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Water rolls over Charlie’s Hole on the Yampa River in front of Bud Werner Memorial Library. The hole is a popular spot for local kayakers this time of year, and has become a draw for swimmers and people who enjoy being around water in summer.

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Steamboat kayakers raise concerns about Charlie's Hole

Repairs to downtown water feature questioned as runoff surges forward

Concerns are rising that fall’s repairs to the Charlie’s Hole whitewater feature are not playing out well as river flows increase, creating a situation that could affect upcoming boating events in a season with high expectations from record-setting snowpack.

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