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Routt County residents affected by Front Range flooding

Some Steamboat Springs residents — including students Meghan and Penn Lukens and landlord John Aragon — were in Boulder this week dealing with the impacts of the more than 14 inches of rain that has fallen on the town since Monday.

Fire near Hayden 100 percent contained

A fire near Hayden was fully contained Saturday evening after burning 1,225 acres.

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Wildfire near Hayden burns estimated 800 acres

A fire that started along the side of a road near Hayden blew up and burned an estimated 800 acres of grass and shrubs before being brought under control Saturday evening.

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Burning sagebrush near Glenwood Springs makes for hazy Steamboat skies

Residents of Lookout Mountain Road in the fire area east of Glenwood Springs had been allowed back into their homes Friday morning.

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2 fires in Moffat, Rio Blanco counties 70 percent contained

The Citadel Fire — located in Moffat County — started Sunday morning. It has burned roughly 2,000 acres of land. The East Tschuddi fire started Saturday and has burned about 630 acres in Rio Blanco County.

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Routt National Forest work helps veterans transition to civilian life

After spending a year deployed in Iraq in the Army, Elder Pyatt had to adjust to civilian life when he finished his service in 2008.

Steamboat briefs: Fire restrictions lifted on private lands in city limits, unincorporated Routt County

The Routt County Board of Commissioners and the city of Steamboat Springs have lifted fire restrictions on private lands in unincorporated Routt County and within Steamboat city limits.

Forest Service to lift fire restrictions Friday in Routt County

Even with recent monsoon rains, drought conditions persist and caution is urged.

Routt County commissioners expected to lift fire restrictions Tuesday

With the arrival of monsoonal rains, the Routt County Board of Commissioners will consider Tuesday rescinding Stage 1 fire restrictions.

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Facing high wildfire threat, Routt County residents told be prepared

It had been more than a month since Routt County had seen any moisture, but the hillsides were surprisingly green as Oak Creek Fire Chief Chuck Wisecup drove his truck through the remote subdivisions in Stagecoach.

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Effect of beetle-kill trees on fires re-examined

Colorado’s 4.3 million acres of beetle-decimated forests represent a catastrophe in the making during another devastating wildfire season.

Preparing for a wildfire

Reduce the risk of your home and property becoming fuel for a wildfire by following these tips.

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Officials hope to finish removing dead trees in Stagecoach neighborhoods

The fear of a devastating wildfire remains real in the southeastern Routt County community that was developed around a now defunct ski resort.

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Fire causes heavy damage in North Routt County

Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputy Juan Berber spotted the smoke coming from the fire while patrolling farther to the north.

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Fighting wildfires in Colorado changes as temperatures climb

When an Arizona wildfire overwhelmed a Prescott, Ariz., hotshot crew, killing 19 members Sunday afternoon, it was one more indicator that the business of fighting wildfires is undergoing radical changes.