Tag Archives: Memorial Day Weekend

Forest Officials in Wyoming Give Advice on Holiday Camping

MEDICINE BOW FORESTMemorial Day weekend visitors to the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests and Thunder Basin National Grassland (MBRTB) will find limited low-elevation access for roads, trails and campgrounds. While there are some opportunities to explore and Continue reading

State Patrol Reminds Drivers of Extra Patrol this Weekend

COLO-STATE-PATROL-300The Colorado State Patrol along with several other agencies around the state are stepping up enforcement for the Memorial Day Weekend. The enforcement period will begin Friday and continue through Tuesday morning. Troopers will have zero tolerance for drivers under the influence of any substance that may affect their ability to operate a motor vehicle in a safe Continue reading

Extended Hours, New Programs at Dinosaur

Dinosaur National Monument QuarryThe month of May brings wildflowers, migrating birds, expanded hours, and special programs to Dinosaur National Monument.

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Memorial Day Weekend Arrives

CARNIVALWild West Radio is kicking off Memorial Day Weekend with what has become an annual tradition…Heroes Across the Lands.  The 1-hour show will air today from 3 to 4 on both 93-7/102-3 KRAI FM and 55 Country.  The show features Continue reading

DUI Checkpoint Planned For Eagle County

COLO-STATE-PATROL-3001In anticipation of the Colorado State Patrol’s annual 100 Days of Heat campaign, law enforcement departments in Eagle County will employ a multi-agency DUI checkpoint this upcoming Memorial Day weekend.  The purpose of the checkpoint is to apprehend and deter impaired drivers from Colorado roadways.  According to Continue reading

Visitors Urged to Get Familiar With Colorado Marijuana Laws

MARIJUANA-300Those visiting Colorado during the Memorial Day weekend, and planning to take advantage of recreational marijuana, are reminded to familiarize themselves with the state’s marijuana laws.  For example, retail marijuana is only available to adults 21 or older, and it is a felony to Continue reading

Snowpack Limits Campground Openings for Memorial Day Weekend

forest-service-signLate spring snowpack will limit road access and delay the opening of most developed campgrounds on the Routt National Forest this Memorial Day weekend. While there will still be some opportunities to explore and camp, Forest visitors are reminded to call their local ranger district office to know what is open and accessible.  Campground Continue reading

Horse Herpes to Blame for Cancellation of Craig Bronc Riding Event

horseDue to the recent discovery of Equine Herpes in a horse that had been traveling to events around the state, the contractor that was to provide stock for the Wild West Weekend event in Craig has backed out of the event.  That means Continue reading