Tag Archives: Moffat County Sheriff

Elk Springs Fire Concerns

fire-1-300The approximately 300 acre Elk Springs Fire was reported yesterday afternoon and is being managed under a Unified Command over Bureau of Land Management, State, and private lands. It is burning in grass, sage, pinion and juniper about 1 ½ mile south of Highway 40, southeast of Elk Springs. The main concern for this fire is Continue reading

Lightning Sparks Several Wildfires in Northwest Colorado

fire-fighter-1-300Wednesday’s thunderstorms produced lightning that ignited seven confirmed wildland fires in Moffat, Rio Blanco and Jackson counties. The largest of the new incidents is the Key Fire at 252 acres, primarily on private land with a small portion on BLM land about 27 miles southwest of Maybell. The blaze Continue reading

Wildfires Sparked by Lightning

WILDFIREWith afternoon thunder and lightning storms last week new wildland fires erupted in Rio Blanco and Moffat Counties. Fire crews and engines responded to six fires on BLM land Thursday afternoon. All Continue reading

Craig Firefighters Put Out Unattended Fire at Golf Course

craig-fire-rescue-300Craig firefighters put out a slash pile burn that was left unattended over the weekend.  According to firefighters, a slash pile burn was started near the maintenance shed at Yampa Valley Golf Course Saturday afternoon, and then left to burn.  A concerned citizen saw the flames and called the Continue reading

Moffat County Commissioner Candidates Forum to be Held Next Week

REPUBLICAN93-7/102-3 KRAI, 55 Country, and the Craig Daily Press will present a forum of the Moffat County Commissioner candidates next week.  The forum will focus on the race between Frank Moe and Tom Soos for the District 3 Moffat County Commissioner seat.  However, candidates in uncontested primary races, such as Moffat County Sheriff, will also receive mic time to express Continue reading

Moffat County Sheriff’s Deputy Arrested for Domestic Violence

moffat-county-sheriff-300A Moffat County Sheriff’s deputy has been arrested on charges of domestic violence.  According to Sheriff Tim Jantz, Deputy David Domeny is the contract Deputy assigned to Dinosaur.  He was arrested yesterday for an incident that occurred in his home on Continue reading