Tag Archives: Clark

Horse Has To Be Rescued From Cattle Guard

North Routt Fire Protection District firefighters rescued a horse that was trapped in a cattle guard Wednesday. According to a post on the North Routt Fire Protection Facebook page, the horse ran away from a hunting camp in the area, and was found with three legs stuck in a cattle guard on Forest Service Road 443, northeast of Clark. It took crews a couple hours to free the animal. A veterinarian that was on Continue reading

Big Red Fire Continues To Burn

While crews were able to gain full containment of the Pine Tree and Deep Creek fires in Northwest Colorado this week, crews have not been able to increase containment of the Big Red Fire, burning 5 miles south of the Wyoming state line in Routt County, Continue reading

UPDATE: Three Fires Still Burning In Northwest Colorado

Firefighters limited the growth of the Himes Peek fire, burning in the Flat Tops 46 miles east of Meeker Thursday, keeping the blaze at an estimated 100 acres. Crews, who are working to extinguish the lightning started fire as fast as possible, also increased containment to 25%. The Continue reading

Heart Attack Victim Recovered By Helicopter

A Pennsylvania man, who was bow hunting with his family in north Routt County, died from a heart attack yesterday morning. 69-year-old Robert Martz was reportedly hiking along the Greenville Mine Trail east of Clark when the incident occurred. Attempts to revive Continue reading

Big Red Fire, 0% Contained

The Big Red Fire, burning 5 miles south of the Wyoming state line near Clark in North Routt county, has grown from 530 to nearly 600 acres and is zero percent contained.  Crews are focusing their efforts on protecting private property in the area by cutting fire lines. Warm and dry weather is Continue reading

Smoke May Be Visible From “Big Red Fire”

Smoke from the fire that started Saturday in North Routt County may still be visible through the weekend. The Big Red Fire, which is burning in an area of beetle kill timber near Clark, is now estimated at 8 acres. The U.S. Forest Service is monitoring the lightning started fire and will begin Continue reading

Wildfire Ignites In Routt County

A wildfire ignited Saturday afternoon in the Big Red Park area, ten miles north of Clark in Routt County. The fire is burning on steep terrain  in beetle killed timber, near the area of the “500 Fire” which occurred a couple of years ago. No structures are currently threatened by the blaze. Due to the location, the Forest Service is monitoring the Continue reading

Man Dies in Rollover Accident North of Steamboat

fatal-300A 50-year old man from Clark was killed in a roll-over crash about 20 miles northeast of Steamboat yesterday. According to the Colorado State Patrol, the driver, whose name has not been released, was driving to fast on a curve on Routt County Road 64 Continue reading

Person Of Interest In Richmond Murder Found Near Trapper’s Lake

coleCole J. Pollard, a person of interest in the murder of 22 year old Patricia Richmond, was located Wednesday morning and taken into custody by Routt County Sheriff officers. Richmond’s body was found tied up in a home in Clark Monday night.  Pollard was located in the area of Trappers Lake in Garfield County following the discovery of his vehicle. Pollard appeared to be in good health and was taken into custody without resistance. The success of Continue reading

Vehicle of Person of Interest in Routt County Murder Found

coleLaw enforcement looking for Cole Pollard have found the vehicle he was last known to be driving near Trappers Lake. The 21-year old Pollard is a person of interest in the homicide investigation of 22 year old Patricia Richmond. Richmond’s body was found tied up in a home in Clark Monday night. Last night, the Routt County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a vehicle fitting the description of the one Pollard was believed to be Continue reading

Victim of North Routt Homicide Identified

coleDeputies have identified the woman found dead yesterday tied up in a home in Clark. 22 year old Patricia Richmond was found by family members around 7 Monday night. Reports say she was engaged to the homeowners son, but deputies are looking for a man she was seen with earlier in the day. 21-year old Cole Pollard is a person of interest. Pollard is described as a white man, 5 feet 9 inches tall, 160 pounds with blue eyes and Continue reading

Routt County Sheriff’s Office Looking for Person of Interest in Homicide

routt-county-sherrifThe Routt County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man they say might be able to help them piece together a homicide that occurred yesterday in Clark. Deputies responded to a home at a little after 7 last night to find a deceased woman who had been tied up. The investigation is in the preliminary stages and is on-going. At this time Continue reading