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Highway 13 Closed Wednesday and Thursday

highway-13-smallHighway 13 south of Craig will be closed two days this week to allow construction to continue on the Yampa River Bridge. The highway will be closed Wednesday and Thursday from 7 am to 7 pm. Detour routes will be in place for drivers in the area, those routes are available below.  Continue reading

Highway 13 Closed Tuesday

highway-13-smallHighway 13 south of Craig will be closed tomorrow to allow construction to continue on the Yampa River Bridge. The highway will be closed from 7 am to 7 pm to allow crews to continue repairs. Detour routes will be in place for drivers in the area. Those routes are available Continue reading

Highway 13 Closed Wednesday

CDOTHighway 13 south of Craig will be closed Wednesday for construction on the Yampa River Bridge. Detour routes will be in place for drivers in the area. Those routes are available below. Continue reading

Kids Can Learn About Cranes Saturday

YAMPA RIVER STATE PARKKids will have an opportunity to learn about cranes, the oldest living species of birds, at a discussion tomorrow morning at the Yampa River State Park. Park representative Nancy Merril  will be giving a talk about cranes, and providing more information about the upcoming crane Continue reading

More Water For The Yampa River

YAMPA RIVERDue to low flow rates and high temperatures in the Yampa River, the Upper Water Conservation District is releasing an additional 10 cubic feet of water per second into the Yampa over the next few weeks. The additional Continue reading

Kids Can Learn The History Of Routt County

YAMPA RIVER STATE PARKKids will have an opportunity Saturday to learn more about the American West and the history of Routt County at a seminar at Yampa River State Park. Colorado Mountain College professor Timothy Opyt will give a talk focused on the cowboys and ranchers from the past that Continue reading

Events For Kids At Yampa River State Park

YAMPA RIVER STATE PARKEvents for kids will be held at the Yampa River State park this weekend. Tonight at 7:30 they can explore the night life in the park by listening to the sounds of animals that come out at night. Tomorrow morning beginning at 10 kids will learn to use GPS to find 8 geocaches hidden throughout the park. Sunday morning at 10 kids can learn an ancient method of Continue reading

UPDATE: Man Thought Dead Revived At TMH

YAMPA RIVEREmergency responders pulled a man from the Yampa River south of Craig late Friday afternoon.  According to Moffat County Sheriff KC Hume, a caller to 911 reported a man in the river who appeared to be Continue reading

Get The Kids Out Of The House This Weekend

YAMPA RIVER STATE PARKEvents have been scheduled at the Yampa River State Park this weekend to help get the kids out of the house. Friday night starting at 8:45, kids can learn about nocturnal animals that live in the park, and the special adaptations that allow them to thrive at night. Saturday morning beginning at 10, learn about the petroglyphs and pictographs that were left Continue reading

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