Category Archives: News

Highway 40 Access Meeting to be Held in Steamboat

HIGHWAY-40-300The City of Steamboat, C-DOT, Routt County and the U.S. Forest Service will hold a Public Open House Wednesday afternoon for the US 40 East Steamboat Springs Access Plan. The Access Plan is a long-range plan for future access to US 40 as growth occurs between 3rd Street and Forest Continue reading

Moffat County LMD Special Meeting to be Held Monday

moffat-county-commissionersThe Moffat County Commissioners will hold a special meeting Monday to talk about the implementation of a Local Marketing District. The idea was conceived by those that Continue reading

Three Arrested on Drug Charges in Craig

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-300Three people were arrested in Craig Thursday on drug charges. Details of the incident have not been made public, but the three were arrested in the 2800 Block of West Victory Way. 42-year old Robert Tavares, 33-year old Crystal Taylor, and 30-year old Trina Stockton were charged with Distribution, Manufacturing and Possession Continue reading

Steamboat Starts Bridgework Monday

City-of-SteamboatBeginning Monday, Steamboat’s City Streets Division will start replacing the bridge decking that crosses Butcherknife Creek in the alley from 6th and 7th Continue reading

Judge Blocks Waters of U.S. Rule

EPA-300A federal judge in North Dakota has blocked a new rule that would give the federal government jurisdiction over most state waters. U.S. District Judge Ralph Erickson of North Dakota issued a temporary injunction Thursday against the Obama administration rule. The rule gives the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Army Continue reading

Poacher Fails in Appeal

POACHING173- year old convicted poacher and former outfitter Dennis Eugene Rodebaugh, of Meeker, learned on Tuesday that his appeal to the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals has failed, affirming the 41-month prison sentence and fines he received in early 2013 for illegally baiting deer and elk with salt. According to Colorado Parks and Continue reading

Freedom Tent Offers Discounted Freedom Conference Attendance

STEAMBOAT INSTITUTEThe Steamboat Institute is offering an opportunity to see Ben Carson and the rest of this weekend’s Freedom Conference speakers without actually being in the building. The Freedom Continue reading

USDA Provides Sage Grouse Funding

sage_grouse-300USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced a four-year strategy to invest more that $200 million in greater sage-grouse conservation efforts. According to USDA, the strategy, known as Sage Grouse Initiative 2.0, will build on successful public and private conservation efforts to improve sage-grouse habitat. The new Continue reading

C-DOT Continues Bridge Work over the Yampa

C-DOTBridge work continues on Highway 13 south of Craig. Crews are making repairs and improvements on the bridge over the Yampa River, about 5 miles south of Craig. Next week’s Continue reading

Meeker Man Appointed to Sportsmens Roundtable

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife welcomed nine new members to the Colorado Sportsmens Roundtable, a group of both elected and appointed representatives who serve as liaisons between sportsmen and the agency, during a statewide meeting in Buena Vista last week. One of those was Meeker’s Dan Schwartz. The Continue reading

Bilodeau Recovering from Motorcycle Accident

bilodeauGene Bilodeau, former CNCC vice-president, city council member and participant on several local boards and organizations, was reportedly severely injured in a motorcycle accident recently. According to an email from the Craig Chamber, Bilodeau is in a hospital in Rapid City, South Dakota, recovering from broken ribs, a broken clavicle, and blood around his lungs, among other injuries. While the email says he is Continue reading

Report Finds EPA Knew of Spill Potential

EPA-300An internal government investigation has found that federal and state regulators underestimated the potential for a blowout from a Colorado mine. The disclosure was contained in documents released yesterday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Investigators concluded that EPA and state regulators underestimated how Continue reading