Tag Archives: Routt

Christmas Tree Permits Available Now

christmas-tree-outdoor-300For those who enjoy the process of cutting down their own Christmas tree, permits are now available for tree cutting in the Routt and White River National Forests. Permits are available for ten dollars and can be purchased from the Bureau of Land Managements local field office in Meeker, in Craig through the Craig Chamber of Commerce, in Steamboat from the US Forrest Service office, or at the Rio Blanco County Clerks Office in Rangely. The BLM allows up to 3 Continue reading

DUI Saturation Patrol In Moffat County

DUIThe Colorado State Patrol, and local law enforcement agencies, will be working together over the Thanksgiving weekend to conduct a DUI saturation patrol in Moffat County. During the patrol, they will be looking to take intoxicated drivers off the road. Of the 108 traffic injuries investigated this year by Colorado State Patrol in Continue reading

One Car Accident On Highway 40

HIGHWAY-40-300A woman lost control of her vehicle Thursday afternoon on Highway 40 east of Craig. The accident occurred around 3:30 near the border of Moffat and Routt Counties. The woman is believed to have lost control of the vehicle due to icy conditions, sending the car into the Continue reading

Pile Burning In Routt And Medicine Bow National Forests

pile-burnWith fire season winding down in Northwest Colorado and South-central Wyoming, fire crews in the Medicine Bow and Routt National Forrest are beginning to prepare for slash pile burning. There are hundreds of piles that need to be Continue reading

100,000 Acres In NW Colorado May Open For Oil & Gas Leases

oil-and-gas-industry-300Environmental assessments have been performed by the Bureau of Land Management, evaluating the environmental effects, of offering up 100,000 acres of land in Northwest Colorado, for oil and gas leases. The BLM is seeking public comments on the proposal to help identify potential concerns with the project. Grand, Moffat, Rio Blanco and Routt Continue reading

Ask A Lawyer Tomorrow

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

Craig Man Arrested For Intent To Distribute Heroin

selbach-mugA Craig man was arrested Tuesday for possession of heroin with the intent to distribute after he was pulled over on Rabbit Ears Pass.  A substantial amount of heroin was discovered in the vehicle of Ronal Selbach after he was pulled over for driving erratically Tuesday afternoon.  While an officer was talking to Selbach about his driving, a Routt County Continue reading

1/3 of CO Coal Produced In Moffat County

Yampa Data Partners LogoMoffat County, in July, produced one third of the coal in Colorado.  That, according to the most recent edition of the “Yampa Valley Data Partners Fast Facts”.  Despite accounting for a Continue reading

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