With fire conditions high, officials say everyone needs to be prepared for a wildfire
A hillside littered with dead lodgepole pine trees in the Routt National Forest looms over the log home owned by Susan and Mark Burke. They know a wildfire that would threaten their home off Seedhouse Road in North Routt County is just a lightning strike away. “We’re just holding our breath,” Mark Burke said.
A Craig man’s 10-year-old black Labrador retriever was shot Saturday afternoon along Colorado Highway 131 just south of Steamboat Springs.
The idea of celebrity in Steamboat Springs fascinates me, and I got to explore it a little bit this week when I tracked down Nordic combined skier Bryan Fletcher for a sports story.
Even Friday, as the Bear River Bike Park neared the end of the first stage of its construction, it took a little bit of imagination to envision the finished product. But the ambition was evident.
Nordic combined athlete doubles down commitment to find greatest success
Being a world-class athlete takes dedication, focus and commitment. That’s not news to U.S. Nordic combined team skier and Steamboat resident Bryan Fletcher. After a big victory in Norway last winter, Fletcher is looking ahead to bigger goals.
With a deep bench, the Steamboat Rugby Club simply did whatever it wanted Saturday en route to an easy 61-0 win against Glenwood Springs.
Really, it’s not my style to lecture my friends who are smokers. They already know the score on their health report cards. But this summer is different.
Two weeks ago, as I stood on the sideline of a soccer field at Memorial Field watching my daughter play a game, I came to understand just how special a simple moment can be.
Aaron Alpe starts an online petition to extend coverage
As seasonal firefighters, Aaron Alpe and John Lauer have fought fire for years without the ability to buy into an insurance plan with the U.S. Forest Service. Their fight to correct what they see as a major problem is starting to gain national attention.
The Routt County Fair, my home away from home. Every year, I go for a week, and to be honest, it’s one of the best weeks of the year.
My congratulations to James “Moose” Barrows on furthering his bid for county commissioner. I trust that he will support South Routt’s recovery from the extended recession when he’s elected into office.
Is anyone else concerned about the youths and youthful adults who will want to continue the holiday tradition with their “leftovers” from last year?
If, for just a moment, we can stop drooling over the possibilities of new jobs and tax revenues for Routt County, let’s think about what the proposed Sleeping Giant Casino in Hayden may bring.
The best way to express our gratitude for substantial gifts we have received recently is by helping the Colorado Water Trust accomplish its goal of keeping as much water in the Yampa as far downstream as possible.
I think the only way to convince Routt County government of the value of working with Oak Creek is by considering the consequences of there not being an Oak Creek town government.
It saddens me to think about Colorado Mountain College closing the only disc golf course in Steamboat Springs because of high fire danger.
Why should votes from Steamboat determine who our GOP candidate from South Routt will be for the Routt County Board of Commissioners in the November election?
An ambitious fundraising effort spearheaded by 10 Steamboat Springs parents is notable not only for what it produced but for what it prevented.
The Taste of South Routt festival is more than a gathering. It's an opportunity to reach many members of the Oak Creek and surrounding communities about important issues, all in the name of fun, sun and food.
A 17-year-old male from Glenwood Springs faces a charge of fourth-degree arson after allegedly setting off a brush fire with a sparkler along the Roaring Fork River below the Glenwood Park subdivision Wednesday evening.
The U.S. District Court in Denver passed down a ruling Monday prohibiting oil and natural gas exploration on the Roan Plateau near Grand Junction.