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Hixson Found After Reported Break In

A two-day search for disabled veteran, Cory Hixson, who when missing from his home in Broomfield, ended Monday when he was found in Greeley.  Weld county Sheriff’s officers didn’t know that Hixson was a missing person when he was arrested, accused of breaking into a home. The Weld County District Attorney’s Office has yet to determine whether or Continue reading

Initiatives Regulating New O&G Development Fail To Make Ballot

Co-Oil-Gas-300Two proposed ballot initiatives aimed at increasing regulations for new oil and gas development failed to gather enough signatures to reach the November ballot. The first initiative would have given local governments authority to ban fracking and to regulate new oil and gas development as they saw fit. The second would have extended the buffer zone around new oil and gas developments from 500 to 2,500 feet. If passed this Continue reading

Boat Sober This Weekend

boatingIf you are planning on boating on Colorado waters this weekend make sure you are doing it sober. The Colorado Parks and Wildlife is participating in Operation Dry Water this weekend which is a national campaign to raise awareness about the dangers of boating under the influence. Due to this heightened awareness CPW officers Continue reading

Hit And Run Suspect At Large

HIT AND RUNA hit and run suspect is still at large after striking and killing a pedestrian around 4 a.m. last Thursday in Eagle County. The crash occurred on Highway 131 near mile marker 5. The vehicle involved was a full size SUV that likely sustained damage to its front end that Continue reading

Fire West Of Craig

craig-fire-rescue-300There was a grass fire Sunday afternoon about 17 miles west of Craig. The fire burned approximately 16.5 acres of grass and Sage Brush. According to Moffat County Sheriff and Craig Fire and Rescue Chief KC Hume firefighters were able to control the fire before any Continue reading

Schedule For Whittle The Wood

whittle-the-wood-tile-150Wood carving began yesterday at Loudy Simpson Park as chain saw artists got to work on their creations ahead of this weekend’s Whittle the Wood in Craig. The carving will continue through Saturday morning. The public is invited to stop by over the next couple of days and watch as the pieces take shape. Judging will be Saturday. This year’s Whittle Continue reading

RV Explodes Near Steamboat

IMG_1857(2)A recreational vehicle exploded Tuesday at the Eagle Soaring RV Park 3 miles west of Steamboat. When emergency crews arrived they found the owner of the RV had been pulled from the vehicle. After assessing the situation, crews were able to extinguish the fire and keep it from spreading to adjacent vehicles. Two dogs Continue reading

Shooting West Of Craig

craig-fire-rescue-300One person was shot Friday night  at a house just west of Craig. According to a representative from Craig Fire and Rescue, the incident occurred around 9 Friday night, and the individual who was shot was transported by helicopter to St Continue reading

Millions Of Dollars Could Return To NW Colorado

US SenateAn amendment that would force the federal government to return tens of millions of dollars collected from oil and gas leases in Northwest Colorado was introduced earlier this week in the US senate. The amendment was co sponsored by Colorado US Senators Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner. The Oil and gas revenues were collected Continue reading

Fire At The Old Train Depot In Craig

craig-fire-rescue-300There was a small fire at the old train depot in Craig Friday afternoon. Fire fighters reported to the incident at around 4:45 where they discovered a mattress smoldering in the building. Fire fighters determined that someone had been in Continue reading

Are Regulations Negatively Affecting Business In CO

colorado-state-seal-300CEO’s from around the country have rated Colorado as the 15th best state in which to do business. In “The Best and Worse States Survey” CEO’s are asked to provide insights on factors that affect their decision on weather to do business in a state. These factors include tax and regulatory requirements, quality of workforce, and quality of living environment. Colorado’s ranking in the survey feel from 11th in the previous Continue reading

Colorado Parks And Wildlife Commission To Meet Next Week

colorado parksThe Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission will hold a meeting in Grand Junction on May 12th and 13th to discuss issues that affect areas in Northwest Colorado. Specific topics of discussion will include Gunnison Basin elk management, fish diseases in Colorado hatcheries, climate science, revenue generation and Continue reading