Tag Archives: Facebook

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

Learn To Market Via Social Media

Social Media Marketing classes are being offered over the next couple months at Colorado Northwestern Community College.  The classes will give participants the opportunity to learn what makes social media Continue reading

Scam Targets NW Colorado Seniors

Area law enforcement officers have received reports of a new scam, where individuals appear to be utilizing personal information found on social media sites to scam the elderly.  Seniors have received calls claiming their grand children are trapped in a foreign country and need money to get back.  A woman Continue reading

Fire Destroys Steamboat Residence

IMG_1791An overnight fire early Sunday destroyed a home in Steamboat at 1855 Fish Creek Falls Road. Neighbors called Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue to report the fire in the home that had also ignited trees next to the residence. West Routt Fire Protection District firefighters were also called to the scene. Upon arriving, fire crews first attacked the flames in the Continue reading

Ride Sharing – Carpooling In The Yampa Valley

yampa valley sustainabilityThe nonprofit “Yampa Valley Sustainability Council” has created a “Yampa Valley Ride Share” page on Facebook. The page is intended to connect those interested in carpooling to save money, and is for carpooling close to home as opposed to the front range. The new Facebook page replaces the Continue reading

Facebook Helps Police Catch Vandals

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-300The Craig Police Department used Facebook to catch the alleged vandals who reportedly tagged several buildings in Craig two nights ago. The department’s Facebook page shows a surveillance picture of the two men who were suspected of buying spray paint from Wal-Mart, and using it to deface a handful of businesses. The caption thanks the community for identifying the Continue reading

Grocers Take Alcohol Issue to Ballot

ALCOHOLLocal brewers and liquor stores are bracing for another attempt to allow Colorado grocery stores to sell wine and full-strength beer. The debate has played out before in the Colorado Legislature, but this time it’s moving toward the 2016 ballot where voters would decide. Craft brewers say Continue reading

Commissioners Fight Rumors About Shadow Mountain Project

shadow mountain village meeting-150 editThe Moffat County Commissioners reiterated yesterday that Shadow Mountain residents will NOT have to pay off the entirety of the water and sewer line improvements by the end of the year. According to Commissioner Chuck Grobe, a rumor keeps resurfacing on Facebook that claims Continue reading

State Health Department Urges Residents to get Flu Shots

seasonal-flu-300During the 2013-14 flu season, there were 1,759 hospitalizations in Colorado caused by the flu. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is advising people to get a vaccine as soon as possible to protect themselves from seasonal influenza. The vaccine is now available at most physician’s offices and pharmacies. An annual flu vaccine is recommended for everyone, beginning with children six months old. People at Continue reading

Missing Nebraska Teen Found in Rock Springs

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3Thanks to some old-school detective work, a missing Nebraska youth has been reunited with his family. Sweetwater County Sheriff Rich Haskell said that a retired couple from Nebraska contacted the Sheriff’s Office when their teenage grandson abruptly left his place of work and, some time later, his vehicle, which had broken Continue reading