Tag Archives: Routt County

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

Christmas Tree Safety Tips

Xmas Tree fireWith the Christmas season now here, it’s important to consider how your Christmas Tree, no matter how beautiful, can present a fire safety issue in your home. A primary concern with a Christmas tree is fire danger, often brought on by the combination of electrical malfunctions and, in the case of a real tree, a dry tree. Each year fires occurring during the holiday season injure 2,600 individuals nationwide. Electrical Continue reading

Routt County Snow Plowing Plan

snow-plowInformation from the Routt County Road and Bridge Department indicates that there are no changes to the counties snow plowing program this year.  As in past years, if there are between 4 and 6 inches of snow on the road, crews will plow from 3 a.m. to noon or from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. The earlier shift times are designed Continue reading

Charges Against Doolin Dismissed

District Attorney 14thCharges against Monty Doolin have been dismissed.  Doolin had be indicted by a Grand Jury on a count of Kidnapping in the First Degree related to an incident that occurred in the late 1970’s.  On November 20th the District Court for Routt County dismissed the kidnapping charge finding there was not probable cause Continue reading

Steamboat Receives Bike Friendly Award

Bicycle 32The League of American Bicyclists has again recognized Steamboat with a GOLD Bicycle Friendly Community (BFCSM) award. There are 371 Bicycle Friendly Communities across the country. Steamboat first received the Gold Level award in 2011 – and with this latest round of awards become one of just 24 to receive Gold Continue reading

BLM Offers Parcels in Moffat and Routt Counties for Oil and Gas Leases

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management yesterday released a preliminary environmental assessment for public review that evaluates offering two parcels in northwest Colorado in the May 2016 competitive oil and gas lease sale. The parcel in Moffat County totals 172 acres; the one in Routt Continue reading