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One Dead In Routt County Roll-Over

One person died Tuesday in a single vehicle roll-over on Routt County Road 33, south of Steamboat. 61-year-old Theodore Storm from Oak Creek was driving when he lost control while rounding a curve, resulting in his vehicle rolling multiple times. While rolling, the Continue reading

11 Wyoming Highway Deaths This Year

A single vehicle roll-over last weekend resulted in the 11th highway fatality of the year in Wyoming. 33-year-old Shane Moulton of Star Valley Ranch, was driving on Highway 89 near Alpine, when he lost control, due to icy conditions on the road. His truck crossed the center line, eventually striking a guardrail. The vehicle tipped over Continue reading

Outbuilding Catches Fire Near Craig

An outbuilding near a home, about 8 miles northwest of Craig on Moffat County Road 15, caught fire Monday morning. The fire is believed to have started due to heat lamps in the building. The structure sustained Continue reading

Heat Is On Again For St. Patrick’s Day

860 impaired drivers were arrested during the first two Heat is On DUI campaigns this year, a slight decrease from the 896 drivers who were arrested during the same time period in 2017. In total last year, 232 people lost their lives Continue reading

New Year Starts In Jail For 366 Drivers

366 impaired drivers rang in the New Year in jail after being arrested for DUI by Colorado law enforcement. This is an increase over the 279 impaired drivers who were arrested over the New Years Eve DUI enforcement period last year. More than 10,000 drivers were arrested for DUI during Continue reading

Deaths At Coal Mines Increased In 2017

15 workers died in Coal mines last year according to new data from the Mine Safety and Health Administration. This is an increase over the 9 deaths that occurred in U.S. coal mines in 2016, a record low. 8 miners died in West Virginia, with 3 miner deaths occurring in Kentucky, while one worker died in Colorado, Wyoming, Alabama, Montana and Continue reading

Snowmobiler Dies In Avalanche

An avalanche killed a Utah man in southwestern Wyoming over the weekend. 35-year-old Brennan Walpole was in a group of about 15 riders when the slide occurred Friday afternoon around one. The group reportedly found Walpole after the Continue reading

New Years Eve DUI Patrols In NW Colorado

Police will be increasing DUI patrols in Moffat, Routt and Grand County on New Years Eve. Colorado State Patrol will be partnering with local law enforcement in our area in an effort to take as many intoxicated drivers off the roads as possible. So far this year 615 people have Continue reading

Family Of Woman Who Died In Chairlift Fall Files Lawsuit

The family of the woman who fell to her death from a chairlift at Ski Granby Ranch has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the resort. Kelly Huber was killed after she fell 25 feet from the Quick Draw lift last December. Her two daughters, who were also thrown out of the chair Continue reading

Hayden Man Involved In October Accident Dies

The Hayden man who was involved in a collision last month with a semi on Highway 40 near Hayden has died. 67-year-old Edwin Zaledzieski died from his injuries at a Hospital in  Denver. Zaledzieski was seriously injured after he drove his Continue reading

Child Dies At Campground From Asphyxiation

An infant died last week at a campsite off of Rio Blanco County Road 8, about half way between Meeker and Phippsburg. The father had reportedly laid the child down to sleep and had gone off hunting near Trapper Lake, when he returned to find the baby had died. The infant has been Continue reading

Ex-Local Killed By Rattle Snake Bite

A recent Steamboat Springs resident died over the weekend after being bitten by a rattlesnake near Golden. 31-year-old Daniel Hohs was hiking on a trail in Mount Galbraith park when he was bitten by the snake. Hohs was taken to a Continue reading