Tag Archives: Mountain

Prescribed Burns Scheduled In Moffat County

Prescribed burns have been scheduled in western Moffat County over the coming weeks. The Seven Springs prescribed fire will take place six miles west of Greystone in the Douglas Mountain area, with the Treepee Continue reading

Shadow Mountain Club House May Be Re-Zoned For Buisness

The Moffat County Commissioners are considering changing the Shadow Mountain Club House zoning classification to a business category before it is auctioned in May.  Re-zoning the club house would give the purchaser additional ways to utilize the building.  It would also allow the county to collect Continue reading

Shadow Mountain Club House To Be Auctioned

After a productive meeting with members of the Senior Social Center, the Moffat County Commissioners have decided to auction off the Shadow Mountain Club House. During the meeting, Continue reading

Vandals Must Pay More Than $100K in Restitution

Two men responsible for vandalizing the parking lot in the Cow Creek area on the backside of Emerald Mountain in 2015, have been ordered to pay more than $100 thousand in restitution payments to the contractors who by contract were required to redo their work on the project, which was nearly Continue reading

Seniors Want The Shadow Mountain Club House

Members of the Senior Social Center showed up at the Moffat County Commissioners Meeting yesterday, to ask the Commissioners to sell or lease them the Shadow Mountain Club House, instead of putting it up for auction. Members of Continue reading

Applications Due Monday For Big Game Hunts

PARKS AND WILDLIFEApplications are due Monday for big game hunts that are being offered this season on the Collins Mountain Ranch near Meeker.  Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering five hunts for individuals who drew a limited deer or elk license for Game Management Unit 23, for this year’s big game hunting season.  The Collins Mountain Ranch is Continue reading

Emerald Mountain Closure

emerald-mountain-300A majority of Emerald Mountain will be closed either tomorrow, Friday or Monday to allow the City of Steamboat to continue removing beetle kill trees from the area. A helicopter will be utilized during the one day closure to assist with tree removal. Additional details on the project Continue reading

Future Of Craig Railroad Depot

RAILROADA meeting will be held in Craig this Friday to discuss the future of the Craig Railroad Depot. The event, hosted by the Rocky Mountain Railroad Heritage Society will start at 1 at The Continue reading

Trail Closures On Emerald Mountain

emerald-mountain-300A number of trails are closed on Emerald Mountain to allow the City of Steamboat to continue the removal of beetle kill trees in the area. Root Canal, Upper and Middle Stairway to Heaven and No Mo’Bluez will all be closed through October, to allow the project to be completed. Additional closures Continue reading

Blair Mountain Fire 70% Contained

WILD FIREDespite the red flag fire conditions this weekend, crews were able to make significant progress in containing the Blair Mountain Fire burning 20 miles west of Meeker. The fire, which covers over 1,000 Continue reading

CPW Considering Increasing License Fees

colorado parksA meeting is being held tonight in Meeker to allow the public and the Colorado Parks and Wildlife to discuss increasing hunting and fishing license fees. CPW is anticipating significant a budge shortfall this year, so increasing these fees could help to offset the deficit. The majority of the CPW wildlife management programs are funded by fees charged Continue reading

Blair Mountain Fire West Of Meeker

WILD FIREFirefighters are managing the 5-acre, lightning-ignited Blair Mountain Fire 20 miles west of Meeker to reduce hazardous fuels and to benefit ecosystem health. About 25 firefighters are working to secure the west flank of the fire while allowing it to continue burning to the east, where it will help open the dense stands of pinyon and juniper. This will increase forest diversity and benefit Continue reading