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Inmate caught with meth at Moffat County Jail

January 24, 2020

A 42-year-old inmate at Moffat County Jail is facing multiple felony charges moving forward after getting caught with 2.54 grams of methamphetamine as contraband. On Jan. 17, deputies at Moffat County Jail said an inmate...

Beware of Social Security phone scams

January 24, 2020

The Social Security Administration is warning United States seniors about telephone scammers pretending to be government employees. SSA warned that fraudulent callers may threaten Social Security recipients and may demand immediate payment to “avoid arrest...

Wolves aren’t waiting for Colorado voters

January 16, 2020

Over the past few years, several wolves have wandered into Colorado from farther north. According to state wildlife officials, recent activity in Moffat County indicates that a pack of six wolves has chosen to make Colorado...

Driver in fatal crash on Highway 40 enters plea deal

January 15, 2020

A driver involved in a fatal head-on car crash on US Highway 40 this summer has pleaded guilty to careless driving resulting in injury and could spend 180 days in jail. Fraser resident Brian Linquata,...

Jan. 9 is National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

January 8, 2020

Jan. 9 is set aside as National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. This day reminds citizens to recognize and thank the men and women who protect and serve our communities on a daily basis. National L.E.A.D. was...