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Identity Of Head On Crash Victims Released

The Garfield county coroner has identified the two men who were killed in a head on accident Tuesday on Highway 13 north of rifle. 79-year-old Dewey J. Tafoya of Craig and 59-year-old Continue reading

UPDATE: Craig Man Killed In Highway 13 Head On

Two people were killed in a head on collision yesterday afternoon on Highway 13, eleven miles north of Rifle. Traffic was affected for almost 7 hours for investigation and cleanup, after a pickup and semi collided on the highway just after 4. A second semi was also involved in Continue reading

UPDATE: Motorcycle Rider Killed In Craig Accident

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One person died Monday afternoon when a motorcycle collided with a car in Craig.  The accident occurred just before 6pm on West Victory Way when a car pulling onto highway 40 collided with an oncoming Continue reading

Georgie Hand Guilty On All Counts

Hand, Georgie 01131972 (1)The Jury in the Georgie Hand trial took only an hour and and half to find the woman guilty on all  8 felony counts against her including 2 counts of aggravated robbery, 2 counts of second-degree kidnapping, 2 counts of menacing and 2 counts of disarming a peace officer.  On the 9th count of 2nd degree criminal trespass the jury felt a lesser charge was Continue reading

Wyoming Traffic Fatality Free During New Years Weekend

wyoming hpThe Wyoming Highway Patrol did not investigate a single fatal crash through the extended New Year’s holiday weekend from December 31st through January 3rd. There were three crashes involving four fatalities during this same time period last year.  WHP Colonel Kebin Haller is crediting the lack of fatalities to “personal responsibility with motorists making good decisions before getting behind the wheel and the increase in law enforcement working Continue reading

Northwest Colorado Still Free of Vesicular Stomatitis

cdaNorthwest Colorado is still free of Vesicular Stomatitis, a livestock disease that causes blisters and lesions in the mouths of animals. The disease often prevents the animal from eating, and can prove fatal. Earlier this year, the ailments showed up in all three counties of the Continue reading

Northwest Colorado Free of Vesicular Stomatitis

cdaNorthwest Colorado is again free of Vesicular Stomatitis. That’s according to the Colorado Department of Agriculture, which says the only quarantine that was active in the northwest part of the state has been released. There have been 6 quarantines this year in Moffat, Routt and Rio Continue reading

Cross Country Biker to Arrive in Craig Tomorrow

Bicycle 32A cross-country biker will be passing through Northwest Colorado this week. Greg Crawford, dean of the University of Notre Dame’s College of Science is currently biking 3,500 miles across the country to raise awareness for rare disease research and is stopping in Craig tomorrow. Crawford will be biking from Granby to Craig Continue reading

22 Year Old Dies In Crash On I-70

I70 SIGNThe Colorado State Patrol is investigating a single vehicle crash that resulted in a fatality. The crash occurred today (February 1), at approximately 4 a.m., on Interstate 70 near mile 68, in Garfield County.  A Dodge Ram, driven by 22 year old Continue reading

Craig Teen Dies In Auto Accident

fatal-30017 year old  male Torivio Tovar  of Craig died following a two vehicle collision that occurred just before 3pm on US Highway 40 one mile west of Craig. Tovar was driving a Ford F250 away Continue reading

Officials Remind Hunters to be Bear Aware

grizzly bearIn light of two recent bear attacks in Wyoming, one of them fatal, the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office is encouraging hunters who venture north into grizzly country to be “bear aware.” Sheriff Rich Haskell said that many county residents hunt in areas within the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem identified by the Continue reading