Tag Archives: winter

Icy Roads Cause At Least 6 Accidents Monday

Winter weather kept emergency responders in Routt County busy Monday. Crews responded to six accidents and assisted numerous drivers throughout the day. In four of the accidents, the individuals involved Continue reading

Closures Announced For Winter Carnival

With the 105th Steamboat Winter Carnival scheduled this weekend, the city will be closing several roads and implementing additional services to accommodate the event.  One lane of Lincoln Ave will be closed for 6 to 8 hours starting Wednesday afternoon at 1, to allow crews to set up for street events. Lincoln Avenue will be fully closed from 5th Continue reading

Winter Blitz DUI Enforcement Underway

 The Winter Blitz Heat is On DUI enforcement campaign is underway in Colorado. Colorado State Patrol will be partnering with local law enforcement to remove as many intoxicated drivers from the roads as possible. The ten-day DUI enforcement period will run through January 29th. More than 10,000 intoxicated drivers were arrested last year Continue reading

Ride Safe During Snowmobile Safety Week

Next week is International Snowmobile Safety Week, so Colorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding snowmobilers to be safe while out in the backcountry. This is a good time to ensure snowmobiles and winter gear are properly maintained and all Continue reading

Two Rescued From Backcountry

Two Casper men had to be rescued in Carbon County last month, after their vehicle got stuck in the backcountry. 36-year-old Christopher Hall and 29-year-old Josh Trennell had plenty of supplies and winter survival gear when their Continue reading

Beware Of Winter Driving Conditions This Weekend

With snow anticipated through the weekend and people planning to hit the roads in mass for the Holidays, it it’s important to remember to take precautions while driving on icy roadways. Snow, ice, fog and longer nights present challenges to drivers that can Continue reading

Steamboat Transit Winter Schedule Starts Sunday

Steamboat Springs Transit will shift to the winter bus schedule starting Sunday. During the winter schedule, buses run throughout the town, with fixed route and on call services available. You can access bus route information on your Smartphone by downloading the Continue reading

Time To Prep Snowmobiles

Snow in the forecast today is a good reminder that now is the time to prepare your snowmobile for winter. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is advising all snowmobilers to make preparations to their machines and safety equipment, and to get their annual snowmobile registration before heading into the backcountry. You should give your snowmobile Continue reading

Time To Prepare Vehicles For The Winter

The Colorado Department of Transportation is preparing to battle adverse conditions this winter and is encouraging drivers to do the same.  Drivers are being encouraged to make winter preparations, by ensuring their vehicle is properly winterized, including making sure Continue reading

Warning For Hunters Issued After Rescues

Every year a hand full of hunters must be rescued from the high country.  Search and rescue teams conducted two searches recently in Routt County, for individuals who had not returned from hunts. Both were eventually located, with one requiring treatment for symptoms of Continue reading

Denver Eyed As Location For Winter Olympics

The U.S. Olympic Committee is interested in hosting a Winter Olympics, either in 2026 or 2030 and are eyeing Salt Lake City, Denver and Reno as potential locations. The last Winter Olympics in the United States were in Salt Lake City in 2002. US Olympic Committee chairman, Larry Probst said he has heard Continue reading

Hayden Winter Parking Restrictions Start Soon

Winter parking restrictions will go into effect next month in Hayden. The Hayden Town Council enacted the restrictions at their meeting this week. The Restrictions will prevent parking on public streets between midnight and 7 in the morning from the Continue reading