A controlled burn near the Wyman Living History Museum got out of control yesterday afternoon. Craig Fire/Rescue responded to the blaze, which was burning in a haystack. The fire was visible from Highway 40. No one was injured, and firefighters were able to keep the blaze from spreading any further. Click picture to enlarge.
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State highway workers are getting ready to begin a wildlife mitigation project on Highway 9 between Silverthorne Continue reading
The Bureau of Land Management Little Snake Field Office is planning a prescribed fire 30 miles west of Maybell in the Douglas Mountain area on 124 acres of BLM land. Burning is expected to take place today, if weather and ground Continue reading
Authorities responded to a two car accident this morning at the intersection of Highways 40 and 13 South, on the west end of Craig. The accident occurred around 10 this morning. Details are few, but Continue reading
The name of the man who was shot Monday off of Highway 40 near the Colorado/Utah border has been released. James Brent Damon died after an altercation with Colorado Parks & Wildlife Officer Nathan Martinez and Moffat County Sheriff’s Deputy Bhrent Shock. The officers were investigating a suspicious vehicle just off of the Highway, east of Dinosaur, when the officers encountered Damon and a female Continue reading
The 14th Judicial District Attorney’s Office has released additional information about the shooting in western Moffat County including the name of the person in custody. The release said that a Colorado Parks & Wildlife Officer and a Moffat County Sheriff’s Deputy were investigating a suspicious vehicle off of the road Continue reading
Black ice is suspected to have contributed to a head collision near Milner around 7:30 this morning. The incident began when the driver of a eastbound pickup started to pass another vehicle on the 3 lane section of Highway 40, about 2 miles west of Milner, and lost traction Continue reading
Colorado Parks and Wildlife invites everyone to enjoy a little winter recreation at Yampa River State Park’s Ninth Annual Ski and Skate Festival. Those that show up will gather at the park’s visitors center on Highway 40, 2 miles east of Hayden, for a chance to enjoy a full day of ice skating on the park’s pond, followed by a trek on Continue reading
Moffat County Commissioner Chuck Grobe, yesterday, announced that the Colorado Department of Transportation will be working on all routes to Denver over the next year. Grobe Continue reading
An accident on Highway 40 this morning, closed the road for a brief period. Details about the accident are forthcoming, however the Colorado State Patrol described the accident as significant. The crash was just outside the Steamboat city limits, between Walton Pond and the entrance to Highway 131. Highway 40 is now open.
An SUV caught fire around midnight Saturday on Highway 40 about 8 miles east of Craig completely engulfing the vehicle. The driver, Jonathan A. Thompson, who had recently moved to Northwest Colorado, was admitted to The Memorial Hospital at Craig and treated Continue reading