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Construction Accident Victim Identified

The man who died in a construction accident last week in Steamboat has been identified by the Routt County Coroner.  According to Deputy Coroner Mitch Locke, the victim, 48-year-old Eric Becker, of Steamboat, was struck by a piece Continue reading

Man Dies In Construction Accident

A construction worker died after a workplace accident yesterday afternoon in Steamboat. The 48-year-old man, who has not been identified, was struck by a piece of steel while helping to construct a home on Steamboat Boulevard. The Continue reading

Wyoming State Fair Schedule Condensed

This schedule for this year’s Wyoming State Fair has been compacted into 4 days, down from the 8 day schedule that the fair normally encompasses. State Fair Director James Goodrich says the change was due to a decrease in state financial support because of Continue reading

Sheriff Wants Armed Marshals At Schools

Following the recent school shooting in Florida, Routt County Sheriff Garrett Wiggins and Undersheriff Doug Scherar have released a letter calling for a program to be established, which would place well trained, armed school marshals in every public school in Routt County. The school marshals would consist of active or retired law enforcement Continue reading

Escaped Inmate Captured

An inmate who escaped from the Garfield County Jail was located Tuesday morning by Sheriff’s Deputies. 19-year-old Armando Mayo escaped from the jail Monday night through a release error, after he allegedly impersonated another Continue reading

UPDATE: Craig Woman Dies In ATV Accident

A Craig woman died over the weekend in an ATV accident near Toponas. 58-year-old Julie Nalty was driving a side-by-side ATV Sunday when she lost control, rolling it down a steep embankment. Both Nalty and her passenger, Vicky Hamblin also of Craig, were Continue reading

One Killed, Trooper Injured In Accident Near Rifle

One person was killed yesterday, while another and a State Trooper were sent to the hospital, following an accident on I-70 near Rifle. The incident began when the state trooper pulled over a vehicle on the interstate around 5:30.  During the traffic stop an oncoming vehicle collided with Continue reading

Man Who Died In Yampa River Identified

The 22-year-old man who died after jumping in the Yampa River Sunday night has been identified by Steamboat authorities.  Arman Quereshi, who had reportedly moved to Steamboat this winter, was contacted by Steamboat Police after he was accused of attempting to steal a purse earlier in the evening. While Continue reading