Tag Archives: children

It’s Now Legal To Break Into Hot Cars

People who break into a car to save an animal or human may now be immune to criminal charges in Colorado. The law provides immunity from civil and criminal liability to any person who forcibly enters a locked vehicle with the intent to save an at risk person or animal. To receive the immunity, the situation must meet certain criteria.  The person Continue reading

Community Assessment Looks At MOCO Poverty

The Moffat County United Way has completed a community assessment of the area that looked at poverty, unemployment, housing, transportation and other issues that impact those living in poverty. The assessment showed that more than 11% of Moffat County’s population is living below the poverty level. According to the report, between 2000 Continue reading

Five Killed In Fiery Crash Near Baggs

A Colorado Woman and her 3 children were killed in a fiery head on collision north of Baggs. The accident occurred Friday afternoon on Wyoming State Highway 789. The Wyoming Highway Patrol reported that the woman’s car crossed the center-line and collided with a pickup pulling an enclosed trailer traveling in the opposite direction. The two Continue reading

Wyoming Highway Patrol Busy In 2016

The Wyoming Highway Patrol has issued a report detailing the department’s activities in 2016. Highway Patrol officers issue more than 42,000 citations last year. 1,000 people were arrested for driving under the influence with 1,700 people being arrested on misdemeanor and felony drug charges. Troopers investigated more than 6,600 motor vehicle crashes Continue reading

Family Bingo Night Thursday In Craig

Connections 4 Kids will host a Bingo Family Night tonight at the Center of Craig. The family night is part of Connections 4 Kids continuing effort to bring families with younger Children together for one-on- Continue reading

Literacy Carnival Thursday In Craig

The 13th annual Literacy Carnival will take place at East Elementary this week in Craig. The event will be celebrating the birthday of Dr. Seuss by giving away a free book to each child who attends. Kids are encouraged to bring a book to trade for a new one, or just to donate to the book mobile. The Literacy Carnival will take Continue reading

Volunteer To Help Abused And Neglected Children

CASA-100Northwest Rocky Mountain CASA is looking for volunteers to advocate on behalf of children in Northwest Colorado who have been abused or neglected. The Northwest Colorado Court Appointed Special Advocates team is comprised of volunteers around the area who enjoy helping children in the community. For additional information on the program Continue reading

New Rules For Marijuana Packaging

universal-warning-label-300x277New rules aimed at making marijuana packaging safer for adults and less appealing to children are now in effect. All packaging for products that contain marijuana must display a new universal symbol that clearly states the product contains THC, the intoxicating compound in marijuana. There are different symbols for recreational and medical products but both convey that the item contains THC. To make marijuana Continue reading

3rd Area Child Takes Fall From Upper Floor

Fall From windows and BalconiesThe 3rd child in the area who tumbled from the upper floor of home has raised awareness about the importance of keeping a watchful eye on your children when there are open doors or windows in a home. A 7 year old child fell from a balcony in Steamboat 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

Get The Kids Out Of The House This Weekend

YAMPA RIVER STATE PARKEvents have been scheduled at the Yampa River State Park this weekend to help get the kids out of the house. Friday night starting at 8:45, kids can learn about nocturnal animals that live in the park, and the special adaptations that allow them to thrive at night. Saturday morning beginning at 10, learn about the petroglyphs and pictographs that were left 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.