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Two Roll-Overs Monday

Snowy and icy roads caused issues for at least two drivers Monday in Routt County. 41-year-old Heather Ward of Oak Creek lost control on Highway 40 east of Steamboat, causing her vehicle to roll.  The extent of the injuries to Ward and a 27-year-old male passenger were not released. Ward was charged with Continue reading

Colorado May Eliminate Electric Car Tax Credit

The Colorado State Senate will soon consider eliminating tax credits for alternative fuel vehicles, or vehicles that do not run on gasoline. The legislation would shift the roughly $50 million in tax credits the state gives to subsidize alternative fuel vehicle purchases, and would shift the money to the Continue reading

Closure Of Lake Near Yampa Extended

The closure of Crosho Lake and its adjacent campground near Yampa has been extended, due to delays with repairs that are occurring at the dam.  The closure includes all motorized and non-motorized use. In addition to the closure of the lake and campground, Continue reading

Icy Roads Lead To Accident

Icy roads contributed to an accident Friday at the intersection of Victory Way and Legion Street in Craig. No one was injured in the accident that occurred Friday morning just before 8. Drivers will find icy and snow packed roads for the remainder of the day, so extra Continue reading

New Years Eve DUI Patrols In NW Colorado

Police will be increasing DUI patrols in Moffat, Routt and Grand County on New Years Eve. Colorado State Patrol will be partnering with local law enforcement in our area in an effort to take as many intoxicated drivers off the roads as possible. So far this year 615 people have Continue reading

Beware Of Winter Driving Conditions This Weekend

With snow anticipated through the weekend and people planning to hit the roads in mass for the Holidays, it it’s important to remember to take precautions while driving on icy roadways. Snow, ice, fog and longer nights present challenges to drivers that can Continue reading

Comment On New Oil And Gas Development

In accordance with the Trump Administrations goal to strengthen America’s energy independence, the Bureau of Land Management Rawlins Field Office released four environmental assessments concerning oil and gas Continue reading

UPDATE: Air Quality Advisory Issued For Areas Near Dead Dog Fire

Additional firefighters were deployed yesterday to battle the Hunter Fire, burning 20 miles southwest of Meeker. The crews were able to take advantage of diminished winds to increase containment of the 1,000 acre fire from 30 to 70%.  Despite growing by Continue reading

Adopt A Street In Steamboat

Volunteers are needed for the Steamboat Springs Adopt-A-Street program. Anyone interested can adopt streets throughout Steamboat like Mt. Werner, Pine Grove and Walton Creek Road, Village Circle and Steamboat Boulevard. Groups or individuals interested in keeping a Continue reading

Tipped Over Semi Closes Highway 40

A tipped over semi resulted in Highway 40 being closed for a period of time yesterday afternoon on the east side of Rabbit Ears Pass. The trucks driver lost control, causing the semi to slide off the road where it struck a guard rail, which led to the trailer tipping over.  The highway was closed from 12:30 Continue reading

Paving Starts Monday In Steamboat

The City of Steamboat starts paving and striping projects today. The City is asking residents for their patience while the projects take place as delays and detours are possible. The City expects paving to be completed by the middle of Continue reading

Roads Open In Dinosaur National Park

The Island Park and Rainbow Park roads in Dinosaur national Park reopen today for public access. The roads were closed early last month due to multiple washouts and severe storm damage in the area. Park staff along with the Uintah County Roads Continue reading