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Avalanche Danger High

Avalanche danger is high in the Steamboat and Flat Tops areas due to the heavy snowfall over the past week. The 2 to 3 feet of new snow and strong winds in the area, have created the avalanche conditions. Visitors to the area on Continue reading

Rafting Industry Expects Normal Season

RAFTINGThe combination of Colorado’s recent late-season snowfall with even more moisture predicted for this week is giving the state’s rafting industry high hopes for a successful season. With April’s snow boosting snowpack across the state and delaying the start of seasonal runoff, the Colorado River Outfitters Association (CROA) is predicting a Continue reading

Byers Shooting Range Closed for Season

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding shooting enthusiasts that the seasonal closure of the Byers Canyon Shooting Range in Hot Sulphur Springs will occur January 8th, spurred by the recent snowfall and the current near zero temperatures in the area. CPW officials in Hot Sulphur Springs close the popular range each Continue reading

Snow Causes Road Problems

B2G477dCIAAj_FFYesterday’s snowfall caused problems on many of the state’s roadways yesterday. The Colorado State Patrol reported several accidents along I-70 and I-25 yesterday, as well as along mountain roads. An accident yesterday on Highway 40 involved a jack-knifed semi just west of Milner. No details have been released on that Continue reading

Shadow Mountain Project Shutting Down for Winter

shadow mountain village meeting-150 editThe Shadow Mountain water project in Craig is about to shut down for the winter. While crews didn’t quite get as far along with the project as they hoped, due to weather and other minor issues, project supervisors say the work should go pretty smoothly from here on out. This week, Continue reading

Recent Snow Storm Increases Avalanche Danger

AVALANCHE WARNINGColorado‘s May snowstorm is increasing the state’s avalanche danger.  Ethan Greene of the Colorado Avalanche Information Center says that the new snow Continue reading