Tag Archives: Maybell

High Speed Internet Coming To Maybell

The town of Maybell can expect high-speed internet service soon. The Moffat County Commissioners signed an agreement with High Rapids Networks at their weekly meeting yesterday, which will allow the company to install high-speed internet equipment on Cedar and Juniper Mountain, and at the Museum of Northwest Colorado and the Moffat County Landfill. As part of the agreement, the county will Continue reading

Weather Helps Fire Crews

Cooler temperatures and scattered rain over the last couple days have kept the Peekaboo Fire, burning between Maybell and the Utah State line, from growing significantly. The fire is still estimated at just Continue reading

Mosquito Spraying Near Maybell Delayed

The time period for mosquito spraying to occur in the Maybell area has been extended through Monday. The spraying was supposed to be completed by Saturday, but this had to be delayed due to high winds. Spraying will take place during the Continue reading

MOCO Mosquito Spraying Starts This Week

Mosquito spraying is expected to begin in Craig, Maybell and other areas of Moffat County later this week. The aerial spraying will take place between Thursday and Saturday in Craig and the surrounding areas, wind and weather Continue reading

Power Outage Sunday Caused By Raccoon

A power outage that occurred in the Craig, Baggs  and Maybell areas early Sunday morning was the result of a raccoon that got into the Excel Energy substation near Craig. Power to the station had to be turned off to remove the Continue reading

BLM To Talk NW Colorado Travel Plan Wednesday

The Bureau of Land Management will host an open house this week in Craig to discuss their travel management plan for lands between Craig and Maybell. The plan involves more than 1,300 miles of routes in the Powder Wash, Big Gulch, Seven Mile Continue reading

48 Below Zero!

If you think it was cold here yesterday, our temperatures were mild compared to that in Wisdom Montana, near Butte, which recorded the nations lowest temperatures yesterday at 48 below zero.  Locally last nights clear skies contributed to dropping temperatures across Colorado. According to US Air Continue reading

Planned Power Outage Monday

yampa-valley-electric-assocA power outage has been scheduled Monday in the Maybell area by the Yampa Valley Electric Association.  The outage will allow Yampa Valley Electric to perform maintenance on the Maybell Substation and its lines. It will take place between 4 and 5 Monday afternoon and will affect Maybell, Continue reading

Help Review NW Colorado Trail Maps

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management is looking for community assistance in reviewing its road and trail inventory maps for Northwest Colorado.  This summer, members of the BLM’s Little Snake Field Office, inventoried more than 1,300 miles of routes across the 370,000 acres of land that it manages between Maybell and Craig all Continue reading

One Dead After Accident On Highway 40

Vehicle-Accident-300One person died yesterday afternoon in an accident on Highway 40 near Maybell.  A truck driven by 78 year old Judith Chance from California rolled after it drifted off the highway and struck a number of trees.  Chance sustained serious but non life threatening injuries during the accident and was transported to The Memorial Hospital.  Here passenger 79 year old Continue reading

Happy Hollow Fire 75% Contained

WILD FIRECrews made good progress yesterday battling the “Happy Hollow” Fire burning 25 miles west of Maybell.  The lightning fire that began Sunday is burning through trees and sage brush in Dinosaur National Monument.  Crews Continue reading

New Fire Starts In Dinosaur National Monument

WILD FIREA lightning fire started Sunday about 25 miles west of Maybell. The 335 acre “Happy Hollow” fire is burning through trees and sage brush in Dinosaur National Monument. Nearly 100 firefighters are working in conjunction with air support to Continue reading