Category Archives: News

Fire At Steamboat Business

Steamboat Fire Cabinet Co 3There was a structure fire around 2 Wednesday morning in Steamboat at 2555 Copper Ridge Drive at a cabinet company. Fire fighters saw flames coming from the buildings garage. Crews quickly searched the building for occupants and began fighting the fire. Fire fighters found the fire was also in the space between the ceiling Continue reading

Craig Group To Talk Recreational Marijuana

grow craigA meeting has been scheduled in Craig this week, to allow the public to discuss and receive information about the recreational marijuana industry. A group calling itself Grow Craig, that is attempting to get a Continue reading

Club 20 Meeting In Steamboat

club 20-229A CLUB 20 summer committee meeting will take place this week in Steamboat. CLUB 20 is an organization of  counties, communities, businesses, individuals and associations from Western Colorado that look to promote, and develop area resources, to support a Continue reading

Highway 64 Closed Near Rangely

CDOTHighway 64 near Rangely will be closed Wednesday to allow crews to work on a rock scaling project. There are concerns about the stability of a large rock slab in the area so crews will be working to secure it. The duration of the closure will depend on the Continue reading

UPDATE: Motorcycle Riders Identity Released

IMG_0030IMG_0031A multi-vehicle accident occurred just after noon Tuesday on Highway 40 East of Craig near Ike’s Transmission. The accident involved a car with three passengers Continue reading

Good Samaritan Motorist Shot On Highway 13

Garfield SheriffA 31-year-old man was shot just after midnight Sunday on Highway 13 about 5 miles north of Rifle. The incident occurred when he stopped to offer assistance to the driver of a stopped vehicle with flashing emergency lights. As he approached the vehicle, someone inside shot him in the torso. After being shot, he returned to his vehicle and was able to drive away and Continue reading

3rd Area Child Takes Fall From Upper Floor

Fall From windows and BalconiesThe 3rd child in the area who tumbled from the upper floor of home has raised awareness about the importance of keeping a watchful eye on your children when there are open doors or windows in a home. A 7 year old child fell from a balcony in Steamboat Continue reading

Police Target Seat Belt Use In Rural Colorado

click-or-ticket-300A rural Click it or Ticket campaign began yesterday in Colorado. The Colorado State Patrol is partnering with local police to heighten seat belt enforcement in rural communities through this weekend. Seat belt usage in rural Colorado is low when compared to more urban areas of the state. The campaign will enforce the fact that no matter where you are driving in Colorado, seat belt use is important.  Not wearing a seat belt is not only Continue reading

Man Arrested After Explosive Device Discovered

arrestA man was arrested Sunday near Basalt, after police discovered a homemade explosive device in his home. 28 year old Dustin Brown from Basalt called police after he got into a dispute with his girlfriend, resulting in her crashing her car. When police arrived they found Continue reading

Crews Continue To Fight Area Wildfires

Wildfires-300Beaver Creek fire Crews will get some relief this week with low temperatures and higher humidity expected. The fire burning 50 miles northeast of Steamboat Springs and 24 miles north of Walden is now over 26,000 acres. Crews continue to protect structures in the area, and create and Continue reading

Wyoming Police Rescue Boy From Mud

wyoming-flag-graphicWyoming police rescued a boy that was trapped in the mud at Mil Pond Lake, in the Snowy Mountain Range Sunday afternoon. Officers responded to the scene at around two where they found the boy and his father, who was attempting to free him from the Continue reading

Stiles Family Receives Community Support

Gavin Stiles editAn account at Go-Fund-Me shows that people have donated over $22,000 to the family of Gavin Stiles, the Routt County 3 year old who died in an accidental shooting last week. That is more that double the goal set on the page. The story on the page describes the challenges the family are facing and how donation can help. It also stated that Yampa Valley Funeral home has offered to conduct Continue reading