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UPDATE: Body Of Missing Rafter Found In The Green River

antional park service 300A body matching the description of a rafter missing since Friday evening has been found. Sandra Wolder, age 62, of Aurora, Colorado was an apparent drowning victim at Upper Disaster Falls on the Green River in the Canyon of Lodore within Dinosaur National Monument.

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Routt National Forest Road Closed

routt-natl-forest-signForest Road 250 near Yampa has been temporarily closed on the Routt National Forest during hazard tree removal operations. The closure is expected to be in place through the end of July. Nearly the entire stretch of road on the Yampa Ranger District is affected by the temporary closure. Over six miles in length, the road is located in south Routt County, in the Gore Range. The closure Continue reading

Schedule For Whittle The Wood

whittle-the-wood-tile-150Wood carving began yesterday at Loudy Simpson Park as chain saw artists got to work on their creations ahead of this weekend’s Whittle the Wood in Craig. The carving will continue through Saturday morning. The public is invited to stop by over the next couple of days and watch as the pieces take shape. Judging will be Saturday. This year’s Whittle Continue reading

Classes For Kids At Yampa River State Park

YAMPA RIVER STATE PARKEvents will be held at Yampa River State Park this weekend to help teach kids more about the area that they live. Friday night starting at 6, take a class to learn about bats and how they affect the ecological health of the park. On Saturday morning at 10, learn about the Yamparika Ute Indians, the first inhabitants of Routt County. Additional Continue reading

Get The Kids Out Of The House This Weekend

YAMPA RIVER STATE PARKEvents have been scheduled at the Yampa River State Park and the Hayden Town Park this weekend to get kids out of the house. Tonight at 8 join a ranger at Yampa River State Park for camp fire stories and s’mores. Tomorrow morning the kids can practice fishing during the Huck Finn Days at Continue reading

Highway 13 Closed Today

highway-13-smallThe Highway 13 Bridge that crosses the Yampa River just south of Craig will be fully closed Tuesday for repairs. Traffic signals have been installed to guide traffic through the work zone. Southbound traffic will be detoured to Ranney  Street, past the power plant then back onto Continue reading

Bear River Park Master Plan Meeting Wednesday

SteamboatThe third meeting to discuss the Bear River Park Master Plan will occur Wednesday in Steamboat. The meeting starts at 5:30 and will be held at Citizens Hall. The City is hosting these meetings to present information to the public about the plan and to gather their feedback. The Continue reading

River Road Now Open

SteamboatRiver Road in Steamboat is now open to traffic after being shut down by a minor rock slide earlier this week. Crews finished cleaning up the area yesterday afternoon, but some damage still remains so drivers should continue to use caution while passing through the area. The Public Continue reading

Yampa River Trail Closures

YAMPA RIVERDue to water continuing to rise in the Yampa, another section of the Yampa River Trail in Steamboat is now closed. In addition to the closures at the Highway 40 underpass at Walton Creek, and at the Railroad underpass Continue reading

Meetings To Discuss Water Next Week

water plan meetings-229Three meetings will take place next week to discuss the Water Plans for the Yampa, White and Green River Basins. John Stulp the “Interbasin Compact Committee Director” and a special water policy advisor to Governor Hickenlooper will be at the meetings to discuss water issues in the area. The first meeting will be Monday evening from Continue reading

Yampa River Trail Closures

YAMPA RIVERDue to rising water in the Yampa, sections of the Yampa River Trails in Steamboat are now closed. When the rising river levels present a danger to walkers and runners, the City of Steamboat Parks and Community Service Department will mark the closed trails with detour routes. Continue reading

UPDATE – Highway 13 NOT Closed Thursday

CDOTThe Highway 13 Bridge that crosses the Yampa River just south of Craig will NOT be closed Thursday.  The change is plans is due to high water.