Tag Archives: Routt County

Firefighters Manage Two Fires in Routt County

WILDFIREA fire in the Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area is burning in steep and rough terrain, and is being fought from the air.  A helicopter has been ordered to help fight the blaze.  The South Fork Fire was estimated at Continue reading

Routt County Now at High Risk for Radon Exposure

RADONRoutt County is now listed as a high risk area for radon exposure.  Moffat and Rio Blanco Counties had already been ranked as high risk areas by the state Department of Public Health and Environment.  In fact the Department now says all of Colorado is considered a high risk area.  The department stresses this doesn’t automatically Continue reading

Moe, Mazzola, Win Primary Races

Ballot-300Frank Moe won the Republican nomination for Moffat County Commissioner yesterday.  Moe pulled in 1,366 votes to Tom Soos’ 717 in yesterday’s primary election.  In another key Northwest Colorado race, Anthony Mazzola won the Republican primary Continue reading

Beauprez Wins Republican Primary for Governor

BEAUPREZFormer U.S. Representative Bob Beauprez has won the Republican primary election for Colorado governor, besting three other candidates for the chance to challenge incumbent Democratic Governor John Continue reading

Winners Declared In Key Area And Statewide Primary Races

Vote_Checkmark-300x300Republican – Rio Blanco County County Sheriff:
(winner) Anthony Mazzola 872
Michael Joos 600

Republican – Moffat County Commissioner District 3:
(winner) Frank Moe 1,366
Tom Soos  717


Republican – State Representative District 26:
(winner) Chuck McConnell 1729
Dave Moloney 1152

Republican – Governor of Colorado
(winner) Bob Beauprez
Mike Kopp
Scott Gessler
Tom Tancredo

Primary Election Ends Today

Ballot-300Ballots are due today in the Primary election.  If you haven’t mailed in your completed ballot, you’ll need to take it in person to your local County Clerk and Recorder’s Office.  Rio Blanco County’s Republican ballot will have Michael Joos facing off against Anthony Mazzola Continue reading

Early Primary Election Turnout Numbers Released

Ballot-300The primary election is officially underway, and the Colorado Secretary of State’s office has released some early turn-out numbers.  So far 1,075 Moffat County voters have turned in their ballots, which were mailed out earlier this month.  By comparison, a total of Continue reading

Steamboat Woman Convicted on Drug Charges

District Attorney 14thOn Wednesday, a Routt County jury convicted Margie Anna Levin of 2 counts of Conspiracy to Distribute a Schedule II Controlled Substance and 2 counts of Distribution of a Schedule II Controlled Substance for two methamphetamine transactions occurring in mid-to-late 2012. Judge Shelly Hill Continue reading

Jury Convicts Brothers of Sexually Assaulting Child

District Attorney 14thRoutt County jurors convicted John Brothers of 16 felony counts for the sexual assault of a child Friday.  Brothers is a former pastor and teacher.  Prosecutors say there were eight instances of attack between 2006 and 2008.  The jury’s verdict came after nine days of trial.  Brothers was Continue reading

Guilty! Brothers Faces Up to 256 Years

JohnBrothers_thumbA Routt County Jury convicted John Holland Brothers of 16 felony counts for the sexual assault of a child.  The jury’s verdict, handed down on Friday June 6th, was the culmination of a nine day trial.  Mr. Brothers was immediately Continue reading

Steamboat Officials to Host Housing Meeting

City-of-SteamboatThe City of Steamboat, Routt County and the Steamboat Board of Realtors is inviting the public to attend a Continue reading

Flood Watch Issued In Routt County

FLOOD-WATER-300The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for the Elk River at Routt County Road 42. Recent rainfall and continuing snow melt may cause the Elk River to reach minor flood stage Continue reading