Tag Archives: Routt County

State Unemployment Rate Drops

Unemployment2Nonfarm payroll jobs increased 5,500 over the month from June to July, to 2,452,200 jobs, according to the survey of business establishments. Private sector payroll jobs increased 6,000 and government decreased 500. Colorado has had 33 consecutive months of payroll job gains. According to the survey Continue reading

Routt County Plane Crash Victims Identified

plane-crash-300Authorities say two people aboard a small plane that was reported missing have been found dead at the crash site in Routt County.  Routt County Undersheriff Ray Birch says rescue workers found the wreckage early yesterday near Continue reading

Culvert Project in Routt County Will Cause Delays

C-DOT-300A culvert project gets underway in Routt County today.  The Colorado Department of Transportation has partnered with Continue reading

Plane Crash Near Steamboat Kills Two

plane-crash-300Two people, both occupants of a downed airplane, were found dead early Sunday morning.  A search by the Routt County Civil Air Patrol found the aircraft late Saturday night after a caller reported that a plane had gone down east of Lake Continue reading

Culvert Replacement Project Mean Detours in Routt County

routt-county-road-ans-bridge-300A culvert replacement project in Routt County will be a bit of a headache for residents of the Willow Park Subdivision over the next couple of days.  Routt County Road Continue reading

Ag Department Warns of Vesicular Stomatitus Outbreak

cdaAs the Moffat and Routt County Fairs approach, the Colorado Department of Agriculture’s State Veterinarian’s Office has placed 21 locations under quarantine after horses tested positive for Vesicular Stomatitis (VS). So far, none of Continue reading

Phone Service Down At Routt County Communications

nophonesRoutt County Communication has reported that all of their non-emergency phone lines are not functioning due to damage in the Century Link network.  It’s likely that non-emergency phone service may not be restored until this Saturday.  Until the problem is corrected Routt County Communications is requesting that non-emergency calls be kept to a minimum, and if non-emergency service is required, they encourage you to contact local law enforcement agencies in person.

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