Tag Archives: Routt

Two Rollover Accidents Wednesday

cattle-truck-roll-overTwo separate rollover accidents occurred yesterday in Routt County.   51 year old Scott Patrick from Murphy Colorado was driving a semi pulling a trailer of logs when he lost control on Routt County Road 129 northwest of Steamboat at around 11:30 yesterday morning.  During the accident logs from the trailer spilled into the ditch and onto the highway.  Patrick was charged with reckless driving and was transported Continue reading

Moffat County United Way Raises 11K

logo-unitedwayThe annual Moffat County United Way campaign had a successful launch yesterday, raising $11,000 in the first day of its 2016 campaign, surpassing their first day goal by $1000.  Routt County United Way kicks off it’s Campaign between 11 and 2 today at Yampa Valley Bank in Steamboat with a one day goal of raising Continue reading

United Way Campaigns Get Underway

logo-unitedwayThe annual Moffat and Routt County United Way campaigns get underway this week.  The Moffat County campaign is Thursday from 11 am to 5:30 pm with a goal of raising $10,000 before the end of the day.  In Routt County the campaign is Friday from 11 am to 2 pm with a goal of $20,000 raised that day.  In Craig, Yampa Valley Bank will match the first $5,000 donated Thursday dollar-for-dollar.  In Steamboat, Yampa Valley Bank will Continue reading

Man Arrested After Standoff With Cops

routt-county-sherrifA standoff between police officers and a man hiding in bushes with a shot gun ended with the man being taken into custody Friday night.  Police responded to reports of domestic violence at a home in Hayden shortly after ten, where they discovered 57 year old Scott Wesley Graves hiding in the bushes with a loaded shotgun.  Routt County Sherriff’s deputy and Continue reading

Dont Know? Ask A Lawyer

ask a lawyerAnother “Ask a Lawyer” event will be held in Moffat, Routt, and Grand County Wednesday. Lawyers will be at the clinics to provide assistance on non-criminal court cases. Non-criminal cases may include divorce, family matters, child support, small claims, landlord and tenant issues, and restraining orders. Participants will receive a free 15 minute Continue reading

Coal Production Falls Again In NW Colorado

Yampa Data Partners LogoThe most recent edition of the “Yampa Valley Data Partners Fast Facts” shows that coal production continued to slip in Moffat, Routt and Rio Blanco Counties. Numbers show total Continue reading

Proposed Tax Incentives For Coal Communities

coalplugMoffat County Commissioner John Kinkaid met with Colorado US Senator Michael Bennet recently to discuss the formation of Coal Community Empowerment Zones in Colorado. An empowerment zone is a federally designated area, where businesses and governments receive specific tax credits, designed to encourage hiring and Continue reading

Silver Creek Fire Triples In Size

FireA meeting will take place Wednesday evening to allow the Silver Creek Fire Management Team to provide information on the fire. The meeting will be held at the Stagecoach fire station beginning at 6:30. The Silver Creek Fire, burning four miles south of Stage Coach Reservoir, in the Sarvis Creek Wilderness area in the Routt National Forest increased to 25 acres yesterday. Crews are giving special attention to structures Continue reading

New Fire In Routt National Forest

WILD FIREA fire started Saturday about four miles south of Stage Coach Reservoir, in the Sarvis Creek Wilderness area in the Routt National Forest. The lightning started, Silver Creek Fire, is burning through beetle kill trees Continue reading

Kids Can Learn The History Of Routt County

YAMPA RIVER STATE PARKKids will have an opportunity Saturday to learn more about the American West and the history of Routt County at a seminar at Yampa River State Park. Colorado Mountain College professor Timothy Opyt will give a talk focused on the cowboys and ranchers from the past that Continue reading

Routt County Fair Weekend Events

Routt County FairThe Routt County Fair continues through the weekend. Key events include the Jake Booco Bull Riding Invitational Thursday night at 7:30. Friday night the demolition derby and lawn mower races get underway Continue reading

Energy Production Down Again In NW Colorado

Yampa Data Partners LogoEnergy Production continues to decline in Moffat, Routt, and Rio Blanco counties. That according to the most recent numbers released by the “Yampa Valley Data Partners”. Total Continue reading