Tag Archives: Milner

Car And Pickup Collide On Highway 40

Multiple people were injured after an SUV and pickup collided Tuesday night on Highway 40 near Routt County Road 52, between Milner and Hayden. The driver of the SUV was being followed by two cars and a pickup.  When traffic slowed the driver of the pickup veered into the oncoming lane to avoid rear ending the Continue reading

UPDATE: Pre-Evacuation Order In Place Near West Routt Fire

Pre-evacuation orders are still in place due to the Deep Creek Fire, which ignited Monday in West Routt County, near Wolf Mountain ranch between Milner and Hayden. The fire grew from 2 to over 400 acres in a very short period of time, prompting officials to advise residents near the fire to be prepared to leave their homes if necessary. The Deep Creek Fire is now estimated at over Continue reading

Field Catches Fire Monday

A haying operation resulted in a wildfire Monday on property off of Klein Road between Steamboat and Milner.  The fire is believed to have been caused by sparks from a hay baler or tractor, resulting in a field catching fire around 6 in the afternoon. It took firefighters about 6 hours to fully suppress the blaze, which burned Continue reading

Lane Closure For Rock Slide Clean Up

Crews will be out Monday and Tuesday cleaning up the rock slide that occurred last week on Highway 40 near Milner. There will be one lane of alternating traffic from 9 to 4 both days, while the work is taking Continue reading

UPDATE: Photos From Rock Slide Near Milner

Photos from the rock slide that occurred around noon Thursday on highway 40 near Milner.  The west bound lane was partially blocked by the slide.  The rock slide was cleared by 4:30.  Photos courtesy of the Colorado State Patrol.  Click to enlarge. Continue reading

UPDATE: Highway 40 Accident Results in 2nd Motorcycle Death In Two Days

COLO-STATE-PATROL-3001The 2nd Northwest Colorado motorcycle accident death in two days occurred Friday on Highway 40. According the Colorado State Patrol, two people were on the motorcycle when it went off the Highway just before noon today, 6 miles west of Steamboat. The bike was pulling a trailer at the time. The driver of the motorcycle 56 –year-old Richard Baker of Continue reading

Steamboat Institute to Hold First Annual Fundraiser

STEAMBOAT INSTITUTEThe Steamboat Institute is holding their first ever Annual Fundraiser. The Red, White and Blue Bash takes place next month at the Coal View Ghost Ranch west of Milner. There will be food, Continue reading

Head On Crash On Highway 40 This Morning

highway 40 crash-250Black ice is suspected to have contributed to a head collision near Milner around 7:30 this morning. The incident began when the driver of a eastbound pickup started to pass another vehicle on the 3 lane section of Highway 40, about 2 miles west of Milner, and lost traction Continue reading

3 Rollover Accidents in Routt County this Morning

roll-over-300Authorities in Routt County responded to three rollover accidents on Highway 40 today, that were likely caused by black ice. A woman was seriously injured in a crash in the Steamboat city limits. She was alone in her Ford Explorer when Continue reading

Snow Causes Road Problems

B2G477dCIAAj_FFYesterday’s snowfall caused problems on many of the state’s roadways yesterday. The Colorado State Patrol reported several accidents along I-70 and I-25 yesterday, as well as along mountain roads. An accident yesterday on Highway 40 involved a jack-knifed semi just west of Milner. No details have been released on that Continue reading

Accident on Highway 40

Vehicle-Accident-300A traffic accident on Highway 40 west of Milner slowed traffic yesterday evening. Details of the accident are not clear, as troopers have yet to file a report. Witnesses reported seeing a single car with extensive front end damage. The accident slowed traffic to a crawl as troopers cleaned up the site.