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Construction On Yampa Street In Steamboat

Phase 1 of the Yampa Street Improvements will start again next week in Steamboat.  This phase of the project is scheduled to last through Mid June, work will commence weather permitting. Crews will be constructing new sidewalks and installing street lighting on 6th Street along the Bank of the West Continue reading

Yampa River Improvement Work Starts Tuesday

The City of Steamboat will begin river improvement work Tuesday on the Yampa River. The work will take place along Yampa Street from Little Toots Park to the Ambulance Barn. The city will be working to stabilize eroding banks Continue reading

LSRV Boys And Girls Advance To State Semis

The Little Snake River Valley Boys and Girls advanced in the Wyoming State Basketball Tournaments yesterday with wins over Arvada-Clearmont and Kaycee respectively.  They will both play in the Semi-Final round of the Tournament tonight in Casper. The Girls will play Encampment at 6 with the boys playing Continue reading

New Campground Coming To Elkhead

Construction of a new campground at Elkhead Reservoir was approved by the Craig City Council at their meeting this week. The Colorado River District and Colorado Parks and Wildlife who help to manage the park, also signed off on the project. Multiple council members stated that the new campground should bring more visitors to the area, and will allow more Continue reading

Construction On Yampa River Bridge Suspended

highway-13-smallThe work taking place on the Yampa River Bridge on Highway 13 south of Craig will be suspended through the winter. The work will be suspended through the beginning of March and Continue reading

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