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One Dies After Being Ejected During Roll-Over

A single vehicle roll-over this weekend resulted in the 18th death so far this year on Wyoming highways. 39-year-old Heather Wells of Casper was pulling a U-Haul trailer in her pickup on I-25 near Glenrock Saturday, when she lost control while going Continue reading

Construction Accident Victim Identified

The man who died in a construction accident last week in Steamboat has been identified by the Routt County Coroner.  According to Deputy Coroner Mitch Locke, the victim, 48-year-old Eric Becker, of Steamboat, was struck by a piece Continue reading

One Dead After Car And Semi Collide

Wyoming highway fatalities are slightly below where they were through this time last year, but are above the totals for this time period in 2016. The 13th Highway fatality of the year occurred Monday, when the vehicle of 45-year-old Thomas Nisbet of Green River, collided head on with a semi Continue reading

Dog Carcass Discovered

An investigation determined that a dead dog, which was discovered recently in the Rock Springs area, had not been shot. A picture of the dog carcass was posted on Facebook, resulting in public speculation about how the dog died, including the theory that it had been shot to death. A Sweetwater County animal Continue reading

Steamboat Man Found Dead In Home

A 51-year-old Steamboat man was found dead in his home yesterday morning. A friend discovered the body of Chris Johns at his house in the Fish Creek Falls neighborhood. The Routt County Coroner’s Office and Steamboat Springs Police are conducting an investigation into the incident. There is no Continue reading

Trucker Found Dead

The body of a California truck driver was found in the sleeper of his truck last week at Cruel Jack’s Travel Plaza west of Rock Springs. The man has been identified as 60-year-old Richard Arnold, of Modesto, California. Arnold’s truck was checked when his company reported they were unable to Continue reading

Roll-Over Kills 2, Injures 2 Others

Alcohol consumption is believed to have contributed to an accident Friday that killed two people on private property in Garfield County. 40-year-old Cody Christopher was driving on Puma Paw Ranch Road off of Garfield County Road 219 near Rifle, when he lost control, resulting in his SUV rolling Continue reading

Bull Moose Found Shot Dead Near Meeker

A bull moose was found dead, shot and abandoned last month near Rio Blanco County Road 115, east of Meeker.  Colorado Parks and Wildlife is asking for assistance from the public to find out how it got there.  CPW believes the moose Continue reading

Invasive Mussel Larvae Found In NW Colorado

Invasive quagga mussel larvae have been discovered at Green Mountain Reservoir near Highway 9 between Silverthorne and Kremmling. It is unknown if the larvae were dead or alive when they were discovered, but a scuba dive team surveyed the reservoir last week and did not find any evidence of an invasive mussel infestation. Invasive species Continue reading

Don’t Leave Behind Fishing Line

Following the discovery of a dead Osprey in the Routt National Forest that was entangled in fishing line, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding anglers that fishing line can be dangerous when it’s left by a lake or river. Fisherman should never discard fishing line, hooks or bait, as it can be Continue reading

UPDATE: Cyclist Died Due To Head And Neck Injury

The 69-year-old man who died Thursday afternoon after a bicycle accident in Steamboat has been identified. Phillip Sohn is the second person to die in a bike accident in the area in the last two weeks. Sohn, who reportedly lived in both Steamboat and Texas, was riding downhill on Aspen Ridge Road when the accident occurred. According to a press Continue reading

UPDATE: Hayden Man Dies After Collision With Elk

The man who died following a collision with an elk yesterday morning has been identified as 42-year-old Todd Edwards of Hayden. Edwards struck the elk on Highway 40, 15 miles west of Steamboat. His car went off the road, down a steep cliff, coming to rest on train tracks. Edwards, Continue reading