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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

UPDATE: 6 People Injured In Roll-Over

Six people were injured in a roll-over accident Saturday on Highway 40 west of Hayden. All were transported to the hospital for treatment, two with serious injuries. The driver, 38-year-old Brandi Shipman of Craig, was attempting to pass a vehicle on the highway when she lost control resulting in Continue reading

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