Accident Sends One To Hospital

One person was injured after their vehicle left the road last week north of Oak Creek.  23-year-old Kyle Baglo of Oak Creek was driving Thursday on Colorado Highway 131, when he went off the road near the intersection of Routt County Road 179 and hit a tree.  According to a Continue reading

Vote Or Drop Off Ballots Today

Tuesday is election Day. Anyone planning to vote, who has not yet done so, will need to submit their ballot to the local County Clerk’s office, or vote in person at a certified polling location by 7 tonight. The Moffat County Clerks Office will be Continue reading

Sign Up Now For Craig Parade Of Lights

Entries are now being accepted for the Parade of Lights, which will be held later this month in Craig. The parade takes place on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, and features holiday themed floats. Those who would like to enter the parade can Continue reading

Christmas Tree Permits Available Now

For those who enjoy the process of cutting down their own Christmas tree, permits are now available for tree cutting in the Routt, White River and Medicine-Bowe National Forests. Permits are available for ten dollars and can be purchased from the Bureau of Land Managements local field office in Meeker, in Craig through the Craig Chamber of Commerce, in Steamboat Continue reading

Wyoming Plans To Create Outdoor Rec Office

Wyoming is expected announce plans this week, to create an Office of Outdoor Recreation, according to reports. A recent report from a governor’s task force recommended re-branding the Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources to prioritize outdoor recreation. The report Continue reading

Icy Conditions Cause Problems For Drivers

Icy conditions on Highway 40 resulted in 2 vehicles sliding off the road early Monday morning.  The drivers lost control on black ice, in separate incidents west of Hayden. According to Continue reading

Bird Nest Causes Structure Fire Near Steamboat

A building at Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School caught fire Friday night.  A bird nest in the chimney is believed to have started the fire, which spread from the chimney into the roof of the building by the time firefighters arrived.  They were quickly able to get the fire extinguished. One person, who was in the building when Continue reading

Routt County Residents Can Now Text 911

A new emergency service is now available in Routt County for those who cannot safely call 911 during an emergency, or who are unable to dial 911 for any reason. The Routt  County Emergency Communications Continue reading

Meeker And SoRoCo Advance In Football Playoffs

The Meeker Cowboys defeated Cornerstone Christian  Academy on Saturday in the first round of the 1A State football playoffs. The Cowboys will travel to play Limon this weekend for a second round match-up. The game will be Saturday at 1, and will be carried live on 55 Continue reading

Turn In Ballots, Vote In Person By Tuesday

Voters need to submit their ballots by Tuesday to their local County Clerk’s office. You can vote in person Tuesday at certified polling locations between 7 am and 7 pm. Those still planning to submit a mail-in ballot need to drop it off at Continue reading

Time To Prepare Vehicles For The Winter

The Colorado Department of Transportation is preparing to battle adverse conditions this winter and is encouraging drivers to do the same.  Drivers are being encouraged to make winter preparations, by ensuring their vehicle is properly winterized, including making sure Continue reading

Small Fire Between Craig and Hayden

Craig Firefighters responded to a small fire Thursday afternoon, between Hayden and Craig, on Moffat County Road 29. The fire occurred around one. No one was injured and no structures were damaged in the blaze, which was estimated at less Continue reading