Tag Archives: Rifle

Bag Limits Re-Instituted At Harvey Gap Reservoir

Following an inspection, Colorado  Parks and Wildlife has lifted the emergency fish salvage at Harvey Gap Reservoir near Rifle and has re-instituted all bag and possession limits. The reservoir was drained Continue reading

Prescribed Burns Scheduled In NW Colorado

Firefighters will be conducting prescribed burns over the coming weeks in Eagle, Garfield and Rio Blanco County. Crews plan to burn 1,200-acres 11 miles northwest of Rifle, 300-aces northwest of Continue reading

UPDATE: One More Dies After SUV Bear Collision

Three people died and four others were injured around 3:30 Friday morning, when an SUV collided with a bear on I-70 near Rifle. The collision, which resulted in the closure of the highway for a period of time, sent the vehicle off the road where it rolled multiple times. Some of the passengers were ejected Continue reading

Bad Weather Contributed To Plane Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board has released a preliminary report concerning the plane crash that killed a Fort Collins family earlier this month. The report found the pilot, 47-year-old Jeff Makepeace was flying through high winds and low visibility when he crashed the plane 9 miles Continue reading

3 Men Rescued From Mountainside Near Rifle

Twenty five rescue personnel from Garfield and Mesa Counties were involved in a 21 hour operation to rescue 3 men who had been hiking in the Anvil Points area west of Rifle. The rescue began when Garfield County Emergency Communications received a 911 call from the hikers late Friday afternoon. They were requesting help, as they had climbed up a steep 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

Apply To Hunt For Free Near Meeker

Hunters with the appropriate tags can now apply for a limited number of free unguided elk hunts on Crooked Wash Ranch near Meeker. Two hunts are available for hunters who drew a limited antler-less cow elk license for Game Management Unit 11 Continue reading

UPDATE: Teenager Who Died After Fall Identified

 A 17-year-old male from Rifle died Sunday afternoon after falling off a cliff in the Flat Tops in Garfield County, near the Rio Blanco County line. The teen, who has been identified as Zachary Collett, was with his girlfriend at the time of the accident. The initial report indicated that Collett had fallen Continue reading

Hayden Shooting Range Closed Tomorrow

The Hayden Shooting Range will be closed beginning tomorrow to allow Colorado Parks and Wildlife to make upgrades to the facility. The range will be closed for approximately two weeks while CPW installs new berms to help better define the three separate rifle ranges and will also expand the Continue reading

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