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Man Still Missing From Rangely Area

Police are still looking for information on the man who went missing from the Rangely area last month. Anyone with potential information on 66-year-old Peter Christian Ruffner’s location is asked to contact that the Rio Blanco County Continue reading

Prescribed Burn Scheduled In Moffat County

A prescribed burn could be ignited in the Douglas Mountain area in Moffat County as early as this week. The 481-acre Seven Springs prescribed burn will take place six miles west Continue reading

Police Look For Info On Missing Man

Police are looking for information on a man who went missing from the Rangely area last week. 66-year-old Peter Christian Ruffner was last seen Friday. Crews are currently conducting search and rescue operations around Ruffner’s residence. Anyone with potential information on Ruffner’s Continue reading

Road Closed Through Wednesday

Rollingstone Drive in Steamboat will be fully closed to traffic between Anglers Drive and Pine Grove Road through Wednesday. While the closure is in place, Highway 40 should be used as an alternative route between Pine Grove Road and Anglers Drive. The closure will allow crews to Continue reading

Crews Limit Deep Creek Fire Growth

Crews have been able to limit the growth of the Deep Creek Fire over the last few days, but have not increased containment of the blaze. The lightning started fire, which is burning nine mile northeast of Hayden, is at just over 2,200 acres and is 0% contained. Structures which were immediately threatened by the blaze have been evacuated and those within a five-mile radius of the fire have been placed on Continue reading

Big Red Fire Bigger Than Previously Thought

Crews have determined the Big Red Fire in north Routt County is larger than previously estimated after a helicopter flight over the fire last night found the blaze had burned 530 acres. Firefighters continue to cut fire lines and monitor the fire. Private land near Big Red Continue reading

Hunter Shot While Camping

In the early morning hours Monday, Routt County Sheriff Deputies and Colorado Wildlife officers responded to a call for a hunter who suffered a gunshot wound to the wrist. The man was transported by family members who were hunting with him in the Dunckley Continue reading

BLM To Move Forward With Wild Horse Removal

The Bureau of Land Management announced last week that they will be removing up to 100 wild horses this fall from private land and other areas outside the Piceance-East Douglas Herd Management Area in Northwestern Colorado.  According to White River Field Manager Kent Continue reading

New Mountain Bike Restrictions For Buffalo Pass

In order to address illegal mountain bike trails in the Buffalo Pass area near Steamboat, the U.S. Forest Service has issued a special order, prohibiting off-route bike riding in the area. The order goes into effect immediately and will cover the Soda Creek area to the north, Mt. Zirkel Wilderness to Continue reading

Road Closure Near Yampa

A portion of Forest Road 100, also known as Buffalo Park Road in the Gore Range near Yampa, will be closed for approximately two weeks, starting today, to allow a culvert to be replaced. The road will be fully closed to traffic 24 hours a day 7 days a week while the work is taking place.  Non-motorized access to the surrounding forest will still be allowed and Continue reading

Free Bird Walk And Identification Class

Bird lovers are invited to join in on bird walk and attend a free bird identification class this week in Rawlins. A free bird walk will be held Tuesday morning starting at 7:30, to celebrate International Migratory Bird Day. Participants will meet at the Conoco gas Continue reading

Suspicious Bomb Like Item Discovered

Routt County Sheriff’s officers responded to a suspicious item yesterday in the Buffalo Pass area near the Dry Lakes Campground. A hiker in the area called police after finding a square package containing wires, that looked like it could be a bomb. Upon arriving at the scene, Routt County Deputies confirmed the hiker’s Continue reading