Tag Archives: Mountain

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

Tree Removal Underway On Emerald Mountain

Seasonal hazardous tree mitigation work is underway on Emerald Mountain near Steamboat. Crews will focus their efforts near the Morning Gloria trail area, with the goal of removing as many dead and dying trees as possible. This is the final phase of the tree mitigation project that Continue reading

Shadow Mountain Clubhouse Auction Date Set

The auction of the Shadow Mountain Clubhouse along with 2.3 acres of adjacent land to the north has been moved to Wednesday May 24th. The minimum bid for the clubhouse has been set at $250,000, with the minimum bid for the 6 Continue reading

Areas In Wyoming Closed To Motorized Vehicles

The Steamboat Mountain area in Wyoming northeast of Rock Springs will be closed to motorized vehicles during the months of May and June, to protect sensitive elk calving and dear fawning areas. Signs will be posted throughout this Continue reading

Colorado Water Levels Prompt Concern

While winter snow pack was above average in the Colorado Mountains through January, dry conditions in February and March have prompted concern among water officials. According to the USDA’s Snow Survey and Water Forecasting Team, the state is now reliant on future participation to maintain above average water levels. Spring run off Continue reading

Slash Pile Burning On Emerald Mountain

Slash pile burning will start as early as Tuesday on Emerald Mountain near Steamboat. Steamboat Springs Fire and Rescue will work with Routt County Emergency Services to conduct the burns, weather permitting. Smoke will be visible Continue reading