Tag Archives: Steamboat

Bathrooms Closing Around Steamboat

City-of-SteamboatDue to the temperatures dropping and the risk of pipes freezing the seasonal restrooms in the parks in and around Steamboat are being winterized and closed for the Continue reading

Fraser Woman Killed in Rabbit Ears Crash

fatal-300A 61-year old Fraser woman was killed in an accident yesterday afternoon that closed Rabbit Ears Pass for several hours. The Colorado State Patrol was informed of the two-vehicle crash at Continue reading

Transit Improvements in Steamboat

City-of-SteamboatTransit users in Steamboat may notice a few changes and improvements to transit stops over the next month. Transit stops will see enhancements at Shadow Run, Herbage, Sundance Plaza, Rotary Park, Dream Island, as well as stops along Continue reading

Rifle Sight-Ins Offered in Routt County

hunting-300Those needing to sight in their rifle before venturing out on their hunt can do so at sighting-in events in Steamboat. During the first three big-game hunting seasons, the Routt County Rifle Club will host sight-ins leading up to opening weekend. The events take place today, October 17th, October 30th and Halloween Day. Continue reading

Hayden Man Gets Shot, then Arrested in Confrontation

HaydenPD-300Police in Hayden are investigating an altercation which led to a man getting shot in the leg Friday night. Officers responded to an alley in town at around ten that night, in the aftermath of a dispute between two men. The man who was shot, 31-year old Derek Stephenson, was reportedly pounding and hitting a pick-up truck, belonging to another man, leading to the confrontation. He was arrested for 3rd degree assault after being Continue reading

Steamboat Rotary Offers Foreign Exchange Opportunities

ROTARY-CLUBThe Rotary Club in Steamboat is offering two different types of student exchange programs. The Summer program pairs two students from different countries together, sending an American student to live with a foreign student in another country for about a month. The two would then come back to the States, spending Continue reading

Bear Head Came from Legal Hunt

black-bearA severed bear head discovered in a Steamboat neighborhood came from a bear that was legally hunted. The head was found Thursday, ironically on Bear Drive. Colorado Parks and Wildlife determined that the head came from a bear legally hunted. The investigation determined that Continue reading

CMC Holds Strategic Plan Meeting

colorado-mountain-college-3The Colorado Mountain College system is assessing changes to their strategic plan. A new plan has been drafted and is now being presented to the public. The college is holding a series of meetings at its campuses across the Western Slope to gain input from the public. The Steamboat meeting will be held this afternoon at Continue reading

Steamboat Bike Park Closed for Improvements

Bicycle 32The Bear River Bike Park in Steamboat is closed temporarily through September 19th, in order for Routt County Riders to make improvements to the park. City officials request that everyone stay out of the area during this time for their own safety and so that the work can be done quickly. Improvements will include completing the return Continue reading

Steamboat Wal-Mart Evacuated Briefly

Steamboat Police BadgeThe Steamboat Wal-Mart was evacuated briefly yesterday, while investigators searched for a gas leak. Two customers at the store suffered seizures, and a couple more reported feeling sick. That prompted store officials to call authorities, who shut down the store at around noon to search for a possible gas leak. Nothing was found. Continue reading

Forest Rangers Cracking Down on Buffalo Pass Parties

BUFFALO-PASSDestructive partying on the Routt National Forest is drawing the attention of U.S. Forest Service Law Enforcement Officers in the Steamboat area, as multiple events have resulted in a variety of issues, dangerous Continue reading

First National Bank of the Rockies Changes Hands

BofSJMeeker2 (1)One of the oldest banks in northwest Colorado begins a new chapter this week when 10 First National Bank of the Rockies branches are renamed Bank of the San Juans following an acquisition by Montana-based Glacier Bancorp Inc. Bank officials say customers will notice few changes at the Grand Junction, Steamboat, Continue reading