Man seriously injured in car crash east of Hayden
A Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputy investigates the scene of a two-car accident just east of Hayden Friday afternoon. The utility truck in the foreground collided with the semi-tractor trailer down the road near mile marker 112. The driver of the utility truck was taken to Steamboat by ambulance with serious injuries. The highway was closed in both directions and traffic routed onto Routt County Road 51A. John F. Russell/Steamboat Today
In an effort to make coal more competitive against natural gas and renewable energy sources, two of the nation’s largest coal companies, Peabody Energy and Arch Coal, have announced that they plan to combine assets in Colorado and Wyoming. Routt County’s Twentymile Mine would be managed under the new joint venture.