Routt County real estate sales eclipse $19.1M from May 19-25
Real estate transactions in Routt County surpassed $19.1 million across 21 sales for the week of May 19-25. Seller: Mountain Vista Investments LLC, Sagebrush Construction, Schwerpunct LLC, Steamboat Investing LLC, West Windsor Investments LLC. Buyer: Thomas P. Finan. Date: May 19. Price: $1,150,000. Property Description: 2,770-square-foot, five-bedroom, three-bath, single-family residence...
County asks residents to report flooding concerns
Officials with the Routt County Office of Emergency Management are asking residents to help with two flooding-related surveys, including a Flood Damage Self-Assessment Survey and an Observation Survey, to help county employees learn about areas that need assistance with flood response. Property owners are encouraged to complete a Property Damage...
Rawlings sentenced to incident when she was a paraprofessional at SSHS
Sylvia Rawlings pleaded guilty to “Endangerment of an at-risk person” today in Routt County Court. It has to do with an incident Jan. 31 at Steamboat Springs High School where Rawlings was working as a paraprofessional. The Arrest Warrant said that Rawlings repeatedly spun a disabled and nonverbal student out of control, when the student was in their wheelchair. Then it said that Rawlings pushed the student in the wheelchair across the gym floor until the student fell out of the chair and hit their head. The student was taken to the hospital. All of it was on video surveillance in the high school gym.
Local PGA pro garners top teacher recognition
Golf instruction is forever changing. The technological age has reached the sport in a new way, and for some coaches, adapting to this technology has become a challenge. Not many have assimilated this change and mastered it better than Steamboat Springs native Luke Brosterhous, who was named the Colorado PGA Section West Chapter Teacher of the Year for 2022.
Northwest Colorado News for Friday, May 26, 2023
Jessica Stahl has been found guilty on all charges except for one assault charge in the Vehicular Homicide DUI death of Lacey Lewis of Steamboat Springs last summer. Sentencing is July 28. It’s Memorial Day weekend but it’s also a big weekend for graduations in Northwest Colorado. Today...
Zero Tolerance Enforcement Begins Memorial Weekend
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, COLORADO-May 24, 2023-As spring heads toward summer and temperatures start rising, the Steamboat Springs Police Department ISSPD) will be turning up the heat on traffic enforcement with a zero-tolerance campaign. “For some reason, many folks believe that stop signs with white trim are optional,” said Police Chief Mark...
Authorities find missing man deceased on family ranch
Authorities have found the body of a missing man from Routt County. The Routt County Sheriff’s Office said this case is being investigated as an unattended death. According to the Routt County Sheriff’s Office, authorities discovered the body of 76-year-old Michael George Cannon on the family’s ranch on Sunday, May 21.
Historic Hayden Granary to host barn dance on Saturday
The Historic Hayden Granary will host a community barn dance on from 6:30-10 p.m. on Saturday. The nonprofit group has been hosting barn dances for 13 years now, starting in May 2010. On Saturday, the fundraiser will include basic dance instruction with Scott Goodhart starting at 6:30 p.m. and music...
Group asking for money is questioned by Steamboat Springs Police
UPDATE: Stand for the Silent has reached out to Steamboat Radio news and is sending a statement which we will add here. A group called Stand for the Silent has been in Steamboat Springs this week, with tables set up outside of businesses, including Natural Grocers, City Market, Safeway, Jimmy John’s and Walmart.
SSPD says dogs aren’t being poisoned on purpose at dog park
Dogs are not being deliberately poisoned at Rita Valentine Dog Park. The Steamboat Digs Dogs group has been posting about dogs possibly getting poisoned around the park, on social media. And they put signs up at the park this weekend. But Steamboat Springs interim Police Chief Mark Beckett says it isn’t an intentional dog poisoning. It’s an accidental poisoning from a house in the neighborhood.
Routt County issues online surveys to help local flooding response
The Routt County Office of Emergency Management has published two surveys online to help with the response to flooding in the county. The first is an assessment survey for property owners who’ve been affected by flooding, and the second is an observation survey. County officials are encouraging property owners...
Vehicular homicide trial involving death of 25-year-old Steamboat resident begins in Douglas County
Nearly a year after the death of 25-year-old Steamboat Springs resident Lacey Lewis, the jury trial for Jessica Stahl, who’s accused of vehicular homicide, started Monday in Douglas County Court. The fatal collision happened on June 16, 2022, in Parker when Stahl’s vehicle hit Lewis, who was a pedestrian....
YVMC Community Health Benefit Fund grants $300,000 to nonprofit groups
The Yampa Valley Medical Center Foundation in Steamboat Springs has awarded $300,000 in Community Health Benefit Fund spring grants to 14 nonprofit organizations serving Routt and Moffat counties. The funds will be used for the advancement of health issues in the communities served by YVMC, including population health initiatives and...
Dog Days of Summer Raise Responsibility for Pets Owners
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, COLORADO-May 26, 2023-The dog days of summer bring heightened awareness for owners as their pets deal with the hot, sultry, and often unbearable days of summer. The city has several animal control ordinances that all pet owners should remember when heading out that will ensure your favorite four-legged friend enjoys the sensational summer.
New Cottonwood trees to be planted at SSHS
By Shannon Lukens. (This is a picture of the sidewalk along Maple Street, where the trees were removed last year.) Those big cottonwood trees that were removed at Steamboat Springs High School last year, because of the reconfiguring of the parking lot, are being replaced. It’s happening next Tuesday. Matt Tredway had planted the original cottonwoods that were there in the early 2000s, with students from a science class at the middle school when he was a teacher there. He says he and some of the students will be back there to replant new trees. They will also get help from staff and community volunteers.
Routt County Riders Trail Ambassadors get rolling with new season
Trail ambassadors for the Routt County Riders held their annual cycling season orientation Monday night at Howelsen Hill. Ambassadors and their leadership were joined by representatives, advocates and guests from all areas of the Yampa River Valley. As they gathered, the energy level in Olympian Hall was high. The annual...
The Sailors of 2023: SSHS celebrates class that worked hard to overcome mountains of adversity
Steamboat Springs High School graduated the Class of 2023 on Saturday, May 27, on a sunny day in a jam-packed stadium at Gardner Field. “This class came into high school a group of characters, and look at you now — you are a group with character,” SSHS teacher and graduation presenter Kipp Rillos said.
Memorial Day Services for Craig and Steamboat Springs
Monday, May 29, is Memorial Day. Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States for honoring and mourning the U.S. military personnel who have died while serving in the United States armed forces. It is observed on the last Monday of May. Memorial Day services in Craig are...
Northwest Colorado News for Thursday, May 25, 2023
A group called Stand for the Silent has been in Steamboat Springs this week, with tables set up outside of businesses. They say they are raising money for child suicide prevention. Mindy Marriott who runs REPS (Reaching Everyone Preventing Suicide) in Steamboat Springs, spoke with them. “They’re saying that the...
Botanic Park celebrates opening and new gates
The new gates are up at Yampa River Botanic Park, at the entrance at Emerald Fields and along the Core Trail. It’s huge metal gates with decorative metal. Jennifer MacNeil is the executive director of the park. She says the old entrance was very narrow, making it difficult for wheelchairs and strollers to come through. Now it’s much taller which is good for another reason.
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