Tag Archives: Walden

UPDATE: New Fires Spark In NW Colorado

Wildfires-300Several fires have ignited across Moffat County over the last few days. The Moffat County Fire Department Responded to a fire Thursday morning around 9:30 on CR 31 northwest of Craig. According to Fire Chief KC Hume, the fire began due to an animal that climbed a power Continue reading

UPDATE: Colorado On Pace To Set Record For Motorcycle Deaths

Motorcycle-accident2-300A rash of recent motorcycle accidents, has highlighted the importance that proper protection, following traffic laws and driving defensively play in avoiding…and in the event of…surviving…a motorcycle accident. A Craig man was killed late last month when he and his motorcycle collided with a car on Highway 40. 69 year old Continue reading

Crews Continue To Fight Area Wildfires

Wildfires-300Beaver Creek fire Crews will get some relief this week with low temperatures and higher humidity expected. The fire burning 50 miles northeast of Steamboat Springs and 24 miles north of Walden is now over 26,000 acres. Crews continue to protect structures in the area, and create and Continue reading

UPDATE: Highway 40 Accident Results in 2nd Motorcycle Death In Two Days

COLO-STATE-PATROL-3001The 2nd Northwest Colorado motorcycle accident death in two days occurred Friday on Highway 40. According the Colorado State Patrol, two people were on the motorcycle when it went off the Highway just before noon today, 6 miles west of Steamboat. The bike was pulling a trailer at the time. The driver of the motorcycle 56 –year-old Richard Baker of Continue reading

62 Year Old Dies In Motorcycle Crash

Motorcycle-accident2-3001A 62 year old man died in a motorcycle accident Thursday. The Colorado State Patrol were called to the scene of the accident on Highway 14 six miles south of Walden just after 4 Thursday afternoon. They found that James Dages of Erie Colorado had Continue reading

Beaver Creek Fire Won’t Be Contained Until October

FireThe Beaver Creek Fire continues to expand due to warm temperatures dry winds and low humidity, and is now approaching 22,000 acres. Crews continue to protect structures in the area and create and maintain fire lines. According to a fire representative the fire not expected to Continue reading

Beaver Creek Fire Area Under Red Flag Warning

Beaver Creek Fire 2A  Red Flag Warning has been issued today for the Beaver Creek Fire area. A red flag warning is a forecast issued by the National Weather Service to inform area firefighting and land management agencies that conditions are ideal for wildland fire combustion, and rapid spread. When humidity is very low, and especially when there are high or erratic winds, the Red Flag Warning becomes a critical statement for firefighting Continue reading

Photos From The Beaver Creek Fire

2016_07_02-19.57.23.115-CDTThe Beaver Creek Fire, 24 miles Northwest of Walden, continues to move slowly into the Mount Zirkel Wilderness. Based on infrared data, the fire has burned 172 acres within the Wilderness. Protecting structures and preparing them to avoid being burned remains a high priority as crews also Continue reading

Beaver Creek Fire Only 5% Contained

FireFirefighters battling the Beaver Creek Fire took advantage of cool moist air Saturday to put defensive measures in place to prepare structures for future fire growth. After the recent cool wet weather night infrared flights identified hot spots that remain inside the fire perimeter. Continue reading

Rain Provides Relief To Beaver Creek Fire Crews

WILD FIRERain showers in the area yesterday provided some relief to Beaver Creek Fire crews. The rain helped to suppress the intensity of the fire, but as temperatures increase, vegetation will dry out Continue reading

More Homes Need Protection From Beaver Creek Fire

WILD FIREDue to winds and low humidity in the area, the Beaver Creek fire continues to expand.  Because of the expansion, crews began focusing protection on additional homes in the area that may be threatened, those structures Continue reading

Beaver Creek Fire Continues To Grow

WILD FIRELow humidity and wind caused the Beaver Creek fire to grow significantly last night. The fire, which is burning Northwest of Walden about 2 ½ miles from the Wyoming border, is now estimated at over Continue reading