Routt County

Routt Co. Sheriff's deputies investigate a deadly shooting near Steamboat Springs (credit: Steamboat Pilot Today, Matt Stensland)

Sheriff: Mother Shot And Killed 9-Year-Old Son, Then Shot Herself

Routt County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a mother who allegedly shot and killed her 9-year-old son and then turned the gun on herself.


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Woman Accused Of Faking Cancer Turns Herself In To Police

A 34-year-old woman accused of faking cancer turned herself into authorities in Routt County on Friday.


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8 Convicted For Illegal Game Hunts In Routt County

Eight men from three states, including Colorado, have been convicted and sentenced for participating in illegal game hunts that took place over four years in northwestern Colorado, officials said Wednesday.


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Routt County Sheriff Deputy Suspected Of DUI After Crash

An off-duty Routt County sheriff deputy has been arrested and faces charges of a DUI.



Snowmobiler Survives Fall Off 30 Foot Cliff

A snowmobiler had a close call over the weekend in Routt County.


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Cellphone Helps Rescuers Locate Stuck Snowmobilers

A cellphone helped lead to a late night rescue of three snowmobilers in Routt County.


A wildfire burning near Steamboat Springs was fully contained Wednesday. (credit: CBS)

Steamboat Springs Fire 100% Contained

A wildfire burning near Steamboat Springs was 100 percent contained Wednesday afternoon.


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New Wildfires Break Out In Gunnison County, Routt County

A 100-acre wildfire north of Gunnison prompted evacuations of almost 40 homes in windy, warm weather Friday, and sheriff’s officials said residents near a 10-acre fire west of Gunnison could start preparing to leave just in case.


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2 Dead, 4 Hurt In Plane Crash In Hayden

Authorities say two people are dead and four others injured after a private airplane from Texas crashed just short of an airport runway during a heavy snowstorm in Colorado.


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Obama Volunteers Promote Upcoming Visit

Volunteers for President Barack Obama are gearing up Saturday to promote the president’s visit to Colorado next week.