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Sheriff’s Looking For Info On Reported Dog Fighting

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office is asking for public information concerning internet reports of dog fighting in the Rock Springs and Green River areas. Social media posts have indicated dog fights are being staged in Rock Springs, west of Rock Springs in the Purple Sage area, and in the general 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

Update: Body Found By Cadaver Dog Identified

The identity of the body found earlier this week by a cadaver dog near Superior, east of Rock Springs, has been released. The remains have been identified as those Continue reading

Dead Dog Fire 100% Contained, But Still Active

With the Dead Dog fire fully contained, crews are currently working on mop up operations in the area. While the mop up is taking place, interior flames, smoldering and dust devils of ash may still be present. Crews are working to completely put out the fire by either burning or Continue reading

Dead Dog Fire 95% Contained

Crews made good progress again yesterday controlling the Dead Dog Fire, increasing containment from 60 to 95%. The fire has not grown significantly over the last couple of days and is estimated at just under 28 square miles. The majority of the fire, or 89% occurred on BLM lands, with only 9% Continue reading

Open House To Discuss Dog Park Improvements

There will be an open house tonight in Steamboat to discuss potential improvements to the Rita Valentine Dog Park. The public will have the opportunity to review the proposed changes and make comments and give suggestions on Continue reading

Spring Expo Next Month

The 93-7 102-3 KRAI and 55 Country 34th annual Spring Expo will be held next month in Craig. Visitors to the Spring Expo will get to see dozens of products and services from local businesses and non-profit organizations. With over Continue reading

UPDATE: Woman Extricated From Vehicle South Of Craig Identified

A woman had to be extricated from her vehicle Thursday morning, after she rolled it on Highway 13 10 miles south of Craig. The female driver, who has been identified as 70 year old Cynthia Gilbert from Meeker, and her small dog were the only occupants in the vehicle at the time of the accident. According to trooper Josh Lewis from the Colorado State Continue reading

Meth Fuled Man Beats Girlfriend And Dog

A Sweetwater County fugitive wanted for beating his girlfriend and her dog during a meth-fueled rage was arrested yesterday in Rock Springs.  33 year old Jesse Lee Reay was wanted on warrants of strangulation of a household member, domestic battery, interference with emergency calls and cruelty to animals. The charges stem from an Continue reading

Cars Collide After Driver Swerves To Miss Dog

Vehicle-Accident-300Two cars collided Wednesday morning near 1st and Ledford Street in Craig, after one of the drivers reportedly swerved to miss a dog. The accident occurred around 9:30. There were no passengers in the vehicles at the time of the crash. One of the drivers, a female, was transported to the Continue reading

Family Pets Die In Steamboat Home Fire

STEAMBOAT-FIRE-RESCUE-150x150The Steamboat fire department was also called to a home fire at 1345 Blue Spruce Court late Saturday night. They found the residence to full of heavy smoke which was coming from the basement. The source of the smoke was a smoldering couch, which was quickly extinguished. The ceiling above the couch was pulled down to ensure that the fire had Continue reading

Dogs and Wildlife Don’t Mix

Colorado-Division-of-Wildlife-300In Colorado dog owners love nothing more than getting out into nature with their dogs. it’s a great way to get exercise for both dog and owner. Dog owners also need to be able call their dog off from chasing wildlife. Dogs chasing wildlife is not only illegal, it’s dangerous for everyone. Wild animals cannot afford the calories, stress and dangers from a high-speed chase. Dogs that don’t have a reliable recall get lost in the mountains Continue reading