Office approved a coal lease modification last week for Black Butte Coal Company. The modification will allow the company to mine approximately 9.2 million tons of additional coal. The lease modification Continue reading

UPDATE: Hayden Man Dies After Collision With Elk

The man who died following a collision with an elk yesterday morning has been identified as 42-year-old Todd Edwards of Hayden. Edwards struck the elk on Highway 40, 15 miles west of Steamboat. His car went off the road, down a steep cliff, coming to rest on train tracks. Edwards, Continue reading

Dangerous Travel Conditions

Warmer temperatures rain and high winds have created dangerous walking and driving conditions in the area. This weather pattern has resulted in ice covered roads and walkways which can be especially dangerous. Be sure to give Continue reading

Snow Dumps On Craig, Not Surrounding Areas

With only two inches of accumulation expected in Craig between yesterday and today, the amount of snow that fell was a surprise. Craig residents were not the only ones caught off guard this morning as the storm also surprised the National Weather Service in Grand Junction. In what John Kyle of the National Weather Service called an anomaly, Craig received the largest amount of snow from the storm. As much as 24 inches of Continue reading