Tag Archives: Routt

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

Two Roll-Overs Monday

Snowy and icy roads caused issues for at least two drivers Monday in Routt County. 41-year-old Heather Ward of Oak Creek lost control on Highway 40 east of Steamboat, causing her vehicle to roll.  The extent of the injuries to Ward and a 27-year-old male passenger were not released. Ward was charged with Continue reading

Lost Cross Country Skier Rescued

Search and rescue teams were called in to locate a cross-country skier Monday afternoon, who got lost on Rabbit Ears Pass. According to a representative from Routt County Search and Rescue, the 71-year-old Steamboat man lost his way after taking a wrong turn on Loop C, on the west side of Continue reading