Routt County Newswire

Routt County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Routt County, CO.

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  1. Wickstrom: Stagecoach State Park near Steamboat Springs is a winter sports destinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 13 | Denver Post

    ... morning to share the wealth of outdoor activities available at his park. Stagecoach State Park is located in Routt County near the City of Steamboat Springs. The main feature of the park is the 819-acre reservoir located on the Upper Yampa River, ...


  2. Sincere ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | Steamboat Magazine

    ... prings with their son, Jack, their two Labrador retrievers, Sam and Marti, and a kitty, Goose, adopted from the Routt County Humane Society.


  3. Give Back This ThanksgivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | Steamboat Magazine

    In 2016, 841 plates of food were served to the Steamboat Springs community as part of the Routt County United Way's annual Thanksgiving dinner. For the fourth year in a row, 375 volunteers will give back in the form of helping set up, washing dishes and donating food.


  4. Gov. Hickenlooper grants clemency to 22, Nathan Dunlap not includedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | The Gazette

    In 1972 James Wachsman pled no contest in Routt County, Colo., to selling marijuana. After serving his time, Wachsman went on to start a business and a family and became a productive member of his community.


  5. Smoke on the MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | Steamboat Magazine

    November 8, 2017-The Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue in conjunction with Parks & Community Services and Routt County Environmental Services will be burning the remaining slash piles on Emerald Mountain over the coming weeks and could start as early as this week, weather and conditions permitting. "Burning the slash piles is the final phase of the clean-up from logging operations," remarked Mel Stewart, Fire Chief Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue.


  6. At 19, Dylan Roberts ran a campaign office for Barack Obama in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2017 | Denver Post

    Dylan Roberts was elected Saturday to fill the seat of retiring Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush, D-Steamboat Springs, whose resignation will be effective starting Nov. 2. A native Coloradan, Roberts was born and raised in Routt County and returned after college and law school to live and work in Eagle County, where he serves as the deputy district attorney. "I am humbled by this responsibility and look forward to serving the people of Eagle County and Routt County as their state representative," Rep.-elect Roberts said in a statement released by the Colorado House Democrats.


  7. Officials say bandage found in Steamboat hospital au jus posed no health risksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2017 | Denver Post

    ... of our dining services and facilities." The Steamboat Today learned about the incident after being contacted by Routt County resident Erik Lacasse, who had been at the hospital visiting someone with his 2-year-old grandson. Lacasse said that soon ...


  8. Early season snowstorms catch the attention of Colorado avalanche forecastersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2017 | The Gazette

    ... storm, which passed through Colorado Oct. 1 and 2, dropped 15-20 inches of snow in the Steamboat Springs-Routt County area, according to snow forecasting website OpenSnow. The Loveland Basin got 11 inches, while Pikes Peak only received 3 to 4. ...


  9. Former ranch owners take ex-Steamboat councilman to court over unpaid $2.3M loanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | Denver Post

    A Montrose couple has gone to court to collect nearly $2.3 million from former Steamboat Springs City Councilman Tony Connell after he allegedly stopped repaying a loan he got from the couple a decade ago to buy their Routt County horse ranch. According to a civil lawsuit filed against Connell earlier this month in Routt County District Court, Connell got a $1 million loan from John and Christi McRoy when Connell purchased Saddle Mountain Ranch from them in 2007 for $2.9 million.


  10. 2018 WinterWonderGrass Festival lineup announced; tickets now on saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | The Aspen Times

    ... the festival wills support Rocky Mountain Youth Corps, Yampatika, Yampa Valley Autism Program and Partners in Routt County. The festival will also bring late night shows Feb. 23 and Feb. 24 to Thunderhead Lodge at the top of the Gondola, The ...


  11. History Happy HoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | Steamboat Magazine

    On the first Tuesday of each month, October through April, the Tread of Pioneers presents the "History Happy Hour" series at 5:30pm at the Butcherknife Brewery. Attendees will receive one free craft beer to sip while they are immersed into the rowdy and raucous Routt County.


  12. Investigation clears Routt County law enforcement officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | Denver Post

    An independent investigation by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation and the Mesa County District Attorney's Office has determined several public officials did not commit any crimes. The investigation, which was prompted by a complaint from former Steamboat Springs Police Department officer Kristin Bantle, was looking into conduct by Routt County Sheriff Garrett Wiggins, District Attorney Brett Barkey and District Attorney's Office investigator Doug Winters.


  13. Moffat County suicides drop to zero, officials still worried about access to careRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | Denver Post

    No one has died as the result of suicide in Moffat County this year, and only one death by suicide has been recorded for the year in Routt County. "This is a historical low," said Mindy Marriott, executive director of Reaching Everyone Preventing Suicide, which works to prevent suicide in the Yampa Valley.


  14. Steamboat Condo Robbed of Christmas Tree. Because Yes, It Was Already Up.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | KUAD-FM Windsor

    ... he robbed already had their Christmas tree out. He didn't get away with this for long. His roommates called the Routt County Sheriff and snitched on him, saying he was really drunk and thought this would be a fun idea. He was arrested on Tuesday for ...


  15. Deep Creek wildfire 100 percent containedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | Denver Post

    ... been sparked by a previous fire that had not been completely extinguished. That investigation has been ongoing. Routt County Emergency Management Director David "Mo" DeMorat said the fire's cost is expected to exceed $2 million. At the height of the ...


  16. Drones scouting Deep Creek fire find coal seam burning near HaydenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | Denver Post

    Drones being used to survey what kinds of fuels were burning within the perimeter of the Deep Creek fire northeast of Hayden revealed a what looks like a coal seam on fire south of Routt County Road 56. "We don't know exactly what it is," Routt County Emergency Management director David "Mo" DeMorat said. "We have to get some heavy equipment and do some digging to determine what it is."


  17. Firefighters continue to battle three wildfires in northwestern ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2017 |

    ... Fire managers said lightning strikes sparked the Pine Tree and Deep Creek fires, as well as the Big Red Fire in Routt County. The Big Red fire had burned an estimated 2,931 acres as of Monday evening and was 15 percent contained.


  18. Deep Creek fire near Steamboat Springs has burned more than 4,000 acresRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2017 | Vail Daily News

    Officials remain confident as they work to contain the 4,112-acre wildfire burning in West Routt County near Steamboat Springs. "I think they're getting a pretty good perimeter on this fire," Routt County Sheriff Garrett Wiggins said.


  19. Dissolution of DACARead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | Steamboat Magazine

    ... are scared and insecure and with that comes fear," says Michelle Petix, executive director of Partners in Routt County. "Our mentors work to ensure the youth grow knowing their value, not just morally but economically; they grow up and contribute. ...


  20. No containment yet for Routt County wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | Denver Post

    Routt County residents continued to feel the impacts of wildfire season Wednesday as dozens of firefighters tried to get a handle on a more active Deep Creek fire burning near Hayden. And children in Hayden were told to be vigilant crossing the street because of a large influx of fire engines and other trucks converging there for firefighting efforts.