Moffat County

The Alkali Fire burning in Moffat County (credit: CBS)

Cloud Cover Helps Firefighters Battling Alkali Fire

Fire crews are closely watching hot spots in a massive wildfire still burning in Moffat County. The Alkali Fire has burned 10 square miles of land in the far northeast corner of Colorado near Maybell.

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Alkali Fire (credit: Lauren Blair, Craig Daily Press)

Alkali Fire Grows To 20,000 Acres Near Craig

The Alkali Fire in northwestern Colorado grew to 20,000 acres overnight amid 90-degree heat and erratic winds.


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8,000-Acre Wildfire In Moffat County Claims 2 Buildings

A wildfire burning in Moffat County has grown to be an estimated 8,000 acres on Wednesday and is zero percent contained.


A rancher removed a tractor stuck on a bridge near Browns Park (credit: Jody Holmes)

Tractor Dangling From Bridge Removed Nearly 1 Week Later

A tractor that fell through a suspension bridge nearly a week ago has finally been removed.


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Tractor Falls Through Suspension Bridge

Officials in Moffat County are trying to figure out how to move a tractor off a suspension bridge.


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Colorado Republicans Start Fight On Energy Bill

Colorado Republicans want to try undoing some left-leaning proposals adopted last year, and their campaign starts with electricity.


Moffat Official Finishes Substance Abuse Rehab

Moffat County Commissioner John Kinkaid says he’s completed a rehabilitation program for alcohol and prescription drug abuse and hopes to regain the public’s trust.


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BLM To Auction Leases In Garfield, Moffat Counties

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management plans to auction gas and oil drilling leases in Garfield and Moffat counties this August.


An image of the Wolf Fire (credit: Bureau of Land Management)

Wolf Fire In Moffat County 90 Percent Contained

A wildfire burning in steep terrain in Moffat County is 90 percent contained.


An image of the Wolf Fire (credit: Bureau of Land Management)

Wolf Fire Grows, Divide Fire Contained

Firefighters are working to contain a lightning-sparked wildfire in steep terrain in Moffat County.