Tag Archives: alcohol

One Dead In Highway 13 Accident

A Grand Junction man died in an accident yesterday on Highway 13 north of Rifle. 54-year-old Troy Friar was driving when he lost control and rolled his vehicle. Friar, who was pronounced dead at the scene, was not wearing his seat belt Continue reading

UPDATE: Blodgett Released On Bond

Despite recommendations from the District Attorney, bail for Justin Blodgett was reduced yesterday from $100,000, to $10,000. Blodgett is facing a felony manslaughter charge relating to the death of Raymond Terrill, who died after the two were reportedly involved in a fight last week in Craig. Blodgett’s lawyer said Terrill’s wife approved of the bond reduction and said Continue reading

No Guns For Pot Users

marijuana-and-weaponsIf you smoke marijuana, the feds don’t want you buying a gun. The Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms is updating their Firearms Transaction form with a question that asks if you’re an “unlawful user” of marijuana. If you answer yes to this Continue reading

Alcohol May Have Contributed To Highway 13 Crash

Vehicle-Accident-300One woman was injured Wednesday when she wrecked her vehicle on Highway 13 North of Craig. 68 year old Kathleen Jensen from Idaho was driving when she lost control, striking a fence on the side of the highway. The accident occurred just after 4:30 yesterday afternoon. Jensen was transported to the Memorial Hospital with what Continue reading

Women Charged With Buying Teens Booze

cont-delinquency-minor-simpTwo women were charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor after a teenager ended up in Pioneers Medical Center in Meeker with alcohol poisoning.  36 year old Samanth Quinteros and 35 year old Brandy Crabill from Meeker turned Continue reading

CO Liquor and Grocery Stores Prepare For Battle Over Booze

liquor-storeThe state’s liquor stores appear ready for a ballot box showdown over selling beer and wine in grocery stores.  Keep Colorado Local has filed two initiatives aimed at helping liquor stores maintain their control of liquor Continue reading

Colorado Substance Abuse Report

substance-abuse2Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman has submitted the the annual report from the “Substance Abuse Trend and Response Task Force'” to the State Judiciary Committees of Continue reading

Prepare Now To Fight A Hangover

ALCOHOLIf your plans to bring in the New Year may include a little to much alcohol. There are things you should know, and do, or not do, to help make you feel better in the morning. Be aware that a hangover is a bunch of symptoms not just one, so be sure to treat the right symptom. A headache or upset stomach each require a different treatment. Continue reading

Two People Seriously Injured in County Road 7 Rollover

1123 ROLLOVERA rollover accident on Moffat County Road 7 sent two people to the hospital with serious injuries Friday night. Troopers say a 26-year old man suffered life threatening injuries, after being ejected during the roll. His passenger, a 21-year old woman suffered serious injuries. The State Continue reading

Crash Takes the Life of Rock Springs Woman

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3A crash east of Rock Springs Thursday afternoon resulted in the death of 33 year old Rock Springs resident Hannah Mayfield. The crash occurred on Interstate 80 about three miles east of Rock Springs. Police say Mayfield failed to properly negotiate a right hand curve in the highway and drifted off the interstate. She overcorrected, Continue reading

Accident Kills Kremmling Man

Vehicle-Accident-300A single vehicle accident late Saturday afternoon claimed the life of a Kremmling man. The rollover crash occurred on Colorado Highway 125 approximately 15 miles northwest of Walden. A van, being driven by Candido Pinedo of Kremmling, was traveling northbound on Highway 125 when the van Continue reading

Man Dies in Rollover Accident North of Steamboat

fatal-300A 50-year old man from Clark was killed in a roll-over crash about 20 miles northeast of Steamboat yesterday. According to the Colorado State Patrol, the driver, whose name has not been released, was driving to fast on a curve on Routt County Road 64 Continue reading