NORTHWEST COLORADO NEWS & SPORTS


Murderer of Patricia Richmond Sentenced to 50 years

Patricia-RichmondCole Pollard, pleaded guilty Tuesday to 2nd Degree Murder and Attempted Sexual Assault for the killing of Patricia Richmond in North Routt County which occurred in June last year. Per a plea agreement, Pollard was sentenced to 50 years to life in prison. Specifically, the Court ordered Mr. Pollard to serve 40 years in prison for murder to be followed by a consecutive 10 years to life for attempted sexual assault. Continue reading

“Cocktails With Council” Tonight

SteamboatThere will be a “Cocktails with Council” session Tuesday night in Steamboat. The meeting will be held at Carl’s Tavern from 4:30 to 6:00. Council woman Heather Sloop and others will be at the meeting to discuss topics that may Continue reading

Moffat County 5th Graders Get Bike Helmets

bike helmetEvery 5th grade student across Moffat County received a bike helmet recently as part of the Memorial Hospital Foundation’s bike helmet drive. The foundation has sponsored the event the past four years that is aimed at encouraging children to Continue reading

Golf To Support The Memorial Hospital

GolfRegistration is now open for a golf tournament which benefits the Memorial Hospital Foundation. The 16th annual Memorial Hospital Foundation Golf Tournament will take place at the Yampa Valley Golf Course on Friday June 10th. The tournament will cost Continue reading

Steamboat Continues To Open And Close Trails

SteamboatWith hiking conditions changing rapidly in the area, The City of Steamboat is continuing to close and open trails based on the circumstances. The city recently announced that several lower elevation trails on Emerald Mountain are now open for recreation. They also announced that the Cow Creek Trail heads will be closed through Thursday to allow Continue reading

Highway 13 Closed Today

highway-13-smallThe Highway 13 Bridge that crosses the Yampa River just south of Craig will be fully closed Tuesday for repairs. Traffic signals have been installed to guide traffic through the work zone. Southbound traffic will be detoured to Ranney  Street, past the power plant then back onto Continue reading

Hayden Woman Killed In Rollover

COLO-STATE-PATROL-300A Hayden woman died Sunday night when she crashed her vehicle on Highway 40, just east of Hayden. 28 year old Christine Carlberg was traveling west with her child when she lost control of her vehicle causing it to roll multiple times. Carlberg was not wearing her seat belt and was ejected from the Continue reading

Traffic Fatalities Fall In Wyoming

wyoming hpAccording to traffic statistics Wyoming has had significantly fewer fatal crashes on its roads this year when compared to this time last year. According to a Wyoming state patrolman this could be due to an increased police presence on the highways, and fewer drivers on the roads. Since January 1st of this year 19 Continue reading

Register For CNCC Summer Camps

CNCC-LOGO-400Registration for the youth summer camps hosted by Colorado Northwestern Community College is scheduled for Thursday Continue reading

Learn How To Be Routt County Fair Royalty

routt-county-signAn information session for girls interested in being Routt County Fair royalty will be held Wednesday. The meeting will take place at 5:30 in the Trout Creek Room of the Court House Annex Building. Attendees will receive information about what Continue reading

Bear River Park Master Plan Meeting Wednesday

SteamboatThe third meeting to discuss the Bear River Park Master Plan will occur Wednesday in Steamboat. The meeting starts at 5:30 and will be held at Citizens Hall. The City is hosting these meetings to present information to the public about the plan and to gather their feedback. The Continue reading

Lady Bulldogs Track Team Claims 2nd At State

bulldog-logo-0011The Moffat County girls track team, lead by senior Kayla Pinnt, had a great showing at the 3A state High School track meet over the weekend. Pinnt, who will compete for Colorado State next year, capped her stellar high school career with 3 Continue reading