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Icy Roads Cause At Least 6 Accidents Monday

Winter weather kept emergency responders in Routt County busy Monday. Crews responded to six accidents and assisted numerous drivers throughout the day. In four of the accidents, the individuals involved Continue reading

Man With Frostbite Rescued

A rescue team responded to a cabin north of Hayden at about 5 Monday morning, to assist a 36-year-old man who sustained frostbite to his feet while out snowshoeing. According to a representative with Routt County Search and Continue reading

Two Rescues Yesterday In Routt County

Routt County Search and Rescue teams responded to two separate incidents Thursday. Rescuers were called into the Fish Creek Falls Thursday afternoon, to assist the ski patrol with an injured skier. A rescue crew was also called to the Dumont Lake area on Rabbit Ears Pass, to assist a Continue reading

State Wrestling Starts Thursday Afternoon

The High School State Wrestling Tournament gets underway Thursday afternoon. Moffat County is sending 11 wrestlers to state, Meeker will send five, Steamboat four, and SoRoCo and Hayden will each send three.  Seven Northwest Colorado wrestlers Continue reading

Two Roll-Overs Monday

Snowy and icy roads caused issues for at least two drivers Monday in Routt County. 41-year-old Heather Ward of Oak Creek lost control on Highway 40 east of Steamboat, causing her vehicle to roll.  The extent of the injuries to Ward and a 27-year-old male passenger were not released. Ward was charged with Continue reading

Federal Fugitive Arrested After Trying To Pull Gun

 An armed federal fugitive with an extensive history of felony convictions was captured last week in Rock Springs. 41-year-old Jerry Romero, of Salt Lake, was wanted on a probation violation concerning him being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. Officers tracked Romero to a home in Continue reading

Three Way Race For MOCO Commissioner

The race for Moffat County Commissioner district 3 is now a three way race, after Donald Broom announced his intent to run last week. Broom, who is the general manager of Sombrero Ranches, is running as a Republican. He will take on Tom Mathers, who also Continue reading

Man Arrested After Deadly Assault

One man was arrested after an assault turned deadly in Mesa County over the weekend. Sheriff’s Deputies responded to an assault in Grand Junction Sunday morning, where they found the body of a 30-year-old Hispanic male. 31-year-old Elias Hernandez of Grand Continue reading

Assist With Felony Voyeurism Investigation

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the public’s assistance with an ongoing voyeurism investigation. 28-year-old Ryan Flaten was arrested last month in Green River, and is facing 16 felony counts of Voyeurism in Sweetwater County. Flaten is currently free on a $25,000 bond. During the investigation, officers have come into Continue reading

Blood Drive In Craig Tuesday

A Blood Drive will be held in Craig Tuesday from 12:30 to 6, at the Moffat County Fair Grounds Pavilion. The entire donation process will take about an hour. Free pizza will be available for those who Continue reading

UPDATE: Discharged Fire Extinguisher At MCHS

Craig firefighters responded to a intentionally discharged fire extinguisher at Moffat County High School Wednesday afternoon. According to a representative from the Craig Fire Department, after not finding a fire, crews used fans to clear Continue reading

Accused Human Trafficker Faces Federal Charges

A Washington man, who was arrested in Sweetwater County last month for suspected Human Trafficking and Sexual Servitude of a Minor, now faces federal charges. The FBI took custody of 63-year-old David Vier this week. He is now being charged in the US District Court in Cheyenne with felony Transportation Continue reading