Tag Archives: Child

Highway Patrol Busy During Eclipse

The Wyoming Highway Patrol stayed busy during the recent solar eclipse while dealing with a surge in traffic during the event. Troopers around the state worked extended shifts to make sure all Wyoming residents and guests stayed safe while traffic was moving. From Friday, August 18th to Monday, August 21st, Troopers responded to 7,500 calls for service throughout Continue reading

Seat Belt Use In Rural Areas Still An Issue

Lack of seat-belt use continues to be an issue in rural Colorado.  Colorado law enforcement issued 1,175 citations for unbuckled passengers and drivers during the most recent rural Click it or Ticket seat-belt enforcement campaign, a slight increase from the 1,116 citations issued during the same enforcement period last year. 65 drivers were issued tickets this year for an unbuckled child in the vehicle.  In 2015, seat Continue reading

Suspended MC Teacher Appears In Court

At a hearing Tuesday morning, suspended Moffat County High School teacher Justin Folley, was given permission by the court to return to his parents’ home in Iowa while awaiting trial.  For his hearing next month Folley will participate via telephone.  The 35-year-old Folley is charged with ten felony Continue reading

Man Arrested After High Speed Chase

An Encampment man led authorities on a high speed chase through Carbon County yesterday. The Carbon County Sheriff’s office had been looking for 40-year-old Kermit Stewart since a warrant was issued for his arrest last month, due to multiple Continue reading

Car Seat Recycling Offered In NW Colorado

The Colorado State Patrol in Craig is partnering with the Colorado Department of Transportation in their child car seat recycling program. The public is encouraged to take old, expired, or damaged car seats to the State Patrol office in Craig so they can be recycled and re-purposed. Child car seats should never be reused after they have been involved in a Continue reading

Child Charged With Starting Beaver Creek Fire

FireA child has been charged with arson, for a role in igniting the Beaver Creek Fire, which is still burning 24 miles north of Walden.  The fire, which began in June, has burned approximately 60 square miles of land near the Colorado and Wyoming border.  The arson charges were filed earlier this month.  Police Continue reading

Make Sure Your Children Are Properly Restrained

cps-weekThe Colorado Department of Transportation and the State Patrol are participating in National Child Passenger Safety Week which started yesterday and will run through Saturday. As part of the week CDOT is raising awareness about child passenger safety laws and the importance of properly protecting children with booster seats and seat belts. Last year in Colorado eight children under the age of 12 died in car crashes. 6 of the 8 that Continue reading

3 Year Old Victim Of Tragic Shooting Identified

Gavin Stiles editThe 3-year-old who died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound has been identified as Gavin Stiles. His parents are Joni Stiles and Michael Stiles. Michael is a Steamboat Police Officer. The incident occurred at the family home 4 miles south of Stagecoach reservoir in rural Routt County Thursday morning. Continue reading

Separate Incidents In Routt and Moffat County Involve Children

breakingnews (1)Wild West Radio News is following two incidents involving juveniles Thursday.  In Routt County the Sheriff’s department is investigating an accidental shooting death in South Routt that occurred Thursday morning.  The Continue reading

Child Abuse And Neglect Examined

noABUSE-300x205Legislation is on its way to the Colorado State Senate that would change the definition of child abuse and neglect. A state representative says the bill ensures the examination of all factors prior to removing a child from a home. The legislation also requires the state to work with Continue reading

Meth Baby Hospitalized

Arrest Photo - Connie Faye Hanks58 year old Connie Faye Hanks from Green River Wyoming was arrested earlier this week for endangering a child with a controlled substance after a seven month old girl in her care was discovered to have meth in her system. Authorities were alerted to the situation when the infant was taken to the Hospital suffering form seizures. When tests showed the baby’s blood Continue reading

Child and Adult Care Food Program

HEALTH FOODThe Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) is committed to improving the nutritional quality of meals served to children and adults in participating child care centers, family child care homes, at-risk afterschool programs, Head Start and outside-school-hours programs, adult day care centers and emergency and homeless shelters.   CACFP reimburses these care centers for nutritious meals and snacks served to eligible children and adults using funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.  Follow this link for additional information about CACFP.