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Yampa Valley Sustainability Council's Earth Month kicks off Tuesday

With more than a dozen Earth Month events planned during the next four weeks, the Yampa Valley Sustainability Council is giving local residents plenty of opportunities to pay tribute to the planet.

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Burning trash sparks wildfire

A homeowner burning trash in a barrel started a wildfire Friday that burned about three acres.

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Suspected paint dump spreads fumes in Steamboat townhomes

Storm drains used as dumping

Suspected paint dump into storm drain finds its way from cattail pond to crawl spaces and spreads fumes in Steamboat townhomes.

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In pursuit of powder

The sales of snowbikes are on the rise, but the sport has attracted a new group of users who are newcomers to avalanche terrain.

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Final fatal avalanche report released

There is no evidence that a Steamboat Springs man was wearing an avalanche beacon when he was buried in an avalanche for more than an hour Feb. 14 in the Flat Tops Wilderness.

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Coroner determines cause of death for avalanche victim

The Garfield County Coroner has determined the cause of death for the Steamboat Springs man killed in an avalanche Tuesday.

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Deadly avalanche stretched 880 feet

Investigators have learned more about the avalanche that killed Steamboat Springs resident Jesse Christensen, but questions remain.

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Fund established for avalanche victim's family

A fund has been established for Jesse Christensen, the 55-year-old Routt County man who died tragically in an avalanche Tuesday.

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Friends, family remember avalanche victim

Friends and family of Jesse Christensen remember him as a talented artist, musician, devout Mormon and a genuine cowboy who deeply loved his family.

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1 man dead, 1 man survives avalanche in Flat Tops Wilderness

Rescuers are responding to a reported avalanche near Sheriff’s Reservoir in the Flat Tops Wilderness Area.

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Low avalanche danger could quickly change in Steamboat Springs area

After a period of high avalanche danger, the Colorado Avalanche Information Center has downgraded the local avalanche danger to low.

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How rescuer Jay Bowman survived the slide

Routt County Search and Rescue member Jay Bowman now has a long plate with 13 screws holding his shattered arm together, some broken bones in a leg and five staples in the back of his head to remind him of the avalanche that nearly took his life Jan. 12 on Buffalo Mountain.

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Avalanche injures Search and Rescue volunteer during mission

A Routt County Search and Rescue member is expected to recover after being swept away in an avalanche Thursday night during a mission on Buffalo Pass.

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Snow, wind create avalanche danger in Steamboat backcountry

Forecasters are warning of considerable danger in the backcountry after avalanche warnings were issued for many parts of Colorado, including the Steamboat Springs zone.

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Avalanche watch issued for Steamboat zone

The Colorado Avalanche Information Center has issued an avalanche watch for the Steamboat area until 12 p.m. Thursday.

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