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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

Craig Kayaker Who Died In Dinosaur Identified

The Craig man who died in a kayaking accident over the weekend in Dinosaur National Monument has been identified. 66-year-old Mike Brinks was floating the Yampa River in an inflatable kayak Continue reading

UPDATE: Craig Man Dies In Kayaking Accident

The family of the Craig man who died in a kayaking accident over the weekend in Dinosaur National Monument has yet to give consent for his identity to be released to the public. While the victims identity has been widely shared on social media, out of respect for Continue reading

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Instituted

With multiple wildfires burning in Northwest Colorado, Stage 1 fire restrictions have been instituted for public lands managed by the BLM’s White River Field Office, as well as for the portions of the Routt National forest located in Garfield and Rio Blanco Counties. The restrictions will also affect a small portion of southern Moffat County, which is Continue reading

UPDATE: What’s Going On For The 4th OF July?

There will an abundance of activities this long 4th of July weekend including public fireworks shows. In Craig the VFW/American Legion parade will begin at 11 Tuesday morning.  The parade will start at Veterans Hall, formerly the VFW.  The head west on Victory Way, then turn north on Ledford. Following the parade, their will be a dedication of the Craig WWII Memorial. All WWII veterans, their families Continue reading

“Respect the Yampa” By Keeping it Clean

With tubing season on the horizon, the City of Steamboat and other river advocates are asking those planning to recreate on the Yampa River, to take steps to keep it clean. The “Respect the Yampa” campaign Continue reading

Elk River Bridge To Be Re-Decked Next Week

Routt County Road 52E between Clark and Steamboat will be closed starting Monday at the Elk River Bridge, near the intersection with CR 129, to allow the bridge to be re-decked. Construction is expected to last through Continue reading