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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

County Road To Be Closed For Bridge Re-Decking

Moffat County Road 17 will be closed next month between Highway 40 and the ColoWyo Mine, to allow the bridge that crosses the Yampa River to be re-decked.  The work will start August 14th and is scheduled to last through September 8th. However, the work may be completed before that date. A Continue reading

Flash Flood Watch In Effect Tuesday

A flash flood watch is in effect through Tuesday night, for areas in the upper, central and lower Yampa River basins. Scattered thunderstorms with heavy rain are forecast through the evening, which may result in flood conditions. The flash flood Continue reading

YVYP’s Meet Thursday At Loudy-Simpson

The monthly meeting of the Yampa Valley Young Professionals will take place tonight at Loudy-Simpson Park at 5:30.  The group will be discussing the Yampa River Diversion Park Project and their upcoming softball tournament. All those 40 Continue reading

UPDATE: Identity Of Man Who Died After Bike Accident Released

The Steamboat man, who died in a Denver hospital Monday, after crashing his bike Sunday afternoon, has been identified. 64-year-old Steve Novak crashed his bike just before one Saturday, near the intersection of Trafalgar Drive and Pamela Lane. Novak is believed to have lost Continue reading

Flash Flood Watch In Effect

A flash flood watch is in effect through midnight Wednesday, for areas in the central and lower Yampa River basins. Scattered thunderstorms with heavy rain are forecast through the evening, which may result in flood conditions. The flash Continue reading