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Snowmobiler Dies In Avalanche

An avalanche killed a Utah man in southwestern Wyoming over the weekend. 35-year-old Brennan Walpole was in a group of about 15 riders when the slide occurred Friday afternoon around one. The group reportedly found Walpole after the Continue reading

Auto Accident Caused By Mud Covered Roadway

highway-13-smallOne vehicle went off the road yesterday on Highway 13 about half a mile south of Hamilton. According to a representative from Craig Fire and Rescue, the driver lost control when he encountered a mud slide that had been washed across the road after a heavy rain fall. The mud on the road was nearly a foot deep and covered about a 100 foot stretch of the highway. There were three passengers in Continue reading

River Road Now Open

SteamboatRiver Road in Steamboat is now open to traffic after being shut down by a minor rock slide earlier this week. Crews finished cleaning up the area yesterday afternoon, but some damage still remains so drivers should continue to use caution while passing through the area. The Public Continue reading

I-70 Closed Tomorrow

glenwood canyon rock fall feb 16 1I-70 Through Glenwood Canyon will be closed again tomorrow.  The Colorado Department of Transportation will close the road to all traffic between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. The previous detour route will be used which will again divert traffic through Northwest Colorado.  During tomorrows Continue reading

I-70 To Remain Closed During The Day

glenwood canyon rock fall feb 16 1After an extensive clean up process due to a rockslide, the Colorado Department of Transportation was able to partially reopen I-70 last night.  CDOT says a pilot car is guiding traffic through Glenwood Canyon, but that they will be completely shutting down the highway again for more safety work.  The plan now is to close down all lanes between the hours 9a.m. and 4p.m. for the next several Continue reading

Winter Driving Safety Tips

WINTER-DRIVING-300Winter can be an especially perilous time to be on the roads. Snow, ice, fog and longer nights present challenges to drivers that can lead to crashes. People do less driving in winter, yet we have more crashes per mile driven. Some 10,780 people were killed in car crashes between December and March Continue reading