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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

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