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Dog Carcass Discovered

An investigation determined that a dead dog, which was discovered recently in the Rock Springs area, had not been shot. A picture of the dog carcass was posted on Facebook, resulting in public speculation about how the dog died, including the theory that it had been shot to death. A Sweetwater County animal Continue reading

Trucker Found Dead

The body of a California truck driver was found in the sleeper of his truck last week at Cruel Jack’s Travel Plaza west of Rock Springs. The man has been identified as 60-year-old Richard Arnold, of Modesto, California. Arnold’s truck was checked when his company reported they were unable to Continue reading

Juveniles Try To Break Into Cook Chevy

Two juveniles were taken into custody over the weekend in Craig, after they were found trying to break into the Cook Chevy building. According to a representative with the Craig Police Department, the two boys were found at the building Continue reading

Man Found Dead After Rescue of Another

A rescue team was called in to assist a skier east of Vail Monday night, who reportedly had been trying to hike to safety for several hours, after falling off a trail in the area. The rescued man, who has not been identified, did not tell authorities he had been up in the backcountry with another person, as he believed Continue reading

Woman Finds Burglar At Her Home

A Craig woman came home Tuesday and discovered a burglar at her residence.  She saw the burglar run away from the home on the 500 block of 7th avenue, then discovered a broken exterior window and a backpack that had been left at the home.  Through the backpack, Continue reading

Body Found In River ID’d As Missing Rangely Man

The body that was found in the White River near Rangely last month has been positively identified as 66-year-old Peter Ruffner. Ruffner’s body was found in the area near Texas Beach on November Continue reading

Body Found Near Train Tracks

A man’s body was found near Fetcher Park in Steamboat yesterday morning.  The body of the 49-year-old man, whose name has not been released, was discovered in a field east of the park, 50 yards from the railroad tracks. The man was Continue reading

Scammers Using Troops To Extract Money

Police are warning of a new scam where victims are being targeted by individuals who claim to need money for college. Scammers are going door to door claiming they are in a contest to win college scholarship money, which involves raising funds for the troops. They will Continue reading

UPDATE: Craig Man Missing Near Denver Found

Missing 33-year-old former Craig resident Cory Hixson was found in Greeley by an officer of the Weld County Sheriffs Department. He was located just before noon today in reportedly good condition. Hixson is a disabled veteran and Purple Continue reading

Incidents Highlight Need For Gun Safety Conversations

Following two separate incidents involving children and guns, the Craig Police Department is asking all parents to discuss gun safety with their kids. A small child found a handgun buried in a snow bank earlier this week. Fortunately, the child did not touch the gun and alerted their parent to its presence. The gun was recovered by Craig Police. The other incident Continue reading

Missing Rock Springs Teen Found Safe

taylar-haddock-compositeTaylar Ray Haddock, the Rock Springs teenager that went missing over the weekend, was located in Rock Springs yesterday, and is safe. Haddock’s parents reported her missing Saturday night to the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Continue reading

Missing Michigan Hunter Found Alive In Rio Blanco County

search-and-rescue7-300x270The search a 61 year-old Michigan hunter ended on a high note Tuesday when search crews located the man, who was somewhat confused and dehydrated but was otherwise uninjured.  David Boelcke went missing Saturday.  According to Rio Blanco County Undersheriff Brice Glasscock, searcher spotted Boelcke when he waved at them from a Continue reading