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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

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

Name A Mountain Bike Trail In Routt County

Nominations are being accepted to help name a mountain bike trail on Buffalo Pass in Routt County. The US Forest service will accept name suggestions for the trail through the end of the Continue reading

Don’t Interact With Young Wildlife

bisonYellowstone National Park officials were forced to euthanize a bison calf last week after it came into unnecessary contact with tourists.  Criminal charges  against the two men involved in the situation, who have not been identified, are pending. A father and son picked up the bison two miles east of the historic Lamar Buffalo Ranch in Wyoming, because they were worried about the calf’s safety. The two men then Continue reading