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Controlled Burns Planned For NW Colorado

Prescribed burns are being planned in Northwest Colorado for the coming weeks. The prescribed fires are designed to reduce pinyon-juniper expansion and help restore sagebrush communities. The 350 acre Dry Gulch and 90-acre Geico prescribed fires will take place in Eagle and Grand counties southwest of Kremling, in Rio Blanco County, firefighters will ignite the 315-acre Continue reading

Sheriff’s Looking For Info On Reported Dog Fighting

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office is asking for public information concerning internet reports of dog fighting in the Rock Springs and Green River areas. Social media posts have indicated dog fights are being staged in Rock Springs, west of Rock Springs in the Purple Sage area, and in the general Continue reading

Mobile Vet Center In Craig And Steamboat Friday

Members of the Mobile Vet Center will be in Craig and Steamboat tomorrow to conduct Veteran Outreach.  Staff from the Mobile Vet Center in Grand Junction and Fort Collins will be on hand to talk with Veterans, Service Members, service providers and veteran families, to provide them information on Vet Center services and VA programs and benefits. The staff will also be able to answer questions and assist Continue reading

Explosive Materials And Drug Lab Found In Trailer

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office and the Rock Springs Police Department are conducting a joint investigation on a situation involving a drug lab and the presence of explosives at residence at the Gateway Village in Rock Springs. A fire was called in at a Continue reading

Line Dancing Classes For Seniors

The Craig Senior Social Center will be hosting Line Dancing classes starting next month in Craig. Instructor Julie Hanna will conduct the classes on Tuesdays from 5 to 6, starting April 17th. The classes will be held every Tuesday through Continue reading

Skyline Trail In Steamboat To Be Closed

The Skyline Trail in the Sanctuary neighborhood will be closed to all, from the Mount Werner Water Treatment Plant lower parking lot to the Heavenly View access starting Friday. However, the upper portion Continue reading

Man Dies In Construction Accident

A construction worker died after a workplace accident yesterday afternoon in Steamboat. The 48-year-old man, who has not been identified, was struck by a piece of steel while helping to construct a home on Steamboat Boulevard. The Continue reading

Snowmobilers Cited For Trespassing In Mt. Zirkel

14 snowmobilers from across the country have been cited over the last several months, for trespassing in the Mount Zirkel Wilderness are in the Routt National Forest. As part of an effort to protect wilderness areas like Mount Zirkel from the effects of human activity, Continue reading

Fishing Licenses On Sale

Fishing licenses are now available for  Colorado anglers for the upcoming fishing season. Annual licenses will be good April 1st through March 31st of next year, with one-day fishing passes also available for purchase. Licenses can Continue reading

Mixer At MJK Ace Hardware

MJK Sales Feed and Ace Hardware will be hosting a Craig Chamber of Commerce Mixer this week. The mixer will consist of a progressive dinner, where attendees will be able to walk through the various store departments, and eat things from appetizers to deserts. People will Continue reading

Prepare For Floods And Fires

This is a good time of year for residents to learn about flood and wildfire risks in Colorado, and to make plans for what to do in the event that a fire or flood occurs. 64 counties in Colorado and more than 250 cities and towns with a population of over 250 thousand people are located in flood-prone areas.  Since the year 2000, Continue reading

UPDATE 3: Highway 13 Open After Fatal Head On

Highway 13 was fully closed for about half an hour Friday morning 5 miles south of Meeker, due to a fatal head on accident. According to a representative with the Colorado State Patrol, one of the individuals involved was killed, while another sustained serious injury. Additional Continue reading