Tag Archives: Yampa

C-DOT Continues Work on Highway 13

C-DOTThe Colorado Department of Transportation will continue work on Highway 13 between Craig and Meeker next week. There are two projects underway on the stretch, including bridgework Continue reading

Rainbow Trout Populations Making Comeback from Whirling Disease

rainbow troutAfter being devastated by whirling disease in the 1990s, rainbow trout populations are increasing in most major rivers in the state thanks to a 20-year effort by Colorado Parks and Wildlife Continue reading

Plenty of Fireworks Shows to Enjoy Tomorrow Night

FIREWORKS-3-300There are plenty of places to celebrate the 4th of July and catch local professional fireworks displays tomorrow night. In Craig a parade will take place at 11. It will start at the Craig VFW and end at City Market. Fireworks will be set off tomorrow night from Moffat County High School. Steamboat is holding Cowboy Round-up Continue reading

Yampa Community Yard Sales

Yampa is having their community yard sales Saturday June 13th beginning at 9am.  Maps with addresses of the sales will be at the Yampa post office, Montgomery’s and Little Beavers.

Call 638-4511 for more info.

Public Invited on Downtown Tour of Steamboat

City-of-SteamboatCommunity members are invited on a tour focused on the Design Elements of the Steamboat Downtown Reinvestment Plan Area. Anyone with an interest is encouraged to Continue reading

Communities Receive Grants for Water Projects

WATER CONSERVATIONThe state has awarded $9.5 million in grants for 15 drinking water and wastewater systems in small communities, including a couple in Northwest Colorado. The Department of Public Health Environment announced Friday the grants are for planning, designing or building systems. Grants for drinking water projects Continue reading

Fire Destroys Royal Hotel in Yampa

fire-1-300The Royal Hotel and Bar in Yampa has been destroyed by a fire. No injuries were reported after the fire broke out late Saturday. The fire is being blamed on a coal burning stove. Firefighters say the fire continued into Sunday Continue reading

Lincoln Avenue in Steamboat to Close for Filming

movie-filmLincoln Avenue in downtown Steamboat will be closed Thursday morning, while a commercial is being filmed for Ford trucks. The street will be closed between 5th and 11th Streets from 6:30 in the morning to 1 in the afternoon. No parking is allowed on Lincoln Avenue in the area of the closure during that time. Traffic will be rerouted onto Oak and Yampa streets. Pedestrian traffic will be allowed on Lincoln Avenue sidewalks during the closure with brief holds while cameras Continue reading

4-H K-9 Club Offers Holiday Photos

4-hThe Moffat County 4-H K-9 Club will be taking pictures of pets for a fundraiser tomorrow. The club is offering to take Christmas photos of the whole family, including pets, that you can make into holiday cards, or hang as family pictures. 100 percent of the proceeds go to local 4-H clubs. The pictures will be taken from 10 to 2 Continue reading

State Parks Promotes Hiking Trail in Steamboat

co-state-parksState Parks Officials are promoting premiere hiking areas in the state.  Officials say the state’s wet winter is making for some great wildflower viewing this year, and says there are certain hiking trails where Continue reading

Rivers Continue to Run High and Fast

FLOOD-WATER-300Northwest Colorado rivers are running high and fast, prompting warnings about playing in and around them this weekend.  The Grand County Office of Emergency Management closed Grand County Continue reading

Elk, Green and Yampa Rivers On The Rise

river floodingStrong river flows will continue for western Colorado as snow melt increases. Warm temperatures will continue for the rest of the week increasing snow melt across the region. The snow melt, along with recent rain Continue reading