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  1. Colorado's rainbow trout population once again breeding in the wildRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Summit Daily News

    ... are catching nice size rainbows in the upper Colorado, Rio Grande, upper Gunnison, Poudre, East, Taylor, Arkansas and Yampa rivers and others. In the U.S., rainbow trout are native to the coasts of the Pacific Northwest. The fish was introduced in ...

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  2. Willoughby: Caddis hatch lights up Eagle RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Denver Post

    ... quality fishing, the Eagle River appears to have landed first. Unofficially, that is. There are other competitors, the Yampa River through Steamboat Springs, whose flows have receded to comfortable wade-fishing levels faster, comes to mind. But ...

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  3. Moffat County facing fate of the changing WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Denver Post

    ... Mining jobs pay $1,528 a week on average, 72 percent higher than the average Moffat County job at $890, according to Yampa Valley Data Partners, a regional non-profit analysis group. "Growing up around here, what you aspired to is working in the ...

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  4. Rainbow trout bounce backRead the original story

    Friday Jun 19 | Cortez Journal News

    ... good-sized rainbow trout in the upper Colorado, Rio Grande, upper Gunnison, Poudre, East, Taylor, Arkansas and Yampa rivers, among others. Whirling disease devastated Colorado trout fisheries beginning in 1986. By the mid-90s, rivers in Colorado ...

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  5. Northwestern Colorado airport prepares for reopeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Denver Post

    An airport in northwestern Colorado is getting ready to offer its first flights since heavy rain in May delayed a $16.6-million construction project. The Steamboat Pilot & Today reports Yampa Valley Regional Airport officials gave bicyclists, skateboarders and rollerbladers the opportunity to try out the repaved runway on June 14, the day services were originally scheduled to return to the facility.

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  6. Morning photo: Colorado colorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | Summit County Voice

    It hasn't snowed in the past five days, so it's probably safe to say that the short and sweet summer season has arrived in the Colorado High Country. The kayakers playing in Steamboat Springs last weekend during the Yampa Riverfest would certainly agree, and rainbows over the wetlands are another sure sign of the season.

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  7. 'Ten Days on the Colorado!' photo contest kicks off July 3Read the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Vail Daily News

    ... a 75-minute slide show at the Gypsum Library on Aug. 1, from 5 to 7 p.m., featuring his new book and project about the Yampa River. He will also discuss the prints on display and the winners. This July the photographers of the Vail Valley Art Guild ...

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  8. Flights reduced between Denver, Yampa ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Denver Post

    Two daily roundtrip flights will be offered between Denver and the Yampa Valley in northwest Colorado, a dip from last summer resort season.

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  9. Colorado's 300 days a year of sunshine may be in jeopardyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | Denver Post

    ... have hired a meteorologist to help them best prepare for all Memorial Day weekend activities. On the Western Slope, Yampa Valley Regional Airport Director Kevin Booth said an unusually wet May in Hayden has slowed a runway paving project at the ...

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  10. Colorado snowpack peaked at 75 percent of normalRead the original story

    May 1, 2015 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... Grande River basin to 96 percent for the South Platte. The Colorado basin was at 68 percent, and the Gunnison, 53. The Yampa/White basins were at just 46 percent; the Arkansas, 89; the North Platte, 61; and the San Juan/Animas/Dolores/San Miguel, ...

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  11. Tributes for May 6Read the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | Greeley Tribune

    ... moved to Steamboat Springs in 1991, where she worked at the hospital in the Emergency Room and was a volunteer EMT in Yampa and Oak Creek, Colo. She was also an active volunteer for the American Red Cross. Alison married William "Butch" Shaffer on ...

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  12. River runners think runoff is over this springRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... drainage. Other regional snowpacks include the Gunnison Basin at 55 percent, the Roaring Fork at 62 percent and the Yampa/White river drainage at 64 percent. "That's 67 percent of the 30-year average," said Erik Knight, a hydrologist for the Bureau ...

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  13. Five Elected to Colorado Ski & Snowboard Hall of FameRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2015 | Sporting Goods Business

    ... to a destination resort, at Steamboat he created the first Kids Ski Free promotion and non-stop air service to Yampa Regional Airport, at Vail he started the successful Fly Vail campaign, and at Beaver Creek he shepherd development of Strawberry ...

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  14. Climate: Drought 'donut' circles ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | Summit County Voice

    ... in the Colorado at the Dillon Reservoir inflow, while the lowest streamflow forecast is 37 percent of average in the Yampa basin on Elkhead Creek. Reservoir Storage statewide is at 108% of average as of April 1st a slight improvement from last ...

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  15. Weekly water roundup: Upper Yampa files objection to Shell's water court applicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2009 | Examiner.com

    Shell Frontier Oil and Gas, Inc. filed for a diversion on the Yampa River in late 2008. They're also planning a 45,000 acre foot reservoir west of Maybell.

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  16. Weekly water roundup: Runoff peaking, Riverboarding, Flaming Gorge pipeline, Parker Water recallRead the original story

    May 25, 2009 | Examiner.com

    ... watching the Crystal River closely hoping it would stay within its banks. The high water came at a great time for the Yampa River Festival this weekend. Yesterday there was a demonstration of riverboarding in the town's whitewater park. Here's the ...

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  17. Colorado's oil shale potential: PART 3Read the original story

    Apr 7, 2009 | Examiner.com

    ... served' with the oldest ("senior") claims being honored prior any newer ("junior") claims. In preliminary filings for Yampa River water, Shell is also proposing the construction of a sizable reservoir to hold and store water collected from the ...

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  18. Steamboat Springs airport closes for $16.6 million projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The Steamboat Pilot & Today reports Yampa Valley Regional Airport shut down Tuesday night so work could begin on resurfacing the runway and installing 25-foot shoulders on either side. Airport Director Kevin Booth said this will make the runway easier to plow, and keep birds farther away.

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  19. Snowpack on puny sideRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... from 79 percent March 1. April 1 percentages for other river basins are: South Platte, 88; Laramie/North Platte, 76; Yampa/White River, 65; Arkansas, 85; Upper Rio Grande, 61; and San Miguel/Dolores/Animas/San Juan, just 54 percent. Aldis Strautins, ...

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  20. 6 Trending Headlines: How to extend your grazing season; PLUS: horses in the cemetery?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Beef Magazine

    While it's known as a winter playground by many, beef cattle have long the economic engine around Steamboat Springs, Colo. But when C.J. Hale, Routt County's first-ever Extension agriculture agent, arrived on the scene in 1919, livestock producers in the Yampa Valley were doing their best to squeeze a little milk out of their beef cows and literally skimming the cream off the top for year-round cash.

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