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Passenger Killed In Saturday Truck Accident On Highway 40

A single vehicle accident on Highway 40 12 miles east of Kremmling, involving a large box truck, claimed the life a Colorado man. The accident occurred late Saturday afternoon when 19-year-old Justin K. Schwear, of Wheatridge, drove off the right side of the road, colliding with numerous trees. The Continue reading

Two Rescued From Backcountry

Two Casper men had to be rescued in Carbon County last month, after their vehicle got stuck in the backcountry. 36-year-old Christopher Hall and 29-year-old Josh Trennell had plenty of supplies and winter survival gear when their Continue reading

Beware Of Thin Ice

With winters return to Northwest Colorado, people out recreating in the back country need to use caution when doing so near frozen bodies of water. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding the public that while snow may be deep, ponds and streams still may not be frozen enough for winter activity. You should always assume unsafe ice conditions 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

Craig Man Arrested For Vehicle Theft

A Craig man made his way onto Santa’s naughty list after he was arrested for vehicle theft Christmas Eve. 27-year-old Austin Corson was taken into custody after Craig Police found him behind the wheel of a stolen Hatten Enterprises truck.  A Hatten employee, who was out of town, had left the truck parked at their home on Continue reading

Trophy Elk Head Stolen From Truck

A hunter had the head of a 6 by 6 bull elk stolen out of his pickup last week in Eagle County. The hunter was in the process of taking sections of the elk he had just shot out of the back country when he returned to his vehicle and discovered the head he had already placed in his pickup bed had been Continue reading

Trash Truck Inspections May Soon Be Required

Trash trucks coming into Craig from outside the city may soon have to pay a yearly inspection fee to ensure they meet the City’s safety requirements. The Craig  City council introduced an ordinance at their meeting last night that would require trash haulers to pay $200 a Continue reading

UPDATE: Accident Closes Highway 40, Drivers ID’d

Highway 40, 2 miles east of Hayden was closed for a period of time Friday, after 67-year-old Edwin Zaledzieski of Hayden drove his pickup across the center line of the highway and collided with a semi traveling in the Continue reading

1 Dead After Truck Collides With Paving Equipment

A Utah man was killed yesterday afternoon on Highway 40, after he crashed his vehicle into paving equipment.  36-year-old Jason Christenson lost control of his truck about 24 miles west of Kremmling, resulting in the pickup going off the road at a high rate of speed where it collided Continue reading

Watch Out For Cattle On The Road

Following a collision between a cow and a pickup Tuesday night on Routt County Road 129, the North Routt Fire Protection District is reminding drivers to watch out for cows on the road. In open range, cattle will be grazing in North Routt County through out the summer and early fall. Open range grazing will occur from the Willow Creek Pass Subdivision north of the state line all the way along Routt County Continue reading

UPDATE: Motorcycle VS Truck Accident

A collision on Moffat County Road 33 Thursday afternoon between a motorcycle and a truck resulted in minor injuries to the driver of the motorcycle. Officers believe the motorcycle rider, 49-year-old Turner Dupont, was traveling on the wrong side of the county road, about 5 miles south of Craig, which forced the 60- Continue reading

Diesel Truck Drivers May Soon Face Fines

Governor John Hickenlooper is ready to sign a bill that would penalize diesel truck drivers who inundate other cars or pedestrians with exhaust from their vehicles. If Hickenlooper signs the bill, anyone with modifications to their diesel truck who is caught pumping out massive plumes of black Continue reading