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“One Big Home” documentary resonates for Routt County

Article adapted from the Steamboat Pilot Please plan to join us at Library Hall at 6:30 p.m. Wed. April 12 for this Green Building related documentary. The filmmaker’s brother, who lives in Steamboat, will introduce the film that night. Jennie at the library will make the popcorn! When carpenter, surfer and documentary filmmaker Thomas Bena […]

Hazardous Household Waste Part II

Household Hazardous Wastes Part II Reuse and Recycle  Community Recycle Drop Off Day is schedule on October 12th at Howelsen Hill from 9:00 to 12:00.  This is the second blog in a series on items to be collected on the Drop Off Day.  The first blog post discussed Household Hazardous Wastes (HHW) and how to […]

Stagecoach State Park Tree Planting a Success

The second planting for Retree Steamboat 2013 happened May 22nd, in Stagecoach State Park, with amazing sun filled skies, and 14 wonderful volunteers. Stagecoach, located in Routt County, is in great need of trees due to the amount of wide open space surrounding the existing reservoir. This treeless area creates high winds and very hot temperatures […]

Drought brings Ag needs to forefront

Colorado State University Extension office Agent for Agriculture, Todd Hagenbuch, brought some very important agriculture needs to the forefront at our July community meeting last week… info we can’t help but continue to share. Even with the rains we’ve been getting, the Yampa Valley is in full throngs of the decade’s drought.  Local media focus […]

Routt County Cleaned Up

Over 100 locals registered for the Routt County Cleanup Day and cleaned up 30 miles of county highway this week, with over 50 showing up to clean today despite some inclement weather and multiple in-town events, beating last year’s turnout by far! The event was hosted by Routt County Environmental Health, a huge thanks to […]