Tag Archives: Routt County

Barn Catches Fire Near Steamboat

STEAMBOAT-FIRE-RESCUE-150x150A barn caught fire early this morning approximately 5 miles south of Steamboat. The Steamboat Springs Fire Department responded to the fire near the intersection of Highway 131 and Routt County Road 22 a little before one. When crews arrived on the scene one of the barns walls was engulfed in flames . It took Continue reading

$1 Million Bond Set In Drug/Child Prostitution Case

diazmartinezbookingA $1 Million dollar bond has been set for a 60 year old Steamboat Springs man who was arrested earlier this week on charges stemming from drug distribution and child prostitution. Miguel Angel Diaz-Martinez was arrested Tuesday by Steamboat Springs Police Officers and was charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault, Sexual Assault on a Continue reading

Meetings To Discuss Budget For Routt County

routt-county-signThere will be a meeting next week to discuss the 2017 budget for Routt County. The Routt County Finance Department will host the meeting Wednesday on the top floor of the Routt County Courthouse from 1:30 to 2:30. All are welcome to attend. There will also be Continue reading

Woman Arrested For Drug Possession

mug-maryadams_t180One woman was arrested Monday after a Routt County drug dog alerted officers to the presence of narcotics. 31 year old Mary K Adams was arrested when Routt County Sheriff’s deputies discovered small amounts of heroin and methamphetamine in her possession. Adams was the passenger in a vehicle Continue reading

Peabody Able To Pay Delinquent Taxes To Routt County

PEABODYPeabody Energy and Routt County Treasurer Brita Horn have reached an agreement that will allow the company to pay the nearly $1.8 Million it owes the county in delinquent property taxes. Horn refused to accept a payment from the company in July Continue reading

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