Tag Archives: Routt County

Bodies Of Missing Man and Woman Found

missing womanThe search for a missing man and woman came to a tragic end yesterday when both were found dead in Routt County.  Steamboat Police began looking for 58-year old Page Stockdale and 59 year old Mark Shiebel, after a relative of Stockdale contacted the Steamboat Springs Police Department with concerns that Stockdale had missed a dinner date and also missed a flight from Hayden to Denver. Police also Continue reading

Routt County Snow Crews Prepared for Storms

weather-snowflake-#2Routt County officials want residents to know that snow plows are on the equipment, sand trucks are loaded, and County crews are ready to start plowing. Some plowing already took place during last weekend’s storms. There are no changes to the plowing program this year, and crews will continue to head out on one plow shift Continue reading

Guilty! Steamboat Woman Sentenced to 22 Years

meghan.mckeon.mug.shot.205x205.jpgMeghan McKeon today entered a guilty plea to Child Abuse Resulting in Death in Routt County District Court, pursuant to a plea agreement. District Judge Shelley Hill sentenced McKeon to 22 years in the Colorado Department of Corrections, which was the sentence agreed to by the parties. The Steamboat Springs Police Continue reading

Colorado Republicans Take Control Of State Senate

Ballot-300Republican Representative Bob Rankin has retained his seat as the District 57 State Representative. Moffat and Rio Blanco Counties are in Rankin’s district. Democrat Diane Mitsch Bush took the District 26 State Representative seat. Routt County is in the 26th District.  Democrats are projected to Continue reading

Local Election Results

Ballot-300Moffat County voters have said “no” to allowing marijuana growing operations within the unincorporated areas of the county. The vote is not surprising, as backers of the measure never offered any educational information as to what passing the measure would accomplish. Moffat County also voted “no” when the question came Continue reading

Moffat, Routt and Rio Blanco Election Results


Unofficial Results From The 2014 ELECTION

Key results listed below

- Moffat County -
Referred Measure 1A (Marijuana growing operations) failed.
No 59% – Yes 41%

- Rio Blanco County -
Question 1A (Telecommunications Services) passed
Yes 80% – No 20%

Issue 3A (Meeker School District Tax Override) failed
No 47% – Yes 53%

- Routt County -
Commissioner District 3
Cari Hermacinski – 51% (winner)
Steve Ivancie – 49%

County Treasurer
Britta Horn – 52% (winner)
Nikki Knoebel – 48%

County Coroner
Darrel Levingston – 35%
Rob Ryg – 65% (winner)

Referendum 3A (Hayden School District Tax Extension) – passed
Yes 72% – No 28%

Referendum 3B (SoRoCo School District Tax Extension) – passed
Yes 75% – No 25%

Referendum 5A (Tree Haus Debt and Tax For Waste Water Improvements) – passed
Yes 84% – No 16% 

Statewide Results 

Complete Moffat County Results

Complete Rio Blanco County Results

Complete Routt County Results

Ballots Due Tomorrow

Ballot-300Tomorrow is Election Day. Those who haven’t turned in their ballots have until 7 tomorrow night to do so. Elections officials say you should take your ballot in to your county’s polling place. In Moffat County that is the Moffat County Courthouse. In Rio Blanco County, it’s the courthouse in Meeker, and the Annex Building in Continue reading

More Republicans Turning in Ballots than Democrats

Ballot-300The election is only eight days away. Over 660,000 voters have already cast their ballots in Colorado. The numbers show that Republicans are turning out the voter stronger than Democrats in the state. A total of 282-thousand Republicans have cast ballots, while about 214,000 Democrats have voted. Nearly 157,000 Continue reading

Burn Planned In Northern Routt County Tomorrow

routt-natl-forest-signRoutt National Forest fire crews are planning to conduct a prescribed burn tomorrow and possibly Sunday, southwest of the Seedhouse Campground in northern Routt County.  Suitable weather and fuel moisture will determine the exact date of this burn. Continue reading

Ballots Trickling in to Elections Clerks

Ballot-300Northwest Colorado ballots are trickling into local county elections clerks. An updated count on the number of ballots turned in by voters across the state show that 700 Routt County residents have turned in their ballots. 325 Moffat County voters and 187 Rio Blanco County voters have done the same. In all three counties, the Continue reading

Routt County Bow Hunter Kills Mountain Lion

mountail-lion-300x300Wildlife officials say a bow hunter who had just killed an elk in Routt County also killed a mountain lion because he felt threatened. It was reported Friday that Colorado Parks and Wildlife decided not to cite the hunter because his story was believable. The hunter, whose name wasn’t available, contacted officials about the kill. The Continue reading

Prescribed Burn Planned Near Seedhouse Campground

controlled-burns-300Routt National Forest fire crews are planning to conduct a prescribed burn in early October southwest of the Seedhouse Campground in northern Routt County. The burn will take place on Forest Service lands managed by the Hahns Continue reading