Tag Archives: Craig

ATV Accident Injures Two

Two people were injured in an ATV accident Saturday night south-east of Craig. According to representative from the Craig Fire Department, two males in their 50’s were hurt after they rolled their side by side down an embankment on Continue reading

Young Pro’s To Host “Dinner On The Avenue”

The second annual “Dinner on the Avenue”, hosted by the Yampa Valley Young Professionals, will take place this weekend at Alice Pleasant Park in Craig. “Dinner on the Avenue” will be held Friday evening with the gates opening at 5 and the dinner starting at 6.  Food will be sold at $5 per plate, with beer also Continue reading

Meetings To Talk YVEA Rate Increases

Meetings will be held next week in Steamboat and Craig to discuss upcoming rate changes for Yampa Valley Electric customers. The rate changes will happen in two phases, with the first coming the beginning of next month, and the other Continue reading

SUV And School Bus Collision

No one was injured Tuesday morning when a Ford Explorer collided with a Moffat County School bus at the intersection of Colorado and 7th Street in Craig. According to Jerry DeLong of the Craig Police Department, the driver of the Explorer failed to see the Continue reading

Another Power Pole Catches Fire In Craig

Another power pole caught fire in Craig Thursday night. Craig firefighters responded to a small fire around 8, which occurred near the top of one of the power poles in the alley between School and Breeze Streets. According to Craig Continue reading

Free Workers Available Tomorrow In Craig

Craig Clean up Days started Wednesday and will kick off in full force Saturday in Craig. Volunteers will be out in the area Saturday cleaning up around the city and at the homes of the elderly and disabled. The City is still looking for people in need of work to be done on their property. If you have work that needs completed and believe you may Continue reading

How Much Snow is Going To Fall?

Winter weather has returned to Northwest Colorado and South Central Wyoming and is expected through Saturday, with heavy snow anticipated through tomorrow night. Wild West Radio meteorologist Don Day tells us what areas will Continue reading

Identity Of Head On Crash Victims Released

The Garfield county coroner has identified the two men who were killed in a head on accident Tuesday on Highway 13 north of rifle. 79-year-old Dewey J. Tafoya of Craig and 59-year-old Continue reading

Cutting Torches Cause Grass Fire

A grass fire near the Empire Mine yesterday afternoon was caused by part of the decommissioning process of the mine. Crews are currently using cutting torches to break up the metal infrastructure of the mine. High winds yesterday lead to sparks from the torches igniting a small grass Continue reading

Man Who Stole Laughing Gas In Craig Found Dead

Police have determined the person responsible for the February break-in at the Craig  Airgas was the same individual found deceased in a Vernal hotel room in March. Eagle County Continue reading

Telephone Pole Fire May Have Been Intentional

Craig Firefighters responded to a telephone pole that was on fire Tuesday morning on School Street in Craig. According to Battalion Commander Troy Hampton, a homeowner near the pole discovered the fire and put it out utilizing a personal fire extinguisher. Yampa Valley Electric crews were called in to Continue reading

Exploding Cookware Results In Fire

Glass cookware that was left on a burning gas stove resulted in a fire Sunday morning at a home on Connor Drive in Craig. The occupant of the home had left the cookware on the stove when he went to bed Saturday night and was awoken around 5 Sunday morning, when the glass cookware exploded and Continue reading