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Stiles Family Receives Community Support

Gavin Stiles editAn account at Go-Fund-Me shows that people have donated over $22,000 to the family of Gavin Stiles, the Routt County 3 year old who died in an accidental shooting last week. That is more that double the goal set on the page. The story on the page describes the challenges the family are facing and how donation can help. It also stated that Yampa Valley Funeral home has offered to conduct Continue reading

Home Fire Tuesday Afternoon

fire July 12 2016 DA fire at a home at 95 South Mack Lane sent Craig firefighters into action around 2:30 Tuesday afternoon. The fire began outside the home burning sections of the siding, eves and roof.  The fire did encroach into the space between the ceiling and the roof , which required firefighters to tear down a part of the ceiling inside the home to extinguish the fire Continue reading

UPDATE: Craig Home Catches Fire

IMG_9055There was a home fire early Saturday night  in Shadow Mountain Village at 1200 Sequoia.  The fire began outside on the front porch and scorched the front of the home.  According to the Craig fire department the home was not a total loss as the fire was mostly contained to the outside.  The source of the fire is believed  to have been combustible Continue reading

Chicken Farmers And Home Bakers Can Now Sell Direct

Baby ChicksIt’s about to get easier for Colorado’s small-time chicken farmers to sell directly to consumers. A bill signed into law Wednesday by Gov. John Hickenlooper would also expand the state’s so-called “Cottage Foods” law to allow home cooks who make almost anything that doesn’t need Continue reading

Today Is The Day To ‘Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans’

VFWToday is “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day” in the City of Craig and Moffat County, so be sure to take the time out of your day to honor and thank the Vietnam veterans in the area.  There are approximately 7.2 million living members of the military that served their country, either in Vietnam, or in other locations during Continue reading

Broncos Number One Seed In AFC

200px-Denver_Broncos_alternate_logo.svgFollowing an excellent first half in their season, then faltering in the second, the Broncos Peyton Manning came off the bench to play his first NFL game as a non-starter. Manning sparked the floundering Broncos in the final 2 quarters to a 20 to 27 win over San Diego. With the win and a loss by New England yesterday, the Broncos claimed their 5th straight Division title and the number one seed in the AFC. The Broncos will play their first playoff game on Continue reading

Strawberry Fire Containment

fire-1-300According to the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office, the Strawberry Fire two miles west of Meeker along County Road 7 was expected to be completely contained last night. The cause of the fire remains unknown at this time. The 130-acre fire occurred entirely on private land and threatened two private Continue reading

Fire Destroys Home In Craig

craig-fire-rescue-300Fire destroyed a home Craig today.  The fire which is thought to have been caused by faulty wiring or an electrical appliance began in the kitchen of the mobile home on West 3rd street in Lamplighter Estates.  Although the fire was mostly contained to the kitchen area of the home, damage from smoke Continue reading

Checking For Radon

RADONWinter is the perfect time to test your home for radon, according the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas responsible for hundreds of Colorado lung cancer deaths each year. The colorless, odorless, tasteless gas can enter homes through miniscule cracks in floors or small spaces around utility pipes, and it Continue reading

Rio Blanco County Man In Hospital Following Suspicious Fire

The Colorado Bureau of Investigation Arson  team is in Rio Blanco County today, to investigate a suspicious structure fire at 23404 Rio Blanco County Road 5 in the rural Piceance Creek area 45 miles southwest of Meeker. When Continue reading