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St. Patrick’s Day DUI Patrols

The Colorado State Patrol will be partnering with local law enforcement to conduct DUI saturation patrols for this St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Officers will be working saturation patrols in the Craig, Steamboat and Winter Park areas. The Colorado State Patrol in Rio Blanco, Moffat, Routt, Continue reading

Teen Killed In Highway 13 Accident

A teenager was killed early Saturday afternoon in a two vehicle accident on Highway 13, 20 miles south of Meeker. 19 year old Brodie Tiffany of Silt died when the pickup he was driving was struck by a car traveling in the opposite direction. The car being driven by, 71 year old Paul Matson of Centennial, had traveled off the right side of the roadway. Matson then overcorrected sending his car into the oncoming lane colliding with the Continue reading

Green Algae in White River Near Meeker Prompts Concerns

A growing, green eyesore in parts of the White River near Meeker has caught the attention of local landowners, anglers and Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Over the last two years, a significant increase in the amount of algae in the river has local residents and agency officials exploring several possibilities that may be causing the bloom. Continue reading

UPDATE: Steamboat PD Looks To Identify Burglary Suspect

The Steamboat Springs Police Department is looking to identify the man who broke into the Sambi Canton  restaurant around 2 Sunday morning. The man used a crow bar to enter the building where he stole an undisclosed amount of cash.  The man is described as either Asian or Hispanic and is believed to be between 5 feet and 5 feet 4 inches tall. A photo captured of the suspect from a security camera in the restaurant can be seen on Continue reading

Early Morning Motel Fire In Craig

img_0728Craig firefighters responded to a fire at the El Monte Inn Motel behind the Ocean Pearl Restaurant around 6:30 this morning. Smoke and fire caused significant damage to one room and infiltrated into at least two adjoining rooms. The cause of the fire remains under investigation. Photos from the Continue reading

Body Of Missing Craig Man Found

burkeFriday afternoon Mesa County deputies responded to a report of person found deceased on BLM land west of Lands End Road, about 25 mile southeast of Mesa, Colorado. Once deputies arrived at the remote location, they confirmed the vehicle found with the deceased person was the blue and white Bronco belonging to missing Craig resident Scott Burke. The Mesa County Continue reading

Broncos Preseason Begins On 55 Country

200px-Denver_Broncos_alternate_logo.svgFor the first time in four years the world champion Denver Broncos take to the field not knowing who is the teams first string quarterback. The off-season battle for that position became a bit clearer this week after the Broncos revealed that Mark Sanchez will be the starting quarterback in the preseason opener Thursday when the Broncos face the Bears in Chicago. Sanchez will play the first quarter with Trevor Siemian taking over in the second Continue reading

New Facts About “Good Samaritan” Shooting Released

highway-13-smallThe investigation regarding the man who claimed he was shot after he stopped to offer assistance to a motorist on Highway 13 north of Rifle, concluded that his injury did not occur as he claimed. In a 911 call about the shooting on July 16th the 31-year-old man indicated that he had been shot by an unidentified person. The injured man, whose name Continue reading

South Routt School District Receives One Million Dollars

Ram_HeadThe South Routt School District will receive $1 million from the Colorado State Board of Education emergency fund, taking all but $80,000 from the fund.  The State Board voted Thursday to approve the South Routt School District’s request for supplemental assistance due to non payment of taxes from Continue reading

Auto Accident Caused By Mud Covered Roadway

highway-13-smallOne vehicle went off the road yesterday on Highway 13 about half a mile south of Hamilton. According to a representative from Craig Fire and Rescue, the driver lost control when he encountered a mud slide that had been washed across the road after a heavy rain fall. The mud on the road was nearly a foot deep and covered about a 100 foot stretch of the highway. There were three passengers in Continue reading

Police Investigate Threat Allegation At Moffat County High

moffat-co-high-2After receiving a report, Tuesday morning, of a student who was accused of making a serious threat against other students, administrators of Moffat County High School and the Craig Police Department investigated the allegation and found no threat to anyone at the school. According to the Craig Police Department Division Commander Bill Leonard, a parent called the Continue reading

What Would You Do with $1,300,000,000?

POWERBALLWhen ever people get together lately the Powerball drawing always seems to work its way into the conversation.  With an estimated one-point three billion dollar jackpot on the line, the “what would I do with that much money” dialogue has become the hot topic.  Lines at Colorado Lottery ticket sales locations have been Continue reading