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New Routt County Emergency Notification System

Routt County is switching to a new emergency notification system. The county will now be using the notification system EverBridge to send emergency alerts to residents. Routt County residents can register or update their Continue reading

Prepare For Floods And Fires

This week has been declared Flood Safety and Wildfire Awareness week in Colorado by Governor John Hickenlooper. This is a good time for residents to learn about flood and wildfire risks in Colorado, and to make a plan on what to do in the event that a fire or flood occurs. 64 counties in Colorado and more than 250 cities and towns with a population of Continue reading

Flood Recovery Effort Report Released

FLOOD-WATER-300Governor John Hickenlooper and the Colorado Recovery Office have released a review of the recovery efforts for the September 2013 floods. The report covers lessons learned and continuing Continue reading

Flood Advisory In Routt County

river floodingThe National Weather Service has issued a Flood advisory until further notice for the Elk River  near Routt County Road 42. Recent snowmelt has caused the Elk River to exceed bank full levels in some areas. Continue reading

Legislature Approves Pot and Tax Relief Bills Before Ending Session

MARIJUANA-300Banking for marijuana businesses in Colorado passed during the last day of legislative session, and lawmakers also approved property tax forgiveness for disaster victims.  The banking plan would create the world’s first financial system for the pot industry.  It will have co-ops acting as uninsured Continue reading