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Howelsen Hill Winter Operations Winding Down

The Howelsen Hill Ski Area has ended Alpine operations for the season. The Nordic Center will remain open with trails being groomed daily through this Saturday, weather and snow conditions permitting. Daily tickets or Continue reading

Road Closure And Bus Schedule For Winter Carnival

As the 2017 Winter Carnival in Steamboat kicks off today, the city has announced they will be closing streets to accommodate event activities. One lane of Lincoln Avenue will be closed at 1 this afternoon for event setup.   That closure will last for 5 to 8 hours.  To improve public transportation during the Carnival, Steamboat Springs Transit will operate Continue reading

Fundraiser To Save Luttrell Barn Sunday

The Save the Luttrell Barn Committee will host a fundraiser this weekend with all the proceeds collected going towards the save the barn effort. The group will host a “Winter Tea” party Sunday at the Clarion in Craig beginning at 2. Tickets can be purchased ahead of time for $15 at the Continue reading

Winter Vomiting Bug Spreading In Wyoming

wyoming-flag-graphicCases of norovirus, also known as the winter vomiting bug, are spreading in Wyoming according to the Wyoming Department of Public Health. Norovirus results in stomach aches, vomiting and watery diarrhea. The disease is infectious and can be spread through Continue reading

Construction On Yampa River Bridge Suspended

highway-13-smallThe work taking place on the Yampa River Bridge on Highway 13 south of Craig will be suspended through the winter. The work will be suspended through the beginning of March and Continue reading

Steamboat Winter Parking Hours In Effect

SteamboatWinter parking restrictions go into effect Tuesday in Steamboat. No parking is allowed on Lincoln Avenue or Ski Time Square from 3 to 6 in the morning. In addition to these restrictions, during the winter months, there is no on street parking on city streets between 2 and 8 in the morning. Parking on the street from the Anglers Drive area south to the city Continue reading

Stay Safe While Hunting

hunt-smart-safeEvery year a hand full of hunters must be rescued from the high country, because they do not properly prepare for their hunt.  Hunters get trapped by snowstorms, injured in accidents or simply get lost.  Hunters should be aware that the altitude in in our area may limit their physical abilities and could have adverse affects on their health.  Hunters should also Continue reading

Roads in Wolford Mountain Area Remain Closed

BLMAnnual winter travel restrictions in the Wolford Mountain area north of Kremmling are still in effect to protect wintering wildlife and reduce road and resource damage. The BLM has said that although the weather has been warmer, wildlife are Continue reading

Colorado’s Automobile Puffer Law Change

puffing_carA Colorado bill that is headed to the governor’s office would make it legal to leave cars running unattended if they have remote-start systems. State senators passed the update to the state’s so-called “puffer” law, which refers to the puffs of exhaust that come out of tailpipes during cold winter mornings. The bill would allow any owner with a Continue reading

Winter Driving Safety Tips

WINTER-DRIVING-300Winter can be an especially perilous time to be on the roads. Snow, ice, fog and longer nights present challenges to drivers that can lead to crashes. People do less driving in winter, yet we have more crashes per mile driven. Some 10,780 people were killed in car crashes between December and March Continue reading

Don’t Let Water Pipes Freeze

broken_pipe2Winter weather can cause pipes to burst in your household or business plumbing.   Below are some excellent tips for avoiding costly damage. Continue reading

Winter Activities At Dinosaur National Monument

Dinosaur National Monument QuarryThe recent snowfall and arrival of winter at Dinosaur National Monument brings changes to visitor access and services in many areas of the monument.  In Utah, roads around the Quarry Visitor Center and Exhibit Hall are maintained throughout the winter. The Cub Creek Road is plowed to a parking area Continue reading