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Areas In Wyoming Closed To Motorized Vehicles

The Steamboat Mountain area in Wyoming northeast of Rock Springs will be closed to motorized vehicles during the months of May and June, to protect sensitive elk calving and dear fawning areas. Signs will be posted throughout this Continue reading

Wild Horses Up For Adoption This Weekend

Twenty-one of the wild horses gathered from the Sand Wash Herd Management area will be available for adoption this weekend in Fruita, at the Rimrock Adventures Arena. Public viewing sessions will be held tomorrow from 10 to 6 and Saturday from 9 to 10:30, with the silent auction and adoption taking Continue reading

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

Slash Pile Burning On Emerald Mountain

Slash pile burning will start as early as Tuesday on Emerald Mountain near Steamboat. Steamboat Springs Fire and Rescue will work with Routt County Emergency Services to conduct the burns, weather permitting. Smoke will be visible Continue reading

Prescribed Burns Scheduled In Moffat County

Prescribed burns have been scheduled in western Moffat County over the coming weeks. The Seven Springs prescribed fire will take place six miles west of Greystone in the Douglas Mountain area, with the Treepee Continue reading

Wild Horses Up For Adoption

Twenty wild horses gathered this winter from the Sand Wash Herd Management Area will be available for adoption through a silent auction next month in Fruita.  The BLM will hold the auction on April 21st and 22nd.  Interested parties will be allowed to view Continue reading

Meet High School Principle Finalists

There will be a meet and greet this Sunday at Moffat County High School to allow the community to meet finalists for the Moffat County High School Principle position. The school district will host the meet and greet Sunday afternoon from Continue reading

MOCO 10th, Meeker 2nd At State Championships

16 wrestlers from Moffat, Routt and Rio Blanco Counties brought home medals from the State Wrestling Tournament.  Sheridan Harvey of Meeker was the lone state champion.  As a team, Meeker came up short in defending their 2A state title, finishing 2nd to Rocky Ford.  In 3A, Moffat County claimed the number 10 spot in the team competition.  Valley, coached by former Moffat County wrestler Ryan Continue reading

Steamboat Clearing Snow Around The Clock

Steamboat crews continue to working around the clock to clear out the two feet of snow that has fallen over the last few days. The City’s primary focus is to keep major roads clear for emergency vehicle access and traffic flow. After that, the city works to remove snow from commercial areas before shifting their attention to residential streets. Continue reading

BLM Continues Wild Horse Trapping

wild horsesThe Bureau of Land Management is making progress in their efforts to trap wild horses in the Sand Wash Heard Management Area in Northwest Colorado. So far the BLM has gathered 26 horses from the area.  12 of those horses were released back to the range with 5 mares receiving fertility treatments. 10 of the horses gathered have been removed and will be Continue reading

Closures Suspended Near Silver Creek Fire

WILD FIREClosures near the Silver Creek Fire, burning in the Sarvis Creek Wilderness area in the Routt National Forest, four miles south of Stage Coach Reservoir, have been suspended.  Recent rain showers and colder temperatures have cooled the fire enough for the closures Continue reading

BLM To Start Trapping Wild Horses This Week

wild horsesThe Bureau of Land Management will begin trapping and removing up to 50 wild horses this week, from the Sand Wash Heard Management Area. Wild horses will be led to corrals where 50 horses will be selected and removed from the heard. Those horses will be relocated to the Great Escape Mustang Sanctuary. The BLM will also be treating mares in Continue reading