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Schedule For This Weekends “Whittle The Wood”

Wood carvers will begin their work Wednesday at Loudy Simpson Park in an advance of this weekend’s Whittle the Wood Rendezvous in Craig. The carving will continue through Saturday morning and the public is encouraged to stop by over the next few days to watch their creations take shape. The judging Continue reading

Memorial For JD Hayes Friday Afternoon

The memorial service for former Steamboat Springs Police Chief JD Hays will be Friday afternoon at 3 at the Strings Music Pavilion. A Celebration of Life will immediately follow the memorial service.  In lieu of flowers, the family suggest Continue reading

Learn How To Stop Human Trafficking In MOCO

Free training will be available tomorrow for those interested in preventing human trafficking from coming through and happening in Moffat County. Members of the Colorado Organization for Victims Assistance, Advocates Crisis Support Services and the Craig Police Department are hosting the meeting to provide information on Continue reading

SUV And School Bus Collision

No one was injured Tuesday morning when a Ford Explorer collided with a Moffat County School bus at the intersection of Colorado and 7th Street in Craig. According to Jerry DeLong of the Craig Police Department, the driver of the Explorer failed to see the Continue reading

UPDATE 2: Search Crews Find Body Of Missing Man

The body of a man, who was contacted by Steamboat Police late Sunday night, was found Monday afternoon in the Yampa River. The 22-year-old was last seen entering the river, following the exchange with officers. Police initially 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

Craig Man Charged With Multiple Thefts

A 30-year-old Craig man was arrested Saturday after police discovered items from multiple thefts in his possession. Police received reports Friday afternoon that a storage locker in Craig had been broken into. The owner of the storage locker told police that tools were stolen, and he believed they were taken to an apartment on the 600 block of Ranney Street. Police responded to the Continue reading

Police Investigate Suspicious Item At Post Office

Craig Police closed down the area around the Craig post office Friday afternoon, after a suspicious item was discovered near one of the post office trash cans. According to Jerry DeLong of the Craig Police Department, officers were called to the post office shortly Continue reading

Kids Bike Safety Event Saturday In Craig

The Craig Police Department will host a “Bike Rodeo” Saturday at Woodbury Park in Craig, for kids ages 6 to 14.  The Bike Rodeo will take place from 9 to 11:30.  At the event, kids will learn more about bike safety and will also be able to register their bike with the Craig Police Department. Memorial Regional Health will also give the Continue reading

Publishers Clearing House Scammers Target Craig

Craig Police are warning residents of a new scam where victims are receiving letters that say they won a contest through Publishers Clearing House. In the letter the victim is asked to provide money in order to cover contest processing fees and other costs. Craig Police want the public to be aware that Continue reading

Steamboat Police Chief Named To State Board

Steamboat Police Chief Cory Christensen has been appointed to the Colorado Peace Officers Standard and Training Board by Governor Hickenlooper. The board is made up of professionals and experts from law and law enforcement communities. The POST board Continue reading

Local Police Receive Awards For Saving Lives

Five local law enforcement officers were presented with Life Saving Awards by Craig Police Chief Walt Vanatta and Moffat County Sheriff KC Hume at the Craig City Council meeting Tuesday. Officer Grant Laehr , Deputy Ryan Hampton and Officer Jessey Kennel were all Continue reading