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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

One Person Dies In I-80 Accident

One person died in an accident Saturday on Interstate 80 near Rock Springs. 57-year-old Douglas Hazelton of Ogden Utah was reportedly driving erratically on the highway when he was struck in the rear by a semi which could not avoid his vehicle. Hazelton was not wearing his seat-belt at the time of Continue reading

UPDATE: Teenager Who Died After Fall Identified

 A 17-year-old male from Rifle died Sunday afternoon after falling off a cliff in the Flat Tops in Garfield County, near the Rio Blanco County line. The teen, who has been identified as Zachary Collett, was with his girlfriend at the time of the accident. The initial report indicated that Collett had fallen Continue reading

Five Killed In Fiery Crash Near Baggs

A Colorado Woman and her 3 children were killed in a fiery head on collision north of Baggs. The accident occurred Friday afternoon on Wyoming State Highway 789. The Wyoming Highway Patrol reported that the woman’s car crossed the center-line and collided with a pickup pulling an enclosed trailer traveling in the opposite direction. The two Continue reading

8-Year-Old Who Died Near Hanging Lake Identified

The eight-year-old boy who died in a hiking accident earlier this week at Hanging Lake near Glenwood Springs has been identified.  An autopsy determined that Noah Ragon of Highland Ranch, died due to an accidental blunt force injury to his head. While Ragon was initially thought to have slipped and hit his head on a rock, investigators are still trying to Continue reading

Man Dies On Dinosaur River Trip

A Denver man died over the weekend on a river trip in Dinosaur National Monument. The unidentified 60-year-old was in an inflatable kayak when it flipped. Witnesses said the man initially indicated he was okay, but as he continued to float down the river, Continue reading

Teen Killed In Highway 13 Accident

A teenager was killed early Saturday afternoon in a two vehicle accident on Highway 13, 20 miles south of Meeker. 19 year old Brodie Tiffany of Silt died when the pickup he was driving was struck by a car traveling in the opposite direction. The car being driven by, 71 year old Paul Matson of Centennial, had traveled off the right side of the roadway. Matson then overcorrected sending his car into the oncoming lane colliding with the Continue reading

Man Who Died In Yampa River Identified

The 22-year-old man who died after jumping in the Yampa River Sunday night has been identified by Steamboat authorities.  Arman Quereshi, who had reportedly moved to Steamboat this winter, was contacted by Steamboat Police after he was accused of attempting to steal a purse earlier in the evening. While Continue reading

UPDATE: Rollover Victim Identity Released

One person died in a roll-over accident Tuesday night near Stage Coach Reservoir.  54-year-old  Robert Dickey of Oak Creek  lost control of an organic waste truck while driving on Routt County Road 16, sending the vehicle down a steep embankment. Continue reading

UPDATE: Woman Dies In Chair Lift Fall

A mother died, and her two daughters were injured after they fell from a lift at Ski Granby Ranch yesterday morning.  The 40 year old woman and her daughters age 9 and 12, were visiting from San Antonio Texas.  The 9 year old was taken by Continue reading

Steve Hafey “Voice of the Moffat County Bulldogs” Passes

steve-hafeyLongtime former 93.7 102.3 KRAI and 55 Country play-by-play announcer Steve Hafey died Friday.  In addition to his over 32 years as the voice of  Moffat County Bulldog Football, Basketball and Wrestling, Hafey offered his service and experience to the Moffat County community as a board member of the Craig Youth Baseball Association, Craig Chamber of Commerce, Moffat County United Way, Moffat County School Board and Boys and Girls Club of Craig.  While a teacher and coach at Stratton High Continue reading

Truck Driver Dies Monday Morning On Rabbit Ears Pass

rabbit-ears-pass-accident-oct-31The driver of a semi hauling powdered cement died this morning after he lost control of his truck on the west side of Rabbit Ears Pass near Sky Valley Drive. Highway 40 was closed for a period to investigate and clear the accident site.  The name of the deceased man Continue reading