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Practice Fire Safety While In Wyoming For Eclipse

Those traveling to Wyoming for the eclipse are being encouraged to practice fire safety while out on public lands in the state. Between 400,000 and 1.2 million people expected to travel to the state for the eclipse. Fire danger in the state is still high and fire restrictions are still in place on all Continue reading

Fire Restrictions Lifted In Moffat County

Fire restrictions in Moffat County were lifted today (Aug. 8). Although fire restrictions are no longer in affect, the Moffat County Sheriff’s Office encourages all to still take necessary precautions with fire, as it is still dry in many locations across the county.

Routt And Medicine Bow Fire Restrictions Lifted

Fire restrictions for the entirety of the Routt National Forest and a large portion of the Medicine Bow National Forest have been lifted. In the Medicine Bow National Forest, the restrictions have been lifted for the Sierra Madre and Snowy Ranges, as well as the Pole Mountain Unit, but restrictions Continue reading

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions In Carbon County

The Bureau of Land Management Rawlins Field Office has implemented Stage 1 Fire Restrictions for all BLM-administered lands within Carbon County. Fire Managers base decisions about implementing fire restrictions on current and projected weather conditions, amount of dry vegetation, and other risk factors.  The restrictions will be in place until further notice. Stage 1 fire restrictions limit actions that Continue reading

Routt National Forest Fire Restrictions Instituted

Along with the fire restrictions that have been instituted in Moffat County and for lands managed by the BLM’s White River Field Office, Stage 1 fire restrictions are now in place for the entirety of the Routt National Forest. The restrictions pertain to lands located in Garfield, Grand, Jackson, Moffat, Rio Blanco, and Routt Counties. The restrictions are Continue reading

Steamboat Stage 2 Water Restrictions Extended

Due to minimal precipitation since they were instituted, Stage 2 water restrictions will remain in place throughout the summer in Steamboat. Steamboat’s four water districts decided to institute water restrictions in the spring and will continue to use a conservative Continue reading

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Instituted

Those planning travel for the fourth of July weekend to Garfield or Mesa Counties, should be aware that Stage 1 fire restrictions are now in place. The decision to institute the fire restrictions is based on vegetation water levels. Despite good snow pack this year, recent hot and dry weather in the area has resulted in high fire danger at lower elevations in Mesa and Grand Counties. Fire restrictions have not 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

Hang Gliders Cleared For Launch

Crews were able to gain full containment of the Dead Dog Fire yesterday, which means the Dinosaur Open hang gliding competition will take place as scheduled. In a release, the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s office confirmed that the air space restrictions around the fire had been lifted, so the event will be able to take place as originally planned. Launches will occur this Sunday through Saturday Continue reading

Reminder Of Wyoming Camping Regulations

With summer camping season upon us, the Bureau of Land Management in Wyoming is reminding residents of the state’s camping regulations. Camping is limited to 14 days within a 28 day consecutive period, so campers that have been at one location for Continue reading

Right Of Way Restrictions In Steamboat

With spring cleaning rapidly underway, Steamboat is reminding residents of restrictions concerning the city’s right of ways. City Code restricts placing large landscape materials such as trees and boulders within 15 feet of streets or fire hydrants. These items may damage maintenance equipment or have to be Continue reading

Steamboat Water Restriction In Effect Monday

Due to minimal precipitation and above average temperatures this winter, combined with a very dry February and March, water restrictions will go into effect Monday in Steamboat. Because of these conditions, water providers Continue reading