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Avalanche Conditions In The Back Country

Following this weekends snow storms, avalanche conditions have developed in the Flat Tops and in areas of the Routt  National Forest near Rabbit Ears Pass. Strong winds and new snow have contributed to slabs being built on top of an extremely weak snowpack. These Continue reading

Move-Over Citations On The Rise

Move-Over citations are on the rise in Colorado after the death of a State Trooper last year. According to statistics from the department of transportation, over 2,200 drivers have been ticketed this year for failing to  comply with the Move-Over law.  That’s more than the total from 2015 and 2016 combined. State police increased enforcement of Colorado’s Move-Over law after State Continue reading

Bag Limits Re-Instituted At Harvey Gap Reservoir

Following an inspection, Colorado  Parks and Wildlife has lifted the emergency fish salvage at Harvey Gap Reservoir near Rifle and has re-instituted all bag and possession limits. The reservoir was drained Continue reading

Keep Kids Safe This Halloween

Halloween is a fun time of year for most children, but it can also be dangerous, with all the cars and people out and about. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, child pedestrian accidents increase by 4 times on Halloween. Kids and their families should follow Continue reading

Landscaping Next Week On Highway 40

Landscaping projects will take place next week on the medians along Highway 40 in Steamboat from downtown to JD Hays Way, as well as on the medians on Mount Werner Road. The work will take place from 8 to 4 Monday through Friday, weather permitting. During the project, Highway 40 Continue reading

Move Over It’s The Law

Colorado law enforcement will be strictly enforcing the states Move Over Law throughout the month of April. The law requires  Colorado drivers to move over one lane when any emergency, service or maintenance vehicles are parked on the side of a roadway. When it’s not possible to move over, drivers Continue reading

Safety Tips For The 2016 School Year

FIRST DAY OF SCHOOLThe 2106 school year is underway at Rangely, SoRoCo, Hayden, Meeker, and Little Snake River Valley Schools, and starts Monday in Craig and Steamboat. Drivers in the area need to be aware that with the beginning of school comes an increase in pedestrian traffic along roadways. The public should increase caution while driving, and be prepared to Continue reading

Beware Of Thin Ice

ICE THIN SIGNWith rising temperatures across the area it is important to remember that the ice that is covering many bodies of water is getting dangerously thin. It is recommended that these areas be avoided or that extreme caution be used when participating in recreational activities around lakes, ponds or rivers. The warmer weather has Continue reading