Trailhead vandalism repairs completed | SteamboatToday.com
YOUR AD HERE »

Trailhead vandalism repairs completed

Routt County Sheriff's Office deputy Aaron Arsenault and Sgt. Kurtis Luster check for fingerprints on one of the three pieces of construction equipment a vandal used to damage the Ridge trailhead. A vandal overturned a skid steer in the parking lot.
Scott Franz

— Work has been completed to repair vandalism at the new trailhead parking area on the back of Emerald Mountain.

Between $80,000 and $100,000 worth of damage was discovered Sept. 10. The new bathroom had to be replaced. Charles Enger and Michael Jones have pleaded guilty to criminal mischief and will be responsible for paying for the damage.

The trailhead project is a partnership between the city of Steamboat Springs and the Bureau of Land Management and was funded, in part, by lodging tax dollars voters approved to spend on local trail improvements.



To reach Matt Stensland, call 970-871-4247, email mstensland@SteamboatToday.com or follow him on Twitter @SBTStensland


Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Steamboat and Routt County make the Steamboat Pilot & Today’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.

 

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User