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House Passes Spending Bill

REPUBLICANYesterday, the House passed legislation to fund the federal government through September 30th, while still allowing Congress to take action on the President’s executive orders on immigration by funding the Department of Homeland Security through a continuing resolution that expires February 27th. The measure cuts funding to the Continue reading

Law Enforcement Looking for Impersonator

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-300Law Enforcement in Moffat County is looking for a police impersonator. In a joint press release from the Craig Police Department, the Moffat County Sheriff’s Office and the Colorado State Patrol, officials say they have had two reports over the last three weeks, of a possible impersonator performing traffic stops. Both Continue reading

Beauprez Clarifies National Guard Statement

BEAUPREZRepublican gubernatorial nominee Bob Beauprez is clarifying a remark he made about sending the Colorado National Guard to the Mexican border. Beauprez was asked on a radio show whether Continue reading

Sheriff Warns Against Leaving Kids in Hot Cars

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3With days of hot temperatures approaching soon – and in light of the recent horrific death of a toddler left in a vehicle in Georgia – Sweetwater County Sheriff Rich Haskell has issued an advisory about the dangers of leaving children in parked vehicles.  Heat stroke Continue reading

Hickenlooper Says He Didn’t Know Gun Laws Would be Controversial

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300During a meeting with nearly half of Colorado’s Sheriffs Friday, John Hickenlooper apologized to the group for signing new restrictive gun legislation without consulting with law enforcement. Deputies in attendance claim the governor seemed more concerned with the public’s reaction to the bills rather than having Continue reading

Foust Named Superintendent of Dinosaur National Monument

Dinosaur-National-Monument-Mark Foust, a 26 year veteran of the National Park Service (NPS), has been named superintendent for Dinosaur National Monument. Foust most recently served as the acting superintendent at Dinosaur and has been the Continue reading

DUI Checkpoint Planned For Eagle County

COLO-STATE-PATROL-3001In anticipation of the Colorado State Patrol’s annual 100 Days of Heat campaign, law enforcement departments in Eagle County will employ a multi-agency DUI checkpoint this upcoming Memorial Day weekend.  The purpose of the checkpoint is to apprehend and deter impaired drivers from Colorado roadways.  According to Continue reading

Cops and Kids Fishing Day is May 28th

kids fishing 1The Cops and Kids Fishing Day in Craig will be held next week.  The event is a way for kids and law enforcement to be able to spend some fun time together, and gives kids an opportunity to Continue reading

Eagle County Law Enforcement Offers Scholarship for Criminal Justice Studies

logo-eagle-county-sheriffEagle County Crime Stoppers has made available a 2014 college scholarship award to any accredited Colorado College or University for $1,000.00.  The purpose of the scholarship is to foster greater interest in criminal justice or public safety as a career and Continue reading