Category Archives: News

School Board Candidates to Participate in Forum

Moffat-County-School-DistriThere are four seats up for election this year on the Moffat County School Board. Two of the districts feature unopposed candidates; JoAnn Baxter in District #5, and Charity Neal in District #7. However, there will be a race in the other two districts. In district #3 Travis Linsacum and JoBeth Tupa will will run against each other. Continue reading

Ballots Being Mailed Out Next Week

Ballot-300In a week, county clerks will begin mailing out ballots for the November 3rd election, but Coloradans can take a sneak peek now at what their ballots will look like. Registered voters — or those who want to register for the election — can go to to update their information and take a look at this year’s sample Continue reading

Coffee With Council Takes Place Friday

City-of-Steamboat“Coffee with Council” continues Friday with Steamboat City Councilman Scott Ford. Some topics of discussion for this week include budgeting and how priorities are set, as well Continue reading

Pregnancy Center to Hold Annual Fundraiser Next Month

YAMPA-VALLEY-PREGNANCY-CENTTickets go on sale next week for the Yampa Valley Pregnancy Center’s annual Chili Supper and Silent Auction. The event will be held next month, and is the primary annual fundraiser for the organization. The group says this year they are “Celebrating New Beginnings”. Tickets go on sale on the 13th, and can be purchased at the Center, or at the door. Tickets are $8 per person, $12 per couple, or $20 for a family of 4. The Continue reading

Historic Routt County to Hold Annual Dinner

HISTORIC ROUTT COUNTYHistoric Routt County will hold their annual meeting Friday. The group is inviting the public to join them as they review their accomplishments for the year, and hand out the Historic Preservation Leadership Award for 2015. The meeting will give members and non-members a chance to mingle and learn more Continue reading

Craig Parks and Rec to Hold Pumpkin Carving for Kids

painted_pumpkinCraig Parks & Rec will host an evening of pumpkin carving just in time for Halloween. The event is about two and a half weeks away, but registration ends next week. The evening is open to kids ages 3 and up, and they will get to take home their creations. Junior carvers will be provided with paint and stickers for their Continue reading

Power Outage Takes out Most of Craig and Hayden

power-outage-300A power outage took out most of Craig and Hayden Saturday afternoon. Yampa Valley Electric officials have yet to give an official cause for the outage, however an employee this morning said she was under the impression that the Thompson Hill Substation failed. It’s not clear though, if the problem originated from Continue reading

Steamboat August Sales Tax Report Published

City-of-SteamboatThe City of Steamboat has published the preliminary August 2015 Sales, Use, and Accommodation Tax Report. Steamboat’s August sales taxes are 1.72% more than the August 2014 Continue reading

BLM Opens Emerald Mountain Trail

emerald-mountain-300The Ridge/Beall Trailhead is now open at the Emerald Mountain Special Recreation Management Area located in Steamboat Springs.   The Trailhead, which is located one mile off County Road 33 on CR 45, was built through a partnership with the city of Continue reading

Water Restrictions Lifted For Steamboat Area

WATER CONSERVATIONThe water providers in the Steamboat Springs area – the City of Steamboat Springs, the Mt. Werner Water District, the Steamboat II Metro District, and the Tree Haus Metro District – have lifted the mandatory water restrictions enacted in April.

Fish Creek Reservoir is currently at 80% capacity, which is a level that is consistent for this time of Continue reading

Steamboat Names Interim City Manager

City-of-SteamboatGary Suiter has been named the Interim City Manager of Steamboat. Suiter will officially start his position on Monday, temporarily filling the vacancy while a search for a permanent City Manager Continue reading

Dinosaur Turns 100

Dinosaur-National-Monument-Dinosaur Natinoal Monument celebrates its 100th anniversary this weekend. Activities start tonight at the monument and will take place on both the Utah and Colorado sides. The monument was designated in 1915, and expanded Continue reading