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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

10 People Have Been Prescribed Life Ending Meds

At least 10 people have filled prescriptions for life-ending drugs under Colorado’s new doctor-assisted suicide law, however, it’s not clear how many of those people have actually taken the drugs. This according to Compassion and Choices, the national group instrumental in getting the law Continue reading

Don’t Shoot Off Illegal Fireworks

People choosing to put on their own fireworks display this Fourth of July should be aware that they need to obey all Colorado laws concerning fireworks. Fireworks should be used in a safe place, clear of all flammable materials. All fireworks must comply with the following guidelines to be Continue reading

Scammers Target Wyoming Seniors

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of a new scam which is targeting the areas seniors. Victims are receiving calls from young people who claim to be their grandchildren. The scammers then claim that they are in jail, often out of the state or in Continue reading

Summer DUI Enforcement Underway

The Heat is On Summer Blitz DUI enforcement campaign is underway in Colorado and will last through Monday June 26th. During this time period, the Colorado State Patrol and local law enforcement will be looking to remove as many intoxicated drivers from the roads as possible. 65 fatalities attributed to intoxicated driving occurred last year Continue reading

Bomb Squad Detonates Several Pressure Bombs

The Sweetwater County Bomb Squad detonated several improvised chemical pressure bombs in Uinta County over the weekend. The Bomb Squad responded to a location about 5 miles north of Evanston Friday afternoon, where the Uinta County Sheriff’s office was investigating an abandoned vehicle. Uinta officers Continue reading

Memorial Day DUI Patrols Underway

Drivers should be aware that the Colorado State Patrol and local law enforcement will be out in force this weekend looking for intoxicated or impaired drivers. The Memorial Day Weekend Heat is on Campaign will last through Tuesday. On Continue reading

Click It Or Ticket Campaign Underway

The Colorado State Patrol and local law enforcement are conducting a click it or ticket campaign through June 4th, in an effort to promote seat belt safety among Colorado drivers. During the same enforcement period last year, nearly 6,000 Continue reading