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Man Dies In Mining Accident

A worker died at the Bridger mine, 25 miles northeast of Rock Springs yesterday, after a slab of coal fell on him. According to Bridger and Rocky Mountain Power officials Jaime Olivas was moving mining equipment around 4 in the afternoon, when the slab came Continue reading

Measure Would Transfer Money From Government To Charities

A new proposed ballot measure aims to help charities. The Secretary of State’s office has approved the backers to start gathering signatures on proposed initiative 53, which would allow fines and penalties assessed by Colorado courts to be donated to charities instead of Continue reading

Colorado Targeted By Russia During 2016 Election

Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams announced last week that he had been notified by the Department of Homeland Security, that Colorado Election systems had been scanned by the Russians prior to the 2016 Presidential Election. This makes Colorado one of the 21 states the Department of Homeland Security had previously Continue reading

Study Finds Potential Voter Fraud

A study which examined 11.5 million voter records in five states, including Colorado, uncovered 112 instances of possible improper voting, which occurred in the 2016 presidential election. Ten people who voted in Colorado are suspected of casting two Continue reading

Big Red Fire Continues To Burn

While crews were able to gain full containment of the Pine Tree and Deep Creek fires in Northwest Colorado this week, crews have not been able to increase containment of the Big Red Fire, burning 5 miles south of the Wyoming state line in Routt County, Continue reading

Repairs To Swinging Bridge Delayed Until 2018

The time frame for repairs to start on the Swinging Bridge has been extended until next year. Repairs were scheduled to start this summer, but bids for the project came in higher than expected, so that start time has been delayed. Work is now expected to start in the spring. The project was expected to Continue reading

CPW Offering Free Camping To Volunteers

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering volunteers a free night of camping in exchange for their work helping to maintain trails this weekend at State Forest State Park near Walden. Interested individuals should arrive at the Park’s Moose Visitation Center tomorrow morning at Continue reading

Where To Watch The Eclipse In NW Colorado

For the first time in 99 years, Americans will be viewing a coast to coast total solar eclipse Monday.  The path of the total eclipse will cover much of Wyoming, with 94% of the sun being covered by the moon in Northwest Colorado.  For those interested, there are a number of eclipse viewing parties in the area. Colorado 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

One Injured In Highway 40 Motorcycle Accident

A man was injured in a motorcycle accident Tuesday Morning on Highway 40 west of Maybell. The 76-year-old from Washington initially failed to see another biker he was traveling with pull off the highway near Elk Springs. According to Captain Conrad of the Colorado Continue reading

Hundreds Arrested Over 4th Of July Holiday

Hundreds of impaired drivers were taken off the roads during the 4th of July Heat is On DUI enforcement campaign in Colorado. A total of 381 impaired drivers were arrested between June 30th and July 5th, an increase from the 318 drivers who were arrested during the same enforcement Continue reading

Swinging Bridge Repairs Could Start Soon

Repairs to Swinging Bridge in Browns Park are expected to start fairly soon. The final plans for the bridge are being evaluated by the Federal Highway Administration and are expected to be approved by the end of the week. If that occurs, Moffat County could Continue reading