News for Monday, June 24, 2013



Moffat County author signing books in Craig

A Dinosaur National Monument Park Ranger will be in Craig at the end of the week with her full supply of books. Kathy Krisko will take part in the Do It Downtown Thursdays that have brought artists, performers and businesses together in downtown Craig.

2 Moffat County residents charged with dumping on BLM land

Two Craig ranchers have been indicted for using public land in Moffat County as a private dumping ground by a federal grand jury. The brothers were also accused of digging trenches to divert water from Woodbury Gulch to land where they kept livestock. In total, the brothers were charged with two counts of “committing crimes” on Bureau of Land Management land.

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Firefighters winning against Rio Blanco County wildfires

After almost a week of dauntless courage battling the numerous wildfires that afflicted Northwest Colorado, firefighters have gained the high-ground.