Flood insurance policyholders who reside in the city's 100-year floodplain should see an annual savings of $42 per premium, according to a press release from the city.
The shrubs and trees along rivers and streams play a vital role in the web of life in wetlands, which provide habitat during the year to 75 percent of plant and animal species in the state, according to Colorado Parks and Wildlife.
Routt County and Colorado is once again on high alert as a dry winter gives way to wildfire season.
A company hired to do water quality sampling in the area where a chemical spill occurred March 13 on Rabbit Ears Pass has some good news.
It could take three weeks for a crew to excavate the area where 42,000 pounds of hazardous chemicals were spilled after a tanker truck rolled over Friday on Rabbit Ears Pass.
The Yampa Valley Sustainability Council’s ReTree program has earned the organization the Arbor Day Foundation’s Excellence in Volunteer Management Award.
Forest Service finalizing plans to tackle wildfire fuels reduction along Steamboat's wildland interface
In addition to wildfire fuels reduction, a major component of the U.S. Forest Service Steamboat Front plan involves cutting back mature mountain shrubs in a patchwork fashion to improve forage for deer and elk.
Northwest Colorado residents will have an opportunity to learn what makes the Avalanche Information Center run while kicking up their heels to the music of Missed the Boat Jan. 10 at the Ghost Ranch Saloon.
In the hotel just across the street from the smoldering remains of one of Yampa's most historic gathering places, Julie Williams' phone kept ringing and ringing.
Yampa's historic 109-year-old Royal Hotel caught fire late Saturday night and burned to the ground by Sunday morning. Firefighters still were on scene Sunday working to extinguish the blaze that may have been caused by a malfunctioning coal stoker.
There has been one confirmed report of a human-triggered avalanche close to Steamboat in the past seven days. The slide broke 14 inches deep and ran an estimated 200 feet.
The Upper Yampa River Watershed comprises 1,880 square miles from the river's headwaters in the Flat Tops to the confluence with Elkhead Creek.
Monday is the deadline to submit comments to the Environmental Protection Agency concerning the proposed Clean Energy Plan that aims to reduce carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants.
On Rabbit Ears Pass Thursday morning hardened clumps of snow in the trees warmed in the sun and began to fall from the branches of lodgepole pines to clatter noisily over the icy surface of the snowpack.
Routt County residents were given a glimpse of their report card when it comes to recycling, and some think there is room for improvement. During a public meeting Wednesday night at Colorado Mountain College, the Yampa Valley Sustainability Council presented the results of a recycling study. During a public meeting Wednesday night at Colorado Mountain College, the Yampa Valley Sustainability Council presented the results of a recycling study.