Top 10 most-read stories this week: 13 guns seized, trash remains at Rainbow Gathering site
The Steamboat Springs Police Department reported confiscating four AR-15s, seven handguns and two shotguns, as well as thousands of rounds of ammunition and more than 100 fully loaded handgun and rifle magazines.
According to the police department, the investigation began with the U.S. Secret Service sharing a report with Steamboat police on June 23 about Daniel Domin, 37, allegedly threatening “a former high-ranking politician.”
The public is also being asked to respect the city’s voluntary river closer, which means no tubing, no boating, no paddle boarding, no swimming and no fishing.
The fire was first reported Monday afternoon, and road signs on either side of the pass alert drivers that the fire has already been called in.
With essential workers from school teachers to bus drivers living in the Cheney Creek Tiny Homes in Milner, the developer hopes other entrepreneurs will replicate his “proof of concept” to create more attainable housing in Routt County.
For two decades, a Steamboat Springs man has created some of the most respected drift boats and skiffs in the country. Today, that reputation stretches from Alaska to Florida, where many people who enjoy hunting and fishing have come to rely on the Hog Island boats, whether in search of a trout, hunting water fowl or just looking for a day on the water.
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has confirmed a positive monkeypox case in Routt County, though local and state officials say the risk to the public remains low.
Steamboat resident Veronika Merchant traveled to Utah to compete in the Starvation extreme triathlon, part of the XTRI World Tour qualifiers, on Saturday, July 9.
Significant amounts of bagged trash and discarded camping equipment are piled up alongside the roads in Adams Park, a result of the 50th anniversary Rainbow Gathering about 25 miles north of Hayden.
As of Tuesday, July 19, there were two helicopters dropping water, as well as one engine and a ground crew of about 10 people responding to the burn.
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