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Routt And Medicine Bow Fire Restrictions Lifted

Fire restrictions for the entirety of the Routt National Forest and a large portion of the Medicine Bow National Forest have been lifted. In the Medicine Bow National Forest, the restrictions have been lifted for the Sierra Madre and Snowy Ranges, as well as the Pole Mountain Unit, but restrictions Continue reading

Firefighter Sustained 2nd Degree Burns

The situation that led to a firefighter being injured while battling the Temple Fire earlier this month, 23 miles southwest of Craig, is now clear. According to a report from the Northwest Continue reading

Craig Man Charged With Multiple Thefts

A 30-year-old Craig man was arrested Saturday after police discovered items from multiple thefts in his possession. Police received reports Friday afternoon that a storage locker in Craig had been broken into. The owner of the storage locker told police that tools were stolen, and he believed they were taken to an apartment on the 600 block of Ranney Street. Police responded to the Continue reading

Scam Targets Wyoming Residents

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office is warning people of a new scam targeting the counties residents. Scammers are calling people claiming to be a law enforcement officer or official with the bogus “Sweetwater Civil Processing Unit”. The scammer, who is said to have a thick accent, tells the victim that an officer will be coming by with a Continue reading

Clarification On Craig Station Unit 1 Closure

Craig_StationThe future of Craig Station Unit 1 became a little clearer following Thursday nights meeting at Moffat County High School.  Mike McInnes, the CEO of Tri-State, one of the members of the Yampa Project that own Unit 1, attended the meeting to provide an explanation for the closure, and to brief the community on the Yampa Project’s plan for the future.  McInnes stressed that the agreement to close Unit 1 by the end of 2025 was the Continue reading

Wyoming K-9 Unit Drug Busts

K-9 DeploymentA recent K-9 training program was very productive for the Wyoming Highway Patrol. K-9 teams from across the state were in Cheyenne this month for an updated training session where they were taught new methods for finding and locating drugs. After the training, teams were sent on 24 hour deployments to practice the new techniques.  When the patrols concluded troopers had filed 25 drug related felony charges, and 26 misdemeanors. They recovered 313 Continue reading