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Four Arrested For Meth Distribution

Four people were arrested last week in Sweetwater County on a variety of drug charges. The Sheriff’s Narcotics and Arrest Group arrested 43-year-old Zacariah Strange for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine, 44-year-old Darrell Gilson and 43-year-old Martina Caspari for Possession with Continue reading

UPDATE: Craig Man Dies In Kayaking Accident

The family of the Craig man who died in a kayaking accident over the weekend in Dinosaur National Monument has yet to give consent for his identity to be released to the public. While the victims identity has been widely shared on social media, out of respect for Continue reading

Update: Body Found By Cadaver Dog Identified

The identity of the body found earlier this week by a cadaver dog near Superior, east of Rock Springs, has been released. The remains have been identified as those Continue reading

8-Year-Old Who Died Near Hanging Lake Identified

The eight-year-old boy who died in a hiking accident earlier this week at Hanging Lake near Glenwood Springs has been identified.  An autopsy determined that Noah Ragon of Highland Ranch, died due to an accidental blunt force injury to his head. While Ragon was initially thought to have slipped and hit his head on a rock, investigators are still trying to Continue reading

Eight Year Old Dies Near Hanging Lake

An eight-year-old boy died in a hiking accident yesterday at Hanging Lake near Glenwood Springs.   The child, who was hiking with his parents and sibling, reportedly slipped and hit his head on a rock while walking near the Sprouting Rock waterfall. Attempts to revive the boy were Continue reading

Authorities Look For Info On Missing Sex Offender

Sweetwater County authorities are asking for the public’s help in finding a sex offender who is on the run.  58-year-old Bruce Leon Harms, who was originally charged as a sex offender in Los Angeles County in 1989, was also charged in 2013 in Sweetwater County for failing to register as a sex offender. Though he had recently resided in Blairtown in Rock Springs, authorities believe that Continue reading

Work Continues ON I-70 After Rock Fall In Glenwood Canyon

glenwood canyon rock fall feb 16 1Crews are continuing to work to secure the area affected by the rock slide that occurred on I-70 in Glenwood Canyon in February. The Colorado Department of Transportation mitigation work has continued to keep the canyon open to through traffic. They are now installing permanent measures designed to prevent rocks from falling onto the Continue reading

Sweetwater Sheriffs Look For Witnesses Of Stabbing

Sweetwater-Sheriffs-logoA man was assaulted with a knife near Rock Springs earlier this month, and the Sweetwater County Sheriffs office is searching for more information on the incident. 36 year old Alfredo Mendoza was arrested on the afternoon of the 13th after he attacked Joshua Bennett from Rock Springs with a knife.  The attack took place outside of the Farson Continue reading

River Road Now Open

SteamboatRiver Road in Steamboat is now open to traffic after being shut down by a minor rock slide earlier this week. Crews finished cleaning up the area yesterday afternoon, but some damage still remains so drivers should continue to use caution while passing through the area. The Public Continue reading

Rockfall Closes Road In Steamboat

steamboat-logo-charcoal-300River Road in Steamboat is closed to through traffic in the canyon section between Brooklyn neighborhood and Tree Haus due to a minor rockfall. The City is asking that all traffic including bike and pedestrian traffic Continue reading

I-70 Closed Tomorrow

glenwood canyon rock fall feb 16 1I-70 Through Glenwood Canyon will be closed again tomorrow.  The Colorado Department of Transportation will close the road to all traffic between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. The previous detour route will be used which will again divert traffic through Northwest Colorado.  During tomorrows Continue reading

I-70 To Remain Closed During The Day

glenwood canyon rock fall feb 16 1After an extensive clean up process due to a rockslide, the Colorado Department of Transportation was able to partially reopen I-70 last night.  CDOT says a pilot car is guiding traffic through Glenwood Canyon, but that they will be completely shutting down the highway again for more safety work.  The plan now is to close down all lanes between the hours 9a.m. and 4p.m. for the next several Continue reading