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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

Fishing Limits Removed At Harvey Gap Reservoir

Anglers are invited to take part in an emergency fish salvage starting Friday at Harvey Gap Reservoir, north of Silt. Colorado Parks and Wildlife has removed minimum size, bag, and possession limits Continue reading

Damaged Equipment Closes Craig Wave Pool For The Season

A water valve that was unintentionally left open Sunday night at the Craig wave pool resulted in substantial damaged to equipment necessary to operate the wave pool including the pool circulation pump motor, wave generation motor and Continue reading

Shadow Mountain Home Owners Owe Money

Several property owners in Shadow Mountain Village are behind on their payments to Moffat County to pay for improvements to the water system that occurred over the last three years. Each property owner in Shadow Mountain was responsible for paying a little over $2,000 for the work, which can be paid in 20 annual installments of Continue reading

Craig Looks For People To Water Flowers

The City of Craig is looking for individuals to water and care for the flower planters around town. Workers are needed from the first of Continue reading

Steamboat Stage 2 Water Restrictions Extended

Due to minimal precipitation since they were instituted, Stage 2 water restrictions will remain in place throughout the summer in Steamboat. Steamboat’s four water districts decided to institute water restrictions in the spring and will continue to use a conservative Continue reading

Man Dies After Fall From Cliff At Kenny Reservoir

A 32-year-old man died in an accident yesterday at Kenny Reservoir near Rangely.  Francis Manu of Lakewood reportedly fell off a cliff in the area, ending up in the water. Manu’s friends contacted a Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Deputy near the reservoir dam,  and told the deputy that Manu had been under water for Continue reading

Be Safe This Memorial Day!

Northwest Colorado residents are being reminded to be cautious when out celebrating this Memorial Day weekend.  Those who are visiting the area or are planning to take their Memorial Day celebration to the mountains should remember to let their bodies adjust to the higher altitude Continue reading

New Requirements For Colorado Boaters

As we get closer to tubing and water skiing season, its important to be aware of newl requirements for Colorado boaters. In an effort to mitigate costs, while continuing to prevention zebra and quagga muscles from spreading to the state’s waters, Colorado Parks and Wildlife has instituted new regulations for 2017. In addition to required Continue reading

Help CDOT Identify Potholes

Pothole season has begun.  Potholes form when snow and rain seep into a road’s foundation, decreasing its strength. When temperatures drop below freezing, the surface of the roadway becomes weak and freezes water in the Continue reading