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Vehicle of Person of Interest in Routt County Murder Found

coleLaw enforcement looking for Cole Pollard have found the vehicle he was last known to be driving near Trappers Lake. The 21-year old Pollard is a person of interest in the homicide investigation of 22 year old Patricia Redmond. Redmond’s body was found tied up in a home in Clark Monday night. Last night, the Routt County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a vehicle fitting the description of the one Pollard was believed to be Continue reading

Victim of North Routt Homicide Identified

coleDeputies have identified the woman found dead yesterday tied up in a home in Clark. 22 year old Patricia Redmond was found by family members around 7 Monday night. Reports say she was engaged to the homeowners son, but deputies are looking for a man she was seen with earlier in the day. 21-year old Cole Pollard is a person of interest. Pollard is described as a white man, 5 feet 9 inches tall, 160 pounds with blue eyes and Continue reading

Trails to Close for Fireworks Show

City-of-SteamboatDue to the Steamboat 4th of July fireworks show, all trails on the Howelsen Hill Ski Area will be closed all day Saturday. This includes all access points and the area from Continue reading

Freedom Conference Tickets Selling Fast

STEAMBOAT INSTITUTEThose wanting to see Doctor Ben Carson speak at the Steamboat Institute next month can still get tickets, but they’re going fast. Carson will speak at the Continue reading

Local Officials Promote Fireworks Safety

FIREWORKS-3-300As the 4th of July Holiday approaches law enforcement officials are reminding residents to play it safe when it comes to fireworks. Not only can many fireworks be dangerous, but most are illegal in Colorado. If it leaves the ground or explodes, it is not legal. Even legal fireworks can pose safety hazards. Health experts say sparklers Continue reading

19 New Laws Take Effect in Colorado Today

co-state-capitol-300People who make marijuana hash oil with hazardous materials at home will face felony charges in Colorado, and online bullies will face harassment penalties with new state laws taking effect today. Licensed manufacturers of pot Continue reading

Ecklund Fire Update

Eklund Fire AerialFire crews at Dinosaur National Monument continue suppression efforts on a lightning-caused fire in the Ecklund Draw area along the Green River’s Lodore Canyon.

The Ecklund Fire, located in Continue reading

Routt County Sheriff’s Office Looking for Person of Interest in Homicide

routt-county-sherrifThe Routt County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man they say might be able to help them piece together a homicide that occurred yesterday in Clark. Deputies responded to a home at a little after 7 last night to find a deceased woman who had been tied up. The investigation is in the preliminary stages and is on-going. At this time Continue reading

Brent Curtice to Stay with MCSD

brent - Version 2Moffat County Superintendent of Schools Brent Curtice has decided to stay with the Moffat County School District. Earlier this month, Curtice announced that he was a finalist in contention for the Montrose Superintendent position. At the time, he said he wasn’t Continue reading

Tipton Pleased with Supreme Court Ruling on Power Plant Emissions

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300Congressman Scott Tipton says he is pleased with the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that the Environmental Protection Agency did not do enough cost analysis before implementing their new power plant emissions rule. The Court said that the EPA did not consider the cost of compliance to the plants, the communities Continue reading

Crews Battling Fire in Dinosaur National Monument

Dinosaur-National-Monument-Fire crews at Dinosaur National Monument are fighting a lightning-caused fire in the Ecklund Draw area along Lodore Canyon. The fire was reported just before dark on Saturday, and has since grown to 400 acres. It is burning mostly Continue reading

Seasonal Trails Open Early on Emerald Mountain

emerald-mountain-300The Bureau of Land Management Little Snake Field Office opened some popular Emerald Mountain trails on June 27th ahead of the scheduled opening day. The Emerald Mountain Special Recreation Management Area trails south Continue reading