Tag Archives: South

County Road Reopened, Fires Still Burning

Moffat County Road 57, which was closed due to the Pine Tree Fire, burning 10 miles south of Maybell, is now open. Travelers along the road should continue to use caution, as traffic from firefighters may be heavy. The fire is now estimated at 4,732 acres and remains Continue reading

UPDATE: Identity Of Man Injured In Motorcycle Accident Released

The identity of the man who was injured over the weekend in a motorcycle accident on Highway 13 12 miles south of Craig has been released. 74-year-old Richard Pederson of Minnesota crashed his motorcycle around 3 Sunday afternoon after an attempt to pass a truck on the Highway. While he Continue reading

Fire Destroys Home South Of Steamboat

A barbecue grill is believed to have caused a fire that destroyed a home Friday, in the Whitecotton neighborhood south of Steamboat Springs. Routt County Sheriff representative Kurtis Luster, confirmed that the grill is believed to have been left on by the homeowners, who were not at the residence when the fire occurred.  Neighbors Continue reading

UPDATE: Two Wildfires Burning Near Meeker

Two new fires started over the weekend in Rio Blanco County near Meeker. The lightning started Wilson Fire is burning near Rio Blanco County Road 9 north of Meeker. The fire, which was reported early Saturday morning, is now Continue reading

Yampa River Bridge Construction Complete

Construction on the bridge crossing the Yampa River on Highway 13 about south of Craig has been completed. The Colorado Department of Transportation started the project in the summer of 2015, with the work expected to be finished Continue reading

How Much Snow is Going To Fall?

Winter weather has returned to Northwest Colorado and South Central Wyoming and is expected through Saturday, with heavy snow anticipated through tomorrow night. Wild West Radio meteorologist Don Day tells us what areas will Continue reading

UPDATE: Man Requires Extrication After Roll-Over

A man was required to be extricated from his vehicle Friday night.  According to trooper Josh Lewis of the Colorado State Patrol, it took crews approximately ten minutes to remove 56-year-old Paul Tegtmeier of Parachute from the vehicle, which had Continue reading

Rock Springs Man Dies In I-25 Accident

39-year-old Gary Osborn from Rock Springs was killed in an accident last Sunday on I-25 near Cheyenne. Osborn was traveling north in the south bound lane of I-25 when he collided head on with a vehicle being driven by 34-year-old Omar Varela. Osborne was not wearing his seat belt and died from injuries sustained in the accident. Varela and his passenger 21-year-old Miguel Continue reading

Rollover On Highway 13

No one was injured Tuesday night in a single vehicle rollover on Highway 13  when the driver lost control of his pickup just before 6, 10 miles south of Craig. According to a representative from the Craig Fire Department, icy roads and excessive speeds were thought to be contributing Continue reading

Barn Catches Fire Near Steamboat

STEAMBOAT-FIRE-RESCUE-150x150A barn caught fire early this morning approximately 5 miles south of Steamboat. The Steamboat Springs Fire Department responded to the fire near the intersection of Highway 131 and Routt County Road 22 a little before one. When crews arrived on the scene one of the barns walls was engulfed in flames . It took Continue reading

Construction On Yampa River Bridge Suspended

highway-13-smallThe work taking place on the Yampa River Bridge on Highway 13 south of Craig will be suspended through the winter. The work will be suspended through the beginning of March and Continue reading

Highway 13 Closed Wednesday and Thursday

highway-13-smallHighway 13 south of Craig will be closed two days this week to allow construction to continue on the Yampa River Bridge. The highway will be closed Wednesday and Thursday from 7 am to 7 pm. Detour routes will be in place for drivers in the area, those routes are available below.  Continue reading