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IRS Scammers Target Wyoming

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of a scam where people are calling and claiming to represent the IRS and are demanding payment from potential victims. Scammers are calling people and are telling them that they owe delinquent taxes which must be paid immediately by 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

High Fire Danger This Weekend

RED FLAGA Red Flag Warning is in effect Saturday and Sunday for most of Moffat and Rio Blanco Counties.  With gusty winds, low humidity and dry conditions fire could spread and get out of control rapidly.  Those that see signs of smoke should report it immediately to local Continue reading

Red Flag Warning For NW Colorado

RED FLAGWildfires season in here.  A number of brush fires have occurred around Craig in the past week. Due to hot and dry conditions in the area, a Red Flag Warning is in effect Tuesday for much of Northwest Colorado. With gusty winds of 25 mph and low humidity, there is a potential for fire to Continue reading

Wildfire South Of Craig

RED FLAGCraig firefighters responded to a small wildfire just after noon Friday.  The fire was in sagebrush and grass about half a mile south of Craig on private land a quarter-mile west of Highway 13.  It was determined that the fire was caused by sparks created when a bird contacted a power line.  Continue reading

Warning Issued To Shed-antler Hunters

antlers shed 400A warning has been sent out to shed-antler hunters in Northwest Colorado by thee Bureau of Land Management, reminding them that it is illegal to take your motorized vehicle off existing roads on BLM land.  According to Hunter Seim, the field manager at the BLM’s little snake field Continue reading

Warning Issued For Pesticides Used On Marijuana

MARIJUANA-300In accordance with an Executive Order from the Governor, Multiple Colorado agencies are issuing a public health and safety advisory due to the identification of potentially unsafe pesticide residues on all medical marijuana plant material and marijuana products produced from marijuana cultivated by Sunrise Solutions LLC. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment deems it a Continue reading

Traveling? Watch Out For High Winds

WINDIf you are to traveling this morning and plan to head to Denver or Southern Wyoming. Be prepared for very windy conditions. A High Wind Warning is in place for the Front Range mountains and foothills near Denver until 11 this morning. Sustained wind speeds will be from 30 to 50 mph with gusts up to 75 mph Continue reading

Red Flag Warning In Effect Today

RED FLAGA Red Flag Warning is in effect today for Northwest Colorado and South Central Wyoming.  With gusty winds, low humidity and dry conditions forecast, there is  potential for rapid fire spread should a wildfire get started  As a result of the Red Flag Warning, your are encouraged to take Continue reading

Red Flag Warning Today For Moffat And Rio Blanco Counties

RED FLAGThe National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a Red Flag Warning for Moffat and Rio Blanco counties in effect from 2 p.m. until 9 p.m. today (Monday). The Warning is due to gusty winds, low humidity and dry fuels. Winds out of the west are expected to gust up to 35 miles per hour. The combination of forecasted conditions creates the potential for rapid fire growth upon ignition and contributes to extreme fire behavior. Please refrain from using fire outdoors this afternoon and evening.