Tag Archives: Routt

Cross Country Skier Rescued

Members of the Routt County Search and Rescue Team were called to assist a cross-country skier Wednesday afternoon on Rabbit Ears Pass. The 54-year-old Texas man called 911 after he fell in the area. The man said he was tired, wet and could not get his skis back on. The man did not prepare for the Continue reading

One Dead In Routt County Roll-Over

One person died Tuesday in a single vehicle roll-over on Routt County Road 33, south of Steamboat. 61-year-old Theodore Storm from Oak Creek was driving when he lost control while rounding a curve, resulting in his vehicle rolling multiple times. While rolling, the Continue reading

Rio Blanco And MOCO Unemployment Up

The Colorado Unemployment rate went unchanged between December and January, according to a new report from the Colorado Department of Labor. The unemployment rate stayed steady at 3% over that time period. The National unemployment rate Continue reading

St. Patrick’s Day DUI Patrols

The Colorado State Patrol will be partnering with local law enforcement to conduct DUI saturation patrols for this St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Officers will be working saturation patrols in the Craig, Steamboat and Winter Park areas. The Colorado State Patrol in Rio Blanco, Moffat, Routt, Continue reading

UPDATE: Craig Man Wanted On Bond Violation Arrested

A 51-year-old Craig man, who had a warrant out for his arrest through the Craig Police Department, was arrested Wednesday in the Denver area. Melvin Newton was wanted for a bond violation concerning dangerous drugs. An initial press release from the Craig Police department, (pictured to above), said Newton was also wanted on a bond violation concerning a Continue reading

Free Ask A Lawyer Sessions Thursday

The monthly ask a lawyer session will be held tomorrow in Moffat, Routt, and Grand County. Lawyers will be available to provide assistance on non-criminal court cases. Participants will receive a free 30 minute consultation to discuss their case.  Those cases may include divorce, family matters, child support, small claims, landlord Continue reading

Price To Cut Firewood Decreasing

In an effort to decrease hazardous fuels and provide additional benefit to the public, the Medicine Bow and Routt National Forests have reduced the price of firewood permits in 2018 from $10 per cord to $5 per cord. As a result of the bark beetle epidemic, an abundance of dead wood persists in the Medicine Continue reading

Firefighters Rescue Puppies

Steamboat firefighters rescued a litter of newly born puppies Wednesday afternoon at a home on Routt County Road 20. The mother had given birth to the puppies under the deck of the home, and the owners were unable to retrieve them. The owners feared for the puppies safety due to Continue reading

Icy Roads Cause At Least 6 Accidents Monday

Winter weather kept emergency responders in Routt County busy Monday. Crews responded to six accidents and assisted numerous drivers throughout the day. In four of the accidents, the individuals involved Continue reading

Man With Frostbite Rescued

A rescue team responded to a cabin north of Hayden at about 5 Monday morning, to assist a 36-year-old man who sustained frostbite to his feet while out snowshoeing. According to a representative with Routt County Search and Continue reading

Two Rescues Yesterday In Routt County

Routt County Search and Rescue teams responded to two separate incidents Thursday. Rescuers were called into the Fish Creek Falls Thursday afternoon, to assist the ski patrol with an injured skier. A rescue crew was also called to the Dumont Lake area on Rabbit Ears Pass, to assist a Continue reading

Fire At Mission Grace Church In Hayden

West Routt firefighters responded to a fire Wednesday afternoon at the Mission Grace Church in Hayden. According to a post on the West Routt Fire Protection District Facebook page, the cause of the fire is under investigation. A separate post on the church Facebook page said that while no one was injured in the incident, Continue reading