Tag Archives: The Memorial Hospital

Woman, Two Children Escape Serious Injury in Rollover

COLO-STATE-PATROL-3001The Colorado State Patrol and Craig Fire/Rescue responded to a rollover accident on Highway 13 about 20 miles south of Craig yesterday. Troopers say 42-year old Tonya Humphrey of Wyoming was driving toward Craig, when she drove off the side of the road and rolled her car. There were two children in the car with her. Everyone was wearing seatbelts, and no one Continue reading

Police Investigating Assault at Bear Valley Inn

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-300The Craig Police Department is investigating a reported assault that happened last night at the Bear Valley Inn. According to a press release, officers responded to the motel in reference to a man who was bleeding. They found that two men had been in an altercation. 44-year old Joeseph Picanco was injured, but the extent of the injuries were not released. He was taken to The Memorial Continue reading

Craig Teen Dies In Auto Accident

fatal-30017 year old  male Torivio Tovar  of Craig died following a two vehicle collision that occurred just before 3pm on US Highway 40 one mile west of Craig. Tovar was driving a Ford F250 away Continue reading

No Injuries in Accident at 4th and Ranney

Vehicle-Accident-300Craig Fire Rescue had to extricate the driver of a pick-up truck this morning after an accident on 4th and Ranney in Craig.  According to firefighters, the driver wasn’t seriously hurt, but was unable to get out of his truck after it was broadsided by an Interstate Batteries truck.  The other driver was uninjured.  The driver of the pick-up was taken to Continue reading

Hunter Dies, Two others Hospitalized in Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

carbon monoxideOne man is dead and two others were hospitalized yesterday after being exposed to carbon monoxide poisoning during a hunting trip in Moffat County. All three men were from California. They were camping on Moffat County Road 17 about 25 miles south of Craig. According to the Moffat County Sheriff’s Office, 78-year old Continue reading

Moffat County Commissioners Discuss Budget

MC Commissioners-150The Moffat County Commissioners were updated on the county’s budget for 2015 yesterday. The county’s budget comes in at just under $80 million, but about $300,000 more than the previous year’s. Nearly half of that comes from The Memorial Hospital. The hospital has increased it’s budget by about $1.6 million. The Continue reading

Bob Rankin to Visit Craig Monday

BOB RANKINState Representative Bob Rankin will be in Craig Monday. The republican is running for reelection this year. Rankin represents House District 57. He’ll stop by The Memorial Hospital at Craig Monday for a meet and greet with the public. Those that would like to speak with him can show Continue reading

Candidates to Visit Craig

REPUBLICANA couple of Colorado candidates looking to hold on to their seats this election cycle are planning visits to Craig over the next week. On Thursday, the Moffat County Republican Party will welcome Colorado State Treasurer Walker Stapleton. Stapleton will be available for a meet and greet at 1 at The Memorial Hospital at Craig. Continue reading

Craig Teen “Lucky” to Survive Accident

Mile Marker 115 on Highway 40The Colorado State Patrol says a Craig teen was lucky to survive an accident yesterday morning in the Mount Harris Canyon on Highway 40. Troopers say 18-year old Jesse Decker fell asleep at the wheel at a little after 7:30 while entering a Continue reading

Law Enforcement Respond to Several Weekend Accidents

Vehicle-Accident-300Law enforcement authorities were busy in Craig this weekend dealing with traffic accidents. Craig Police say it was near midnight Friday, when a car driven by Andrea Edwards blew through the stop sign at Industrial Avenue and Ranney Street. Industrial doesn’t continue past Ranney, and Continue reading

Craig Firefighters Extricate Crash Victim

An accident on the west side of Craig sent one person to the hospital with injuries this morning. It was a little after eight when two vehicles traveling in opposite directions crashed on Highway 13 South near the intersection of 3rd Street.  According to the Colorado State Patrol Frank Moe of Craig Continue reading

Accident in Craig Sends One Person to Hospital

Vehicle-Accident-300One person was injured in a two-vehicle accident on Victory Way in Craig yesterday morning, near Cook Ford.  Details of the accident aren’t clear, but firefighters responding to the scene said the crash Continue reading