Matthew Doro rides through a sunlit meadow on Emerald Mountain during a Quarry Mountain Town Challenge race in Steamboat Springs. The trails lodging tax steering committee will brief the city council on their progress in grading trail projects on April 1.
Emergency responders work at the scene of a two-car crash Tuesday morning on Hilltop Parkway near Falling Water Lane in Steamboat Springs. Steamboat Springs Police Department Sgt. Rich Brown said a 21-year-old man driving a Toyota Tacoma bent over while driving to pick up a CD and drifted into the oncoming lane, colliding head-on with a Mazda Crossover being driven by a 42-year-old woman. Both drivers were taken to Yampa Valley Medical Center with minor injuries. The driver of the Tacoma was given a citation for careless driving and for not wearing a seatbelt.
Photo by Matt Stensland
Emergency vehicles leave Steamboat Springs' mountain fire station. The city council on April 15 will hear a strategic plan for this city's fire and ambulance services.
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A fire engine leaves Steamboat Springs' downtown public safety building. Possible building sites for a new police station is one of the items the city council could tackle in the coming weeks.
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On Saturday, four Steamboat Springs Middle School wrestlers earned a spot in the state tournament after placing in the Rocky Mountain Nationals regional wrestling tournament in Grand Junction. Lance Bryant placed first in the 115-pound weight class, and Hayden Johnson finished second in the 135-pound class. Other top finishers were Peyton Belton who placed sixth in the 90-pound weight class and and R.J. Wilhelm who finished in seventh place in the 130-pound weight class. Steamboat’s Miles Buchan, Spencer Mader and Ethen Johnson also competed at the regional tournament. Pictured, from left, are Hayden Johnson, Wilhelm, Bryant and Belton. The state RMN tournament will take place Friday and Saturday in Denver.
Douglas L. Brown is Routt County's new emergency communications director. He replaces Tim McMenamin, who announced in January that he would resign, effective at the end of this month for health reasons, after four years in the post.