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Lottery Win Is Probably A Scam

The Carbon County Sheriff’s Office is warning of a scam, where residents are being led to believe they have one a lottery. At least two people have received a notification in the mail that they won the Mega Millions Lottery out of Madrid Spain. The letter claims the target won nearly Continue reading

Scammers Target NW Colorado

A large number of telephone, email and letter scam have recently been reported in the area. In one scam a target is contacted by a person claiming to be a law enforcement officer and is told a family member is in custody and needs assistance. They are told to purchase gift cards and relay the codes on the gift cards to the caller. In certain cases, the victims is told to refrain from contacting additional Continue reading

Steamboat To Be Honored For Use Of Lottery Funds

SteamboatThe City of Steamboat will receive a Starburst Award next week from the Colorado Lottery based on the city’s use of lottery proceeds to make improvements to the Howelsen Rodeo Grounds. The award will be presented at Tuesday’s City Council meeting which begins at 5. Improvements on the rodeo grounds were completed in January and included expanding Continue reading

Craig K-Mart Closing

kmart-logoThe Craig K-Mart is closing.  According to store manger David Ross the employees were informed this morning that the store is scheduled to close on December 11th.  The closing will effect about 30 people.  Effective immediately the Craig K-Mart will no longer sell Continue reading

Demand To Raft Green And Yampa Rivers Increases

RAFTINGA record number of applications were received this year for permits to raft the Green and Yampa rivers. The 300 available launch permits were awarded by a lottery drawing from all of the received applications. A total of 7,447 applications were received for the 2016 season, almost a ten percent increase from 2015.  Applications were received Continue reading

What Would You Do with $1,300,000,000?

POWERBALLWhen ever people get together lately the Powerball drawing always seems to work its way into the conversation.  With an estimated one-point three billion dollar jackpot on the line, the “what would I do with that much money” dialogue has become the hot topic.  Lines at Colorado Lottery ticket sales locations have been Continue reading

Powerball Reaches $450 Million

POWERBALLWhat would you do with $450 million? That is the question to ponder if you were to beat the odds of 292 million to 1, to win the Powerball jackpot. That amount would make it the 4th largest powerball jackpot ever. If a winner chose the cash payout the prized would be $275 million. If there is no Continue reading

$100,000 Prize Remain Unclaimed

Colorado Lottery The winner of $100,000 on a Powerball ticket purchased last week at the west Kum & Go in Craig has yet to come forward to claim their prize. According to Colorado Lottery, the winner who matched 4 of 5 numbers and chose the power play option, must claim their prize at one of the four Colorado Lottery Claim Centers which are located in Continue reading

Green And Yampa Noncommercial River Permits

COLORADO RIVERA lottery is now open for noncommercial river permits for the high use season on the Green and Yampa Rivers in Dinosaur National Monument. The lottery is underway now and runs through 10am on January 31st. The lottery allows boaters to compete for the 300 permits that are available for the high use season. In recent years, the monument has Continue reading

Local $100,000 Lottery Winner?

Colorado Lottery The Christmas Season just got much better for one lucky individual who won $100,000 on a Powerball ticket purchased this week at the west Kum & Go in Craig. According to the Colorado Lottery, the winner matched 4 of 5 numbers and chose the power play option. Powerball rules state that winners of $599 or more must claim their prize at one of the four Continue reading