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600+ Impaired Drivers Arrested

613 impaired drivers were taken off the roads this year during the Thanksgiving Heat is on Campaign in Colorado. This was a slight increase from the 522 impaired drivers that were arrested during the Thanksgiving enforcement period last year. Traffic fatalities attributed to impaired drivers Continue reading

Heat Is On For Thanksgiving

The Thanksgiving Heat is On DUI Enforcement Campaign in Colorado is underway and will last through Monday the 27th. The Colorado Department of Transportation is partnering with the State Patrol, and other local law Continue reading

Halloween DUI Enforcement Underway

In an effort to remove as many intoxicated drivers from the roads as possible, Halloween DUI enforcement is underway, with members of the Colorado State Patrol and local law enforcement increasing patrols throughout the state. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 45 percent of Continue reading

Forum For Hayden School Board Candidates

There will be a forum for candidates running for the Hayden school board tonight. The Hayden Education Association will host the forum which will include a question and answer session for the candidates. The forum be tonight at 6, at the Continue reading

Gubernatorial Candidate To Visit Craig

Democrat candidate for Colorado Governor Mike Johnston will be in Craig tomorrow to discuss issues affecting farmers and ranchers. The meeting will be held at 12:30 to 2 at the Frontier Station Continue reading

Annual United Way Kickoff Raises $14K

The Moffat United Way raised a little more than $14,000 at their annual campaign kickoff Friday.  United Way staff and board members had set a goal of raising $10,000 during the kickoff.  Yampa Valley Bank matched the first $5,000 donated Continue reading

1,000 Arrested Over Labor Day, Heat Is On Friday

More than 1,000 impaired drivers were removed from Colorado roadways during this years Labor Day Heat Is On DUI Enforcement campaign, a slight increase over the 964 drivers who were arrested during the same enforcement period last year.  Each year, more than Continue reading

Law Enforcement Officers Out In Full Force

Colorado State Patrol officers in Moffat, Routt, Grand, Jackson and Rio Blanco counties have increased patrols for the Fourth of July holiday, in an effort to deter driving behaviors that may lead to Continue reading

Memorial Day DUI Patrols Underway

Drivers should be aware that the Colorado State Patrol and local law enforcement will be out in force this weekend looking for intoxicated or impaired drivers. The Memorial Day Weekend Heat is on Campaign will last through Tuesday. On Continue reading

Wyoming Drivers Need To Move Over

The Wyoming Highway Patrol will be participating in the national Move Over safety campaign this weekend, in an effort to bring awareness to the dangers first responders face in the state. Since 2008, nearly 2,000 crashes have occurred in Wyoming that involved a first responder or roadway service vehicle. Since the beginning of last year, a Continue reading

Click It Or Ticket Campaign Underway

The Colorado State Patrol and local law enforcement are conducting a click it or ticket campaign through June 4th, in an effort to promote seat belt safety among Colorado drivers. During the same enforcement period last year, nearly 6,000 Continue reading

Rural Coloradans Not Wearing Seat-belts

Lack of seat-belt use continues to be an issue in rural Colorado.  Colorado law enforcement issued 1,300 citations for unbuckled passengers and drivers during the most recent rural Click it or Ticket seat-belt enforcement campaign, a decrease from the 1,600 citations issued during the same enforcement period last year. 69 drivers were Continue reading