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Tipped Over Semi Closes Highway 40

A tipped over semi resulted in Highway 40 being closed for a period of time yesterday afternoon on the east side of Rabbit Ears Pass. The trucks driver lost control, causing the semi to slide off the road where it struck a guard rail, which led to the trailer tipping over.  The highway was closed from 12:30 Continue reading

Four Injured In Head On Crash

Four people were injured in a head on accident yesterday morning on Rabbit Ears pass. Icy roads are believed to have contributed to the incident which occurred just after 10. One of the drivers sustained serious injuries and was trapped in their vehicle, requiring extrication. It took emergency crews about a half an hour to remove the driver from the vehicle.  All those injured were taken to Continue reading

UPDATE: Two Vehicle Accident Near Rabbit Ears

One person was injured Friday following a two vehicle accident on Highway 40, at the bottom of the west side of Rabbit Ears Pass. According to Josh Lewis of the Colorado State Patrol, the driver of one of the vehicles, 27-year-old Chelsea Burkett Continue reading

UPDATE: Rabbit Ears Closed For 7 Hours Due To Head-on Crash

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Rabbit Ears Pass was closed in both directions earlier today due to an accident that occurred between a tractor-trailer and pickup just after 5 this morning. The two drivers were the only people involved in the incident. . It took rescue Continue reading

Craig Man Arrested For Intent To Distribute Heroin

selbach-mugA Craig man was arrested Tuesday for possession of heroin with the intent to distribute after he was pulled over on Rabbit Ears Pass.  A substantial amount of heroin was discovered in the vehicle of Ronal Selbach after he was pulled over for driving erratically Tuesday afternoon.  While an officer was talking to Selbach about his driving, a Routt County Continue reading

Forest Officials Confirm Tularemia Case in NWCO

routt-natl-forest-signRoutt National Forest officials are urging visitors to pay special attention to wildlife and to keep an eye on their pets after a rabbit recently tested positive in the Bear River Corridor for the bacterial disease tularemia, better known as Continue reading

Routt County Fair Continues

rcfairThe Routt County Fair continues this week. Tonight’s Ranch Rompus Rodeo starts at 7:30. Tomorrow, the Exhibition Hall opens, and there will be vendors, inflatables, and activities on the Midway. Livestock Shows continue, with goat, Continue reading

Entry Forms Due Tomorrow for Certain Moffat County Fair Events

Moffat-County-Fair-300Tomorrow is the deadline for many entries at this year’s Moffat County Fair. Entries for certain livestock, such as breeding sheep, breeding beef, dairy and breeding meat goat, rabbit, poultry and dog projects are due tomorrow. 4-H, FFA, and Open Horse Show entries are also due. Those who Continue reading