Tag Archives: Routt County

Peabody Still Owes Nearly $2 Million To Routt County

PEABODYRoutt County residents can get information on the status of Peabody Energy’s delinquent property taxes this week. Routt County Treasurer Brita Horn will host information sessions Wednesday, Thursday and Friday throughout Routt County. Wednesday’s meeting will be held at the Court House in Steamboat beginning at 1:30, followed by another meeting Thursday evening at 6:30 in Yampa at the Yampa Town Hall. The final meeting will be Friday evening in Hayden at the Hayden Town Hall beginning at 6:30. According to Horn, these sessions will be a Continue reading

Craig Police Officer Charged With Child Abuse

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-300Misdemeanor child abuse charges have been filed against Craig Police Officer Tracey Reneau for an incident involving her step child in July.  Reneau was relieved of her duties as a police officer in early August. She has been charged with Third Degree Assault and Child Abuse.  According to court documents, Reneau knowingly or recklessly caused Continue reading

Routt County Road 45 Closed

routt-county-signA section of Routt County Road 45 is closed today and tomorrow to allow the Routt County Road and Bridge Department to repair culverts in the area. The road is closed from the Ridge Trailhead parking lot to a mile southeast of the Continue reading

No Charges In Child’s Death

Gavin Stiles editNo charges will be filed against the parents of Gavin Stiles the boy who accidentally shot himself at the family home 4 miles south of Stagecoach reservoir in rural Routt County in July.  A Grand Jury declined to file charges against Michael and Joni Stiles yesterday.  At the time of the Continue reading

Grant Received To Improve Howelsen Rodeo Grounds

howelsen rodeoThe City of Steamboat will be improving the Howelsen Rodeo Grounds thanks to a grant from the Colorado Lottery. The project will receive funds from the lottery’s “Starburst Awards Program”. The Starburst Awards identify community and conservation projects that will utilize funding from the lottery in an economical way that benefits the Continue reading

Stiles Family Receives Community Support

Gavin Stiles editAn account at Go-Fund-Me shows that people have donated over $22,000 to the family of Gavin Stiles, the Routt County 3 year old who died in an accidental shooting last week. That is more that double the goal set on the page. The story on the page describes the challenges the family are facing and how donation can help. It also stated that Yampa Valley Funeral home has offered to conduct Continue reading

3 Year Old Victim Of Tragic Shooting Identified

Gavin Stiles editThe 3-year-old who died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound has been identified as Gavin Stiles. His parents are Joni Stiles and Michael Stiles. Michael is a Steamboat Police Officer. The incident occurred at the family home 4 miles south of Stagecoach reservoir in rural Routt County Thursday morning. Continue reading

Separate Incidents In Routt and Moffat County Involve Children

breakingnews (1)Wild West Radio News is following two incidents involving juveniles Thursday.  In Routt County the Sheriff’s department is investigating an accidental shooting death in South Routt that occurred Thursday morning.  The Continue reading

Become Routt County Fair Royalty

Routt County FairA clinic will be held this week for girls between the ages of 8 and 18 that are interested in becoming Routt County Fair royalty. The clinic will be held this Friday from 8:30 to 4:30 at Continue reading

Three Teens Arrested Near Yampa Following Armed Carjacking

arrestNorthwest Colorado law enforcement agencies received information Thursday regarding three male teens that were wanted for a series of crimes out of the Aurora, Colorado area including one incident of armed carjacking. The teens were reported to be armed and dangerous.  Around 1 Friday afternoon, Routt County Communications received information that one of the teens cell phones had been pinged somewhere in the Oak Creek area. Continue reading

Former Routt County Employee Pays $10,000 In Restitution

District Attorney 14thAfter former Routt County Treasurer employee Lila Stucker tendered $10,000 in restitution to Routt County, the District Attorney’s Office dismissed the criminal case against her. Stucker had been accused of misappropriating approximately $20,000 from the Routt County Treasurer’s office between 2006 and 2013. Following the dismissal of the criminal case the District Attorney’s Office said it Continue reading

CSP And Routt County Sheriffs Get Tough On DUI’s

DUIColorado State Patrol officers and the Routt County Sheriff’s office are teaming up to conduct DUI saturation in the Steamboat area tomorrow. They will be looking for distracted, aggressive, and impaired drivers. In Northwest Colorado, nine people lost their lives last year. Captain Doug Continue reading