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Former Steamboat Teacher Receives 1 Year In Jail

A former Steamboat Springs High School teacher was sentenced to a year in the Routt County Jail and four years of probation earlier this week. Dustin Dike recently pleaded guilty to felony theft and misdemeanor criminal trespassing for his role in stealing a $75,000 backhoe in June of last year. Dike also has a case pending against him Continue reading

Ex Steamboat Teacher Arrested Again

A Steamboat Springs man, currently awaiting sentencing for felony theft, was arrested yesterday on the suspicion that he stole a dirt bike.  Dustin Dike, who was a teacher at Steamboat Springs High School when he was arrested on the original charges last year, is believed to have stolen the dirt bike from a local business in the area. After police found the dirt bike on his property, Dike was Continue reading

Trailer Catches Fire North Of Craig

A flat-bed trailer carrying a backhoe caught fire Saturday evening on Highway 13, 9 miles north of Craig. The driver who was pulling the trailer, was able to get the backhoe off the trailer and had made progress controlling the blaze by the time Craig firefighters arrived on Continue reading

Wyoming Authorities Warn of Tractor Scam

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office issued an alert yesterday about a recent classified advertisement scam. Detective Dick Blust said the scam has been around for at least five years and is known in many circles as the “Kubota Tractor Scam.” The ad in this instance lists for a Continue reading