WASHINGTON, DC 20549

                                   FORM 12b-25

                           NOTIFICATION OF LATE FILING
                                  (Check One):

[ ] Form 10KSB [ ] Form 20F [ ] Form 11K [X] Form 10QSB [ ] Form N-SAR

For Period Ended:  June 30, 2002

[ ]  Transition Report on Form 10-KSB
[ ]  Transition Report on Form 20-F
[ ]  Transition Report on Form 11-K
[ ]  Transition Report on Form 10-QSB
[ ]  Transition Report on Form N-SAR

For the Transition Period Ended:

Read Attached Instruction Sheet Before Preparing Form.  Please Print or Type.

Nothing  in this  form  shall be  construed  to imply  that the  Commission
has verified any information contained herein.

If the notification  relates to a portion of the filing checked above,
identify the Item(s) to which the notification relates:

Not applicable.



Full Name of Registrant:            Yaak River Resources, Inc.

Former Name if Applicable:

Address of Principal Executive
Office (Street and Number):         2501 East Third Street

City, State and Zip Code:           Casper, Wyoming 82609


PART II - RULES 12b-25(b) and (c)

If the subject report could not be filed without  unreasonable effort or

expense and the registrant seeks relief pursuant to Rule 12b-25(b), the

following should be completed. (Check box if appropriate)

[ ]  (a)  The reasons  described in  reasonable  detail in Part III of

          this form could not be eliminated without unreasonable effort

          or expense;

[X]  (b)  The subject annual report,  semi-annual  report,  transition

          report on Form 10-KSB, Form 20-F, 11-K or Form N-SAR, or

          portion thereof will be filed on or before the fifteenth

          calendar day following the prescribed due date; or the subject

          quarterly report or transition report on Form 10-QSB, or

          portion thereof will be filed on or before the fifth calendar

          day following the prescribed due date; and

[ ]  (c)  The accountant's statement or other exhibit required by Rule

          12b-25(c) has been attached if applicable.



State below in reasonable  detail the reasons why the Form 10-KSB,  20-F,

11-K, 10-QSB or N-SAR or the transition  report or portion  thereof could

not be filed within the prescribed period.

        In order to properly prepare its financial statements for the

three-month period ended June 30, 2002, the Company is in need of

additional time to compile the necessary information and documentation.

The Company's anticipates the completion of its financial statements

and the filing of its Quarterly Report on Form 10-QSB by August 19, 2002.



(1)  Name  and  telephone  number  of  person  to  contact  in  regard

        to this notification: Robert Neece 303-830-7000

(2)  Have all other period  reports  required  under  section 13 or

       15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or section 30 of the

       Investment Company Act of 1940 during the preceding 12 months or

        for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file

        such reports(s) been filed? If the answer is no, identify


        [X] Yes [ ] No.

(3)  Is it anticipated that any significant change in results of

       operations from the corresponding  period for the last fiscal year

       will be reflected by the earnings  statements  to be  included  in

       the subject report or portion thereof?  [ ] Yes [X] No

       If so: attach an explanation of the anticipated  change,  both

       narratively and quantitatively, and, if appropriate, state the

       reasons why a reasonable estimate of the results cannot be made.


                             Yaak River Resources, Inc.
                  (Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

has  caused  this  notification  to be signed on its  behalf by the

undersigned thereunto duly authorized.

Date: August 15, 2002                      By: /s/ Donald J. Smith
                   		       Donald J. Smith, President

INSTRUCTION: The form may be signed by an executive officer of the
registrant or by any other duly authorized representative. The name
and title of the person signing the form shall be typed or printed
beneath the signature.  If the statement is signed on behalf of the
registrant by an authorized representative (other than an executive
officer), evidence of the representative's authority to sign on behalf
of the registrant shall be filed with the form.


Intentional misstatements or omissions of fact constitute Federal Criminal
Violations (See 18 U.S.C. 1001)