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County Update: Fiscal responsibility

January 5, 2020

By the time this gets to print, we will be through the holiday season and into the New Year and a new decade. Routt County government has been planning for 2020 and the new decade....

Talking Green: ‘Tis the season for sustainability

December 22, 2019

With all the decorating, gift giving, feasting and traveling, the holidays can cause a big jump in your carbon footprint. Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, household waste alone increases by more than 25%.  But, there’s still time...

Community Agriculture Alliance: A look back at 2019

December 17, 2019

As 2019 comes to a close, Community Agriculture Alliance is proud to look back over the past year and share some of the impacts we’ve helped create in our community. Community Ag was founded 20 years...

Spoke Talk: Routt County Riders e-bike position

December 17, 2019

Here at Routt County Riders, we love bikes. Road bikes, mountain bikes, gravel bikes, townie bikes, whatever gets you outside and enjoying our beautiful valley. We would love to see more of our fellow community...

Skier triggers weekend avalanche on Rabbit Ears

December 3, 2019

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Avalanche danger in Routt County has escalated in recent days, following heavy snow storms and gusting winds.   On Sunday, the Colorado Avalanche Information Center received its first report of an avalanche in the Routt...