Tag Archives: river

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.

Meth Baby Hospitalized

Arrest Photo - Connie Faye Hanks58 year old Connie Faye Hanks from Green River Wyoming was arrested earlier this week for endangering a child with a controlled substance after a seven month old girl in her care was discovered to have meth in her system. Authorities were alerted to the situation when the infant was taken to the Hospital suffering form seizures. When tests showed the baby’s blood Continue reading

Bear River Park Meeting Rescheduled

SteamboatThe second of a series of open houses to discuss the Bear River Park Master Plan was cancelled yesterday because consultants involved in the project were unable to make it to Steamboat due to yesterday’s storm. The meeting has been rescheduled Continue reading

Comments Due On Bear River Park

SteamboatMonday is the deadline for the public to comment on the Bear River Park Master Plan.  Click here to visit the website that has been set up to for the public to leave remarks.  The goal of the plan is to create a practical, financially feasible approach to guide future improvements to the park.  The City of Continue reading

Demand To Raft Green And Yampa Rivers Increases

RAFTINGA record number of applications were received this year for permits to raft the Green and Yampa rivers. The 300 available launch permits were awarded by a lottery drawing from all of the received applications. A total of 7,447 applications were received for the 2016 season, almost a ten percent increase from 2015.  Applications were received Continue reading

Is A Flood In Your Future

FLOOD-WATER-300The Large amounts of snow this winter will make for a wet spring and could make flooding an issue. It is always a possibility that melting snow combined with heavy spring rains may present problems with flooding in northwest Colorado.   That means, if you Continue reading