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Wyoming May Expand “Stand Your Ground” Law

A bill that would provide extended protections to anyone who uses deadly force under serious threat of bodily harm will be discussed during the upcoming Wyoming legislative session. The bill would provide protections against both criminal and civil Continue reading

New Year Starts In Jail For 366 Drivers

366 impaired drivers rang in the New Year in jail after being arrested for DUI by Colorado law enforcement. This is an increase over the 279 impaired drivers who were arrested over the New Years Eve DUI enforcement period last year. More than 10,000 drivers were arrested for DUI during Continue reading

Don’t Leave Cars On The Side Of The Road

The Colorado Department of Transportation is reminding those planning on recreating in the backcountry to be cautious when leaving their vehicle parked on the side of a roadway. Anyone leaving a vehicle unattended on the side of the Continue reading

Scammers Impersonating Law Enforcement

Scammers who claim to represent the Sheriff’s department are again targeting people in the Sweetwater County. The scammer is claiming they’re a law enforcement officer, and are threatening targets with arrest for supposedly evading jury duty. The victim is then told they can avoid arrest by purchasing e-vouchers or re-loadable debit cards in Continue reading

Police Issue Warning After Vehicle Break-ins

Following several vehicle break-ins in the City of Craig, Craig Police are reminding residents that valuables need to be removed and cars need to be locked whenever they are parked. There have been numerous incidents recently of items being stolen from vehicles and vehicle theft. Stolen items have included cash, personal property and handguns. While you may think you should not have to Continue reading

Move-Over Citations On The Rise

Move-Over citations are on the rise in Colorado after the death of a State Trooper last year. According to statistics from the department of transportation, over 2,200 drivers have been ticketed this year for failing to  comply with the Move-Over law.  That’s more than the total from 2015 and 2016 combined. State police increased enforcement of Colorado’s Move-Over law after State Continue reading

Time To Prepare Vehicles For The Winter

The Colorado Department of Transportation is preparing to battle adverse conditions this winter and is encouraging drivers to do the same.  Drivers are being encouraged to make winter preparations, by ensuring their vehicle is properly winterized, including making sure Continue reading

IRS Scammers Targeting Craig Area

Area residents are being targeted by a old scam.  People are receiving calls from someone claiming to represent the IRS in a tax fraud lawsuit against the victim. The scammer says the victim can avoid further complications by settling the Continue reading

Scammer Impersonating Law Enforcement

The Carbon County Sheriff’s are warning of a new scam, where someone is calling victims, claiming to be an employee at the Sheriff’s office. The scammer is calling targets claiming he is Lieutenant Williams and that the individual has a warrant out for their arrest for failing to appear Continue reading

Laws Changed For Short Term Rentals

Under a new law, Colorado landlords must give their short-term tenants 21 days notice before raising the rent or terminating their leases. Before, a lease that ran month-to-month, or spanned up to six months, could be terminated with seven days’ notice from either party. A landlord could also increase rent with only a week’s Continue reading

Hundreds Arrested Over 4th Of July Holiday

Hundreds of impaired drivers were taken off the roads during the 4th of July Heat is On DUI enforcement campaign in Colorado. A total of 381 impaired drivers were arrested between June 30th and July 5th, an increase from the 318 drivers who were arrested during the same enforcement Continue reading

Click It or Ticket Campaign For Rural Colorado

A rural Click It or Ticket campaign is underway in Colorado. The State Patrol and local law enforcement will be out through Monday targeting improperly restrained drivers and passengers. Colorado Department of Transportation numbers show that statewide only 84% of Coloradans use their seat belts properly, but CDOT Continue reading