Tag Archives: Mountain

Slash Pile Burning On Emerald Mountain

Smoke may be visible soon near Steamboat, as firefighters will be burning the remaining slash piles on Emerald  Mountain over the coming weeks. The burns could start this week, if weather and ground conditions allow. Once started, the burn process is expected to continue for Continue reading

Changes To Steamboat Transit Pick-Up Locations

Steamboat Springs Transit has relocated three bus stops. The Fairfield Inn bus stop is no longer available for passenger pick-up and drop-off due to hotel construction in the area, so passengers will need to use the new pickup locations at the Steamboat Hotel or Holiday Inn. On the west side of Continue reading

Prescribed Burn Scheduled In Moffat County

A prescribed burn could be ignited in the Douglas Mountain area in Moffat County as early as this week. The 481-acre Seven Springs prescribed burn will take place six miles west Continue reading

Man Dies In Mining Accident

A worker died at the Bridger mine, 25 miles northeast of Rock Springs yesterday, after a slab of coal fell on him. According to Bridger and Rocky Mountain Power officials Jaime Olivas was moving mining equipment around 4 in the afternoon, when the slab came Continue reading

New Facility And Sidewalk Coming To Craig

The Craig City Council approved a site plan at their meeting Tuesday for a new Rocky Mountain Machinery sales and supply facility. The location of the 2 million dollar project will be on the south side of the Continue reading

Invasive Mussel Larvae Found In NW Colorado

Invasive quagga mussel larvae have been discovered at Green Mountain Reservoir near Highway 9 between Silverthorne and Kremmling. It is unknown if the larvae were dead or alive when they were discovered, but a scuba dive team surveyed the reservoir last week and did not find any evidence of an invasive mussel infestation. Invasive species Continue reading

High Speed Internet Coming To Maybell

The town of Maybell can expect high-speed internet service soon. The Moffat County Commissioners signed an agreement with High Rapids Networks at their weekly meeting yesterday, which will allow the company to install high-speed internet equipment on Cedar and Juniper Mountain, and at the Museum of Northwest Colorado and the Moffat County Landfill. As part of the agreement, the county will Continue reading

Gondola And Bike Park Should Open Next Week

The opening of the gondola and the Steamboat Bike Park has been delayed. The city is currently waiting for  gondola parts to arrive, which will allow them to complete the construction. The Bike Park and Gondola are now expected to be opened a week Continue reading

Shadow Mountain Clubhouse Sold

Moffat County was able to sell the Shadow Mountain clubhouse during a silent auction Tuesday. The clubhouse sold to the company Bravo Tango LLC, for the price of $201,000.99. There Continue reading

New Mountain Bike Restrictions For Buffalo Pass

In order to address illegal mountain bike trails in the Buffalo Pass area near Steamboat, the U.S. Forest Service has issued a special order, prohibiting off-route bike riding in the area. The order goes into effect immediately and will cover the Soda Creek area to the north, Mt. Zirkel Wilderness to Continue reading

Free Bird Walk And Identification Class

Bird lovers are invited to join in on bird walk and attend a free bird identification class this week in Rawlins. A free bird walk will be held Tuesday morning starting at 7:30, to celebrate International Migratory Bird Day. Participants will meet at the Conoco gas Continue reading

MOCO Drops Minimum Bid For Clubhouse

Moffat County has dropped the minimum bid for the Shadow Mountain Clubhouse following the unsuccessful auction last month. The new minimum bid for the clubhouse has been set at Continue reading