Tag Archives: Northwest Colorado

High Avalanche Danger This Weekend

There will be considerable avalanche danger this weekend due to the heavy snowfall over the past few weeks, most notably in the Steamboat and Flat Tops areas. 12 to 16 inches of snow has fallen in the last 24 hours in areas of North Continue reading

Assistance To Help Find Health Insurance

Northwest Colorado Health will offer open enrollment assistance for health insurance next week at Yampa Care Family Medicine in Craig. The clinic Continue reading

Back-Country Snowmobile Safety Tips

Snowmobile season is here and many have already been enjoying the back-country trails in Colorado. Before embarking on an excursion, it’s important to know the proper safety procedures for operating a snowmobile in the back-country. First, regardless of ability level, it’s suggested Continue reading

Take Steps To Keep Pipes From Freezing

winterize-boatWith sub zero temperatures forecast this weekend in Northwest Colorado, it’s important for home and business owners to take the proper steps to keep their pipes from freezing. Home and business owners Continue reading

Potential Land Exchange In NW Colorado

BLM-entering-public-land-30Public comments are being accepted by the BLM with regard to a potential land exchange in Moffat and Rio Blanco County. The proposed Buffalo Horn Land Exchange would effect 19 parcels of isolated land encompassing 12 square miles. To give the Continue reading

BLM Continues Wild Horse Trapping

wild horsesThe Bureau of Land Management is making progress in their efforts to trap wild horses in the Sand Wash Heard Management Area in Northwest Colorado. So far the BLM has gathered 26 horses from the area.  12 of those horses were released back to the range with 5 mares receiving fertility treatments. 10 of the horses gathered have been removed and will be Continue reading

Pile Burning In Routt And Medicine Bow National Forests

pile-burnWith fire season winding down in Northwest Colorado and South-central Wyoming, fire crews in the Medicine Bow and Routt National Forrest are beginning to prepare for slash pile burning. There are hundreds of piles that need to be Continue reading

Time To Winterize Trees

winterize-boatWith winter on the horizon in our area, it’s time for homeowners to begin preparing their trees Continue reading

Mail In Your Ballot By Tomorrow

Vote_Checkmark-300x300Ballots should have arrived by now in mail boxes across Northwest Colorado. If you are planning on utilizing the mail-in option there are two ways of returning your ballot. The ballot can be returned by mail which may require additional postage, or it can be dropped off at Continue reading

Drivers Beware Of Migrating Animals

deer-vs-carWith fall in the air and winter on the horizon Colorado drivers need to be on the lookout for migrating wildlife. Fall is the breeding season for elk, deer and moose so they are especially active during this time period. Males will pursue mates aggressively and may not be deterred by traffic. Bears are also Continue reading

Tickets Available For Steamboat Rubber Ducky Race

racing-duckTickets are available for purchase for this years Rubber Ducky Race in Steamboat, sponsored by Northwest Colorado Health, formerly the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurses Association. Rubber ducks can be purchased for $10 online, at Northwest Colorado Health on Central Park Drive, or from Yampa Valley Bank on Lincoln Ave. All proceeds benefit the Continue reading

DUI Saturation Patrol This Weekend

COLO-STATE-PATROL-300The Colorado State Patrol will be out in full force this weekend looking for impaired drivers. Numerous events are occurring over the weekend in Northwest Colorado where alcohol will be present. The State Patrol will be monitoring the roads surrounding these events to ensure that no drivers Continue reading