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Raccoons Test Positive For Distemper

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has issued a warning after multiple raccoons in the Rock Springs area have either tested positive, or shown signs of distemper. Most of the diseased raccoons were found along Bitter Creek between the Belt Loop and Grant Street. It is strongly recommend that all Continue reading

Two Injured In Roll-Over

A Craig man and an unidentified passenger sustained minor injuries in an accident Saturday night on Highway 131, 2 miles north of Oak Creek. 19-year-old Victor Bianculli lost control, resulting in the car leaving the highway, where it rolled onto Continue reading

Accident Sends One To Hospital

One person was injured after their vehicle left the road last week north of Oak Creek.  23-year-old Kyle Baglo of Oak Creek was driving Thursday on Colorado Highway 131, when he went off the road near the intersection of Routt County Road 179 and hit a tree.  According to a Continue reading

Turn In Ballots By Tuesday

Voters have until Tuesday to submit their ballots to their local County Clerk’s office. If you have not yet mailed in your ballot it is now too late. Polling places will be available in Moffat, Routt and Rio Blanco Counties on Tuesday. In Moffat County, voters can show up at the Moffat County Courthouse. In Rio Blanco County, you Continue reading

Help Identify Burglar

The Oak Creek Police Department is looking for public assistance to help identify the person responsible for breaking into a Bonfiglio’s drugstore. A male is believed to have stolen multiple bottles of prescription medication, with each bottle full of about Continue reading

Brush-Fire Threatens Vehicles And Structures

A brush-fire ignited on private property Tuesday afternoon off of Rio Blanco County Road 7, near Strawberry Creek. The fire, which is believed to have been human caused, threatened structures and vehicles Continue reading

County Road Reopened, Fires Still Burning

Moffat County Road 57, which was closed due to the Pine Tree Fire, burning 10 miles south of Maybell, is now open. Travelers along the road should continue to use caution, as traffic from firefighters may be heavy. The fire is now estimated at 4,732 acres and remains Continue reading

UPDATE: Pre-Evacuation Order In Place Near West Routt Fire

Pre-evacuation orders are still in place due to the Deep Creek Fire, which ignited Monday in West Routt County, near Wolf Mountain ranch between Milner and Hayden. The fire grew from 2 to over 400 acres in a very short period of time, prompting officials to advise residents near the fire to be prepared to leave their homes if necessary. The Deep Creek Fire is now estimated at over Continue reading

Creek Reopened To Recreational Activity

Jones Hole Creek in Dinosaur National Monument has been reopened to recreational access. A septic line break forced the closure of the creek earlier this month, but there has been no noticeable contamination of the stream. Water samples that were tested in Continue reading

Roll-Over On East Victory

A single vehicle roll-over accident occurred yesterday afternoon on East Victory Way in Craig. A man lost control of his pickup near the Bear Creek Animal Hospital just before 5:30, resulting in his vehicle ending up in the ditch next to the hospital entrance. According to Detective Bill Continue reading

Mill Creek Fire 100% Contained

Crews made good progress battling The Mill Creek Fire burning in Routt County northeast of Hayden over the weekend, increasing containment to 100%. The human caused fire did not grow significantly over the Continue reading

Chip Seal Project On Moffat County Road 57

The Moffat County Road Department will be conducting a chip seal project next week on Moffat County Road 57, also known as Price Creek Road. The project will start Wednesday and is expected to last for a week. The work will affect ten miles of Moffat County Road 57 starting at the Continue reading