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Accident Closes Highway 40

Highway 40 was closed for a period of time yesterday, between the two exits for the Yampa Valley Airport, after a truck and semi collided. The driver of the pickup was seriously injured in Continue reading

Young Professionals Meeting Thursday

The monthly meeting of the Yampa Valley Young Professionals will take place tonight at 5:30 at the Clarion in Craig.  The group will be discussing the ballot issues for the upcoming election in Continue reading

Woman Charged With Manslaughter

Rachel Niemeyer, who was charged with assault and domestic violence after the shooting of Michael Freese last week, has also been charged with felony manslaughter following Freese’s death. Niemeyer is believed to have shot Freese Wednesday night in Craig at Continue reading

Shooting Victim Dies

The man who was shot Wednesday night in Craig died from his injuries Thursday.  48-year-old Michael Adam Freese was reportedly shot by 40-year-old Rachel Niemeyer at the Bear Valley Inn. Niemeyer was arrested for 1st degree assault and Continue reading

Man Seriously Injured During Shooting

A man was shot last night in Craig.  Police responded to the Bear Valley Inn shortly after 10, where they found 48-year-old Michael Adam Freese, who had been shot. Freese was transported to the hospital with serious injuries. 40-year-old Continue reading

Crews Increase Containment Of MOCO Fire

Cool temperatures and less wind this week has allowed crews to increase containment of the Winter Valley Fire, which ignited last week south of Elk Springs, increasing Continue reading

UPDATE: Winter Valley Fire 70% Contained

The Winter Valley Fire, which ignited Thursday south of Elk Springs, continued to grow over the weekend, increasing from 6,400 acres to 7,800 acres. Rain and cool Continue reading

UPDATE: Highway 40 Reopened, Fire Over 8 Square Miles

Highway 40 was closed from 2 in the afternoon Thursday to around 10 in the morning Friday between Maybell and Dinosaur, due to the Winter Valley Fire, which ignited Thursday south of Elk Springs. The fire, which was thought to be around 10 to 15 acres as of noon, had expanded to Continue reading

Young Professional Membership Drive Thursday

The Yampa Valley Young Professionals will be having a Membership Drive at the Center of Craig from 5 to 7, Thursday. The event will allow the public to learn about everything the group has done over the past year. Interested Continue reading

Donate To United Way Friday

The annual Moffat County United Way campaign kickoff will take place until 3 Friday.  United Way staff and board members will be outside Yampa Valley Bank in Craig with the goal of raising $10,000 before the end of Continue reading

Young Professionals BBQ Thursday

The Yampa Valley Young Professionals are hosting their summer barbecue Thursday night at Loudy-Simpson Park. They will be providing burgers and brats, all you need to do is bring a side Continue reading

Apply For Bow Hunts In Grand Valley

Hunters can apply now to participate in six limited special access mule deer archery hunts that will occur in Grand Valley this fall. Colorado Parks and Wildlife are sponsoring a variety of hunts in the Tilman Bishop, Grand Junction and Orchard Mesa Wildlife areas. Hunters interested in applying for the hunts need to drop off or mail in an application to Continue reading