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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

Car Falls On And Kills Oak Creek Man

An Oak Creek man died in a accident over the weekend, when a car he was working on fell on top of him. The girlfriend of 58-year-old Scott Spickler found him pinned underneath the vehicle Saturday afternoon. Spickler had Continue reading

Online Registration Open For Steamboat Schools

The Steamboat Springs School District has opened online registration for the 2017-2018 school year. All parents with kids in preschool, kindergarten or first grade that will be new students in the district next Continue reading

Vandals Must Pay More Than $100K in Restitution

Two men responsible for vandalizing the parking lot in the Cow Creek area on the backside of Emerald Mountain in 2015, have been ordered to pay more than $100 thousand in restitution payments to the contractors who by contract were required to redo their work on the project, which was nearly Continue reading

Closures Suspended Near Silver Creek Fire

WILD FIREClosures near the Silver Creek Fire, burning in the Sarvis Creek Wilderness area in the Routt National Forest, four miles south of Stage Coach Reservoir, have been suspended.  Recent rain showers and colder temperatures have cooled the fire enough for the closures Continue reading

Beaver Creek Fire Grows To 59 Square Miles

Beaver Creek Fire 2Despite high winds and lower humidity last week crews were able to increase containment of the Beaver Creek Fire from 60 to 68%. The weather did cause the fire to grow to over 59 square miles. Crews are continuing to monitor spot fires Continue reading

Willow Creek Dam Maintenance Next Week

steamboat-lake-300Crews will inspect and perform scheduled maintenance next week, on The Willow Creek Dam at Steamboat Lake. The inspection is part of the Colorado Division of Water Resource’s “Dam Safety Program”. The park will be open to Continue reading

Silver Creek Fire Triples In Size

FireA meeting will take place Wednesday evening to allow the Silver Creek Fire Management Team to provide information on the fire. The meeting will be held at the Stagecoach fire station beginning at 6:30. The Silver Creek Fire, burning four miles south of Stage Coach Reservoir, in the Sarvis Creek Wilderness area in the Routt National Forest increased to 25 acres yesterday. Crews are giving special attention to structures Continue reading

Beaver Creek Fire Evacuation Order Removed

FireThe Beaver Creek fire management teams has made enough progress battling the blaze to lift the evacuation order that has been in place since the fire began. Residents and property owners in the area started returning to their homes Saturday Morning. Closures are still in effect on National forest and BLM managed lands and may affect hunting. To view a list of all Continue reading

Structure Protection Removed Around Beaver Creek Fire

FireCrews continue to make progress battling the Beaver Creek Fire burning 24 miles northwest of Walden. Because of the gains, the fire management team has been able to remove almost all of the structure protection equipment from the eastern and southern portions of the fire. Crews are Continue reading

Containment Of Beaver Creek Fire Increases

Beaver Creek FireCrews were able to increase control of the Beaver Creek Fire this week, bringing containment from 28 to 41%. Lower winds,temperatures and higher humidity continue to help crews in their efforts to control the blaze. Teams are still working on protecting structures that could be affected, and cutting and maintaining fire lines. They are also continuing to ignite spot fires to Continue reading

Beaver Creek Fire Expected To Expand This Week

FireBeaver Creek Fire Crews experienced some relief in the past week with wetter and cooler weather conditions, which helped to limit the fires growth. However, warmer temperatures, higher winds and low humidity returned to the area yesterday, causing increased activity. These conditions are projected for most of the week which will Continue reading