Tag Archives: Mountain

Deadly Car Fire In Sweetwater County

The death of a Rock Springs man, who was killed in a car fire at the base of White Mountain last week, is under investigation. The pickup of 47-year-old Michael Tinnie was found on fire near the base of White Mountain, not far from the City Water Continue reading

Slash Pile Burning May Start Today

Firefighters could begin burning more than 200 slash piles today in western Moffat County near Douglas Mountain. The slash piles were assembled during hazardous fuels reduction Continue reading

Closures Announced For Winter Carnival

With the 105th Steamboat Winter Carnival scheduled this weekend, the city will be closing several roads and implementing additional services to accommodate the event.  One lane of Lincoln Ave will be closed for 6 to 8 hours starting Wednesday afternoon at 1, to allow crews to set up for street events. Lincoln Avenue will be fully closed from 5th Continue reading

Gardner Asks For Delay Of Park Fee Increases

Colorado Senator Cory Gardner recently sent a letter to Department of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, requesting he delay the implementation of fee increases at 17 National Parks. Gardner believes the Interior Department needs to work with stakeholders in the Continue reading

Mobile Home Fire In Shadow Mountain

A vacant mobile home caught fire yesterday morning on Aspen Avenue in Shadow Mountain Village. Craig firefighters responded to the fire around 10:30.  The fire is believed to have originated from heat tape under the trailer. The mobile home was damaged to the point, it’s Continue reading

Additional Bus Routes For New Years

Steamboat Springs Transit will be providing additional bus services on New Year’s Eve. They will operate unscheduled buses during the day to help out with the anticipated heavy passenger loads, with additional buses also operating Continue reading

Slash Pile Burns Could Start Wednesday

Favorable weather conditions this week may allow crews to ignite the remaining slash piles on Emerald Mountain. The piles could be lit as early as wednesday. The burns were expected to start in early November, however, conditions changed so crews had to wait. If the piles are lit, the Continue reading

Free Concert Friday In Craig

There will be a free concert by Craig vocal Students this weekend at Moffat County High School. Members of the group Studio BV’s will perform their “Let it Shine” concert, tomorrow night starting at 7. The concert will also feature a Continue reading

Plans To Double Trail System On Cedar Mountain

The Bureau of Land Management is in midst of planning a trail expansion effort on Cedar Mountain,  five miles north of Craig, and is looking for the public to participate. The BLM is looking for advice from locals on trail locations, size, grade and design. The 900-acre Cedar Mountain Special Recreation Management Area was designated in 2011 to provide non-motorized recreational activities close to Craig, including horseback riding, cross-country skiing, running and mountain biking. The area currently includes Continue reading

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