Tag Archives: water

Skyline Trail In Steamboat To Be Closed

The Skyline Trail in the Sanctuary neighborhood will be closed to all, from the Mount Werner Water Treatment Plant lower parking lot to the Heavenly View access starting Friday. However, the upper portion Continue reading

Turn Water On Your Property Into Power

Those interested in using water on their land to provide power to their property may consider attending a seminar this week in Craig and Steamboat. Regional water rights holders who have at least several hundred gallons of water flow per minute are invited to the free workshop “Make your Own Power with Water” on Thursday in Craig and Steamboat. Representatives from the Colorado Continue reading

Tipton Urges Fix To “Threatening” Water Rule

Following a 6th Circuit Court of Appeals decision that lifted the nationwide stay on the Waters of the United States Rule, or WOTUS, Members of the Congressional Western Caucus are calling on Congress to pass legislation to address the regulation. Colorado Congressman Scott Tipton says it is unacceptable that Continue reading

New Water Lines Coming To Fairgrounds

The water lines at the Moffat County Fairgrounds will be getting an upgrade by the end of April. After receiving four bids to repair the lines at the Fairgrounds, the Moffat County Commissioners at their meeting yesterday awarded the project to the lowest bidder, X Field Continue reading

Deadly Car Fire In Sweetwater County

The death of a Rock Springs man, who was killed in a car fire at the base of White Mountain last week, is under investigation. The pickup of 47-year-old Michael Tinnie was found on fire near the base of White Mountain, not far from the City Water Continue reading

Beware Of Thin Ice

With winters return to Northwest Colorado, people out recreating in the back country need to use caution when doing so near frozen bodies of water. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding the public that while snow may be deep, ponds and streams still may not be frozen enough for winter activity. You should always assume unsafe ice conditions Continue reading

Wildlife On The Move

As this is the time of the year when wildlife begins to move down from the high country, in an effort to get closer to food and water sources, their travel will take them across roadways, increasing the likelihood of vehicle and animal collisions. A majority of Continue reading

Steamboat To Lift Water Restrictions

Water restrictions that were instituted in May in Steamboat will be lifted this weekend. The restrictions will be removed Saturday, but residents are still being asked to conserve water around their homes and property.  Summer water usage data indicates that, under the mandatory stage 2 Continue reading

Road Closed Through Wednesday

Rollingstone Drive in Steamboat will be fully closed to traffic between Anglers Drive and Pine Grove Road through Wednesday. While the closure is in place, Highway 40 should be used as an alternative route between Pine Grove Road and Anglers Drive. The closure will allow crews to 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