The Northwest Colorado Fire Management Unit responded to eight lightning caused wildland fires in Moffat and Rio Blanco counties late Wednesday afternoon, according to a press release from the Bureau of Land Management.
Moffat County School District has asked the six football coaches from the district’s high school football team to resign following a hazing incident that happened several weeks ago in Evanston, Wyoming.
Recently opened YampaCare Family Medicine has allowed Yampa Valley Medical Center to increase its services in Moffat County. In a collaboration between YVMC and Steamboat Springs’ Yampa Valley Medical Associates, the business first opened in early April as part of the Yampa Valley Medical Center Specialty Clinic already operating out of 651 Yampa Ave.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Colorado will work in conjunction with clubs across the country this week to create a new Guinness World Records entry. The national organization hopes to set the distinction of “Most People Exercising to a Fitness Video in 24 Hours” by bringing in as many people as possible, with a goal of 28,000 participants.
The Denver Film Critics Society recently honored director Alfonso Cuarón’s space-based saga “Gravity” as 2013‘s best movie.
The Craig Police Department confirmed Wednesday that a body found near a Craig restaurant was that of Michael Fedinec, 52, a homeless man.
The Citadel Fire — located in Moffat County — started Sunday morning. It has burned roughly 2,000 acres of land. The East Tschuddi fire started Saturday and has burned about 630 acres in Rio Blanco County.
No one was injured when a Greyhound bus caught fire west of Craig on Friday afternoon.
A Friday night crash on Colorado Highway 64, about four miles east of Dinosaur in Rio Blanco County, resulted in the spill of hazardous material, the Colorado State Patrol reported Sunday in a news release.
The Republican presidential candidate focused on energy during his campaign stop at Alice Pleasant park in Craig this morning. "Coal equals job," he told a crowd of supporters that included local miners. "I want coal, gas, oil and nuclear, as well as renewables."