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One Injured In House Fire

One person sustained minor injuries in a house fire on Taylor Street, Saturday morning  in Craig. According to a Craig Fire and Rescue representative, firefighters responded to the fire just before 4. It was caused by faulty Continue reading

Chimney Fire Near Craig

Craig Firefighters responded to a Chimney fire west of Craig Saturday afternoon. Residents at a home on Moffat County Road 81 reported the fire after they observed flames coming out of the top of their chimney. Firefighters determined the flames Continue reading

Broncos Keep Joseph, Fire 6 Others

The Broncos have decided to retain head Coach Vance Joseph, following a disappointing 2017 season. Joseph took over for Head Coach Gary Kubiak, after he retired following the Broncos 9-7 season in 2016. While Joseph is keeping his job, the Continue reading

Driver Hits Parked Car In Craig

A man was injured Christmas Eve after he drove his vehicle into a parked car on West Third Street in Craig. The driver lost control due to icy conditions on the roadway resulting in the Continue reading

Don’t Plug Space Heaters Into Power Strips

With cold weather now here, fire officials are warning people not to plug space heaters into power strips or extension cords. This is due to the fact that space heaters use a lot of Continue reading

Trailer Catches Fire South Of Craig

Craig firefighters responded to a fire Thursday morning at a single wide trailer near Moffat County Road 37, south of Craig. The fire started in the hot water heater closet and damaged a bedroom and bathroom. It took firefighters around half an Continue reading

Smoke On The Roof Of The Hampton Inn

Craig firefighters responded to reports of smoke at the Hampton Inn Friday night.  After arriving on the scene, crews determined that the smoke was coming from a broken belt in the hotels heating and ventilation system. Firefighters Continue reading

Barn And Outbuilding Catch Fire

It took crews around 2 hours to extinguish a fire Sunday morning at a barn on Routt County Road 18, near Stage Coach Reservoir. According to Steamboat Deputy Fire Chief Chuck Continue reading

Winter Conditions Result In Roll-Over

Winter driving conditions were a factor in a single vehicle roll-over that occurred Friday afternoon east of Craig. The driver lost control on Highway 40, near the Wyman’s Living History Museum, resulting in the vehicle leaving the highway, eventually coming to rest on the roof. The driver and the only Continue reading

UPDATE: Semi And SUV Collide

A driver of an SUV had to be extricated from her vehicle after the SUV collided with a semi Friday on Highway 40, 10 miles west of Craig. Both vehicles went off the road as a result of the accident. The driver of the SUV, who has been identified as 37-year-old Rachel Urbanik of Rangely, was Continue reading

Semi Roll-Over Closes Highway 13

A semi carrying a load of cattle rolled yesterday afternoon on Highway 13 north of Craig.  59-year-old Larry Neeman from Nebraska was driving the semi when he swerved to avoid colliding with the car ahead, which had slowed to turn off the highway. His actions caused the semi to roll, blocking the road. The accident 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