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Final Free Ski Day Of The Year Sunday

The final Ski Free Sunday of the season will take place this weekend at Howelsen Hill in Steamboat. In addition to skiing free this Sunday, free Hot Dogs will be available at the mountain, and kids will have an opportunity to participate in a learn-to-jump session. The free hot dogs will be served by city Continue reading

Donate To Save Endangered Animals

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is giving you the opportunity to help save endangered animals in the state by making a voluntary donation to the “Non-game and Endangered Wildlife Cash Fund” on your 2017 tax return. The Non-game and Endangered Wildlife program supports conservation for dozens of species in Continue reading

Officers Bitten By Dogs During Arrest

Two officers were bit by dogs while arresting a man for stealing a camper this week in Grand Junction. 41-year-old Bryan Johnson of Grand Junction was arrested by Mesa County deputies Wednesday, after they found a stolen 32-foot camper in his possession. While police Continue reading

New Off Leash Areas For Dogs Approved

Four new off leash areas for dogs are now open in Steamboat. The new areas approved for off leash dog activities are the upper and lower portion of Blackmere Trail, the Butcherknife trail, the lower Spring Creek Trail and Whistler Park.  The City Council approved off leash Continue reading

Dogs and Wildlife Don’t Mix

Despite snowy conditions, Colorado dog owners tend to remain very active during the winter months. Owners should be aware that their dogs should be kept on leashes unless they are trained to stay near by, to prevent them from disturbing area wildlife. Dogs chasing wildlife is not only illegal, it can be dangerous. When a wild animal is chased by a dog Continue reading

Dogs and Wildlife Don’t Mix

Colorado-Division-of-Wildlife-300In Colorado dog owners love nothing more than getting out into nature with their dogs. it’s a great way to get exercise for both dog and owner. Dog owners also need to be able call their dog off from chasing wildlife. Dogs chasing wildlife is not only illegal, it’s dangerous for everyone. Wild animals cannot afford the calories, stress and dangers from a high-speed chase. Dogs that don’t have a reliable recall get lost in the mountains Continue reading

Wildlife Officials Encourage Residents to Watch for Moose

mooseColorado Parks and Wildlife wants to remind people to give wildlife plenty of room, especially when it comes to moose. The moose population is thriving in Colorado and as the number of moose rise, so does the chance for human interaction Continue reading

Woman in Steamboat Attacked by Moose

mooseIn the wake of the third moose attack in two years, residents of and visitors to Steamboat are reminded to practice caution in moose territory. A woman was injured Sunday afternoon when she was run over by a moose in the Storm Mountain Continue reading

Head On Crash On Highway 40 This Morning

highway 40 crash-250Black ice is suspected to have contributed to a head collision near Milner around 7:30 this morning. The incident began when the driver of a eastbound pickup started to pass another vehicle on the 3 lane section of Highway 40, about 2 miles west of Milner, and lost traction Continue reading

CPW Reminds People to Leash their Dogs

colorado parksDogs chasing wildlife is nearly a constant problem in Colorado. The issue is particularly serious during the winter when dogs can easily rundown deer and elk in the snow and injure or kill them. So far this winter, wildlife officers in every corner of the state have filed reports of chasing incidents. During winter deer and elk can lose up Continue reading

Parks and Wildlife Remind Residents to Control Dogs

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding pet owners to keep dogs from chasing wildlife.  Chasing wildlife can cause enough stress to kill the animal.  The owner of the dog can be fined for harassing wildlife, and further consequences could occur if the animal dies.  The Continue reading

Parks and Wildlife Warns of Mountain Lion Encounters

mountail-lion-300x300A lion attack on two dogs at a home along 4 Mile Road near Glenwood early yesterday morning is prompting Colorado Parks and Wildlife to caution anyone living in lion country to remember a few important tips that can help prevent conflicts with wild animals.  Wildlife officers say the dogs were in their Continue reading