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Closure Of Lake Near Yampa Extended

The closure of Crosho Lake and its adjacent campground near Yampa has been extended, due to delays with repairs that are occurring at the dam.  The closure includes all motorized and non-motorized use. In addition to the closure of the lake and campground, Continue reading

One Dead In Highway 13 Accident

One person was killed yesterday afternoon in a 2 vehicle accident on Highway 13 just north of Rifle. A 24-year-old male lost control around 3:30, resulting in his car sliding across the highway, where it was t-boned by a vehicle being driven by a 58-year-old Colorado woman, closing Continue reading

Denver Eyed As Location For Winter Olympics

The U.S. Olympic Committee is interested in hosting a Winter Olympics, either in 2026 or 2030 and are eyeing Salt Lake City, Denver and Reno as potential locations. The last Winter Olympics in the United States were in Salt Lake City in 2002. US Olympic Committee chairman, Larry Probst said he has heard Continue reading

New Fire In The Flat Tops

A lightning started fire is burning in the Flat Tops Wilderness near Trapper Lake, 46 miles east of Meeker. The fire was reported Friday, but due to smoke from other wildfires in the area, crews were not able to 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

Crosho Lake Closed For Dam Repair

Crosho Lake and the adjacent Dispersed Campground in the Little Flat Tops Range in the Routt National Forest near Yampa, is now closed for repairs to the Crosho Lake dam. The closures are expected to last for at least eight weeks, to allow crews to repair a leaking valve and outlet Continue reading

8-Year-Old Who Died Near Hanging Lake Identified

The eight-year-old boy who died in a hiking accident earlier this week at Hanging Lake near Glenwood Springs has been identified.  An autopsy determined that Noah Ragon of Highland Ranch, died due to an accidental blunt force injury to his head. While Ragon was initially thought to have slipped and hit his head on a rock, investigators are still trying to Continue reading

Eight Year Old Dies Near Hanging Lake

An eight-year-old boy died in a hiking accident yesterday at Hanging Lake near Glenwood Springs.   The child, who was hiking with his parents and sibling, reportedly slipped and hit his head on a rock while walking near the Sprouting Rock waterfall. Attempts to revive the boy were Continue reading

Closures For Dam Work At Steamboat Lake

Upgrade and repair work will begin soon on the Willow Creek Dam at Steamboat Lake State Park. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is advising the public to observe closure signs and avoid the area Continue reading

Missing Michigan Hunter Found Alive In Rio Blanco County

search-and-rescue7-300x270The search a 61 year-old Michigan hunter ended on a high note Tuesday when search crews located the man, who was somewhat confused and dehydrated but was otherwise uninjured.  David Boelcke went missing Saturday.  According to Rio Blanco County Undersheriff Brice Glasscock, searcher spotted Boelcke when he waved at them from a Continue reading

Hunter Missing Near Meeker

missingEmergency personnel are looking for a 61 year old Michigan hunter who went missing, near Pagoda Lake, approximately 25 miles north-east of Meeker. The man’s hunting partner reported him missing Sunday, after he 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