Photos From The Beaver Creek Fire

2016_07_02-19.57.23.115-CDTThe Beaver Creek Fire, 24 miles Northwest of Walden, continues to move slowly into the Mount Zirkel Wilderness. Based on infrared data, the fire has burned 172 acres within the Wilderness. Protecting structures and preparing them to avoid being burned remains a high priority as crews also Continue reading

Blood Drives Tuesday In Craig And Hayden

BLOOD-DRIVE2There are two blood drives scheduled next week in Northwest Colorado. Both will take place Tuesday, there will be one in Craig and one in Hayden. The blood drive in Craig will be held at the Moffat County Pavilion from 12:30 to 6, and the one in Hayden is scheduled for 12 to 4 at the Hayden Town Hall. To make an Continue reading

Family “Cast and Blast” In Craig

colorado parksA free “Cast and Blast” for families is being offered by the Colorado Parks and Wildlife next weekend in Craig. Representatives from CPW and other volunteers will teach participants the basics of shooting, archery and fishing in a fun, family friendly way. Fishing and archery equipment and firearms will be provided. Participants may bring their own Continue reading

Events For Kids At Yampa River State Park

YAMPA RIVER STATE PARKEvents will take place at the Yampa River State Park this weekend to teach kids about the Northwest Colorado area. There will be a treasure hunt Friday afternoon from 4 to 7. Children will partner up and race through the park to see which group can find all of the items. Saturday from 11 to 2 kids can learn about rivers and what they provide through Continue reading

Steamboat To Remove Beetle Kill Trees

PINE-BEETLECrews will begin removing beetle kill trees on Emerald Mountain in Steamboat next week. Beginning Monday, the city will be working with the Colorado State Forest service in the process that’s expected to last through mid October. The tree removal Continue reading

Multi Car Accident On Highway 13

craig-fire-rescue-300An accident occurred yesterday around 6pm near Craig when two vehicles collided on Highway 13 about 5 miles north of town . The driver of one of the vehicles was transported to the Memorial Continue reading

Sales Taxes Collected In Steamboat Increase

SteamboatTaxes collected in Steamboat continue to increase according to the city’s May 2016 Sales, Use, and Accommodations Tax Report. According to the numbers sales taxes collected in May of 2016 grew by nearly 9% when compared to the previous year. The biggest increases in taxes collected came from Sporting Continue reading

Don’t Leave Kids In Hot Cars

kids in carsWith hot 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 of children under the age of 14. Studies show that a Continue reading

Wyoming Will Still Give Veterans College Tuition

wyoming-flag-graphicGovernor Matt Mead announced earlier this week that the Wyoming’s program that provides college tuition to veterans will remain intact despite recent budget cuts. The program costs $264,000 a semester, and there is some question where these Continue reading

Semi Accident On Highway 40

COLO-STATE-PATROL-3001A semi truck carrying diesel fuel rolled over Thursday morning on the east side of Rabbit Ears pass on Highway 40 in Grand County. The driver of the truck lost control sending the truck down an embankment and into a ditch. There were two passengers at the time of the accident, both received minor injuries and were Continue reading

Planned Power Outage Tonight In Hayden

yampa-valley-electric-assocThere is a planned power outage for the Hayden area Thursday night to allow Yampa Valley Electric to fix a problem at the Hayden Substation which was struck by lightning earlier this week. The outage will occur from 9 to midnight. The lightning strike caused an initial outage, but crews were able to make temporary repairs to the substation. As the  substation remains susceptible to Continue reading

Economic Assessment Presentations Next Week In Moffat County

better cityMultiple meetings have been scheduled to allow Better City, the economic development firm from Ogden Utah, to present their assessment of Moffat County to the community. Moffat County received a DOLA grant to help pay for the assessment, which is intended to assist the County’s plan Continue reading