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Publishers Clearing House Scammers Target Craig

Craig Police are warning residents of a new scam where victims are receiving letters that say they won a contest through Publishers Clearing House. In the letter the victim is asked to provide money in order to cover contest processing fees and other costs. Craig Police want the public to be aware that Continue reading

Scam Targets Wyoming Residents

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office is warning people of a new scam targeting the counties residents. Scammers are calling people claiming to be a law enforcement officer or official with the bogus “Sweetwater Civil Processing Unit”. The scammer, who is said to have a thick accent, tells the victim that an officer will be coming by with a Continue reading

Robbery In Craig

The west Kum & Go in Craig was robbed just after 2:30 this morning. A man wearing a dark colored hoodie, ski mask and sunglasses entered the store with a gun and demanded money from the cash register. No one was injured during the incident. The robbery Continue reading

Colorado Receives Money To Help With Wildfires

Wildfires-300With wildfires burning throughout the state, Colorado is spending a great deal of money this year on fire prevention and maintenance. To help with the additional expenditures the Federal Emergency Management Agency has awarded just Continue reading

UPDATE: Broncos And Miller Reach Deal

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The Denver Broncos and Super Bowl 50 MVP Von Miller have inked a deal that makes the outside linebacker the NFL’s highest-paid defensive player, thanks to a six-year, $114.5 million contract that Continue reading

Dinosaur National Monument Brings In Big Money

Dinosaur National Monument QuarryA new National Park Service report shows that 291,800 visitors to Dinosaur National Monument in 2015 spent $17,079,100 in communities near the park. That spending Continue reading

Pot Sales In CO Keep Getting Higher

MARIJUANA-300Pot is big business in Colorado. A new report from the cannabis data analytics company New Frontier says marijuana sales jumped 93% last year, and they are projecting that total sales in 2016 will be over $1.5 billion. Demand generally peaks in the Continue reading

Grants To Northwest Colorado In Jeopardy

The money that the City of Craig and surrounding areas receives from severance taxes in the form of grants from the Department of Local Affairs, may significantly decrease this year if a bill before the Colorado State Senate is approved. Severance taxes are collected by the state from companies or individuals that produce nonrenewable natural resources such as oil, coal, or gas in the state of Colorado. 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

Give Wisely This Christmas Season

wayne-williamsColorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams  yesterday called on Coloradans to give generously to their favorite charities during this holiday season but also to be on guard against charity scams. Williams offered his “wise giving tips” and a database of information about charities raising funds in Colorado to help them make informed decisions.  Williams said that “Coloradans are very generous,and we want to make sure their money goes for the causes they support.” Most charities Continue reading

Local Scam Going On Now

SCAMS-300Numerous residents of Moffat County have reported receiving calls from a scam artist posing as a officer of the Moffat County Sheriff’s Department. The scammer is using the pretext of arrest warrant or missed court date to demand personal information or immediate payment to avoid arrest. Be aware that this is a scam. Calls are Continue reading