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Craig City Council Fires City Manager

Craig Mayor John Ponikvar announced in an email last night that the City Council had terminated the employment of Craig City Manager Mike Foreman. According to the email, the City Council will begin a search for his replacement in the near future, with City Continue reading

Lost Woman Rescued

Routt County Search and Rescue were called in to assist a woman yesterday afternoon who had become lost near the Dry Lake Campground. According to a representative with Routt County Search and Rescue, the woman became disoriented 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

Man Found Dead After Rescue of Another

A rescue team was called in to assist a skier east of Vail Monday night, who reportedly had been trying to hike to safety for several hours, after falling off a trail in the area. The rescued man, who has not been identified, did not tell authorities he had been up in the backcountry with another person, as he believed 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

Man Rescued From Routt National Forest

A 51-year-old man was rescued over the weekend after his snowmobile became stuck in the snow in the Routt National forest near Dumont Lake. Search and Rescue teams from Grand and Routt County looked for the missing man Continue reading

Two Rescued From Backcountry

Two Casper men had to be rescued in Carbon County last month, after their vehicle got stuck in the backcountry. 36-year-old Christopher Hall and 29-year-old Josh Trennell had plenty of supplies and winter survival gear when their Continue reading

Cross-Country Skier Rescued Near Rabbit Ears

A cross-country skier was rescued by Routt County Search and Rescue Wednesday afternoon on Rabbit Ears Pass. The Steamboat man called for help after becoming lost near Walton Continue reading

NW Colorado Health’s CEO To Resign

Northwest Colorado Health’s Chief Executive Officer Lisa Brown has announced that she will be resigning. Brown was named CEO in January Continue reading

Bureau Of Investigation Assisting With Search For Rangely Man

The Colorado Bureau of Investigators has been called into to assist with the search for 66-year-old Peter Ruffner, who went missing from the Rangely area in September. CBI is working with the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office in Continue reading

Warning For Hunters Issued After Rescues

Every year a hand full of hunters must be rescued from the high country.  Search and rescue teams conducted two searches recently in Routt County, for individuals who had not returned from hunts. Both were eventually located, with one requiring treatment for symptoms of Continue reading