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Changes To Wyoming Early Retirement?

Some state employees may soon be eligible for early retirement in Wyoming. The State Senate passed a bill yesterday establishing new criteria under which state employees could qualify for early retirement. The bill, which went through considerable revisions during the legislative process, would Continue reading

UPDATE: Plane Crash East Of Meeker

The Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office was notified just after 10 Saturday morning, of a downed airplane near McGinnis Lake, about  32 miles East of Meeker.  Other aircraft in the area were receiving the radio transmission from those in the downed plane and reported that all Continue reading

Craig Daily Press And Steamboat Pilot Sold

CraigLogo_Stacked_new_400x400The Craig Daily Press and the Steamboat Pilot were sold last week to Colorado Mountain News Media. Colorado Mountain News Media is a division of Swift Media which owns local publications in multiple states including Colorado. They own and operate the Glenwood Springs Post Continue reading

Colorado Man Identified As Pilot Of Crashed Plane

Copy of IMAG0420 Copy of IMAG0411The pilot who died when his plane went down 15 miles west of meeker Thursday night has been identified as 62 year old William Ray Hiler of Tabernash, Colorado. Hiler’s body was recovered from the crash site and transported to Grand Junction where and an autopsy will be conducted today . The National Transportation Safety Board has assumed responsibility for investigating the crash. Continue reading

Identity Of Pilot Of Downed Airplane

35_bonanzaThe identity of the pilot who died when his plane went down 15 miles west of Meeker Thursday night, is expected to be released shortly, after positive identification and notification of next of kin. The body was recovered from the Continue reading

Pilot Says He Crashed on Purpose

plane-crash-300The pilot who crashed his plane near Rabbit Ears Pass last month has reportedly admitted he did it on purpose. Mark Darling of Eaton conducted an interview with a television station in which he told the interviewer he was grieving the passing of Continue reading

Pilot Survives Plane Crash South of Rabbit Ears

plane-crash-300A pilot called emergency dispatchers Sunday and said he was injured after his single-engine plane crashed south of the summit of Rabbit Ears Pass. Routt County officials say the pilot, Mark Darling of Eaton, asked for a rescue team. Darling said he Continue reading