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Closures For Dam Work At Steamboat Lake

Upgrade and repair work will begin soon on the Willow Creek Dam at Steamboat Lake State Park. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is advising the public to observe closure signs and avoid the area Continue reading

Inspections Required Before Boating

Boaters are being reminded that if their boat has been used on any out-of-state waterways, it needs be inspected at one of CPW’s watercraft inspection and decontamination stations before it is operated in Colorado.  CPW has discovered four out-of-state boats Continue reading

Wyoming Man Missing, Presumed Drowned

Search and Rescue crews are looking for a missing Wamsutter man who is presumed to have drowned in the Seminoe Reservoir northeast of Rawlins. According to authorities, 25-year-old Michael Proberts went on a kayak trip to the reservoir Saturday morning and never returned. Proberts vehicle was located at the Red Hills Campground early Sunday morning, and his kayak, life vest, ball cap and kayak paddle were Continue reading

Call Before You Dig

With spring in the air, people will be digging in their yards as part of landscaping and construction projects. Because of the increased digging activity, property owners need to be aware to call 811 at least 72 hours prior to digging. The free 811 program was created to ensure workers and residents can perform Continue reading

UPDATE: Woman Who Spit At Police Charged With Assault

A Leadville woman was arrested Sunday night after she caused a disturbance in the lobby of the Clarion Inn in Craig. 35-year-old Kelly Anne McKee was taken into custody when police discovered she had warrants for her arrest out of Lake County and Denver. Police then took McKee to the hospital so Continue reading

Bill To Help Consumers Affected By Retired Power Plants

A bill has been introduced in the Colorado House of Representatives that would provide relief to electric utility customers and local communities, when a power plant is retired. The Colorado Energy Impact Assistance Act would allow privately owned electric Continue reading

Open House To Talk Plan For Howelsen Hill

An open house will be held this week in Steamboat to discuss the master plan for Howelsen Hill. Members of Steamboats Parks and Community Services Department will be at the meeting soliciting feedback from the community on their vision for the Continue reading

Road and Bridge Closures In Steamboat

The pedestrian bridge on 9th Street in Steamboat  is now closed for refurbishment. During the project, which will last around a month, crews will re-deck and paint the bridge. The public will still be able to access Howelsen Hill and Howelsen Parkway from downtown, via 5th street. Detour signs will be posted Continue reading

Propane Tank Catches Fire Near Oak Creek

Burning trash in a barrel was the source of a grass fire Friday afternoon off of Routt County Road 200A, northeast of Oak Creek. Steamboat Springs’ firefighters responded to the three acre Continue reading

Northwest Colorado Health’s Efforts Recognized

The Northwest Colorado Health offices in Craig and Steamboat were recognized recently for their work in reducing their patients’ high Continue reading

Move Over It’s The Law

Colorado law enforcement will be strictly enforcing the states Move Over Law throughout the month of April. The law requires  Colorado drivers to move over one lane when any emergency, service or maintenance vehicles are parked on the side of a roadway. When it’s not possible to move over, drivers Continue reading