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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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Beaver Creek Fire cost $30 million

The Beaver Creek fire in neighboring Jackson County proved to be costly.

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Snowmobilers survive avalanche on Rabbit Ears as slide danger grows in backcountry

A group of snowmobilers on Rabbit Ears Pass discovered just how high the danger was Sunday.

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Small wildfire outside Steamboat Sunday threatens structures

Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue was called to help put out a small wildfire threatening structures on Routt County Road 179 Sunday afternoon.

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Wildfire threatened home near Stagecoach

A contractor working in the area of Routt County Road 16 called the Oak Creek Fire Protection District at about 1:30 p.m. to report seeing smoke.

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ReTree event has deep roots in Steamboat Springs community

More than 90 volunteers turned out to the Chuck Lewis State Wildlife Area on Saturday to spend their morning planting almost 400 trees — 280 willows and 110 alders, both native, riparian species — along the rehabilitated banks of the Yampa River as part of the seventh annual ReTree event.

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