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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

Moffat County Memorializes WW II Soldiers

craig-colorado-wwii-soldier-1-1Efforts to erect a memorial to the Moffat County soldiers killed during the 2nd World War will become reality this week when the memorial will be set just north of the Craig VFW.  Topping off the memorial will be a full size bronze of a World War 2 foot soldier.  The bronze will be set on a four sided granite pedestal base.  Engraved into the base of the pedestal will be the names of the 30 soldiers from Moffat Continue reading

Craig Teen Dies In Overnight Crash

COLO-STATE-PATROL-300A vehicle accident around 1:30 Monday morning claimed the life of a Craig teenager. According to a release from the Colorado State Patrol, a pickup driven by 18 year old Kenneth Corriveau, on Highway 40 about 5 miles east of Craig, traveled off the left side of the roadway before traveling back across the road and off the right side of the highway. A second pickup traveling in the opposite direction skidded to a Continue reading

Woman Dies In Vehicle Accident Near Toponas

Colorado 134 signA single vehicle crash Sunday resulted in the death of a 46-year-old Boulder woman. Although the accident is estimated to have occurred in the early overnight hours it was not discovered until 6:30 Sunday morning when the driver and sole occupant, Leslie Henderson, was found inside the vehicle. A report from the Colorado State Patrol Continue reading

Separate Incidents In Routt and Moffat County Involve Children

breakingnews (1)Wild West Radio News is following two incidents involving juveniles Thursday.  In Routt County the Sheriff’s department is investigating an accidental shooting death in South Routt that occurred Thursday morning.  The Continue reading

UPDATE: Man Thought Dead Revived At TMH

YAMPA RIVEREmergency responders pulled a man from the Yampa River south of Craig late Friday afternoon.  According to Moffat County Sheriff KC Hume, a caller to 911 reported a man in the river who appeared to be Continue reading

Bighorn Sheep Found With Head Cut Off

colorado parksThe body of a bighorn sheep with it’s head removed was found last week southwest of Kremmling. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering a $1000 reward for any information leading to a citation or arrest. It is not known how the animal died, but a press release alluded that the animal may have died in Continue reading

Avalanche Deaths In Colorado and Wyoming

AVALANCHE WARNINGAvalanches kill an average of 42 people each year in North America. Hundreds more are injured. Avalanches can happen to those skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, hiking, driving, hunting and bike riding. Many avalanche Continue reading

Rescues Highlight Snowmobile Safety

snowmobile safetyThe potential dangers and threats to your life and health, while on a snowmobile outing, have become very real following two incidents in Wyoming in the past week. One ended in tragedy with the death of a Cheyenne, Wyoming woman. The other had a happy ending when two South Continue reading