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Friday Morning Roll-Over on Highway 40

One man was injured in a single vehicle accident Friday morning on Highway 40, ten miles west of Craig. The male driver was outside of the vehicle when emergency crews arrived on the scene just after 8. The driver, who Continue reading

Swinging Bridge Repairs Could Start Soon

Repairs to Swinging Bridge in Browns Park are expected to start fairly soon. The final plans for the bridge are being evaluated by the Federal Highway Administration and are expected to be approved by the end of the week. If that occurs, Moffat County could Continue reading

ID’s Of Drivers In Highway 13 Accident Released

The identities of the two drivers involved in the accident that closed Highway 13 Tuesday Morning have been released. 21-year-old Tyler Young, who is believed to be from Texas, collided with a semi being driven by 28-year-old Stefan Jackson of Continue reading

Highway 13 Closed After Semi And Car Collide

Highway 13 was closed for about two hours yesterday morning between Meeker and Rifle, after a semi and car collision. The accident occurred just after 5.  The highway was reopened to one lane of traffic around 7 and was fully open by 11 yesterday morning. The driver of the car was flown to Saint Mary’s Continue reading

UPDATE: Hayden Man Dies After Collision With Elk

The man who died following a collision with an elk yesterday morning has been identified as 42-year-old Todd Edwards of Hayden. Edwards struck the elk on Highway 40, 15 miles west of Steamboat. His car went off the road, down a steep cliff, coming to rest on train tracks. Edwards, Continue reading

Don’t Leave Kids In Hot Cars

With the increasing summer temperatures, it’s important to remember that children left in hot cars are at great risk of injury or death. According to numbers from the National Highway Traffic Administration, heat stroke is the leading cause of non crash vehicle deaths for children under the age Continue reading

Volunteers Coming To Work In Craig

If you are driving Highway 40 west of Craig Friday, keep your eyes out for a group of bike riders. Participants on a ride, sponsored by the Fuller Center for Housing, will spend the Continue reading

Five Killed In Fiery Crash Near Baggs

A Colorado Woman and her 3 children were killed in a fiery head on collision north of Baggs. The accident occurred Friday afternoon on Wyoming State Highway 789. The Wyoming Highway Patrol reported that the woman’s car crossed the center-line and collided with a pickup pulling an enclosed trailer traveling in the opposite direction. The two Continue reading

UPDATE: OSHA Investigating Death Which Closed Highway 9

Highway 9 between Silverthorne and Kremmling was closed for a couple hours Thursday, after a man was killed shortly after noon, while working on a highway paving project. The 20-year-old was killed in what was described as an industrial accident north of Silverthorne. The circumstances that led to the death are unclear, but OSHA Continue reading

UPDATE: Meeting Tuesday Night To Talk Dead Dog Fire

The Dead Dog Fire burning 10 miles north of Rangely, which was estimated at 40 acres Sunday night, grew to more than 5,000 acres yesterday due to wind gusts exceeding 70 miles an hour. The rapid growth forced the closure of Highway 40 between Dinosaur and Skull Valley for about 5 hours yesterday afternoon and Continue reading

Two Sent To Hospital After Highway 40 Accident

A two vehicle accident on Highway 40 near Steamboat sent two to the hospital yesterday afternoon. 20-year-old Griffin Palmer of Steamboat was attempting to make a turn from Highway 131 onto Highway 40 when he pulled in front of an SUV. The driver of the SUV swerved to avoid Palmer, but the cars collided. Passengers in the SUV, 40-year-old Continue reading

Yampa River Bridge Construction Complete

Construction on the bridge crossing the Yampa River on Highway 13 about south of Craig has been completed. The Colorado Department of Transportation started the project in the summer of 2015, with the work expected to be finished Continue reading