Tag Archives: 4th of July

Reserve Summer Camping Spots Now

If you are planning on camping in Colorado over the Memorial Day or July 4th weekends, now is the time to reserve your camping spot. Popular campsites around the state can fill up more than six months in advance for these busy holiday weekends, so Colorado Parks and Continue reading

Funding Secured For 4th Of July Fireworks

The Craig 4th of July Fireworks will take place again this year. The Craig City Council Tuesday night committed $3,000 toward the purchase of fire works. The Craig Fire Department will contribute $2,000 and Moffat County has budgeted $3,000. Because of budgetary issues, the council did consider Continue reading

Steamboat Road Closures For 4th Of July

SteamboatThe City of Steamboat Springs will be closing several roads to accommodate all the events that will be taking place for the 4th of July calibration.  A complete list of closures is available below. Additional transit buses will be running before the parade and before and after the Continue reading

Where To Celebrate This 4th Of July Weekend

american-flag-1-300There will an abundance of activities this weekend and public fireworks shows on Monday. In Craig the VFW parade will begin at 11 Monday morning with Fireworks that night at Moffat County High School. The parade will start at the VFW heading west on Victory Way, then turn north on Ledford. Steamboat’s Cowboy Round-up Days is this weekend Continue reading

271 Drivers Arrested for DUI Over 4th of July Weekend

COLO-STATE-PATROL-300The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) joined forces with the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and local law enforcement agencies over the 4th of July weekend to saturate Colorado’s roadways with DUI patrols arresting 271 drivers for impaired driving. The increased DUI enforcement period, part of CDOT’s The Continue reading

Road Work Continues in Northwest Colorado

C-DOTRoad work continues on State Highway 9 in Grand County, as crews continue a wildlife mitigation project. Those looking to travel in that direction should know that delays of up to 45 minutes can occur. The project was shut down over the 4th of July weekend, Continue reading

Plenty of Fireworks Shows to Enjoy Tomorrow Night

FIREWORKS-3-300There are plenty of places to celebrate the 4th of July and catch local professional fireworks displays tomorrow night. In Craig a parade will take place at 11. It will start at the Craig VFW and end at City Market. Fireworks will be set off tomorrow night from Moffat County High School. Steamboat is holding Cowboy Round-up 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

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

No Work on Highway 9 Over Holiday Weekend

CDOTThose looking to travel to the Front Range over the Holiday Weekend won’t have to worry about delays along Highway 9 for the weekend. Crews are working on a safety and improvement project on the Continue reading

Road Work Cut Short Next Week

C-DOT-300Due to the 4th of July holiday, crews working on Highway 13 north of Craig will take next Friday off. Work is scheduled to continue Monday through Thursday of next week. Crews are Continue reading

Boaters Warned About Floating Debris at Flaming Gorge

flaming-gorge-300Boaters on Flaming Gorge should be particularly alert for floating hazards this week and over the 4th of July weekend.  That’s according to Sweetwater County Sheriff Rich Haskell.  Haskell said deputies patrolling the lake on Continue reading