Tag Archives: Steamboat

Steamboat Woman Charged With Embezzlement

embezzlementA former Routt County chief deputy treasurer has been charged with embezzling from Routt County. The 14th Judicial District Attorney’s Office has charged Lila Stucker with 13 counts of Theft and 144 counts of Embezzlement of Public Funds. The charges relate to over $20,000 Continue reading

Steamboat to Impose Water Restrictions Next Month

WATER CONSERVATIONWith the water content in the snowpack at 64% of average and forecasts for a warm spring and dry summer, the four districts that provide water to the Steamboat area – the Mount Werner Water District, the Steamboat District, the Steamboat Two Metro District, and the Tree Haus Metro District – have issued a drought Continue reading

Median Work Planned for Next Week in Steamboat

City-of-SteamboatSteamboat city crews will be spring cleaning the landscaped medians along Highway 40 from downtown to Anglers Drive, as well as the Mount Werner Road medians. The Continue reading

Kristen Johnson Formally Charged in Murder Case

District Attorney 14thThe 14th Judicial District Attorney’s Office has formally filed charges against Kristen Johnson, who is accused of helping her husband kill a Steamboat man. The charges were filed yesterday, in connection with the death of Edward Zimmerman. They include 1st degree murder, 2nd degree burglary, child abuse, Continue reading

Steamboat Named Tree City…Again

douglas fir treesFor the 24th consecutive year, Steamboat has been named as a Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. There are four requirements to meet the Foundations standards: a tree board or department, a tree-care ordinance, an annual community Continue reading

C-Dot to Hold Meeting to Provide Summer Project Info

C-DOT-300State highway workers are getting ready to begin a wildlife mitigation project on Highway 9 between Silverthorne Continue reading

Semi Rolls and Spills Hazardous Material

COLO-STATE-PATROL-3001A semi rolled over on the west side of Rabbit Ears Pass yesterday, closing the pass for several hours. According to the Colorado State Patrol, the semi was hauling a load of hazardous liquid, which spilled when the tank ruptured during the roll. The accident happened near the runaway truck ramp, about 7 miles east of Steamboat. The pass was closed from the base of the east side of Continue reading

Formal Charges Yet to be Filed in Zimmerman Murder

District Attorney 14thFormal charges have yet to be filed against Lucas and Kristen Johnson, the couple accused of killing Steamboat resident Edward Zimmerman. Zimmerman’s body was found days after being reported missing by co-workers. His home had been tossed, and several marijuana plants were found Continue reading

CPW Seeking Comments on Strategic Plan

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife is developing a Strategic Plan to establish the course the agency will follow in the future, offering stakeholders, partners, staff and the general public an opportunity to provide input and guidance. The new strategic plan will set a high level vision and overarching goals for Colorado’s wildlife, state Continue reading

Steamboat Couple Arrested on Murder Charges

routt-county-sherrifTwo people have reportedly been arrested and charged with first degree murder, in connection with the disappearance of Steamboat resident Edward Zimmerman. Lucas and Kristin Johnson, husband and wife, were charged yesterday. Lucas was already in custody, having been pulled over Tuesday, in a stolen car filled with marijuana. Continue reading

Routt County Sheriff’s Office Searching for Missing Man

routt-county-sherrifThe Routt County Sheriff’s Office is reportedly looking into the disappearance of a Steamboat resident. According to reports, Edward Zimmerman has been missing for a few days. Deputies are treating his home as a crime scene, after finding the home tossed and items missing, including his car, a handgun and several Continue reading

Steamboat to Step up Leash Law Enforcement

Media Release-08.14.13-Injuries In Dog Death Appear To Have Been Caused By A HumanSteamboat’s Parks and Community Services is increasing enforcement of dog leash laws. Leash laws are intended to help protect wildlife, domesticated animals, and people. In Steamboat, a six foot handheld leash is required in all public spaces in order to keep pets from injuring others and to keep neighboring wildlife from harm. Rita Continue reading