Tag Archives: Steamboat

BLM to Burn Slash Piles North of Steamboat

controlled-burns-300The Bureau of Land Management Little Snake Field Office plans to begin burning slash piles 21 miles north of Steamboat tomorrow. The slash piles were generated as a hazardous fuels reduction project completed in 2013. The project reduced the threat of wildfire to the Willow Creek Continue reading

Steamboat Receives Bike Friendly Award

Bicycle 32The League of American Bicyclists has again recognized Steamboat with a GOLD Bicycle Friendly Community (BFCSM) award. There are 371 Bicycle Friendly Communities across the country. Steamboat first received the Gold Level award in 2011 – and with this latest round of awards become one of just 24 to receive Gold Continue reading

Voluntary Closures not Working for Forest Service

forest-service-signPermanent, seasonal closures for big game winter range are taking the place of voluntary closures in some locations near Steamboat on the Routt National Forest (RNF). Mandatory closures were part of the recently signed Steamboat Front Fuel Hazard Reduction and Habitat Improvement Project on the Hahns Peak/Bears Ears (HPBE) Continue reading

Kristen Johnson Pleads to Misdemeanors in Zimmerman Murder Case

District Attorney 14thYesterday, Kristen Johnson pleaded guilty to False Reporting to Authorities and Obstruction, two misdemeanors, for her involvement in events surrounding the death of Steamboat resident and businessman Edward Zimmerman. She was sentenced to six months in county jail on one count and six Continue reading

Ballots Due by 7 Tonight

Ballot-300Today is Election Day. This year’s ballots feature school and college board elections in Moffat, Routt and Rio Blanco Counties. There are also broadband questions on ballots in all three counties. There are tax increase questions for school districts in Meeker and Steamboat, and Continue reading

Bonfils to Conduct Last Blood Drive of the Year in Steamboat

BLOOD-DRIVE2Bonfils Blood Center will be conducting their last blood drive of the year in Steamboat next week. Bonfils is hoping for a great turn-out before the Holiday season. The organizations says that every unit of blood donated can help to save or enhance the lives of up to three people. They also suggest that donating blood is a great way to kick off a season of giving. The blood drive will take place November 12th from 12:30 to 6 at Yampa Continue reading

Attorney General Cynthia Coffman Visits Craig

COFFMANColorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman visited Northwest Colorado yesterday, touring the Tri-State Generation and Transmission Craig Station, visiting the Boys and Girls Clubs of Craig and Steamboat, and stopping by the Trapper Continue reading

Attorney General Cynthia Coffman to Visit Northwest Colorado Tomorrow

COFFMANColorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman will be in Northwest Colorado tomorrow. Coffman will makes stops in Steamboat and Hayden before landing in Craig for a tour of Tri-State Generation and Transmission’s Craig Station. Coffman will Continue reading

Mobile Vet Center Coming to Northwest Colorado

mvcThe Mobile Vet Center is coming to Northwest Colorado next week. Mobile Vet Centers are traveling facilities designed to extend the reach of Vet Center services through focused outreach to communities that do not meet the requirements for a Continue reading

Steamboat Hires New Police Chief

Steamboat Police BadgeSteamboat has hired a new police chief. Cory Christensen was announced yesterday as the City’s new Chief of Police. Christensen comes from Fort Collins, where he currently serves as Assistant Chief of Police. He has over 26 years of law enforcement experience, and in addition to his current position has served as a Patrol Continue reading

Steamboat Intersection Getting Makeover

City-of-SteamboatSome Steamboat residents may notice safety improvements have recently been installed at the Après Ski Way and Village Drive intersection. Last week, City Staff positioned safety Continue reading

Steamboat Announces Upper Spring Creek Pond Area Closure

City-of-SteamboatThe upper Spring Creek pond area in Steamboat is closed to ALL recreation until October 25th. That Continue reading