Tag Archives: Eagle

Roll-Over Blocks Portion Of I-70 Near Eagle

A portion of I-70 was closed Wednesday morning near Eagle, after a vehicle rolled. 19-year-old Shania Barela was driving when she lost control, resulting in her vehicle rolling onto the median, blocking the left lane of the highway. The Continue reading

Stolen Snow Cat Recovered

Officers from the Mesa and Eagle County Sheriff’s departments assisted in recovering a stolen snow cat near Minturn over the weekend.  Deputies attempted to contact 27-year-old Jason Cuervo in reference to the stolen snow cat Sunday night.  In response, Continue reading

Northwest Sportsmen’s Roundtable Meeting

The Northwest Region Sportsmen’s Roundtable will host a listening session for hunters and anglers this week. The group will be taking comments on things like CPW’s financial situation, shed hunting regulations, herd management plans, non-native fish management and any other issues that may be Continue reading

Coroner ID’s Body, Rules Death A Homicide

The body that was discovered during an investigation in Eagle County earlier this week has been positively identified as 74-year-old Catherine Kelley of Edwards. Sheriff’s deputies responded Continue reading

Bald Eagle Death

A bald eagle that officials believe was shot had to be euthanized over the weekend. The injured bird was found near Routt County Road 80, north of Hayden. Wildlife officials originally thought the eagle had been hit by a car but an x-ray revealed bullet fragments in the body of the bird. A veterinarian Continue reading

Trophy Elk Head Stolen From Truck

A hunter had the head of a 6 by 6 bull elk stolen out of his pickup last week in Eagle County. The hunter was in the process of taking sections of the elk he had just shot out of the back country when he returned to his vehicle and discovered the head he had already placed in his pickup bed had been Continue reading

Plane Crash Near Gypsum

A single-engine plane with two people on board made an emergency landing yesterday in a field near Gypsum. Both the pilot and the passenger sustained only minor injuries. The pilot was preparing to land at the Eagle County Regional Airport when he lost power. The pilot then Continue reading

Prescribed Burns Scheduled In NW Colorado

Firefighters will be conducting prescribed burns over the coming weeks in Eagle, Garfield and Rio Blanco County. Crews plan to burn 1,200-acres 11 miles northwest of Rifle, 300-aces northwest of Continue reading

Deadly ATV Accident Prompts Calls For Safety

A deadly ATV accident early yesterday morning in Eagle County has highlighted the need for ATV riders to take steps to ensure their safety. Eagle County Deputies discovered the body of a man at the Family Dollar in Gypsum who had apparently died after crashing his ATV. The man was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident, and Continue reading

UPDATE: Drowning Victim Identified

The woman who died in a rafting accident yesterday on the Upper Colorado River in Eagle County has been identified as 32-year-old Elyssa Wenrich McCreight of Edwards. McCreight was rafting the river when the boat she was on high centered on a rock near a large rapid known as the “Bone-yard Continue reading

Rafters Pulled From Eagle River

Four rafters had to be rescued from the Eagle River Saturday near Edwards. The raft high centered on a rock in the middle of the river standing the rafters.  It took rescue crews a couple hours to retrieve the rafters and pull Continue reading

Hit And Run Suspect At Large

HIT AND RUNA hit and run suspect is still at large after striking and killing a pedestrian around 4 a.m. last Thursday in Eagle County. The crash occurred on Highway 131 near mile marker 5. The vehicle involved was a full size SUV that likely sustained damage to its front end that Continue reading