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Comment On NW Colorado BLM Activities

The Bureau of Land Management’s Northwest Resource Advisory Council will meet this week in Craig. The meeting will be held tomorrow, at the Clarion Inn from 8 to 3. The meeting is open to the public, with a public comment period Continue reading

Body Found In White River

A body was discovered Wednesday in the White River near Rangely. According to a press release, Rio Blanco County sheriff Anthony Mazzola was patrolling the area in an attempt to locate 66-year-old Peter Ruffner, who went missing from the Rangely area in September.  While on the patrol, Continue reading

Open House To Talk Trails Near Steamboat

There will be an open house today in Steamboat to discuss trail maintenance and trail projects in the area. The Steamboat Springs 2A trails committee will host the open house in conjunction with members of the Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund.  Attendees will receive Continue reading

Riverbank Stabilization Work Along The Yampa

The City of Steamboat will be conducting riverbank stabilization and access improvement work starting tomorrow, along the Yampa River near the Stockbridge Multi-Modal Center. Crews will be working to Continue reading

Christmas Tree Permits Available Now

For those who enjoy the process of cutting down their own Christmas tree, permits are now available for tree cutting in the Routt, White River and Medicine-Bowe National Forests. Permits are available for ten dollars and can be purchased from the Bureau of Land Managements local field office in Meeker, in Craig through the Craig Chamber of Commerce, in Steamboat Continue reading

Partial Closure Of Highway 40

Highway 40 will be partially closed in Steamboat through Wednesday morning at the intersection of Elk River road. The closure will allow paving operations to continue on the intersection. The partial closure will take place from Shield Drive  to Curve Court. The closure will be in effect during daylight hours Continue reading

Closure Of Yampa River Lifted

As stream flows are up in the Yampa River due to increased rain and some mountain snow over the weekend, Steamboat has lifted the voluntary closure of the river. In addition to the Yampa River being open Continue reading

Rubber Ducky Race Postponed

The Northwest Colorado Health Rubber Ducky Race, scheduled Saturday in Steamboat, has been postponed due to low water conditions in the Yampa River. The race will be rescheduled after Northwest Colorado Health receives Continue reading

Public Asked To Limit Recreation On The Yampa

Due to low water conditions in the Yampa River, the City of Steamboat has implemented closures for all commercial tubing activities on the river, and is asking the public to limit all recreational use at this time. Average flows for the Yampa  River during late August range from 120-130 cubic feet per second, but as of Continue reading

Reward Offered For Info On Graffiti

The City of Steamboat is offering a $500 reward to anyone with information, or who can identify the individuals responsible for graffiti that occurred at the Bear River Skate Park over the past month. Graffiti was discovered on July 29, with red paint defacing the ramps in several locations across the cement structure. A second more extensive incident occurred on August Continue reading

Where To Watch The Eclipse In NW Colorado

For the first time in 99 years, Americans will be viewing a coast to coast total solar eclipse Monday.  The path of the total eclipse will cover much of Wyoming, with 94% of the sun being covered by the moon in Northwest Colorado.  For those interested, there are a number of eclipse viewing parties in the area. Colorado Continue reading

Highway 40 Intersection Closed Monday Night

The intersection of Highway 40 and Elk River road in Steamboat will be closed tonight to allow the intersection to be re-striped. The intersection will be fully closed from 10, through 6 tomorrow morning. Southbound travelers on Elk River Road wanting to access downtown will detour Continue reading