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Friday Morning Roll-Over on Highway 40

One man was injured in a single vehicle accident Friday morning on Highway 40, ten miles west of Craig. The male driver was outside of the vehicle when emergency crews arrived on the scene just after 8. The driver, who Continue reading

UPDATE: Mill Creek and Peekaboo Fire Containment Increased

Crews have increased containment of the Mill Creek Fire burning in Routt County northeast of Hayden. The fire, which was 30% contained as of Friday, is now estimated at 65% contained. The fire grew by a limited amount over that time period, expanding from an estimated 460 to 484 acres. Smoke may be visible in Continue reading

Peekaboo Fire Now Over 11,000 Acres

The Peekaboo Fire increased again Friday, growing from 8,000 acres to an estimated 11,700 acres as of Friday night. Crews are looking to protect multiple ranch structures, Dinosaur National Monument and Continue reading

UPDATE: Peekaboo Fire Now Estimated At 4,200 Acres

The Peekaboo fire, burning in a remote area on BLM land 50 miles west of Craig, which grew from 60 to 1,800 between Monday and Wednesday is being estimated at 4,200 acres as of Thursday morning. The fire is burning through pinion trees, grass and sagebrush on Peekaboo Ridge, west of Moffat County Road 10 and north of Highway 318. Both roads are open, but those planning Continue reading

Meeting To Talk West Lincoln Park Improvements

A community meeting will be held Wednesday in Steamboat to discuss improvements at West Lincoln Park. The meeting will focus on the construction of a new picnic pavilion and playground and how the construction could relate to the future of the Yampa Continue reading

UPDATE: Robbery Suspect Photos Released

Police have released images of the suspect in the robbery which occurred at the west Craig Kum & Go.    The photos pulled from security video taken inside the store show the man wearing a black hoodie and sunglasses with a white mask covering his entire face. The man robbed the store at gunpoint early Monday taking money from the cash register. Police are asking for the public’s assistance to Continue reading

Robbery In Craig

The west Kum & Go in Craig was robbed just after 2:30 this morning. A man wearing a dark colored hoodie, ski mask and sunglasses entered the store with a gun and demanded money from the cash register. No one was injured during the incident. The robbery Continue reading

UPDATE: I-70 Closed, Traffic Detoured Through NW Colorado

An accident on I-70 west Gypsum this morning has closed the highway in both directions. A tractor trailer and a semi hauling diesel fuel collided on the highway just before six this morning. The collision caused 21,000 gallons of diesel fuel to spill onto the median of the Continue reading

Firefighters Called To West Kum & Go In Craig

k-g-eye-burnThe West Craig Kum & Go was shut down for a period of time Tuesday afternoon after customers and employees complained of a burning sensation in their eyes. Craig firefighters were called and inspected the Continue reading

Prescription Drug Take Back Day This Weekend

rxThe Craig and Meeker Police Departments are participating in a national drug take back day this weekend. Any unused or expired prescription or over the counter medication can be dropped off and they will be disposed of properly. They will not be accepting thermometers that contain mercury, pressurized containers, or any chemotherapy or Continue reading

UPDATE: Wildfire West Of Craig Still Burning

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A wildfire which started yesterday afternoon on ranch property near Moffat County Road 90 west of Craig is still burning.  According to Craig Fire and Rescue Chief KC Hume, the lightning caused fire, has now moved to BLM managed lands. Crews have made progress fighting the fire which is expected to be fully Continue reading

Blair Mountain Fire West Of Meeker At 500 Acres

WILD FIREThe Blair Mountain Fire that started due to a lightning strike late last month is still burning 20 miles west of Meeker. The fire is now at 500 acres, but according to a representative from the BLM, it is still being managed in a Continue reading