Following a 6th Circuit Court of Appeals decision that lifted the nationwide stay on the Waters of the United States Rule, or WOTUS, Members of the Congressional Western Caucus are calling on Congress to pass legislation to address the regulation. Colorado Congressman Scott Tipton says it is unacceptable that Continue reading
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The Winter Valley Fire, which ignited Thursday south of Elk Springs, continued to grow over the weekend, increasing from 6,400 acres to 7,800 acres. Rain and cool Continue reading
As stream flows are up in the Yampa River due to increased rain and some mountain snow over the weekend, Steamboat has lifted the voluntary closure of the river. In addition to the Yampa River being open Continue reading
Closures 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
The water providers in the Steamboat Springs area – the City of Steamboat Springs, the Mt. Werner Water District, the Steamboat II Metro District, and the Tree Haus Metro District – have lifted the mandatory water restrictions enacted in April.
Fish Creek Reservoir is currently at 80% capacity, which is a level that is consistent for this time of Continue reading