Tag Archives: Yampa

Yampa Valley Young Pro’s Meet With Congressman Tipton

YVYP TiptonA group from the Yampa Valley Young Professionals sat down  with US Colorado congressman Scott Tipton Wednesday night to discuss opioid abuse, the upcoming election, and challenges facing Northwest Colorado. Tipton provided insight into the steps that he and his colleagues have taken to battle opiod abuse, highlighting legislation that he sponsored aimed at curbing the issue. The group also discussed governmental Continue reading

UPDATE: YVYP Softball Tournament Cancelled

YVYPThe Yampa Valley Young professionals were unable to get enough teams to participate in their softball tournament so it has been cancelled. The Balls Out Coed Softball Tournament was suppose to Continue reading

Yampa Valley Young Professionals Social Friday

YVYPYampa Valley Young Professional, a group for Craig area professional under the age of 40, will hold their monthly social Friday evening at Elkhead Reservoir from 6 to 9. The group will be swimming on the east shore. Hot dogs will be provided. The event is family friendly and those interested in finding out more about Continue reading

NW Colorado Produced 81% Of States Coal In April

coalplugNorthwest Colorado produced over 80% of the states coal in April according to recent numbers released by the Yampa Valley Data Partners. However, the numbers are slightly misleading as annual production for 2016 is 23 to 44 percent behind the totals Continue reading

UPDATE: Man Thought Dead Revived At TMH

YAMPA RIVEREmergency responders pulled a man from the Yampa River south of Craig late Friday afternoon.  According to Moffat County Sheriff KC Hume, a caller to 911 reported a man in the river who appeared to be Continue reading

Planned Power Outage Tonight In Hayden

yampa-valley-electric-assocThere is a planned power outage for the Hayden area Thursday night to allow Yampa Valley Electric to fix a problem at the Hayden Substation which was struck by lightning earlier this week. The outage will occur from 9 to midnight. The lightning strike caused an initial outage, but crews were able to make temporary repairs to the substation. As the  substation remains susceptible to Continue reading

Where To Watch Fireworks Near You

FIREWORKS-3-300Below are where to watch area fireworks shows on July 4th. Continue reading

Where To Celebrate This 4th Of July Weekend

american-flag-1-300There will an abundance of activities this weekend and public fireworks shows on Monday. In Craig the VFW parade will begin at 11 Monday morning with Fireworks that night at Moffat County High School. The parade will start at the VFW heading west on Victory Way, then turn north on Ledford. Steamboat’s Cowboy Round-up Days is this weekend Continue reading

Get The Kids Out Of The House This Weekend

YAMPA RIVER STATE PARKEvents have been scheduled at the Yampa River State Park this weekend to help get the kids out of the house. Friday night starting at 8:45, kids can learn about nocturnal animals that live in the park, and the special adaptations that allow them to thrive at night. Saturday morning beginning at 10, learn about the petroglyphs and pictographs that were left Continue reading

Steamboat Opens Up Roads For Holliday Weekend

SteamboatDue to the holiday weekend, all closures related to the Yampa Street Improvement Project in Steamboat will be suspended beginning tomorrow. All barricades and closure signs will be removed although some areas will still have construction Continue reading

Routt National Forest Road Closed

routt-natl-forest-signForest Road 250 near Yampa has been temporarily closed on the Routt National Forest during hazard tree removal operations. The closure is expected to be in place through the end of July. Nearly the entire stretch of road on the Yampa Ranger District is affected by the temporary closure. Over six miles in length, the road is located in south Routt County, in the Gore Range. The closure Continue reading

Yampa Street Improvement Meeting Friday

SteamboatThe next public meeting to discuss the Yampa Street Improvement project will be held Friday morning. The meeting begins at 9 and will take place at Aurum Food and Wine. Yampa Street is currently closed to traffic between 7th and 9th streets. Construction is taking place between 7am to Continue reading