Tag Archives: Summit

High Speed Chase Suspect Remains At Large

Lohner, MA suspect that took the State Patrol on a high speed chase through Eagle and Summit County on I-70 late last week is still at large. Colorado State Patrol attempted to pull over 32 year old Mathew Loner from Parker around 1 Sunday morning when he fled at speeds up to 100 mile per hour. Shortly after contact was made, 911 received a call from Loner, who claimed to be a Taxi driver who was taking someone form Denver to Grand Junction. Loner claimed that his passenger pulled a gun on him and that was Continue reading

Disturbing Video Of Moose Caught in Backyard Swing

PARKS AND WILDLIFEUnsettling video of a bull moose with its antlers caught on a backyard swing is a prime example of the hazards of attracting wildlife to a residential area, Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials explained.  Recorded at the home of a Summit County resident who admitted to using salt to attract the animal, the footage shows the angry moose struggling with the swing’s rope wrapped around its antlers while wildlife officers attempt to free it. After several hours Continue reading

Wilderness Designations Get New Life

WILDERNESSConservation groups hope their latest attempt to designate 90-square-miles in the heart of Colorado ski country as wilderness will have better luck now that Representative Jared Polis has a seat on the House Natural Resources Committee. The Colorado Continue reading

BLM Reschedules Slash Pile Burns

controlled-burns-300The Bureau of Land Management Kremmling Field Office will once again try to burn some slash piles of lodgepole pine. The burning is scheduled for December 1st through the 4th, if weather conditions are favorable. Weather has prevented Continue reading

Udall Wants More Wilderness Areas

mark-udall-300Senator Mark Udall is praising a process that has locked up thousands of acres of Colorado land indefinitely.  Udall is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act – which has been used to lock up land in many areas of the state, including Moffat County.  There are nearly a dozen proposed wilderness Continue reading