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Prescribed Burn To Occur Soon

Fire fighters will be conducting a prescribed burn near Meeker over the next several weeks. The 313-acre Pinto Gulch Prescribed Fire, 32 miles west of Meeker, will be ignited Continue reading

High Avalanche Danger In The Backcountry

Avalanche conditions are high in areas of the Flat Tops and Routt National Forest near Rabbit Ears Pass. Avalanches may be triggered, especially on steep slopes in these areas. Those planning backcountry excursions over the next few Continue reading

Give Snow Plows Plenty Of Room

With snow expected again this week, the Colorado Department of Transportation is reminding drivers to give snow plows space to work. In addition to giving snowplows in Colorado “Room Continue reading

Ride Safe During Snowmobile Safety Week

Next week is International Snowmobile Safety Week, so Colorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding snowmobilers to be safe while out in the backcountry. This is a good time to ensure snowmobiles and winter gear are properly maintained and all Continue reading

Driver Hits Parked Car In Craig

A man was injured Christmas Eve after he drove his vehicle into a parked car on West Third Street in Craig. The driver lost control due to icy conditions on the roadway resulting in the Continue reading

Avalanche Conditions In The Back Country

Following this weekends snow storms, avalanche conditions have developed in the Flat Tops and in areas of the Routt  National Forest near Rabbit Ears Pass. Strong winds and new snow have contributed to slabs being built on top of an extremely weak snowpack. These Continue reading

Beware Of Winter Driving Conditions This Weekend

With snow anticipated through the weekend and people planning to hit the roads in mass for the Holidays, it it’s important to remember to take precautions while driving on icy roadways. Snow, ice, fog and longer nights present challenges to drivers that can Continue reading

66 Crashes In One Day On I-80 In Wyoming

The Wyoming Highway Patrol recorded 66 road crashes last Thursday along the I-80 corridor in Laramie, Albany and Carbon Counties. The department reportedly received calls for 27 crashes in Carbon County, 23 in Laramie County and 16 in Albany County by 3:30 Thursday Continue reading

UPDATE: Semi And SUV Collide

A driver of an SUV had to be extricated from her vehicle after the SUV collided with a semi Friday on Highway 40, 10 miles west of Craig. Both vehicles went off the road as a result of the accident. The driver of the SUV, who has been identified as 37-year-old Rachel Urbanik of Rangely, was Continue reading

Icy Conditions Cause Problems For Drivers

Icy conditions on Highway 40 resulted in 2 vehicles sliding off the road early Monday morning.  The drivers lost control on black ice, in separate incidents west of Hayden. According to Continue reading

Prescribed Burns Planned In Wyoming

The Bureau of Land Management High Desert District will conduct prescribed burns near Rawlins this fall and winter. The burns will be contingent upon fuel moisture and weather conditions and will Continue reading

CPW Releases App For Colorado Anglers

Colorado Parks and Wildlife has launched CPW Fishing, the agency’s official mobile fishing app. The app is designed for anglers seeking information on new fishing locations or needing to check for updated regulations while on the water. CPW Fishing allows anglers to explore the state’s waters, Continue reading