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Increased Distracted Driving Enforcement

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness month in the US. As part of the national effort, The Colorado Department of Transportation, Colorado State Patrol and local law enforcement will be increasing distracted driving Continue reading

Register For Teens On Tour Trip To Denver

Registration is now open for the Teens on Tour overnight trip to Denver next Thursday and Friday.  Teens on Tour is open to kids in 6th through 8th grade and is sponsored by the City of Steamboat’s Parks and Community Service Department.  Activities will include swimming at the Silverthorne Rec Continue reading

Women Charged With Buying Teens Booze

cont-delinquency-minor-simpTwo women were charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor after a teenager ended up in Pioneers Medical Center in Meeker with alcohol poisoning.  36 year old Samanth Quinteros and 35 year old Brandy Crabill from Meeker turned Continue reading

Sexting Could Land Teens On Sex Offenders List

sextingA new bill to cut down on the penalties associated with teen sexting has fallen short in the Colorado House. A committee voted 7-6 Tuesday against the proposal, which would have lowered criminal penalties for teenagers exchanging nude pictures of themselves. The move means that even consensual Continue reading

Three Teens Arrested Near Yampa Following Armed Carjacking

arrestNorthwest Colorado law enforcement agencies received information Thursday regarding three male teens that were wanted for a series of crimes out of the Aurora, Colorado area including one incident of armed carjacking. The teens were reported to be armed and dangerous.  Around 1 Friday afternoon, Routt County Communications received information that one of the teens cell phones had been pinged somewhere in the Oak Creek area. Continue reading

Steamboat Youth Corps Accepting Applications

cycThe Steamboat Community Youth Corps (CYC) is accepting applications from 14 to 16 year old teens to join the Corps for the upcoming summer. CYC offers the youth of the Yampa Valley an opportunity to earn while they learn by contributing to community improvement projects. Applications are due tomorrow and are available online.  Completed applications can also Continue reading

Teen Anti-Pot Campaign to Start Today

MARIJUANA-300A campaign to discourage Colorado youth from using marijuana titled “Don’t Be a Lab Rat” will use human-sized rat cages and television and movie-theater ads.  The goal of the campaign is to tell teens about the uncertainty surrounding the effects of pot, instead of focusing on scaring them like Continue reading