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Relaxed and confident, local 4-Hers take aim at nationals

June 21, 2017 — Life, Kendra Halder explained, can be complicated. The 18-year-old graduated from Soroco High School last month and is excited about what awaits her in the fall — class at Laramie County Community College in Cheyenne, Wyoming. An equine science program awaits, and she's excited. Still, […]

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14,000-acre former Peabody Energy hunting ranch on the market

November 28, 2016 — Steamboat Springs — A 14,000-acre Routt County property that for years served as Peabody Energy’s corporate hunting retreat is now on the market as a handful of smaller ranches. Real estate development company Todd Interests of Dallas purchased the land in December 2015 for $12.2 […]

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Search and Rescue members busy during hunting season

October 25, 2016 — Steamboat Springs — A helicopter was used to find and rescue a hunter who got lost and hiked a couple miles into Wyoming on Monday. Hunting season is well underway, which means it is a busy time of year for Routt County Search and Rescue. […]

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Lost hunter found on Buffalo Pass

September 23, 2016 — The Routt County Sheriff’s Office and Search and Rescue volunteers successfully found a lost hunter Thursday. The hunter was reported missing after not returning from hunting Wednesday on Buffalo Pass. On Thursday, the man’s wife located the 65-year-old’s car on Buffalo Pass. He had been […]

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Bow hunters rescued from cliffs on Mount Werner

August 29, 2016 — Steamboat Springs — Routt County Search and Rescue volunteers got to put a recent ropes training session to the test Saturday when a pair of bow hunters found themselves trapped on the cliffs atop Mount Werner. Two rescuers with headlamps rappelled down the cliffs in […]

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Hunting season starts in Northwest Colorado

August 26, 2016 — Expect to start seeing lots of blaze orange around town — hunting season is underway. Archery season for deer and elk begins Saturday and hunting guides like Eric Hamilton of Big Rack Outfitters are ready to get out of the office and into the field. […]

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Former Colorado official pleads guilty to hunting misdemeanor in Routt County

July 6, 2016 — Steamboat Springs — The former executive director of the Colorado Department of Natural Resources has pleaded guilty to a hunting-related misdemeanor in Routt County. On Wednesday, a judge signed off on Mike King’s plea of guilty to hunting in a closed area, according to court […]

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Two 16-year-old hunters found safe on Black Mountain Tuesday

September 16, 2015 — Tamra Byrnes said her son is getting a GPS for Christmas. On Monday evening, Byrnes' 16-year-old son set out with a friend to do some small game hunting on Black Mountain — nothing out of the ordinary for the young outdoorsmen. But when a fog […]

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Cause of death for missing hunter still unclear

September 16, 2015 — Steamboat Springs — An initial autopsy performed Sunday did not reveal an obvious cause of death for Richard Harkins, the 43-year-old Minnesota hunter found last week in North Routt County. Routt County Coroner Rob Ryg said toxicology tests would be done to help determine how […]

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Body of missing hunter located

September 11, 2015 — Steamboat Springs — After a four-day search, the body of missing 43-year-old Minnesota hunter Richard “Rick” Harkins was found Friday. Routt County Undersheriff Ray Birch said Harkins, who was known as an avid outdoorsman, was found close to his camp along U.S. Forest Service Road […]

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Search for missing hunter to continue Saturday

September 11, 2015 — Steamboat Springs — Search teams will return to the North Routt County woods Saturday for a fifth day of looking for missing Minnesota hunter Richard Harkins. Harkins has been missing since Monday, when he did not return to camp near the bases of Meaden Peak […]

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Search for missing hunter continues today

September 10, 2015 — Steamboat Springs — Family members of Richard "Rick" Harkins on Thursday remained very concerned after the second day of searching for the missing Minnesota bow hunter yielded few results. "I think by now he would have got out on a trail," said Harkins' sister, Kristin […]

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