Tag Archives: Steamboat

Cause of Rabbit Ears Plane Crash Still Being Determined

NTSBInvestigators don’t expect to identify the cause of a small plane crash near Steamboat that killed two people until next year. Sixty-two-year-old flight instructor William Earl Allen of Broomfield, and his student, 60-year old Terry Lynn Stewart of Houston, Texas died in the crash on Rabbit Ears Pass August Continue reading

Steamboat Woman Sentenced To 40 Years In Prison

court-300Today, pursuant to a plea agreement, Lisa Lesyshen pleaded guilty to Murder in the Second Degree and was sentenced to 40 years in prison.  Lesyshen will be transferred immediately to the custody of the Colorado Department of Corrections.  Lesyshen killed her son, Asher Lesyshen-Kirlan on May 29, 2013.  She then shot Continue reading

Man Awaiting Sentence Dies of Cancer

14th-judicial-district-300The family of a man awaiting sentencing in a fatal traffic collision in Steamboat says he has died of cancer. Reports say Scott Penfold died Tuesday. His family submitted a death notice to the judge. Penfold was convicted last month of careless Continue reading

Hayden Man Killed in Rollover Accident

fatal-300A U.S. Forrest Service employee died Monday in a one-vehicle rollover crash north of Steamboat.  David Girty, a 62-year-old Hayden man, was reported missing late Monday afternoon, and his vehicle Continue reading

Routt County Plane Crash Victims Identified

plane-crash-300Authorities say two people aboard a small plane that was reported missing have been found dead at the crash site in Routt County.  Routt County Undersheriff Ray Birch says rescue workers found the wreckage early yesterday near Continue reading

Forest Service Wants to Hear from Residents on Trails

routt-natl-forest-signOn Wednesday, the Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District (HPBE) is inviting the public to join them for a planning session regarding the multi-use trail system on the Routt National Forest surrounding Steamboat. Various Continue reading

Cast, Blast and Twang for Women Offered in Steamboat

colorado parksWomen interested in learning about fly fishing and the basics of shotguns and archery are invited to a women­ only “Cast, Blast & Twang” clinic in Steamboat August 9th.  Designed for beginners, no experience or equipment is required. Participants can bring their own shotgun but all ammunition will be provided. Continue reading

Fires Burning in Routt National Forest

WILDFIRESmall fires were discovered in both the Pinkham area and Mount Zirkel Wilderness on the Routt National Forest, Tuesday afternoon.  The Pinkham area fire, named the Camp Creek Fire, was Continue reading

Firefighters Manage Two Fires in Routt County

WILDFIREA fire in the Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area is burning in steep and rough terrain, and is being fought from the air.  A helicopter has been ordered to help fight the blaze.  The South Fork Fire was estimated at Continue reading

Rally Participants Urged to RSVP Quickly

EPA-300Buses are being organized to take anyone who wants to participate in the rally against the EPA’s new carbon emissions rules in Denver next week.  The rally will be held at the Lincoln Park Veteran’s Memorial on the west side of the capitol building.  The buses are being paid for by the Craig Chamber and Friends of Coal.  There is no cost Continue reading

C-Dot to Start Highway Work in Craig Monday

CDOTThe Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is beginning a resurfacing project on State Highway 13, near the intersection of US 40.  The first phase of the project will involve Continue reading

Aerospace Industry to be Discussed Next Week

csbrThe future of the aerospace industry in Northwest Colorado will be discussed next week. The three day event will touch on all aspects of the industry including Aerospace Business Development, Economic benefits, connections with local businesses, education, employment and more. The event will Continue reading