Tag Archives: Oak Creek

Slick Roads Cause Roll-Overs Monday

Slick roads caused issues for two drivers Monday morning on Highway 131. A 27-year-old male lost control around 10 in the morning near Oak Creek, causing his vehicle to roll down a 50 foot embankment. The driver was uninjured, while his unidentified female passenger complained of minor Continue reading

Two Roll-Overs Monday

Snowy and icy roads caused issues for at least two drivers Monday in Routt County. 41-year-old Heather Ward of Oak Creek lost control on Highway 40 east of Steamboat, causing her vehicle to roll.  The extent of the injuries to Ward and a 27-year-old male passenger were not released. Ward was charged with Continue reading

UPDATE: Two Car Accident Sends One To Hospital

At least one person was taken to the hospital Thursday night, after a two vehicle accident east of Hayden. One of the drivers, 29-year-old Andria Grooman of Oak Creek, was transported to the hospital for treatment.  She was reportedly unresponsive but still breathing.  Injuries to Continue reading

Man Arrested After Tuesday Accident

One person was arrested after a single vehicle accident Tuesday morning north of Toponas. 31-year-old William Miller of Texas was driving when his vehicle left the road, striking a tree. Miller sustained minor injuries during the Continue reading

Driver Falls Asleep, Crashes Car

One person sustained minor injuries in a car accident Sunday afternoon on Highway 131 near Toponas. 29-year-old William O’Leary from Oak Creek was driving when he is believed to have fallen asleep, resulting in his car leaving the Continue reading

Vote Or Drop Off Ballots Today

Tuesday is election Day. Anyone planning to vote, who has not yet done so, will need to submit their ballot to the local County Clerk’s office, or vote in person at a certified polling location by 7 tonight. The Moffat County Clerks Office will be Continue reading

UPDATE: Fire In Rio Blanco County 40% Contained

A private burn resulted in a wildfire Tuesday afternoon in Rio Blanco County. The fire, which occurred on Rio Blanco County Road 8 near Buford, was moving towards buildings on the property when crews arrived.  Fortunately, firefighters Continue reading

Propane Tank Catches Fire Near Oak Creek

Burning trash in a barrel was the source of a grass fire Friday afternoon off of Routt County Road 200A, northeast of Oak Creek. Steamboat Springs’ firefighters responded to the three acre Continue reading

UPDATE: Northwest Colorado Easter Egg Hunts

Numerous Easter egg hunts will be held across Northwest Colorado Saturday.  The hunt at New Creation Church in Craig will include prizes like cash and new bicycles, there will also be a petting zoo, bounce houses, face painting and a photo booth.  Registration Continue reading

Routt County Master Plan Meeting In Oak Creek

The Routt County Planning Commission will host a meeting this week in Oak Creek to discuss the Routt County Master Plan. The meeting will allow the planning team to answer questions about the Continue reading

17 NW Colorado Wrestlers Medal At State

State High School Wrestling
Northwest Colorado Medalists



Moffat County:
170 Miki Klimper 2nd place
182 Elias Peroulis 4th place

Steamboat Springs:
145 Lance Bryant 5th place
160 Hayden Johnson 2nd place

113 Jacob Pelloni 4th place Continue reading

State Wrestling Starts Thursday On KRAI

The High School State Wrestling Tournament gets underway Thursday afternoon.   26 wrestlers from Moffat, Routt and Rio Blanco Counties will compete for medals.  7 head into the tournament as regional champions.  11 are 2nd place finishers.  Dennis and Anton Fredrickson, both former state champions, will again broadcast the action live on 93.7 102.3 KRAI and online at KRAI.COM.  The three day broadcast will begin at 2:40 Thursday afternoon.  Wrestling gets underway at 3.  You’ll find the complete broadcast schedule and a link to the brackets below.  To sponsor the KRAI State Wrestling broadcast contact KRAI at 824-6574. Continue reading