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New Mountain Bike Restrictions For Buffalo Pass

In order to address illegal mountain bike trails in the Buffalo Pass area near Steamboat, the U.S. Forest Service has issued a special order, prohibiting off-route bike riding in the area. The order goes into effect immediately and will cover the Soda Creek area to the north, Mt. Zirkel Wilderness to Continue reading

Trailer Catches Fire North Of Craig

A flat-bed trailer carrying a backhoe caught fire Saturday evening on Highway 13, 9 miles north of Craig. The driver who was pulling the trailer, was able to get the backhoe off the trailer and had made progress controlling the blaze by the time Craig firefighters arrived on Continue reading

Dead Dog Fire 95% Contained

Crews made good progress again yesterday controlling the Dead Dog Fire, increasing containment from 60 to 95%. The fire has not grown significantly over the last couple of days and is estimated at just under 28 square miles. The majority of the fire, or 89% occurred on BLM lands, with only 9% Continue reading

No Buyer For Shadow Mountain Clubhouse

Moffat County was unable to secure a buyer for the Shadow Mountain Clubhouse at the auction Wednesday afternoon. No one submitted a bid for the clubhouse that met the minimum requirement, which was set at $250,000.  The parcel of land adjacent to the clubhouse to the north was Continue reading

UPDATE: Craig Man Killed In Highway 13 Head On

Two people were killed in a head on collision yesterday afternoon on Highway 13, eleven miles north of Rifle. Traffic was affected for almost 7 hours for investigation and cleanup, after a pickup and semi collided on the highway just after 4. A second semi was also involved in Continue reading

UPDATE: Car Hits Pole On Highway 13

A single vehicle accident occurred Friday morning on Highway 13, 2 miles north of Craig.  71-year-old Sandra Kave of Montrose lost control of her vehicle, sending it off the highway where it struck a power pole. Kave, who was the only person in the vehicle, was transported to Continue reading

Rock Springs Man Dies In I-25 Accident

39-year-old Gary Osborn from Rock Springs was killed in an accident last Sunday on I-25 near Cheyenne. Osborn was traveling north in the south bound lane of I-25 when he collided head on with a vehicle being driven by 34-year-old Omar Varela. Osborne was not wearing his seat belt and died from injuries sustained in the accident. Varela and his passenger 21-year-old Miguel Continue reading

Man Who Rolled Car Thursday Turns Himself In

The driver who rolled his vehicle last Thursday on Highway 13 north of Craig turned himself in Wednesday night after a warrant was issued for his arrest.  The driver was identified as 34 year old Craig resident Tanner Sholes.  Sholes was wanted for careless driving, driving Continue reading

Accident On Highway 13

north-bipass-accidentA car and a truck pulling a camper collided Sunday night at the intersection of the Craig north bypass and highway 13. The accident occurred just before 6:30, no one was seriously injured.  Additional Photos of the accident Continue reading

Alcohol May Have Contributed To Highway 13 Crash

Vehicle-Accident-300One woman was injured Wednesday when she wrecked her vehicle on Highway 13 North of Craig. 68 year old Kathleen Jensen from Idaho was driving when she lost control, striking a fence on the side of the highway. The accident occurred just after 4:30 yesterday afternoon. Jensen was transported to the Memorial Hospital with what Continue reading

Paving Begins Today On Highway 13 North Of Craig

CDOTPaving will begin Tuesday on Highway 13 north of Craig. During the paving process there will be a single lane traffic pattern in place. A pilot car will guide traffic through the area, and delays of up to 30 minutes are expected. Construction will take place from Continue reading

Abundance Of Natural Gas Discovered In NW Colorado

natural-gasWestern Colorado has 40 times more natural gas than previously expected, that according to a recent U.S. Geological survey. The numbers show that Colorado’s Piceance  Basin holds about 66.3 trillion cubic feet of natural gas which is up from the 1.6 Continue reading