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Facebook Scam Targeting NW Colorado

Craig Police are warning residents of a new scam on Facebook. Numerous people in the area have received a direct message from one of their friends that prompts the target to text or call a phone number to secure a “free money grant”. This is a scam. It is very likely that the friend’s account that Continue reading

UPDATE: Help Identify Burglary Suspects

The Craig Police Department has posted two videos to their Facebook page showing 2 males that are persons of interest in a recent burglary. Anyone with information on the identities of 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

Fire At Mission Grace Church In Hayden

West Routt firefighters responded to a fire Wednesday afternoon at the Mission Grace Church in Hayden. According to a post on the West Routt Fire Protection District Facebook page, the cause of the fire is under investigation. A separate post on the church Facebook page said that while no one was injured in the incident, Continue reading

Horse Has To Be Rescued From Cattle Guard

North Routt Fire Protection District firefighters rescued a horse that was trapped in a cattle guard Wednesday. According to a post on the North Routt Fire Protection Facebook page, the horse ran away from a hunting camp in the area, and was found with three legs stuck in a cattle guard on Forest Service Road 443, northeast of Clark. It took crews a couple hours to free the animal. A veterinarian that was on Continue reading

Candidate For Governor In Craig Saturday

Democrat candidate for Governor Jared Polis will be in Craig this weekend to talk with voters. Polis will host a meet and greet at Downtown Books Saturday from noon to one. Polis currently represents  Colorado’s second district in the US House of Representatives. According to the Polis for Governor Continue reading

Police Look For Info On Missing Man

Police are looking for information on a man who went missing from the Rangely area last week. 66-year-old Peter Christian Ruffner was last seen Friday. Crews are currently conducting search and rescue operations around Ruffner’s residence. Anyone with potential information on Ruffner’s Continue reading

Crews Limit Deep Creek Fire Growth

Crews have been able to limit the growth of the Deep Creek Fire over the last few days, but have not increased containment of the blaze. The lightning started fire, which is burning nine mile northeast of Hayden, is at just over 2,200 acres and is 0% contained. Structures which were immediately threatened by the blaze have been evacuated and those within a five-mile radius of the fire have been placed on Continue reading

Routt County Under-Sheriff Birch To Retire

After 38 years of public service, Routt County Under-sheriff Ray Birch has announced his Retirement. Birch’s last day at the department will be September 1st. In a post on Facebook, the Routt County Sheriff’s Office thanked Birch for his Continue reading

UPDATE: Peekaboo Fire Now Estimated At 4,200 Acres

The Peekaboo fire, burning in a remote area on BLM land 50 miles west of Craig, which grew from 60 to 1,800 between Monday and Wednesday is being estimated at 4,200 acres as of Thursday morning. The fire is burning through pinion trees, grass and sagebrush on Peekaboo Ridge, west of Moffat County Road 10 and north of Highway 318. Both roads are open, but those planning Continue reading

Scammers Using Fake Facebook Profiles

Scammers are using Facebook to target potential victims in Wyoming. According to Sweetwater County Sherriff Mike Lowell the agency has received several reports recently, specifically in the Green River area, of fraudulent friend request being received. Scammers are duplicating peoples Facebook pages and are Continue reading

Craig Man Sentenced To 9 Years

Craig resident Jason Allen McCamant pleaded guilty yesterday to charges stemming from a sexually explicit conversation he had online with a 14 year old girl, and was sentenced to 9 years in the Colorado Department of Corrections. The 37 year old was arrested in February of last year following an Continue reading