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3 years 1 month ago

Officials warn of avalanches following snow

DENVER (AP) - State officials say more than 3 feet of new snow that's fallen in the high country has increased the probability of large avalanches. The Colorado Avalanche Information Center says the storm that moved across the state on Friday and Saturday fell on weak layers of snow. Human-triggered...

3 years 9 months ago

Young child falls into Steamboat Springs creek

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Steamboat Springs police say a 15-month-old child who fell into Butcherknife Creek has been taken to The Children's Hospital in Denver in critical condition. The Steamboat Pilot & Today reports the child's grandfather pulled him out of the water Saturday, about 400 feet downstream....

4 years 5 months ago

Steamboat Springs lays off 7 workers

Steamboat Springs has laid off seven full-time employees to help balance the city's budget. The Steamboat Pilot & Today reports that the employees were notified Monday. Last week, the city council gave initial backing to cutting spending on personnel by more than $700,000. The layoffs include three...

4 years 8 months ago

Volcker sees economy as unstable

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker says years of over-consumption and the resulting debt have made the country's economy unstable. He told about 750 people Thursday in Steamboat Springs that both political parties have to come together to move the country forward and expressed frustration with the current political...

4 years 8 months ago

Sarah Palin endorses John Salazar opponent

Former Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin is endorsing a Steamboat Springs Republican trying to replace incumbent Democratic Congressman John Salazar. Palin describes Bob McConnell as a constitutional conservative who wants to limit government. Palin made the endorsement on her Facebook page. Salazar serves in the 3rd congressional district,...

5 years 1 month ago

New Steamboat gondola up and running

The first new gondola in almost 25 years at Steamboat Ski Resort is now running. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Monday for the gondola linking Trailhead Lodge with the base of the resort. Resort Ventures West says it's the first gondola at the resort since 1986. The gondola...

5 years 2 months ago

Wildlife authorities move 20 moose

Twenty Colorado moose have a new address after wildlife authorities moved them from the Steamboat Springs area to western Colorado. The moose were moved to Rio Blanco County along the Utah state line. There they'll join 24 moose previously moved there from Utah. The state Department of Wildlife moved the...

5 years 2 months ago

Ice fishing season looking fine so far

Ice fishing in Colorado is off to a good start this season. The ice fishing season is just getting started in the Colorado mountains, and fishermen say their catches are looking nice so far. At Stagecoach State Park in Routt County, a reservoir was stocked with 50,000 trout last month....

5 years 4 months ago

Pueblo Central loses in 3A State Semifinals

Pueblo Central's dream at a state championship has come to an end. Central lost to Steamboat Springs 35-7 Saturday in the 3A Semifinals at Pueblo's Dutch Clark Stadium. Central Wildcats quarterback Max Lerille scored a first quarter touchdown to give Central its first and only lead of the game...

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