Tag Archives: Routt

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

Ask A Lawyer For Free Thursday

The monthly ask a lawyer session will be held Thursday 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, Continue reading

Single Vehicle Roll-Over Near Steamboat

Intoxicated driving is being investigated as a contributing factor in a single vehicle roll-over that occurred Sunday night on Routt County Road 33, southwest of Steamboat. Continue reading

Man Gets 50 Years For Child Prostitution

Miguel Diaz-Martinez of Steamboat, who had previously pleaded guilty to multiple counts of Sex Trafficking and Inducement of Child Prostitution, was sentenced to 50 years in prison in a Routt County Court Friday. District Attorney Brett Barkey says the sentencing of Diaz-Martinez, will allow the nine courageous victims in the case to continue their Continue reading

Chimney Catches Fire

Steamboat Fire Fighters responded to a chimney fire Thursday night at a home on Routt County Road 179, near Milner. The fire was mostly extinguished by the time firefighters arrived on the scene. Crews inspected the home to ensure flames had not spread to other areas of the Continue reading

DUI Saturation Patrols For Super Bowl

The Colorado State Patrol will be partnering with local Law Enforcement to conduct DUI saturation patrols in Moffat, Routt, and Grand Counties for this Super Bowl weekend. The goal of the increased enforcement is to remove as many intoxicated drivers from the roads as possible. Last year, officers in State Patrol Troop 4B, which encompasses Rio Continue reading