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Wyoming County Road Closed Next Week

A section of the well-traveled Gookin-White Mountain Road near Rock Springs, also known as Sweetwater County Road  69, will be closed next week. The closure will allow crews to replace a damaged section of waterline in the area.  The road will be closed from Continue reading

UPDATE: Highway 40 Reopen

Highway 40 was closed over Rabbit Ears Pass for two hours Monday morning due to a jack-knifed moving van on the Highway. Crews were able to clear the moving van from the Continue reading

Head-On Results In Serious Injuries

Three people were seriously injured Thursday afternoon in an accident that closed Rabbit Ears Pass.  The accident occurred when a 49-year-old man from Wyoming drove his car across the center line, colliding head on with a vehicle occupied by Continue reading

UPDATE: One More Dies After SUV Bear Collision

Three people died and four others were injured around 3:30 Friday morning, when an SUV collided with a bear on I-70 near Rifle. The collision, which resulted in the closure of the highway for a period of time, sent the vehicle off the road where it rolled multiple times. Some of the passengers were ejected Continue reading

Fire Closes Highway 13

Highway 13 was closed 24 miles south of Craig Sunday afternoon, due to poor visibility caused by a wildfire. Firefighters responded just before 12:30 and had the 4 acre fire, 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

UPDATE: Highway 40 Reopened, Fire Over 8 Square Miles

Highway 40 was closed from 2 in the afternoon Thursday to around 10 in the morning Friday between Maybell and Dinosaur, due to the Winter Valley Fire, which ignited Thursday south of Elk Springs. The fire, which was thought to be around 10 to 15 acres as of noon, had expanded to Continue reading

Public Asked To Limit Recreation On The Yampa

Due to low water conditions in the Yampa River, the City of Steamboat has implemented closures for all commercial tubing activities on the river, and is asking the public to limit all recreational use at this time. Average flows for the Yampa  River during late August range from 120-130 cubic feet per second, but as of Continue reading

Inmate Community Service Program Closed Down

After 10 years, the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office is closing down its Inmate Community Service Program, due to budget constraints. The Inmate Community Service Program was created in 2007, and allowed non-violent, misdemeanor-level volunteer inmates of the Detention Center to work under the direction supervision of the Sheriff’s Continue reading

Wyoming Bridge Closed For Repairs

The Bureau of Land Management Rock Springs Field Office has temporarily closed the Red Creek Lizzie Spring Bridge located near the Red Creek Ranch, on BLM Road 4415 approximately 40 miles south of Rock Springs.  This decision was Continue reading

Damaged Equipment Closes Craig Wave Pool For The Season

A water valve that was unintentionally left open Sunday night at the Craig wave pool resulted in substantial damaged to equipment necessary to operate the wave pool including the pool circulation pump motor, wave generation motor and Continue reading

Dry Lake Campground Closed

The Dry Lake campground and parking lot near Steamboat will be closed this afternoon through tomorrow afternoon to allow trail work to take place in the area. The closure will allow a group from Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado to conduct Continue reading