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Meeker Wildlife Officer Given Prestigious Award

colorado parksBailey Franklin, the Colorado Parks and Wildlife District Wildlife Manager from Meeker, has been named the agency’s 2014 John D. Hart Wildlife Officer of the Year. The prestigious award is given yearly to an officer that exemplifies the qualities of it’s namesake – a well-rounded game warden that possesses deep knowledge and Continue reading

Statement from MCHS on Brief Lockdown Friday Morning

moffat-co-high-2“Shortly before 10:00 this morning law enforcement was notified of a possible firearm in a vehicle on the High School campus. The High School immediately went into shelter in place. Law enforcement investigated and it was determined that the firearm was accidentally Continue reading

Wyoming Residents Charged in Drug Bust

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3A recent joint Wyoming law enforcement drug sweep resulted in multiple arrests and drug, money, and car seizures. Four search warrants were executed and four drug-related arrests were made. Seized in total was about four ounces of methamphetamine, 3.5 grams of heroin, over $3,500 in cash, and a car. 39 year old Michael Continue reading

Trail Projects to Receive Grants

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife will provide grants of $6.18 million in 2015 and 2016 for trails projects. The grants go to a variety of projects in all areas of the state, including new construction, trail maintenance, signage, education, law enforcement and equipment purchases. Around the state, grants for 2015 and 2016 for multi- Continue reading

Vehicle of Person of Interest in Routt County Murder Found

coleLaw enforcement looking for Cole Pollard have found the vehicle he was last known to be driving near Trappers Lake. The 21-year old Pollard is a person of interest in the homicide investigation of 22 year old Patricia Redmond. Redmond’s body was found tied up in a home in Clark Monday night. Last night, the Routt County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a vehicle fitting the description of the one Pollard was believed to be Continue reading

Local Officials Promote Fireworks Safety

FIREWORKS-3-300As the 4th of July Holiday approaches law enforcement officials are reminding residents to play it safe when it comes to fireworks. Not only can many fireworks be dangerous, but most are illegal in Colorado. If it leaves the ground or explodes, it is not legal. Even legal fireworks can pose safety hazards. Health experts say sparklers Continue reading

Fireworks Should be Left to Professionals

FIREWORKS-3-300Fireworks during the Fourth of July are often the highlight of the holiday. However, accidents involving consumer fireworks also cause thousands of burns and eye injuries each year. In addition, two out of five fires reported on that day are started by fireworks, more than for any other cause. Law Enforcement and fire officials Continue reading

Wyoming Sheriff Warns of Resurgent Tax Scam

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office yesterday issued a warning about a resurgent “delinquent taxes scam” circulating once again throughout the county. Sheriff Mike Lowell said his office has been contacted by people in Rock Springs and Green River who have received telephone calls from people claiming to be agents Continue reading

Med Students Visiting Craig this Week

tmh-150Craig is playing host this week to a number of medical students from the University of Colorado Denver. The students are involved in “Rural Immersion Week”, which highlights the benefits Continue reading

Schools to Begin Tracking Student Marijuana Use

MARIJUANA-300Colorado schools will begin compiling data on students who get busted for using or distributing marijuana. The effort is aimed at gauging the impacts of the drug’s legalization in the state. The new reporting requirement is an addition to a 2012 law directing law enforcement and district attorneys to collect data on how students are Continue reading

Dinosaur Deputy Candidates to be Interviewed Next Week

moffat-county-sheriff-300Moffat County Sheriff K. C. Hume mentioned at this week’s County Commissioner’s meeting that his department is getting closer to hiring a new deputy for the Dinosaur area. The Sheriff’s Office has entered into an Intergovernmental Agreement to provide the town with law Continue reading

Lawmakers Can’t Agree on Drone Surveillance Limitations

DRONEColorado lawmakers gave up their efforts to put new limits on drone surveillance. The Senate voted Tuesday to ax the last surviving measure of the year to limit drones. Sponsors say they couldn’t find a way to limit surveillance without trampling on free speech rights or the ability of law enforcement to carry out investigations. This Continue reading