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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

UPDATE 3: Highway 13 Open After Fatal Head On

Highway 13 was fully closed for about half an hour Friday morning 5 miles south of Meeker, due to a fatal head on accident. According to a representative with the Colorado State Patrol, one of the individuals involved was killed, while another sustained serious injury. Additional Continue reading

UPDATE: Highway 40 Reopened After Accident

Highway 40 was closed for about half an hour Friday morning near mile marker 99 east of Craig, due to a three vehicle accident. Two of the cars involved ended up in the ditch on the side of the roadway, while another vehicle was disabled on the road. According to a representative with the Colorado Continue reading

Roll-Over Blocks Portion Of I-70 Near Eagle

A portion of I-70 was closed Wednesday morning near Eagle, after a vehicle rolled. 19-year-old Shania Barela was driving when she lost control, resulting in her vehicle rolling onto the median, blocking the left lane of the highway. The Continue reading

Roll-Over Closes Highway 40

Highway 40 was closed for a period of time Saturday after a single vehicle roll-over between Hayden and Milner. 32-year-old Amber Dun was driving when she lost control, resulting in her vehicle rolling, ending up on Continue reading

Two Vehicle Accident Closes Highway

Highway 13 near Hamilton was closed for about half an hour last night, following a two vehicle accident.  68-year-old Michael Debuono of Clifton was driving when he collided with a car being driven by 78-year-old Ida Gordon of Craig, around Continue reading

Two Vehicle Accident Closes Highway

Highway 40 was closed for a period of time yesterday afternoon after a two vehicle accident east of Hayden. According to a post on the West Routt Fire Protection District Continue reading

Vehicle Fire Closes Highway

Highway 40 was closed east of Steamboat for a period of time this morning after an SUV pulling a trailer caught fire. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. According to a Colorado Continue reading

Icy Conditions Lead To Road Closures

The recent snow storm caused multiple issues and road closures over the weekend. Highway 64 was closed near Rangely for a little over 2 hours early Sunday morning due to a stuck semi blocking the highway. Semi trucks that lost control blocking the Continue reading

Outage At Craig Station Unit 3

Tri-State Generation is currently conducting repairs and maintenance at Craig Station Unit 3. The unit experienced an issue in the main generator last month. Crews are assessing the unit, which will remain offline while repairs Continue reading

Semi Roll-Over Closes Highway

A semi roll-over closed Highway 139 near Rangely Wednesday night for more than 3 hours. The truck was carrying a load of hay which spilled onto the highway. The driver was not Continue reading

Swinging Bridge Maintenance Management Plan

The Moffat County Commissioners signed a Management agreement with the US Fish and Wildlife Service at their meeting last week. The agreements outlines who will be responsible for maintenance of the Swinging Bridge. The County will be in charge of covering routine repairs to the bridge that do not Continue reading