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Lighting Ceremony Friday Night In Steamboat

The City of Steamboat is celebrating the beginning of their summer season tonight with the lighting of the new festival lights on Yampa Street. The city will be turning on the new festival lighting for the public for the first time since it was installed as part of the Yampa Street Improvement Project. The lighting 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

Number Of Wildland Fires Swell In Northwest Colorado

fire season smallOf the 20 fires reported since Friday, 13 are now contained. Fire fighters worked throughout the weekend to gain the upper hand on the fires that were mostly lightning caused. Today crews will continue to assist Continue reading

Firefighters Battling Lightning Sparked Fire in Rio Blanco County

fire-fighter-1-300Firefighters in Rio Blanco County are working on an 11 acre blaze that is believed to have been started by lighting yesterday.  Lightning is being blamed for several small fires in the county, the biggest of which is the “Big Jimmy Fire”.  Helicopters dropped water on the blaze yesterday, but fire managers have decided Continue reading