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Emerald Mountain Trails Open This Weekend

The Spring Creek Trail on Emerald Mountain will open this weekend for recreational use, weather permitting. Some trails in that area may remain closed, as they are still too wet and muddy. People recreating in the area Continue reading

Flooding Continues On Wyoming County Roads

Back roads in Sweetwater County are still being affected by flooding. In particular, drivers should use extreme caution when driving in the Red Desert region northeast of Black Rock.  Spring runoff and flooding has resulted in multiple washouts in the area, making some of the county roads too dangerous to drive. Crews will work over the next Continue reading

Howelsen Hill Trail Closures This Weekend

The Nordic Combined Western Regionals will take place this weekend in Steamboat at Howelsen Hill, with 70 of the best Nordic Combined athletes from the Western United States scheduled to compete. To accommodate the activities, several Howelsen Hill Nordic Trails will be closed to Continue reading

Howelsen Hill Closures For Pentathlon

The Steamboat Pentathlon takes place tomorrow . To accommodate the activities the public will not be able to access Poma lift on Howelsen Hill until 11 tomorrow morning, and will not be able to use Barrows lift until one in the afternoon. In addition , the public will be Continue reading

Trail Closures On Howelsen Hill

Trails will be closed on Howelsen Hill tomorrow, to accommodate the Nordic and Alpine Skiing, Colorado High School State Championships.  Over 140 of the best Colorado high school skiers will be in the area to participate. The athletes will be using the Howelsen Nordic Trails for the races.  Rodeo Loop, Continue reading

Snow Forces Closures Over The Weekend

snow-copHeavy snow caused issues Sunday, forcing the closure of multiple highways in Northwest Colorado. US 40 at Rabbit Ears Pass was closed between 11am and 3pm due to visibility issues and stuck cars and semi trucks on the highway. Colorado 14 from Highway 40 to Walden was also closed for Continue reading

Wildfire Closures Near Meeker Suspended

WILD FIREClosures near the Lost Solar Fire, burning in the Flat Top Wilderness area approximately 25 miles southeast of Meeker, have been suspended. The closures had been in effect since the middle of last month. While the fire is still active, snow in the area has cooled the Continue reading

Lost Solar Fire Continues To Grow

FireDespite favorable weather conditions this week, the lightning started Lost Solar Fire burning in the Flat Top Wilderness Area approximately 25 miles east of Meeker, has continued to increase in size.  The fire is estimated at just under 7 square miles, an increase of over 1.5 square miles since Monday.  The Lost Solar Fire is being managed using a ‘confine and contain’ Continue reading

Steamboat Road Closures For 4th Of July

SteamboatThe City of Steamboat Springs will be closing several roads to accommodate all the events that will be taking place for the 4th of July calibration.  A complete list of closures is available below. Additional transit buses will be running before the parade and before and after the Continue reading

Steamboat Opens Up Roads For Holliday Weekend

SteamboatDue to the holiday weekend, all closures related to the Yampa Street Improvement Project in Steamboat will be suspended beginning tomorrow. All barricades and closure signs will be removed although some areas will still have construction Continue reading

Yampa River Trail Closures

YAMPA RIVERDue to water continuing to rise in the Yampa, another section of the Yampa River Trail in Steamboat is now closed. In addition to the closures at the Highway 40 underpass at Walton Creek, and at the Railroad underpass Continue reading

Winter Storm Closes Roads Across Colorado

snow ClosedWhile yesterday’s blast of wintry weather caused travel problems in Northwest Colorado, our problems were minor compared to those on Colorado’s Front Range where snow totals of more that 30 inches were seen in some areas. Driving conditions across the front range remain treacherous this morning after several hundred Continue reading