Tag Archives: Yampa

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

Classes For Kids At Yampa River State Park

YAMPA RIVER STATE PARKEvents will be held at Yampa River State Park this weekend to help teach kids more about the area that they live. Friday night starting at 6, take a class to learn about bats and how they affect the ecological health of the park. On Saturday morning at 10, learn about the Yamparika Ute Indians, the first inhabitants of Routt County. Additional Continue reading

Dinner On The Avenue Huge Success

YVYPHundreds showed up for a free dinner in Craig Friday night. The event, hosted by the Yampa Valley Young Professionals and the Craig Downtown Business Association, drew a crowd of over 300 people who were treated to Barbeque sandwiches, and a variety of sides and deserts. There were Continue reading

Man Rescued Out Of Yampa River

YAMPA RIVERA man was rescued Sunday afternoon in Steamboat, after he was stranded during a float trip on the Yampa River. Witnesses called authorities after they saw the man, who was not wearing a life jacket, hanging on a log near the “D-hole” area of the river. When they Continue reading

Northwest Colorado Produces Most Of The States Coal

COAL-MINING-300Recent numbers released by the Yampa Valley Data Partners show that Moffat, Routt and Rio Blanco counties produced nearly 80% of the state’s coal in March. This may be deceiving however because the numbers also showed Moffat and Rio Blanco continued Continue reading

Free Dinner In Craig Tonight

YVYPA reminder that there will be a free dinner offered to the Yampa Valley Community Friday Night in Craig. The Dinner will be put on by the Yampa Valley Young Professionals and Continue reading

Get The Kids Out Of The House This Weekend

YAMPA RIVER STATE PARKEvents have been scheduled at the Yampa River State Park and the Hayden Town Park this weekend to get kids out of the house. Tonight at 8 join a ranger at Yampa River State Park for camp fire stories and s’mores. Tomorrow morning the kids can practice fishing during the Huck Finn Days at Continue reading

Free Community Dinner Friday In Craig

YVYPA free community dinner will be held this week in Craig. The dinner, hosted by the Yampa Valley Young Professionals in conjunction with the Downtown Business association, will take place Friday at Alice Pleasant Park beginning at 5:30. Groups and non-profits from the area will provide dinner and Continue reading

Blood Drive Next Week In Steamboat

BLOOD-DRIVE2There will be a community blood drive in Steamboat next week. The blood drive will be held Thursday at the Yampa Valley Medical Center from 12:30 to 6. To schedule an appointment call Bonfils Appointment Center at Continue reading

Golf To Support The Memorial Hospital

GolfRegistration is now open for a golf tournament which benefits the Memorial Hospital Foundation. The 16th annual Memorial Hospital Foundation Golf Tournament will take place at the Yampa Valley Golf Course on Friday June 10th. The tournament will cost Continue reading

Highway 13 Closed Today

highway-13-smallThe Highway 13 Bridge that crosses the Yampa River just south of Craig will be fully closed Tuesday for repairs. Traffic signals have been installed to guide traffic through the work zone. Southbound traffic will be detoured to Ranney  Street, past the power plant then back onto Continue reading