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Fire At Mission Grace Church In Hayden

West Routt firefighters responded to a fire Wednesday afternoon at the Mission Grace Church in Hayden. According to a post on the West Routt Fire Protection District Facebook page, the cause of the fire is under investigation. A separate post on the church Facebook page said that while no one was injured in the incident, Continue reading

Commissioners Want BLM Headquartered In Grand Junction

The Moffat County Commissioners passed a resolution at their meeting Tuesday, supporting moving the BLM headquarters from Washington DC, to Grand Junction.   The resolution says that it is in the best interest of Western States, to have the Continue reading

Lost Cross Country Skier Rescued

Search and rescue teams were called in to locate a cross-country skier Monday afternoon, who got lost on Rabbit Ears Pass. According to a representative from Routt County Search and Rescue, the 71-year-old Steamboat man lost his way after taking a wrong turn on Loop C, on the west side of Continue reading

Man Believed Responsible For Burglaries Arrested

A Craig man was arrested earlier this month on suspicion he was involved in multiple burglaries in the area. 20-year-old Skyler Kemp was taken into custody on charges of burglary, theft and possession of a controlled substance. Kemp was observed earlier this month by a woman who saw him walking around the perimeter of her grandparents’ home on Woodbury Continue reading

Vehicle Tagging And Removal Starts Monday

Abandoned vehicles have become an issue on the streets of Clearview Acres west of Rock Springs, so the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s office will be conducting cleanup operation starting early next week. Beginning Monday, deputies will be in Clearview Acres tagging abandoned vehicles. Once a Continue reading

Driver Hits Parked Car In Craig

A man was injured Christmas Eve after he drove his vehicle into a parked car on West Third Street in Craig. The driver lost control due to icy conditions on the roadway resulting in the Continue reading

UPDATE: Semi And SUV Collide

A driver of an SUV had to be extricated from her vehicle after the SUV collided with a semi Friday on Highway 40, 10 miles west of Craig. Both vehicles went off the road as a result of the accident. The driver of the SUV, who has been identified as 37-year-old Rachel Urbanik of Rangely, was Continue reading

Haunted House Open In Craig

The Craig American Legion Haunted House opened its doors last night.  The haunted house will be open from 7 to 10 nightly tonight and tomorrow night and again next week on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.  On Monday and Tuesday, the 30th and 31st the haunted house will be open from 5 to 10.  Admission is Continue reading

Denver Considered As Location For BLM

Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke reportedly plans to relocate the Bureau of Land Management headquarters from Washington D.C. to the western United States, an idea first proposed by Colorado U.S. Senator Cory Gardner. According to reports, along with the BLM office, Zinke is also considering moving the US Fish and Wildlife Continue reading

Deadline To Re-Roof MOCO Library Extended

Contract West Roofing, the company responsible for re-roofing the Moffat County Library has been granted a one month extension to complete their work.  The Moffat County Commissioners approved the extension at their meeting yesterday, due to the fact that the company received roofing material that did not meet Continue reading

Comment On Proposed OHV Trails

The Bureau of Land Management is looking for public input before they start an environmental analysis for a proposed 364-mile off-highway vehicle trail system in Rio Blanco County. The proposed Wagon Wheel West OHV Trail System Continue reading

1 Dead After Truck Collides With Paving Equipment

A Utah man was killed yesterday afternoon on Highway 40, after he crashed his vehicle into paving equipment.  36-year-old Jason Christenson lost control of his truck about 24 miles west of Kremmling, resulting in the pickup going off the road at a high rate of speed where it collided Continue reading