Tag Archives: March

Heat Is On Again For St. Patrick’s Day

860 impaired drivers were arrested during the first two Heat is On DUI campaigns this year, a slight decrease from the 896 drivers who were arrested during the same time period in 2017. In total last year, 232 people lost their lives Continue reading

Blodgett Pleads Not Guilty To Manslaughter

Justin Blodgett, who is facing a felony manslaughter charge related to the death of Raymond Terrill, pleaded not guilty yesterday. Terrill died in Craig in March, after he and Blodgett had reportedly been involved in an altercation. 14th Judicial District Chief Judge Michael O’Hara gave Blodgett a deadline of September 7th, to accept the state’s deal to plead guilty to criminally negligent homicide.  If Blodgett declines to accept the plea agreement the case will go to trial starting Continue reading

Man Who Stole Laughing Gas In Craig Found Dead

Police have determined the person responsible for the February break-in at the Craig  Airgas was the same individual found deceased in a Vernal hotel room in March. Eagle County Continue reading

Steamboat Marijuana Taxes Up 20%

After declining in February, Steamboat tax collections were up again in March, this according to the most recent Sales Use and Accommodations Tax Report. Taxes collected in March were up more than 3% as compared to March of last year, with total taxes collected so far in 2017, up nearly 2.5%. The biggest increases in tax Continue reading

Tips For Safe Winter Driving

Winter can be an increasingly dangerous time on Colorado roads. Snow, ice, fog and longer nights present challenges to drivers that can lead to accidents. People do less driving during winter, yet there are more accidents per mile driven. Accidents that occur between December Continue reading

Construction On Yampa River Bridge Suspended

highway-13-smallThe work taking place on the Yampa River Bridge on Highway 13 south of Craig will be suspended through the winter. The work will be suspended through the beginning of March and Continue reading

Shadow Mountain Village Work Will Shut Down Until Spring

shadow mountain village meeting-150 editPhase two of the Shadow Mountain Village Improvement Project will wrap up next week. Roy Tipton, of the Moffat County Office of Development Services, says the last of the paving will be done next week, and then crews will shut down for the winter. He says, despite some Continue reading

Ponikvar Resigns as United Way Director

united way-150Moffat County United Way Executive Director Corrie Ponikvar has announced her resignation. Ponikvar will step down in March after being with the organization for 18 years. The decision is based on a need to spend more time with her family. Ponikvar will help transition the new Continue reading