Tag Archives: Yampa River

“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

Man Who Died In Yampa River Identified

The 22-year-old man who died after jumping in the Yampa River Sunday night has been identified by Steamboat authorities.  Arman Quereshi, who had reportedly moved to Steamboat this winter, was contacted by Steamboat Police after he was accused of attempting to steal a purse earlier in the evening. While Continue reading

UPDATE 2: Search Crews Find Body Of Missing Man

The body of a man, who was contacted by Steamboat Police late Sunday night, was found Monday afternoon in the Yampa River. The 22-year-old was last seen entering the river, following the exchange with officers. Police initially Continue reading

Plan To Improve The Health Of The Yampa River

The City of Steamboat is working on a plan to improve the health and resiliency of the Yampa River. The Yampa River Health Assessment Stream Flow Management Plan will identify target flows for the river and will Continue reading

Steamboat Water Restriction In Effect Monday

Due to minimal precipitation and above average temperatures this winter, combined with a very dry February and March, water restrictions will go into effect Monday in Steamboat. Because of these conditions, water providers Continue reading

Time For Flood Insurance?

The large amounts of snow this winter could result in area flooding.  In fact, on Monday this week the Elk River in Routt County had record-setting flows, and the Yampa River near Steamboat was flowing well above normal for this time of year.  Due to increased flood risk, it may be Continue reading

Free Hikes To Eliminate Excess Holiday Calories

The Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering guided hikes and other activities for those looking to get outside on New Years Day, to burn off some of those excess holiday calories. First Day Hikes will be held at the Stagecoach, Steamboat Lake and Yampa River state parks on January 1st. Those interested in taking a hike at Stagecoach State Park should meet at the Yampatheater at 10:30. Multiple hikes will be offered ranging from a kid friendly Continue reading

Work On The Yampa River Starts Monday

YAMPA RIVERThe Yampa River Core Trail in Steamboat will be closed periodically over the next two weeks to allow work to take place on the Yampa River. The City of Steamboat is partnering with the Friends of the Yampa to Continue reading

Highway 13 Open Wednesday Closed Thursday

highway-13-smallThe closure scheduled for Highway 13 south of Craig tomorrow has been cancelled. The highway will still be closed Thursday to allow construction to continue on the Yampa River Bridge. The highway will be closed Thursday from 7 am to 7 pm to allow crews to continue repairs. Detour routes will be in place for drivers in the Continue reading

MOCO Sheriff Looking For Information On Drowning

Trystan CampbellThe Moffat County Sheriff’s office is looking for information related to the death of 18 year old Trystan Campbell, who drowned in the Yampa River near Loudy Simpson Park in early July.  Alcohol consumption is thought to have been a contributing factor in his death.  The Sheriffs Department is primarily looking for information on how Campbell Continue reading

Craig 18 Year Old Dies At Denver Hospital

Trystan Campbell18-year-old, Trystan Campbell, who was pulled unresponsive from the Yampa River South of Craig  Friday afternoon, died Saturday from his injuries after being revived at The Memorial  Hospital at Craig, then flown by flight-for-life to University Hospital in Denver.  A “Go Fund Me’”  account has been set up in his name to help his family with  Continue reading

Green And Yampa Noncommercial River Permits

COLORADO RIVERA lottery is now open for noncommercial river permits for the high use season on the Green and Yampa Rivers in Dinosaur National Monument. The lottery is underway now and runs through 10am on January 31st. The lottery allows boaters to compete for the 300 permits that are available for the high use season. In recent years, the monument has Continue reading