Tag Archives: Steamboat

Steamboat Announces Trail Closures

City-of-SteamboatSteamboat’s Parks & Community Services Department will continue to close sections of the Yampa River Core Trail and other local trails as high water rises this spring. Continue reading

Steamboat Home Destroyed by Fire

STEAMBOAT FIRE RESCUEA Steamboat home was destroyed by fire yesterday. Fortunately the occupants of the house were able to escape without much harm. One occupant and two firefighters were treated at Yampa Valley Medical Center for minor injuries. The house was located on Apres Ski Way, and firefighters say the upstairs portion of the house Continue reading

Wildlife Officials Encourage Residents to Watch for Moose

mooseColorado Parks and Wildlife wants to remind people to give wildlife plenty of room, especially when it comes to moose. The moose population is thriving in Colorado and as the number of moose rise, so does the chance for human interaction Continue reading

C-DOT to Continue Work on Highway 40 in Steamboat

C-DOTThe Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and Connell Resources will resume work next week on US 40 in Steamboat starting with the Pine Grove intersection. The project includes 5 miles of highway from Elk River Road to Walton Creek Road. Work in the Continue reading

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