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Routt And Medicine Bow Fire Restrictions Lifted

Fire restrictions for the entirety of the Routt National Forest and a large portion of the Medicine Bow National Forest have been lifted. In the Medicine Bow National Forest, the restrictions have been lifted for the Sierra Madre and Snowy Ranges, as well as the Pole Mountain Unit, but restrictions Continue reading

Telephone Pole Fire May Have Been Intentional

Craig Firefighters responded to a telephone pole that was on fire Tuesday morning on School Street in Craig. According to Battalion Commander Troy Hampton, a homeowner near the pole discovered the fire and put it out utilizing a personal fire extinguisher. Yampa Valley Electric crews were called in to Continue reading

Truck Collides With Telephone Pole In Craig

craig-fire-rescue-300A truck collided with a telephone pole in Craig Friday night around 8. According to a representative from Craig Fire and Rescue a pickup was traveling on 1st street when the vehicle glanced off a telephone pole. The driver, the only occupant of Continue reading

Power Outages In The Maybell Area

power-outage-300The Maybell area experienced power outages on Monday and Tuesday.  The first outage, where power was off for about 45 minutes, was attributed to a substation failure caused by weather.  A nine hour outage occurred Tuesday when a power pole went down in a remote area.  The length of that outage was due to the amount of time it took YVEA Continue reading