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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

Prescribed Burns Planned In Wyoming

The Bureau of Land Management High Desert District will conduct prescribed burns near Rawlins this fall and winter. The burns will be contingent upon fuel moisture and weather conditions and will Continue reading

Help Protect Wildlife By Removing Summer Toys

With the warm summer weather behind us and winter on the horizon, now is a good time to remove all the summer toys and equipment from your yard for the winter.  Elk and deer are especially active this time of year due to their mating season, resulting in additional Continue reading

Time To Protect Hay For The Winter

Those who rely on hay to feed livestock during the winter should start planning now to protect their crops from deer and elk. During winters with deep snow, deer and elk will look for easy sources of food and unprotected hay stacks are Continue reading

Time To Winterize Your Boat

The recent snowfall in the area is a reminder that winter is almost here. This means it’s time to winterize boats. Owners should be sure to get all the water out of the vessel before a hard freeze, as sealed water can expand causing damage. It’s Continue reading

Crews Increase Containment Of MOCO Fire

Cool temperatures and less wind this week has allowed crews to increase containment of the Winter Valley Fire, which ignited last week south of Elk Springs, increasing Continue reading

Changes To Dinosaur Visiting Hours

With the arrival of fall, the visiting centers at Dinosaur National Monument will be changing their hours of operations for the season. On the Utah side, the Quarry Visitor Center and Exhibit Hall are now open daily from 9 to 5. On the Colorado side, the Canyon Visitor Center is open 9 to 5 through this Continue reading

UPDATE: Winter Valley Fire 70% Contained

The Winter Valley Fire, which ignited Thursday south of Elk Springs, continued to grow over the weekend, increasing from 6,400 acres to 7,800 acres. Rain and cool Continue reading

UPDATE: Highway 40 Reopened, Fire Over 8 Square Miles

Highway 40 was closed from 2 in the afternoon Thursday to around 10 in the morning Friday between Maybell and Dinosaur, due to the Winter Valley Fire, which ignited Thursday south of Elk Springs. The fire, which was thought to be around 10 to 15 acres as of noon, had expanded to Continue reading

How Much Snow is Going To Fall?

Winter weather has returned to Northwest Colorado and South Central Wyoming and is expected through Saturday, with heavy snow anticipated through tomorrow night. Wild West Radio meteorologist Don Day tells us what areas will Continue reading

Steamboat Ski Resort Sold

It’s been announced that the Steamboat Springs Ski Resort is being sold to the owners of Aspen Mountain.  Aspen Skiing Company, in conjunction with KSL Capital Partners, finalized an agreement this week to purchase Intrawest Holdings for $1.5 billion.  Along with the Steamboat Ski area, the sale will include the Winter Park Ski area, as well as a Continue reading

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