Tag Archives: Rifle

UPDATE: Craig Man Killed In Highway 13 Head On

Two people were killed in a head on collision yesterday afternoon on Highway 13, eleven miles north of Rifle. Traffic was affected for almost 7 hours for investigation and cleanup, after a pickup and semi collided on the highway just after 4. A second semi was also involved in Continue reading

Glenwood Man Dies In ATV Accident

A man died in an ATV accident near Rifle over the weekend. Todd Sillie of Glenwood Springs was driving a side by side ATV on JQS Road, when he lost control, sending he and the ATV down a steep Continue reading

17 NW Colorado Wrestlers Medal At State

State High School Wrestling
Northwest Colorado Medalists

 

 

Moffat County:
170 Miki Klimper 2nd place
182 Elias Peroulis 4th place

Steamboat Springs:
145 Lance Bryant 5th place
160 Hayden Johnson 2nd place

Meeker:
113 Jacob Pelloni 4th place Continue reading

Fishing Limits Reinstated At Harvey Gap Reservoir

kid-fishing-400You can no longer catch and keep as many fish as you want out of the Harvey Gap Reservoir, located about six and a half miles northeast of Rifle. The Silt Water Conservancy District has  cancelled plans to drain the reservoir Continue reading

New Facts About “Good Samaritan” Shooting Released

highway-13-smallThe investigation regarding the man who claimed he was shot after he stopped to offer assistance to a motorist on Highway 13 north of Rifle, concluded that his injury did not occur as he claimed. In a 911 call about the shooting on July 16th the 31-year-old man indicated that he had been shot by an unidentified person. The injured man, whose name Continue reading

Good Samaritan Motorist Shot On Highway 13

Garfield SheriffA 31-year-old man was shot just after midnight Sunday on Highway 13 about 5 miles north of Rifle. The incident occurred when he stopped to offer assistance to the driver of a stopped vehicle with flashing emergency lights. As he approached the vehicle, someone inside shot him in the torso. After being shot, he returned to his vehicle and was able to drive away and Continue reading

C-DOT Reinstates Doubled Fines in Wildlife Zones

deer on road 300Motorists on some stretches of northwest Colorado highways will be slapped with doubled fines when caught speeding under a resumed effort to cut down on collisions with wildlife. The Colorado Department of Transportation announced Wednesday that it is reinstating increased fines in wildlife zones. Fines will be Continue reading

Steamboat Names Interim City Manager

City-of-SteamboatGary Suiter has been named the Interim City Manager of Steamboat. Suiter will officially start his position on Monday, temporarily filling the vacancy while a search for a permanent City Manager Continue reading

Parks and Wildlife Awards Fishing Grants

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife awarded funds totaling more than $200,000 this summer to six projects to improve angling opportunities around Colorado. The projects are intended to result in new and expanded angler access to the Lake Fork of the Gunnison, Colorado, and Arkansas Rivers, improve in-stream habitat in Boulder Creek and Continue reading

Fatal Crash in Garfield County

fatal-300On September 16, 2015, at approximately 4:10 pm, the Colorado State Patrol responded to a one vehicle rollover accident on I70 at milepost 96 westbound. The driver of a white Volvo, 41 year old Melanie Jean Leilani Baumert of Rifle, was Continue reading

Club 20 to Hold Summer Policy Committee Meetings

club 20-229Club 20 will hold their Summer Policy Committee Meetings this month. The meetings will be held in two different parts of the state to give citizens a chance to participate. The first will take place in Rifle and Continue reading

Rio Blanco County Man Dies from Accidental Self Inflicted Gunshot Wound

RIO-BLANCO-COUNTY-SHERIFF-3A man that shot himself in the head near Rangely on Thursday, did so accidentally. That’s according to the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office, who says an elderly gentleman was walking out of a shed with a rifle, when he tripped. The gun reportedly went off, striking the man in the head. Authorities say he died from the Continue reading