Tag Archives: South

Coroner ID’s Body, Rules Death A Homicide

The body that was discovered during an investigation in Eagle County earlier this week has been positively identified as 74-year-old Catherine Kelley of Edwards. Sheriff’s deputies responded Continue reading

Two Arrested After Body Discovered

Two people were arrested in Eagle County earlier this week, after a body was discovered during an investigation. Sheriff’s deputies responded to a reported home invasion Wednesday night Continue reading

Two Hunters Rescued

Two Rawlins men had to be rescued near Bridger Pass  south of Rawlins last month. 47-year-old Joseph Rathbun and 57-year-old Bruce Baugh were reported missing after they failed to return from a hunt in the area on Saturday, December 23rd. The two reportedly Continue reading

Truck Ends Up In Creek After Chase

Routt County Sheriff’s deputies took a Yampa man into custody following a chase Wednesday morning in South Routt County. According to Sergeant Paul with the Routt County Sheriff’s , the chase started after 35-year-old Ian Moreau used the bumper of his pickup to push a Sheriff’s vehicle out of his way near Continue reading

Trailer Catches Fire South Of Craig

Craig firefighters responded to a fire Thursday morning at a single wide trailer near Moffat County Road 37, south of Craig. The fire started in the hot water heater closet and damaged a bedroom and bathroom. It took firefighters around half an Continue reading

Roll-Over Sends Adult And 2 Minors To Hospital

Three people were taken to the hospital after their vehicle rolled yesterday around noon on Highway 13, 15 miles south of Craig. A Hayden man was driving when he reportedly fell asleep, resulting in the car hitting an embankment, causing it to flip onto its roof in the middle of the road. According to Craig Continue reading

UPDATE: Highway 139 Reopened

Co Highway 139 was closed for a little over an hour Monday morning near Douglas Pass south of Rangely, due to a spun-out semi on the highway. A tow truck was called in to to remove the Continue reading

Roll-Over South of Craig

A pickup truck rolled over Monday morning on Highway 13, 20 miles south of Craig. A 51-year-old man was driving, when he lost control, causing the vehicle to roll. The man, who was Continue reading

UPDATE: Winter Valley Fire 70% Contained

The Winter Valley Fire, which ignited Thursday south of Elk Springs, continued to grow over the weekend, increasing from 6,400 acres to 7,800 acres. Rain and cool Continue reading

County Road Reopened, Fires Still Burning

Moffat County Road 57, which was closed due to the Pine Tree Fire, burning 10 miles south of Maybell, is now open. Travelers along the road should continue to use caution, as traffic from firefighters may be heavy. The fire is now estimated at 4,732 acres and remains Continue reading

UPDATE: Identity Of Man Injured In Motorcycle Accident Released

The identity of the man who was injured over the weekend in a motorcycle accident on Highway 13 12 miles south of Craig has been released. 74-year-old Richard Pederson of Minnesota crashed his motorcycle around 3 Sunday afternoon after an attempt to pass a truck on the Highway. While he Continue reading

Fire Destroys Home South Of Steamboat

A barbecue grill is believed to have caused a fire that destroyed a home Friday, in the Whitecotton neighborhood south of Steamboat Springs. Routt County Sheriff representative Kurtis Luster, confirmed that the grill is believed to have been left on by the homeowners, who were not at the residence when the fire occurred.  Neighbors Continue reading