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All Survive After Plane Crashes

No one was killed when a small plane crashed yesterday afternoon, after the pilot lost control while approaching the Rock Springs Sweetwater County Airport. According to a release from the Sweetwater County Airport Manager, the cause Continue reading

Fill Out Survey For Steamboat Schools

The Steamboat Springs School District is asking community members to participate in a survey about the school district. The survey includes questions concerning education standards, and asks respondents to evaluate how the Continue reading

Changes To Steamboat Transit Pick-Up Locations

Steamboat Springs Transit has relocated three bus stops. The Fairfield Inn bus stop is no longer available for passenger pick-up and drop-off due to hotel construction in the area, so passengers will need to use the new pickup locations at the Steamboat Hotel or Holiday Inn. On the west side of Continue reading

Wild Horse Gathering Complete

The BLM completed their gather of wild horses last week, from the Adobe Town, Salt Wells Creek and Great Divide Basin herd management areas in southwestern Wyoming. The BLM gathered 1,560 adult wild horses, with a total of 408 dependent foals also being removed with their mares. Of the Continue reading

Watch Out For Credit Card Skimmers

Steamboat Police are warning residents to be on the look out for suspicious devices when paying at the pump. Two skimming devices have been recovered recently from local gas stations. Skimming devices read the information stored on the magnetic strip while a credit card passes through an attached device. Depending on the financial institution, the Continue reading

Ex-Local Killed By Rattle Snake Bite

A recent Steamboat Springs resident died over the weekend after being bitten by a rattlesnake near Golden. 31-year-old Daniel Hohs was hiking on a trail in Mount Galbraith park when he was bitten by the snake. Hohs was taken to a Continue reading

Prescribed Burn Scheduled In Moffat County

A prescribed burn could be ignited in the Douglas Mountain area in Moffat County as early as this week. The 481-acre Seven Springs prescribed burn will take place six miles west Continue reading

Hunter Attacked By Bear

A Rock Springs man was attacked by a bear last week in the Teton Wilderness. James Moore sustained injuries to his head and torso, after he was attacked by the bear while hunting elk with two other people in the area. Moore was taken to a hospital in Idaho, where he was Continue reading

Man Dies In Mining Accident

A worker died at the Bridger mine, 25 miles northeast of Rock Springs yesterday, after a slab of coal fell on him. According to Bridger and Rocky Mountain Power officials Jaime Olivas was moving mining equipment around 4 in the afternoon, when the slab came Continue reading

New Facility And Sidewalk Coming To Craig

The Craig City Council approved a site plan at their meeting Tuesday for a new Rocky Mountain Machinery sales and supply facility. The location of the 2 million dollar project will be on the south side of the Continue reading

Crews Increase Containment Of MOCO Fire

Cool temperatures and less wind this week has allowed crews to increase containment of the Winter Valley Fire, which ignited last week south of Elk Springs, increasing Continue reading

UPDATE: Winter Valley Fire 70% Contained

The Winter Valley Fire, which ignited Thursday south of Elk Springs, continued to grow over the weekend, increasing from 6,400 acres to 7,800 acres. Rain and cool Continue reading