Tag Archives: social media

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

Learn To Market Via Social Media

Social Media Marketing classes are being offered over the next couple months at Colorado Northwestern Community College.  The classes will give participants the opportunity to learn what makes social media Continue reading

Scam Targets NW Colorado Seniors

Area law enforcement officers have received reports of a new scam, where individuals appear to be utilizing personal information found on social media sites to scam the elderly.  Seniors have received calls claiming their grand children are trapped in a foreign country and need money to get back.  A woman Continue reading

IRS Offers Tips to Avoid Tax Scams

irsThe Internal Revenue Service has issued a consumer alert providing taxpayers with additional tips to protect themselves from telephone scam artists calling and pretending to be with the IRS. The callers may demand money or may say you have a refund due and try to trick you into sharing private information. They can Continue reading

Hundreds Show up to ColoWyo Meeting in Craig

coloyowNearly 800 people showed up to last night’s public meeting to discuss the ColoWyo situation. Representatives of Tri-State and ColoWyo gave an update on the lawsuit, including detailing its history and the struggles they will face in the future. The theme of Continue reading

Lawmakers Advance Bill to Curb Cyberbullying

co-state-capitol-300Bullying on social media would be penalized with a misdemeanor harassment charge and possible jail time with a bill approved by Colorado House lawmakers. The proposal passed the chamber yesterday on a bipartisan 43-22 vote. But some Continue reading

Lawmakers Address Online Bullying

co-state-capitol-300Bullying on social media would be subject to new criminal penalties under a bill advancing in the Colorado House. The sponsor of the bill, Democratic Representative Rhonda Fields, is naming her proposal after a Douglas County high Continue reading

Army Warns of Soldier Scam

SCAMS-300Army investigators are warning about a scam by which phony soldiers use tales of war to steal cash from unsuspecting civilians. The Army’s Criminal Investigation Command has received numerous reports from victims around the world who have been duped by people impersonating soldiers. The scam Continue reading