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Kids Can Learn About Cranes Saturday

YAMPA RIVER STATE PARKKids will have an opportunity to learn about cranes, the oldest living species of birds, at a discussion tomorrow morning at the Yampa River State Park. Park representative Nancy Merril  will be giving a talk about cranes, and providing more information about the upcoming crane Continue reading

More Water For The Yampa River

YAMPA RIVERDue to low flow rates and high temperatures in the Yampa River, the Upper Water Conservation District is releasing an additional 10 cubic feet of water per second into the Yampa over the next few weeks. The additional Continue reading

Kids Can Learn The History Of Routt County

YAMPA RIVER STATE PARKKids will have an opportunity Saturday to learn more about the American West and the history of Routt County at a seminar at Yampa River State Park. Colorado Mountain College professor Timothy Opyt will give a talk focused on the cowboys and ranchers from the past that Continue reading

Energy Production Down Again In NW Colorado

Yampa Data Partners LogoEnergy Production continues to decline in Moffat, Routt, and Rio Blanco counties. That according to the most recent numbers released by the “Yampa Valley Data Partners”. Total Continue reading

Events For Kids At Yampa River State Park

YAMPA RIVER STATE PARKEvents for kids will be held at the Yampa River State park this weekend. Tonight at 7:30 they can explore the night life in the park by listening to the sounds of animals that come out at night. Tomorrow morning beginning at 10 kids will learn to use GPS to find 8 geocaches hidden throughout the park. Sunday morning at 10 kids can learn an ancient method of Continue reading

Young Pro’s Softball Tournament Rescheduled

YVYPThe Yampa Valley Young Professionals “Balls Out Softball Tournament” has been rescheduled for August 20th and 21st. The cost for the tournament is $150 per team. To register for the tournament contact Tori Pingley at the Moffat County Continue reading

Fire In Dinosaur Grows, Crews Gain Control

Dinosaur National Monument QuarryDry conditions and warm temperatures caused the fire in Dinosaur National Monument near Yampa Bench Road to expand yesterday, but crews were able to make progress in controlling the blaze. According to a park representative, as of yesterday afternoon, the fire was close to 800 Continue reading

Lightning Fire In Dinosaur National Park

Dinosaur National Monument QuarryCrews are working to combat a fire that began Friday in Dinosaur National Monument north of Yampa Bench Road. The fire started from a lightning strike. Aircraft are working in conjunction with ground crews to suppress the fire through the air. Conditions are expected to be hot Continue reading

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