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Slick Roads Cause Roll-Overs Monday

Slick roads caused issues for two drivers Monday morning on Highway 131. A 27-year-old male lost control around 10 in the morning near Oak Creek, causing his vehicle to roll down a 50 foot embankment. The driver was uninjured, while his unidentified female passenger complained of minor Continue reading

More Details On Fatal Head On Accident

The identities of the individuals involved in the fatal head on collision Friday morning, 5 miles south of Meeker, have been released by the Colorado State Patrol. 28-year-old Jessica Widmer of Rifle was driving when she lost control on a curve, resulting in her vehicle drifting into the opposite lane, where it collided head on with a vehicle being driven by 32-year- Continue reading

Fire At The Victory Building

Craig Firefighters responded to a small fire at the Victory Building on the corner of Victory Way and Yampa last night. The cause of the fire, which was contained in a small trash can outside of the building, was undetermined.  According to a representative with Continue reading

Two Vehicle Accident Closes Highway

Highway 40 was closed for a period of time yesterday afternoon after a two vehicle accident east of Hayden. According to a post on the West Routt Fire Protection District Continue reading

Car Catches Fire At Craig Wendy’s

Craig firefighters responded to a car that caught fire in the Wendy’s parking lot last night. According to a representative with Craig Fire and Rescue, the fire is believed to have started due to a short in the vehicles electrical system.  The cars owner and a Wendy’s Continue reading

Second Wyoming Highway Death Of The Year

The second death to occur this year on Wyoming Highways took place earlier this week near Greybull. 28-year-old Simon Augedahl of Casper, rear ended a semi truck on Highway 14 Monday. Augendahl, who was not wearing a seat-belt when the accident occurred, sustained fatal injures. The two Continue reading

One Injured In Single Vehicle Accident

One person was injured in a single vehicle accident Tuesday morning on Routt County Road 33 west of Steamboat. 27-year-old Jordan Register was driving when he lost control, resulting Continue reading

Boy Taken To Hospital After Bike Crash

An 11-year-old boy had to be taken to the hospital Thursday morning after he crashed his bicycle on Baker Drive in Craig. The Continue reading

Semi Roll-Over Closes Highway 13

A semi carrying a load of cattle rolled yesterday afternoon on Highway 13 north of Craig.  59-year-old Larry Neeman from Nebraska was driving the semi when he swerved to avoid colliding with the car ahead, which had slowed to turn off the highway. His actions caused the semi to roll, blocking the road. The accident Continue reading

Accident Sends One To Hospital

One person was injured after their vehicle left the road last week north of Oak Creek.  23-year-old Kyle Baglo of Oak Creek was driving Thursday on Colorado Highway 131, when he went off the road near the intersection of Routt County Road 179 and hit a tree.  According to a Continue reading

Small Fire Between Craig and Hayden

Craig Firefighters responded to a small fire Thursday afternoon, between Hayden and Craig, on Moffat County Road 29. The fire occurred around one. No one was injured and no structures were damaged in the blaze, which was estimated at less Continue reading

UPDATE: Accident Closes Highway 40, Drivers ID’d

Highway 40, 2 miles east of Hayden was closed for a period of time Friday, after 67-year-old Edwin Zaledzieski of Hayden drove his pickup across the center line of the highway and collided with a semi traveling in the Continue reading