Tag Archives: Rio Blanco

Car Chase Ends In Arrests

carchasegraphicA man was arrested last week east of Rangely, after a lengthy vehicle pursuit. On Friday morning a Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s officer attempted to stop 22 year old David Morgan on highway 64 about halfway between Meeker and Rangely, after it was determined the pickup he Continue reading

Coal Production Falls Again In NW Colorado

Yampa Data Partners LogoThe most recent edition of the “Yampa Valley Data Partners Fast Facts” shows that coal production continued to slip in Moffat, Routt and Rio Blanco Counties. Numbers show total Continue reading

Proposed Tax Incentives For Coal Communities

coalplugMoffat County Commissioner John Kinkaid met with Colorado US Senator Michael Bennet recently to discuss the formation of Coal Community Empowerment Zones in Colorado. An empowerment zone is a federally designated area, where businesses and governments receive specific tax credits, designed to encourage hiring and Continue reading

Energy Production Down Again In NW Colorado

Yampa Data Partners LogoEnergy Production continues to decline in Moffat, Routt, and Rio Blanco counties. That according to the most recent numbers released by the “Yampa Valley Data Partners”. Total Continue reading

New Field Manager At BLM’s Little Snake Field Office

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management has a new field manager at the Little Snake River Field Office. Bruce Stilltoe , who most recently worked for the BLM in Salt Lake City, arrived in Craig last week. Stilltoe will be responsible for managing the 1.3 million acres of BLM land in Moffat, Routt and Rio Blanco County’s. According to BLM Northwest District manager Joe Continue reading

Ask A Lawyer Clinics Tomorrow

ask a lawyerAnother “Ask a Lawyer” event will be held in Moffat, Grand, and Rio Blanco Counties Wednesday. Lawyers will be at the clinics to provide assistance on non-criminal court cases. Non-criminal cases may include divorce, family matters, child support, small claims disputes, landlord and tenant issues, and restraining orders. Participants will receive a free 15 Continue reading

High Fire Danger This Weekend

RED FLAGA Red Flag Warning is in effect Saturday and Sunday for most of Moffat and Rio Blanco Counties.  With gusty winds, low humidity and dry conditions fire could spread and get out of control rapidly.  Those that see signs of smoke should report it immediately to local Continue reading

Where To Watch Fireworks Near You

FIREWORKS-3-300Below are where to watch area fireworks shows on July 4th. Continue reading

Tipton, Glynn And Rankin Win In Colorado Primary

election resultsResults are in for the Colorado Primary and the closest race that occurred yesterday was for the Colorado Board of Education. Joyce Rankin, wife of Colorado Representative Bob Rankin will maintain her seat on the school board as the District 3 representative. Rankin received 56% of Continue reading

Court Houses Open Saturday For Primary Election

Vote_CheckmarkLocal Primary Election day is Tuesday in Colorado, with that in mind the court houses in the area will be opened for special hours Saturday to allow people to register to vote, acquire a replacement ballot, or vote in person. The Moffat county court Continue reading

Wildfire South Of Craig

RED FLAGCraig firefighters responded to a small wildfire just after noon Friday.  The fire was in sagebrush and grass about half a mile south of Craig on private land a quarter-mile west of Highway 13.  It was determined that the fire was caused by sparks created when a bird contacted a power line.  Continue reading

Current Flood Conditions

river floodingWarm temperatures and rain in the mountains have created potential flood conditions for Northwest Colorado and South Central Wyoming according to the National Weather Service. However, Emergency Managers in the area say Continue reading