Moffat County

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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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Carbon Monoxide Suspected In Hunter’s Death Near Meeker

Moffat County authorities say one hunter has died and two have been taken to a hospital in a suspected case of carbon monoxide poisoning in northwestern Colorado.

11/17/2014

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Colorado Law Enforcement Agencies Obtain Unwanted Military Equipment

Records show several Colorado law enforcement agencies have an array of equipment that the military no longer needs.

08/18/2014

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Clean-Air Rules Assailed In Denver As Too Much, Too Little

Hundreds of people across the country lined up Tuesday to tell the Environmental Protection Agency that its new rules for power-plant pollution either go too far or not far enough.

07/29/2014

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.

07/24/2014

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.

07/24/2014

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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.

07/23/2014

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