Yampa River

Lake County Road 9 closed for concerns of water damage (credit: CBS)

Flooding Concerns Rise In Western Colorado, High Country

The warm temperatures across Colorado the past two days and recent severe storms have created some issues on the western half of the state with regards to flooding.

05/29/2014

The Yampa River in Steamboat Springs is a popular activity for visitors and residents alike in the summer months. (credit: CBS)

Yampa River Outfitters Hoping For A Normal Tubing Season

A year ago the popular activity of tubing on the Yampa River in the Steamboat Springs area wasn’t an option.

06/21/2013

George Garmany took this photo of "White Christmas in Boulder" on Dec. 25.

Despite Snow, Colorado’s Drought Outlook Uncertain

The outlook for a major change in Colorado’s drought is uncertain even though holiday storms have improved the mountain snowpack, a climate researcher said Thursday.

12/27/2012

Tubing on the Yampa River (credit: CBS)

Area Of Yampa River Now Closed To Tubing And Rafting

It’s a well known summertime tradition, but starting Wednesday — the first day of summer — the Yampa River through Steamboat Springs is closed to tubing and rafting.

06/20/2012

Gov. John Hickenlooper at the announcement on Tuesday (credit: CBS)

$29.5M In Lottery Funds Going To Colorado River Projects

Gov. John Hickenlooper is doling out nearly $30 million in outdoor recreation funds for open space, outdoor recreation and trail projects centered around river corridors.

06/19/2012

(credit: CBS)

Low Snowpack Has Ripple Effect On Paddling Season

Canoe? Check. Paddle? Check. Life preserver? Check. Epic whitewater conditions? Maybe next year.

05/27/2012

BLM Opens Scenic Land To Drilling

The federal government is opening 90 percent of the Little Snake Area to drilling while setting limits on other scenic areas in northwestern Colorado, limits that conservationists say are too little too late.

10/18/2011

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Yampa River To Finally Open For Tubing

The Yampa River is finally expected to officially open for tubing this year.

07/25/2011

Yampa River flooding (credit: Steamboat Flooding)

Routt County Extends Tubing Ban On Waterways

The rivers and creeks in north-central Colorado are still running high and fast from the melting snow, so Routt County authorities have extended the ban on tubing.

07/07/2011

Flooding in Seamboat Springs on Monday (credit: Mike Dwire)

Hot Weather Prompts More Flood Warnings Across Colorado

Monday was the hottest day of the year in the state, prompting flood advisories and warnings for parts of northern and western Colorado, officials said.

06/06/2011

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