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Sonja Macys leaving Yampatika for Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory

Yampatika executive director and outgoing Steamboat Springs City Council member Sonja Macys has accepted a position with the Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory.

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Grass fire threatens homes east of Craig

A grass fire was ignited northeast of U.S. Highway 40 and old East Victory Way in Craig late Tuesday morning, directly across the highway from the Wyman Living History Museum.

Fire danger remains moderate

As rain passed through Routt County on Friday, the fire danger remained moderate, but U.S. Forest Service officials say conditions in the region are drying out.

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Fires continue to ignite across Moffat County

Craig Fire/Rescue responded to three fires in Moffat County on Sunday and another Monday morning.

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4 wildland fires ignite around Moffat County Thursday afternoon

Officials responded to four wild land fires in Moffat County Thursday.

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Yampa Valley Sustainability Council tours backyard chicken coops in town

With chicken coops sprouting up in backyards throughout the city to provide families with fresh eggs, the Yampa Valley Sustainability Council latched onto the trend during its annual Green Gardens Tour on Tuesday night by leading a group of 40 on a tour of four urban chicken coops in Steamboat Springs.

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Habitat in flames — How the Forest Service is fighting to save big game with fire

How the Forest Service is fighting to save big game with fire

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Dinosaur National Monument fire under control

A lightning strike started a 500-acre wildfire in Dinosaur National Monument’s Ecklund Draw ignited last weekend in a remote portion of the monument on the Northwest Boundary.

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Firefighters fully contain wildfire in North Routt

At the height of firefighting efforts, 35 firefighters from the U.S. Forest Service and the North Routt Fire Protection District were battling the wildfire.

Warm weather continues through the week in Steamboat

Seasonably warm temperatures are expected to continue through the first half of the week, with some isolated moisture throughout the region, forecasters are predicting.

Yampa Valley Sustainability Council expands ReTree Steamboat program

After five years of hosting one ReTree workday a summer, the Yampa Valley Sustainability Council will now host four workdays at two locations: Chuck Lewis State Wildlife Area on June 14 and Oct. 4 and Stagecoach State Park on June 18 and 20.

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Man arrested on suspicion of arson after apartment fire on Yampa Street

After everyone made it out of the apartment safely on Wednesday morning, officers arrested John Glenn Widmer, 34, on suspicion of fourth degree arson and reckless endangerment.

Sonja Macys selected for national environmental education panel

Yampatika leader Sonja Macys has been selected to join a national panel to advance the advocacy agenda for environmental education.

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Chemical spill clean-up complete on Rabbit Ears Pass

In total, 5,880 tons of soil was removed from the area by Custom Environmental Services and disposed of at the Twin Enviro landfill in Milner.

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Yampatika partnering with agencies to provide mini-grants for environmental education

Groups interested in providing environmental literacy curriculum in Northwest Colorado have until Monday to apply for mini-grants offered through the Environmental Protection Agency.