Tag Archives: Crews

Outage At Craig Station Unit 3

Tri-State Generation is currently conducting repairs and maintenance at Craig Station Unit 3. The unit experienced an issue in the main generator last month. Crews are assessing the unit, which will remain offline while repairs Continue reading

Two Rescued From Backcountry

Two Casper men had to be rescued in Carbon County last month, after their vehicle got stuck in the backcountry. 36-year-old Christopher Hall and 29-year-old Josh Trennell had plenty of supplies and winter survival gear when their Continue reading

Barn And Outbuilding Catch Fire

It took crews around 2 hours to extinguish a fire Sunday morning at a barn on Routt County Road 18, near Stage Coach Reservoir. According to Steamboat Deputy Fire Chief Chuck Continue reading

Driver Has Seizure, Hits Tree On Highway 40

A vehicle went off the road and struck a tree Wednesday on Highway 40 east of Steamboat.  A passerby called 911 and told dispatch the driver of the crashed vehicle was in the midst of a seizure. According to a representative with the Routt County Continue reading

Family Of Four Dies In Plane Crash

Four people are dead after a private plane crash over the weekend in Garfield County. According to the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, the aircraft was heading from Fort Collins to Moab, Utah Friday night when the crash occurred. The plane’s last reported location was about 9 miles north of Rifle, near Baxter Peak. The plane was carrying a family of Continue reading

Craig Man Dies In Kayaking Accident

A Craig man died in a kayaking accident over the weekend in Dinosaur National Monument. The 66-year-old was floating the Yampa river in an inflatable kayak Saturday, when he hit a rock near Tepee Rapid, causing his kayak to capsize. The man’s friend, who was floating the river with Continue reading

Weather Helps Fire Crews

Cooler temperatures and scattered rain over the last couple days have kept the Peekaboo Fire, burning between Maybell and the Utah State line, from growing significantly. The fire is still estimated at just Continue reading

Man Dies After Fall From Cliff At Kenny Reservoir

A 32-year-old man died in an accident yesterday at Kenny Reservoir near Rangely.  Francis Manu of Lakewood reportedly fell off a cliff in the area, ending up in the water. Manu’s friends contacted a Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Deputy near the reservoir dam,  and told the deputy that Manu had been under water for Continue reading

New Fire Starts, Fire Near Meeker Doubles In Size

High winds caused two fires already burning to spread and helped kindle a new fire in Northwest Colorado Sunday. The new Dead Dog Fire is burning on BLM land about 10 miles north of Rangely and is estimated at 40 acres. The Hunter Fire, burning 20 miles southwest of Meeker, nearly Continue reading

Body Of Missing Wamsutter Man Recovered

The body of Michael Proberts, who went missing at Siminoe Reservoir last month, was found over the weekend by Wyoming Game and Fish employees. Two game wardens found the body of the 25-year-old Wamsutter man Saturday afternoon, while patrolling the reservoir. An autopsy determined Continue reading

Two Fires Ignite Near Rifle In 72 Hours

Smoke may still be visible from a wildfire that started Monday night southeast of Rifle. The fire was the result of a controlled burn on private property that flared up, threatening a home and barn and burning approximately 22 acres of land. Crews were able to save both buildings. As of Continue reading

UPDATE 2: Search Crews Find Body Of Missing Man

The body of a man, who was contacted by Steamboat Police late Sunday night, was found Monday afternoon in the Yampa River. The 22-year-old was last seen entering the river, following the exchange with officers. Police initially Continue reading