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Insurance Provider Staying In NW Colorado

People in Northwest Colorado will have at least one carrier option next year for coverage through the Colorado healthcare insurance exchange. The Division of Insurance made Continue reading

Don’t Leave Kids In Hot Cars

With the increasing summer temperatures, it’s important to remember that children left in hot cars are at great risk of injury or death. According to numbers from the National Highway Traffic Administration, heat stroke is the leading cause of non crash vehicle deaths for children under the age Continue reading

New Minority Political Party In Colorado

A new minority party has been added to the Colorado ballot. The Unity Party now has more than 1,000 registered voters in Colorado, giving it minority status for at least the next two general elections. The party’s motto is “not right, not left, but forward.” The Unity Party will now have to hold an assembly Continue reading

“Respect the Yampa” By Keeping it Clean

With tubing season on the horizon, the City of Steamboat and other river advocates are asking those planning to recreate on the Yampa River, to take steps to keep it clean. The “Respect the Yampa” campaign Continue reading

Elk River Bridge To Be Re-Decked Next Week

Routt County Road 52E between Clark and Steamboat will be closed starting Monday at the Elk River Bridge, near the intersection with CR 129, to allow the bridge to be re-decked. Construction is expected to last through Continue reading

Yampa Street Closed Tomorrow In Steamboat

Portions of Yampa Street will be closed tomorrow in Steamboat, to accommodate the Reds, Whites & Brews in The Boat Festival. Yampa Street will be closed between 5th and 7th Street from 6 in the morning until around 8 in the evening, with side streets and alleys in the area also being closed for the event. The beer and wine tasting event will run from Continue reading

Man Dies After Fall From Cliff At Kenny Reservoir

A 32-year-old man died in an accident yesterday at Kenny Reservoir near Rangely.  Francis Manu of Lakewood reportedly fell off a cliff in the area, ending up in the water. Manu’s friends contacted a Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Deputy near the reservoir dam,  and told the deputy that Manu had been under water for Continue reading

Dead Dog Fire 100% Contained, But Still Active

With the Dead Dog fire fully contained, crews are currently working on mop up operations in the area. While the mop up is taking place, interior flames, smoldering and dust devils of ash may still be present. Crews are working to completely put out the fire by either burning or Continue reading

Win Thousands For Fishing At Elkhead

The Elkhead Reservoir Fishing Classic starts this weekend. The week long fishing tournament starts Saturday and will run through Sunday July 2nd. One northern pike and one small mouth bass will be tagged and If caught, each tagged fish will net the lucky angler $1500.  Two prizes of $750 will be awarded to the individuals who catch the most Continue reading

New Mountain Bike Restrictions For Buffalo Pass

In order to address illegal mountain bike trails in the Buffalo Pass area near Steamboat, the U.S. Forest Service has issued a special order, prohibiting off-route bike riding in the area. The order goes into effect immediately and will cover the Soda Creek area to the north, Mt. Zirkel Wilderness to Continue reading

Get Paid To Lose Weight

Northwest Colorado Health has installed Weigh and Win kiosks in Craig and Steamboat.  Weigh and Win is a free community program that provides cash incentives to participants who Continue reading

Scammers Target Wyoming Seniors

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of a new scam which is targeting the areas seniors. Victims are receiving calls from young people who claim to be their grandchildren. The scammers then claim that they are in jail, often out of the state or in Continue reading