Moffat County

The Ecklund Fire (credit: National Park Service)

With No New Growth, Firefighters Scale Back At Moffat County Wildfire

Firefighters battling a wildfire that broke out last Saturday in Moffat County near the town of Dinosaur have scaled down on Thursday to due minimal growth.

07/02/2015

The Ecklund Fire (credit: National Park Service)

Wildfire On Dinosaur National Monument Property Estimated At 400 Acres

Firefighters are battling a wildfire that broke out on Saturday in Moffat County near the town of Dinosaur.

06/29/2015

Dinosaur National Monument (credit: CBS)

Coroner Releases Identity Of Denver Man Who Drowned Rafting Green River

The Moffat County Coroner’s Office on Tuesday released the name of a 34-year-old Denver man who drowned while rafting on the Green River in Dinosaur National Monument on Saturday.

06/23/2015

Dinosaur National Monument (credit: CBS)

Crew Recovers Body Of Rafter Who Drowned In Dinosaur National Monument

The body of a missing rafter who drowned on the Green River in Dinosaur National Monument on Saturday has been recovered.

06/22/2015

Dinosaur National Monument (credit: CBS)

Rafter Drowns On Green River In Dinosaur National Monument

Officials in Moffat County in the northwestern corner of Colorado confirmed an apparent drowning on the Green River near Echo Park at Dinosaur National Monument.

06/21/2015

The Colowyo Mine (credit: CBS)

Commissioner: Shutting Down Colowyo Mine Near Craig ‘Would Be Catastrophic’

Residents in northwestern Colorado are worried one of the region’s largest economic engines will be shut down.

05/27/2015

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Feds Offer Tradeoff For Gas Drilling In Northwest Colorado

A new plan for oil and gas development in energy-rich northwestern Colorado would ease restrictions on what time of year drilling rigs can operate on federal land if well sites are consolidated to minimize disruptions to the environment.

03/27/2015

Georgie Hand (credit: Moffat County DA)

Police: Pair Held Officers At Gunpoint Before Deadly Scuffle

Husband-and-wife meth users disarmed a Colorado wildlife officer and a sheriff’s deputy then forced them to their knees along a desolate mountain highway before the husband was killed in a struggle, police reports released Thursday show.

03/12/2015

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Colorado Officers Held Hostage Before Suspect Fatally Shot Near Dinosaur

A Colorado sheriff’s deputy and a state wildlife officer were held hostage by a man and a woman before a struggle erupted and the man was fatally shot, authorities said.

03/11/2015

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Deputy, Wildlife Officer Involved In Fatal Shooting Of Suspect Near Dinosaur

One person is dead after a shooting involving a Colorado sheriff’s deputy and wildlife manager.

03/10/2015

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