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New Details On City Manager Firing

Craig Mayor John Ponikvar confirmed this morning that outgoing City Manager Mike Foreman was fired due to an incident that occurred at the Kiwanis Play. Foreman reportedly got into a verbal altercation with a female at the play, forcing a Moffat County Sheriff’s Deputy to Continue reading

Deserado Mine Operator Cited For Workers Death

The operator of the Deserado mine near Rangely has received a citation for a safety violation related to the worker who died at the mine in August. 32-year-old Jason Stevens of Vernal Utah was killed after a trough, a container used to clean coal, fell on him and crushed his body. According to the investigative Continue reading

Officer Let Go After Domestic Violence Incident

A Sweetwater County Detention Officer has been let go after he was arrested on a domestic violence charge. 25-year-old Sean Kerney was taken into custody last month at his home in Rock Springs, on a Domestic Battery charge. The victim, who is dating Kerney and has a child with him, Continue reading

Baumgardner Accuser Deemed Credible

One of the sexual harassment complaints filed against Colorado State Senator Randy Baumgardner has been deemed credible, according to the woman who filed the accusation.  Public radio station KUNC is reporting the anonymous woman was told the Continue reading

UPDATE: One In Custody After Shooting Death

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s office is investigating a shooting death that occurred Sunday afternoon, north of Rock Springs. According to Sweetwater County Sheriff Mike Lowell, the suspect in the shooting, 41-year-old Stephen Taranovich is Continue reading

Nearly 20 Car Accidents In Routt County

Snowy and icy roads caused drivers significant issues over the weekend in Routt County. According to the incident logs from the Routt County Communications Department, Emergency Continue reading

Woman Finds Burglar At Her Home

A Craig woman came home Tuesday and discovered a burglar at her residence.  She saw the burglar run away from the home on the 500 block of 7th avenue, then discovered a broken exterior window and a backpack that had been left at the home.  Through the backpack, Continue reading

Lighting Ignites Fire Near Craig

Rain Sunday night helped control a small fire that occurred on Moffat County Road 100, near Airport road southeast of Craig. Crews responded to the lightning started fire around 11 and were able to get it fully under control in half an hour. Craig firefighter Troy Hampton Continue reading

Suspended MC Teacher Appears In Court

At a hearing Tuesday morning, suspended Moffat County High School teacher Justin Folley, was given permission by the court to return to his parents’ home in Iowa while awaiting trial.  For his hearing next month Folley will participate via telephone.  The 35-year-old Folley is charged with ten felony Continue reading

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

8-Year-Old Who Died Near Hanging Lake Identified

The eight-year-old boy who died in a hiking accident earlier this week at Hanging Lake near Glenwood Springs has been identified.  An autopsy determined that Noah Ragon of Highland Ranch, died due to an accidental blunt force injury to his head. While Ragon was initially thought to have slipped and hit his head on a rock, investigators are still trying to 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