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Alcohol Contributes To Roll-Over In Craig

Alcohol consumption is believed to have contributed to a roll-over accident over the weekend In Craig. According to a representative with the Craig Police Department, an unidentified Craig man was driving on Ranney Street Saturday afternoon, north of Victory way, Continue reading

Three Snowmobilers Rescued

Three snowmobilers were rescued last week in south central Wyoming. 22-year-old Caleb Bell of Fort Collins, 44-year-old Jay Leonard of Evans and 24-year-old Austin Wanamaker of Windsor were reported missing after they were last seen in the Lake Marie area, near the border of Carbon and Continue reading

Man With Frostbite Rescued

A rescue team responded to a cabin north of Hayden at about 5 Monday morning, to assist a 36-year-old man who sustained frostbite to his feet while out snowshoeing. According to a representative with Routt County Search and Continue reading

UPDATE: One In Custody After Shooting Death

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s office is investigating a shooting death that occurred Sunday afternoon, north of Rock Springs. According to Sweetwater County Sheriff Mike Lowell, the suspect in the shooting, 41-year-old Stephen Taranovich is Continue reading

Two Injured In Roll-Over

A Craig man and an unidentified passenger sustained minor injuries in an accident Saturday night on Highway 131, 2 miles north of Oak Creek. 19-year-old Victor Bianculli lost control, resulting in the car leaving the highway, where it rolled onto Continue reading

One Dead In Highway 13 Accident

One person was killed yesterday afternoon in a 2 vehicle accident on Highway 13 just north of Rifle. A 24-year-old male lost control around 3:30, resulting in his car sliding across the highway, where it was t-boned by a vehicle being driven by a 58-year-old Colorado woman, closing Continue reading

Plans To Double Trail System On Cedar Mountain

The Bureau of Land Management is in midst of planning a trail expansion effort on Cedar Mountain,  five miles north of Craig, and is looking for the public to participate. The BLM is looking for advice from locals on trail locations, size, grade and design. The 900-acre Cedar Mountain Special Recreation Management Area was designated in 2011 to provide non-motorized recreational activities close to Craig, including horseback riding, cross-country skiing, running and mountain biking. The area currently includes Continue reading

Gardner Applauds North Korea Terror Designation

President Trump announced this week that his administration would re-designate North Korea as a state sponsor of terror. North Korea was designated a state sponsor of terror in 1988, but that designation was eliminated by the Bush administration in 2008, in an attempt to salvage a fragile deal where North Korea would halt its Continue reading

Semi Roll-Over Closes Highway 13

A semi carrying a load of cattle rolled yesterday afternoon on Highway 13 north of Craig.  59-year-old Larry Neeman from Nebraska was driving the semi when he swerved to avoid colliding with the car ahead, which had slowed to turn off the highway. His actions caused the semi to roll, blocking the road. The accident Continue reading

Horse Has To Be Rescued From Cattle Guard

North Routt Fire Protection District firefighters rescued a horse that was trapped in a cattle guard Wednesday. According to a post on the North Routt Fire Protection Facebook page, the horse ran away from a hunting camp in the area, and was found with three legs stuck in a cattle guard on Forest Service Road 443, northeast of Clark. It took crews a couple hours to free the animal. A veterinarian that was on Continue reading

Man Dies In Mining Accident

A worker died at the Bridger mine, 25 miles northeast of Rock Springs yesterday, after a slab of coal fell on him. According to Bridger and Rocky Mountain Power officials Jaime Olivas was moving mining equipment around 4 in the afternoon, when the slab came Continue reading

Bad Weather Contributed To Plane Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board has released a preliminary report concerning the plane crash that killed a Fort Collins family earlier this month. The report found the pilot, 47-year-old Jeff Makepeace was flying through high winds and low visibility when he crashed the plane 9 miles Continue reading