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Man Still Missing From Rangely Area

Police are still looking for information on the man who went missing from the Rangely area last month. Anyone with potential information on 66-year-old Peter Christian Ruffner’s location is asked to contact that the Rio Blanco County Continue reading

Police Look For Info On Missing Man

Police are looking for information on a man who went missing from the Rangely area last week. 66-year-old Peter Christian Ruffner was last seen Friday. Crews are currently conducting search and rescue operations around Ruffner’s residence. Anyone with potential information on Ruffner’s Continue reading

Roll-Over South of Craig

A pickup truck rolled over Monday morning on Highway 13, 20 miles south of Craig. A 51-year-old man was driving, when he lost control, causing the vehicle to roll. The man, who was Continue reading

Hunter Attacked By Bear

A Rock Springs man was attacked by a bear last week in the Teton Wilderness. James Moore sustained injuries to his head and torso, after he was attacked by the bear while hunting elk with two other people in the area. Moore was taken to a hospital in Idaho, where he was Continue reading

Man Dies In Mining Accident

A worker died at the Bridger mine, 25 miles northeast of Rock Springs yesterday, after a slab of coal fell on him. According to Bridger and Rocky Mountain Power officials Jaime Olivas was moving mining equipment around 4 in the afternoon, when the slab came Continue reading

Man Arrested For Drug Distribution In Craig

A  man was arrested Monday in Craig for drug distribution and possession of drug paraphernalia. Police were called to the Frontier Apartments by a land lord who was concerned 45-year-old Todd Edward Smith of Craig, was at one of the Continue reading

Highway Fatalities Up In Wyoming For 2017

A Montana man died in a roll-over accident earlier this week near Alpine Wyoming, making that the 103rd fatality to occur on Wyoming highways so far this year. 45-year-old James Watters was driving on Highway 89 when his vehicle drifted Continue reading

Craig Man Arrested For Vehicle Theft

A  man was arrested Thursday suspected of having  stolen two vehicles. The vehicles were reported stolen in Craig early Thursday morning.  Both were recovered by police by that afternoon. An investigation into the thefts determined 40-year-old Christopher Dotson of Craig to be the primary suspect. Dotson was arrested Thursday and charged with Aggravated Continue reading

Craig Man Arrested Again For Possession Of Meth

A Craig man, who was out on bond in a  Routt County drug case, was arrested on additional drug charges last month in Moffat County. 51-year-old Melvin Newton was taken into custody August 23rd, after a warrant for possession of a controlled substance was issued for his arrest. About a week earlier, Newton  allegedly dropped a bag containing Methamphetamine at the east Craig Kum & Go, Continue reading

2 Charged In Death Of Man Who Fell From Train

Two people have been charged in the death of a transient man east of Wamsutter, which occurred earlier this month. The body of 26-year-old Eric Barrett of Arkansas was found by railroad workers on Saturday, August 19th. It was later determined that Barrett had died due to injuries sustained after falling from a train.  After an investigation, police Continue reading

1 Dead After Truck Collides With Paving Equipment

A Utah man was killed yesterday afternoon on Highway 40, after he crashed his vehicle into paving equipment.  36-year-old Jason Christenson lost control of his truck about 24 miles west of Kremmling, resulting in the pickup going off the road at a high rate of speed where it collided Continue reading

One Injured In Highway 40 Motorcycle Accident

A man was injured in a motorcycle accident Tuesday Morning on Highway 40 west of Maybell. The 76-year-old from Washington initially failed to see another biker he was traveling with pull off the highway near Elk Springs. According to Captain Conrad of the Colorado Continue reading