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Tipped Over Semi Closes Highway 40

A tipped over semi resulted in Highway 40 being closed for a period of time yesterday afternoon on the east side of Rabbit Ears Pass. The trucks driver lost control, causing the semi to slide off the road where it struck a guard rail, which led to the trailer tipping over.  The highway was closed from 12:30 Continue reading

Woman Dies After Falling Through Ice

A Utah woman lost her life over the weekend during an ice fishing trip, after she fell though the ice at Flaming Gorge. 59-year-old Rebecca Weston form Plain City was riding an ATV with 3 others from her family, when it fell through the ice.  The three other individuals 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

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

One Dead In Highway 40 Accident

One person died in an accident yesterday morning on Highway 40. Ice and snow contributed to accident near Tabernash, when a 26 year old man from Denver lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a truck driven by Granby resident, 73 year old Lynn Kessler.  The 26 year old Continue reading

Tips For Safe Winter Driving

Winter can be an increasingly dangerous time on Colorado roads. Snow, ice, fog and longer nights present challenges to drivers that can lead to accidents. People do less driving during winter, yet there are more accidents per mile driven. Accidents that occur between December Continue reading

Identity Of Man Who Died At Landfill Released

The identity of the man who died Thursday morning at the Moffat County Landfill has been released by the Moffat County Sheriff’s Office.  Moffat County Road and Bridge employee 58 year old Continue reading

Steamboat Offering Christmas Tree Recycling

The City of Steamboat is recycling Christmas trees through the month of January.  Trees can be dropped off at the northeast corner of the Howelsen Ice Arena parking lot.  Before taking Christmas trees to the parking lot, be sure to remove all tinsel, ornaments and lights. Wreaths will not be accepted.  The mulch resulting from the Continue reading

Pickup Rollover Just East Of Craig

IMG_8749 IMG_8752No one was injured in a single vehicle rollover Tuesday afternoon.  The accident, about 4 miles east of Craig on Highway 40 occurred just before 3.  According to the Colorado State Patrol, the driver of a pickup was traveling within the speed Continue reading

Winter Driving Safety Tips

WINTER-DRIVING-300Winter can be an especially perilous time to be on the roads. Snow, ice, fog and longer nights present challenges to drivers that can lead to crashes. People do less driving in winter, yet we have more crashes per mile driven. Some 10,780 people were killed in car crashes between December and March Continue reading

Rollover Accident North Of Craig

roll-over-300Icy roads were likely the cause of the single vehicle rollover accident on the bypass north of Craig. The vehicle slid off the road and rolled onto its roof around 8 Friday night. When emergency responders arrived on the scene, the female driver was already out of the Continue reading

Highway 13 Rollover North Of Craig

IMG_6870 editIMG_6883 editA single vehicle accident 2 miles north of Craig on highway 13 early Sunday morning resulted in one person being taken by ambulance to the Hospital. Icy conditions are believed to have contributed to the accident, Continue reading