Tag Archives: Routt

DUI Saturation Patrol This Weekend

DUILaw enforcement officers will be out in force Memorial weekend looking for intoxicated or impaired drivers. A saturation patrol will begin tomorrow in Moffat, Grand, and Routt Counties. On Memorial Day weekend last year, 15 people died in car accidents across Northwest Colorado. So far this year Continue reading

Camp Sites Limited For Memorial Weekend

routt-natl-forest-signIf you are planning a camping trip in Routt National Forest this weekend, you may have a difficult time finding a spot to camp. At this time, due to wet conditions, there is limited access to roads, trails and campgrounds in the area. Although there are some camp sites that are open, conditions in these Continue reading

Murderer of Patricia Richmond Sentenced to 50 years

Patricia-RichmondCole Pollard, pleaded guilty Tuesday to 2nd Degree Murder and Attempted Sexual Assault for the killing of Patricia Richmond in North Routt County which occurred in June last year. Per a plea agreement, Pollard was sentenced to 50 years to life in prison. Specifically, the Court ordered Mr. Pollard to serve 40 years in prison for murder to be followed by a consecutive 10 years to life for attempted sexual assault. Continue reading

Learn How To Be Routt County Fair Royalty

routt-county-signAn information session for girls interested in being Routt County Fair royalty will be held Wednesday. The meeting will take place at 5:30 in the Trout Creek Room of the Court House Annex Building. Attendees will receive information about what Continue reading

Good And Bad Signs For Local Economies

economyEconomic numbers have been released by the Yampa Valley Data Partners that give mixed signals about the economic health for Moffat, Routt and Rio Blanco Counties. On a positive note retail sales for August when compared to the previous year increased slightly in both Routt and Moffat, along with coal and oil production, which also grew when Continue reading

National Day Of Prayer Tomorrow

prayerTomorrow is the national day of prayer. People will be meeting across Northwest Colorado to participate in the event. A group will meet outside the Moffat County Court House from noon to one where they will pray for our nation, its leaders, churches and families. All  are encouraged to attend. In Steamboat, a prayer Continue reading

Call Before You Burn

controlled-burns-300Those planning agricultural burns in Northwest Colorado are asked to provide a courtesy call to emergency officials before beginning the burning process. Agricultural burning is the open burning of cover vegetation for the purpose of preparing the soil for crop production, weed control, maintenance of water conveyance structures related to agricultural operations and any other agricultural cultivation purposes.  Before you start agricultural burns in Routt Continue reading

Tipton Representative In NW Colorado This Week

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300In addition to mobile office hours that are being held in Meeker and Craig Wednesday, a member of U.S. Representative Scott Tipton’s staff will also be in Steamboat Thursday and in Walden on Friday. George Rossman, Tipton’s Field Representative, will now be available tomorrow morning from 9 to 11:30 in Meeker, Continue reading

Fire Destroys Barn Near Steamboat

IMG_3814(1) IMG_3811(1) A hay filled barn about 2 miles west of Steamboat was destroyed by fire Saturday night.  When Steamboat fire fighters arrived at the scene at 38235 County Road 33, Continue reading

NW Colorado Flood Risks

FLOOD-WATER-300Flooding , which is normally a concern this time of year, is not expected to be a major problem in the area.  That, from the emergency management coordinators in Northwest Colorado.  Moffat County Emergency Management Coordinator Tom Soos said that floods should not be a problem for Continue reading

Free Energy Assessment For NW CO Residents

EnergyCheckA free energy assessment is being offered to homeowners in Routt and Moffat Counties by Energy Smart Colorado, to help them learn how to improve energy efficiency in their homes. Energy Smart Colorado began in 2010 as a federally funded program to provide energy efficiency services to residents in the central mountain region of Colorado. Homeowners who use the Yampa Continue reading

Head To Court Without A Lawyer

court-300A program is now available to assist anyone who is going through a non-criminal court case in Moffat, Grand and Routt Counties.  Coordinators are now available  to help “self represented litigants” better understand the court processes in their case.  A “Self-Represented Litigant”  is any individual who seeks Continue reading