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UPDATE: Big Red Fire More Than Doubles In Size

The lightning started Big Red Fire increased dramatically over the last few days, growing from 600 to 1,400 acres. An unidentified drone flew over the burn area over the weekend, violating temporary flight restrictions and forcing helicopters working the Continue reading

Hang Gliders Cleared For Launch

Crews were able to gain full containment of the Dead Dog Fire yesterday, which means the Dinosaur Open hang gliding competition will take place as scheduled. In a release, the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s office confirmed that the air space restrictions around the fire had been lifted, so the event will be able to take place as originally planned. Launches will occur this Sunday through Saturday Continue reading

UPDATE: Craig Man Airlifted After Rollover

September Rollover2A rollover yesterday afternoon, on Moffat County Road 22 north of Craig, sent two to the hospital, and resulted in injuries to two others. A fifteen year old juvenile, who was being taught how to drive, was the driver when the accident occurred. He lost control on a curve rolling the vehicle multiple times . One Continue reading

Good Samaritan Motorist Shot On Highway 13

Garfield SheriffA 31-year-old man was shot just after midnight Sunday on Highway 13 about 5 miles north of Rifle. The incident occurred when he stopped to offer assistance to the driver of a stopped vehicle with flashing emergency lights. As he approached the vehicle, someone inside shot him in the torso. After being shot, he returned to his vehicle and was able to drive away and Continue reading

DIA Displays Broncos Colors

broncos smallIf you’ll be flying in or out of Denver International Airport this week, take note of the flight arrival and departure boards. Those information boards now glow in Broncos orange and Blue, and Omaha now has an exclamation point. DIA made the change to Continue reading