Tag Archives: Eagle

BLM Reschedules Slash Pile Burns

controlled-burns-300The Bureau of Land Management Kremmling Field Office will once again try to burn some slash piles of lodgepole pine. The burning is scheduled for December 1st through the 4th, if weather conditions are favorable. Weather has prevented Continue reading

Udall Wants More Wilderness Areas

mark-udall-300Senator Mark Udall is praising a process that has locked up thousands of acres of Colorado land indefinitely.  Udall is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act – which has been used to lock up land in many areas of the state, including Moffat County.  There are nearly a dozen proposed wilderness Continue reading

Tanker Fire Reason for I-70 Closure Yesterday

I70 SIGNA tanker caught fire yesterday evening, closing westbound Interstate 70 near Gypsum for about an hour. Nobody was injured in the blaze.  Just after 5 yesterday, 43-year-old Vincent Vanputten, of Commerce City, was driving a tractor-trailer loaded with gasoline, when the trailer blew a tire and Continue reading

La Plata County Fairgrounds Reopens After Herpes Related Closure

horseThe La Plata County Fairgrounds is reopening to horse-related activities after it was closed May 16 after equine herpes virus was found in in Colorado.  The only reported case was in Rio Grande County, but the La Plata County facility was Continue reading

Horse Traveling Across State May Have Equine Herpes

horseThe state veterinarian’s office is investigating a Colorado horse that is exhibiting signs consistent with the neurologic form of Equine Herpes. Diagnostic samples are in route to Colorado State University.  The Department is responding Continue reading

Eagle County Deputies Charge 13-Year Old Boy With 1st Degree Murder

logo-eagle-county-sheriffEagle County Deputies have arrested a 13-year old Gypsum boy for 1st Degree Murder.  Yesterday, deputies tried to locate the boy’s father, to talk to him about a graffiti incident the boy was reportedly involved with.  He was supposed to meet with deputies last week, but Continue reading