Tag Archives: vehicle

UPDATE: Craig Man Dies In Car Accident

A Craig man, 29-year-old Justin Ketchum, died in a single vehicle accident Tuesday on Highway 40 three miles west of Kremmling. According to the Colorado State patrol,  Ketchum was a passenger in the car being driven by 21-year-old Anna Gates of Craig, who lost control of the vehicle sending it Continue reading

Public Meeting To Discuss Sales And Use Taxes

There will be an informational meeting tonight in Craig concerning the April 4th election. Members of the Craig and Moffat County Economic Development Partnership will be in attendance to discuss the ballot initiative concerning the Continue reading

UPDATE: Two Vehicle Accident Near Rabbit Ears

One person was injured Friday following a two vehicle accident on Highway 40, at the bottom of the west side of Rabbit Ears Pass. According to Josh Lewis of the Colorado State Patrol, the driver of one of the vehicles, 27-year-old Chelsea Burkett Continue reading

UPDATE: Rollover On 13 North Of Craig

Emergency personnel responded to a report of a vehicle rollover around noon Thursday, on Highway 13.  When they arrived at the scene of the accident, 4 miles north of Craig, they found a Subaru station wagon upside down off the side of the road, but could not find anyone who was Continue reading

Highway 13 Accident Sends 5 To Hospital

Five people were injured in a two vehicle collision on Highway 13 south of Craig. The accident occurred around 6 Saturday night, when 44-year-old Marina Martinez of Grand Junction lost control of her car on the snow-covered road. Her car then rotated and slid into the path of a vehicle driven by 33-year-old Amber Goodnow of Craig, which was traveling in the Continue reading

Body Found In River Identified

The body pulled from the Colorado River near New Castle last week, has been identified as that of 28 year old Patrick Henry of Oklahoma. According to the Garfield County Coroner, Henry’s death is believed to be a suicide. The coroner determined that Henry died from self inflicted stab wounds to Continue reading

Abandoned Vehicle Found On Fire

craig-fire-rescue-300The Craig Fire Department responded Tuesday night to an abandoned vehicle that was on fire, near the intersection of Highway 13 and Moffat County Road 112, north of Craig. A passerby reported the fire just before 10:30. Crews were able to get the fire under control shortly after their arrival. According Battalion Continue reading

Car Chase Ends In Arrests

carchasegraphicA man was arrested last week east of Rangely, after a lengthy vehicle pursuit. On Friday morning a Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s officer attempted to stop 22 year old David Morgan on highway 64 about halfway between Meeker and Rangely, after it was determined the pickup he Continue reading

Car Catches Fire On Highway 40

craig-fire-rescue-300A vehicle caught fire Friday night, after striking a deer on Highway 40 about 13 miles west of Craig. The accident, which occurred around 11:30, caused issues with the engine resulting in it catching fire. The driver of the vehicle was Continue reading

Special Response Team Gets New Armored Vehicle

MoCo VehicleThe Craig Police Department and the Moffat County Sheriffs Office acquired a new armored vehicle for their combined Special Response Team. The acquisition was made through a Department of Defense program that allows local police departments to obtain excess property from the DOD at no cost. State and local agencies can acquire Continue reading

BLM Taking Comments of Motorized Vehicle Routes

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management has released a preliminary plan for areas managed by the White River field office, detailing which routes would be open to motorized and mechanized vehicles, and the routes that would be closed to those vehicles. The plan effects 1.5-million acres in northwestern Colorado. Once the plan is formalized next year the Continue reading

UPDATE: Motorcycle Riders Identity Released

IMG_0030IMG_0031A multi-vehicle accident occurred just after noon Tuesday on Highway 40 East of Craig near Ike’s Transmission. The accident involved a car with three passengers Continue reading