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Snowmobilers Cited For Trespassing In Mt. Zirkel

14 snowmobilers from across the country have been cited over the last several months, for trespassing in the Mount Zirkel Wilderness are in the Routt National Forest. As part of an effort to protect wilderness areas like Mount Zirkel from the effects of human activity, Continue reading

Facebook Scam Targeting NW Colorado

Craig Police are warning residents of a new scam on Facebook. Numerous people in the area have received a direct message from one of their friends that prompts the target to text or call a phone number to secure a “free money grant”. This is a scam. It is very likely that the friend’s account that Continue reading

Dog Carcass Discovered

An investigation determined that a dead dog, which was discovered recently in the Rock Springs area, had not been shot. A picture of the dog carcass was posted on Facebook, resulting in public speculation about how the dog died, including the theory that it had been shot to death. A Sweetwater County animal Continue reading

School Put On Lockdown After Threat

Homestake Peak School in the Eagle-Vail area was put on lockdown yesterday due to a threat. Officers responded to the school just before 11 yesterday morning. According to a release, the officers and teachers were able to deal with the issue and safely secure the building in a short period of time. After Continue reading

Three Snowmobilers Rescued

Three snowmobilers were rescued last week in south central Wyoming. 22-year-old Caleb Bell of Fort Collins, 44-year-old Jay Leonard of Evans and 24-year-old Austin Wanamaker of Windsor were reported missing after they were last seen in the Lake Marie area, near the border of Carbon and Continue reading

Lost Woman Rescued

Routt County Search and Rescue were called in to assist a woman yesterday afternoon who had become lost near the Dry Lake Campground. According to a representative with Routt County Search and Rescue, the woman became disoriented Continue reading

Threats Against Schools Investigated

The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office has been made aware of potential threats made on social media against several schools in the Grand Valley over the last few days. School Resource Officers have investigated the threats and have concluded that although a threat had been Continue reading

Two Rescues Yesterday In Routt County

Routt County Search and Rescue teams responded to two separate incidents Thursday. Rescuers were called into the Fish Creek Falls Thursday afternoon, to assist the ski patrol with an injured skier. A rescue crew was also called to the Dumont Lake area on Rabbit Ears Pass, to assist a Continue reading

UPDATE: Discharged Fire Extinguisher At MCHS

Craig firefighters responded to a intentionally discharged fire extinguisher at Moffat County High School Wednesday afternoon. According to a representative from the Craig Fire Department, after not finding a fire, crews used fans to clear Continue reading

Man Found Dead In Car

The Colorado State Patrol is investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a parked vehicle on I-70 near Frisco. The reporting partly told officers the car had been parked in the Frisco Scenic Overlook off the highway for a few days. When the snow covered car was inspected, Continue reading

Two Arrested After Body Discovered

Two people were arrested in Eagle County earlier this week, after a body was discovered during an investigation. Sheriff’s deputies responded to a reported home invasion Wednesday night Continue reading

Comment On Steamboat Ski Area Improvements

The U.S. Forest Service is asking for the public to comment on a Draft Environmental Impact Statement which analyzes proposed improvement projects at the Steamboat Ski Area. The input will help Continue reading