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No St. Patricks Day Fatalities On Wyoming Highways

There were no fatal crashes investigated by the Wyoming Highway Patrol over the St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Troopers conducted a total of 1,139 traffic stops, resulting in 17 impaired drivers being arrested. While troopers were primarily focused on identifying impaired drivers, they were Continue reading

Drunk Drivers May Run Out Of Luck This Weekend

The Colorado State Patrol and local law enforcement officers will be out in full force over this St. Patrick’s Day weekend looking for drunk or impaired drivers. They will be conducting saturation patrols around the events and parties planned near in Northwest Colorado, in an effort to remove as many intoxicated drivers from the roads as possible. In calendar year Continue reading

UPDATE: Craig Man Dies In Car Accident

A Craig man, 29-year-old Justin Ketchum, died in a single vehicle accident Tuesday on Highway 40 three miles west of Kremmling. According to the Colorado State patrol,  Ketchum was a passenger in the car being driven by 21-year-old Anna Gates of Craig, who lost control of the vehicle sending it Continue reading

Tax Increase To Fund Road Improvements?

Colorado lawmakers are considering a bill which would ask voters to fund a sales tax increase to pay for roads. The State’s sales tax would climb .6% to just over 3.5% between January 2018 and December 2037. Meanwhile, the state would reduce the vehicle registration fees by more than half. Budget estimates Continue reading

Highway 14 Closed For Semi Recovery

Highway 14 was closed yesterday between Walden and Highway 40 to remove a semi that slid off the road. The road had to be closed from to 5 to 6:15 to allow a tow-truck to pull the semi back onto the highway.  Icy and snow packed roads Continue reading

Explosion And Fire South Of Craig

A small explosion and fire at an oil well pumping station 4 miles East of Hamilton off of highway 317, was determined to have been caused by an equipment malfunction. The fire was reported just after 12:30 Thursday afternoon. Craig firefighters assisted the site manager to shut off the flow of crude oil which stopped the fire. The amount of damage to Continue reading

UPDATE – Crane-Truck Accident Near Rangely

A crane-Truck rolled over just after 10 Wednesday morning, on Highway 64, 12 miles east of Rangely. The accident sent the driver of the truck to the hospital with minor injuries.  He was identified as 40-year-old Casey Sanders of Grand Junction.  During the crash, approximately 50 gallons of diesel fuel spilled into the snow.  Clean up and recovery crews Continue reading

Rollover On Highway 13

No one was injured Tuesday night in a single vehicle rollover on Highway 13  when the driver lost control of his pickup just before 6, 10 miles south of Craig. According to a representative from the Craig Fire Department, icy roads and excessive speeds were thought to be contributing Continue reading

Heavy Traffic Expected New Years Weekend

If you plan to travel to or from Denver over New Years weekend expect heavy traffic. Traffic on I-70 is expected to be nearly 50% higher this weekend as compared to average daily traffic on the highway. For up-to-date Continue reading

Bus Carrying University Of Wyoming Band Crashes

No one was injured over the weekend when a bus carrying University of Wyoming band members to the Poinsettia Bowl in San Diego California, wrecked near Rawlins.  The crash occurred around noon Saturday. Four buses were traveling together when one was struck by a pickup that lost control after attempting to Continue reading

One Car Accident On Highway 40

HIGHWAY-40-300A woman lost control of her vehicle Thursday afternoon on Highway 40 east of Craig. The accident occurred around 3:30 near the border of Moffat and Routt Counties. The woman is believed to have lost control of the vehicle due to icy conditions, sending the car into the Continue reading

UPDATE: Two Vehicle Accident On Highway 40

car-accident-300Two cars collided near the west Kum & Go in Craig this morning after one of the drivers ran the  light at the intersection Finley and Highway 40. The drivers were the only occupants in the vehicles at the time of the accident, neither was injured. The driver responsible for the Continue reading