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Power Outage Sunday Caused By Raccoon

A power outage that occurred in the Craig, Baggs  and Maybell areas early Sunday morning was the result of a raccoon that got into the Excel Energy substation near Craig. Power to the station had to be turned off to remove the Continue reading

Power Outage Affects Over 17,000

A power outage that occurred in Steamboat Springs and surrounding areas last night was the result of equipment failure at Xcel Energy’s Steamboat substation. The outage occurred a little after 11. While most areas saw  power Continue reading

Power Outage North of Craig

power-outage-300A small power outage has taken out about 31 customers north of Craig.  According to Yampa Valley Electric Association, the outage is due to lightning.  A bolt apparently hit a pole, breaking it, and taking out electricity to customers along Highway 13 north of Craig.  Crews are working on fixing the pole now, and power should be restored shortly.

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

Power Outage Strands Elevator Rider

craig-fire-rescue-300There were two power outages in Moffat County yesterday. The first began at around 4 yesterday afternoon in the Maybell area. About 300 members were affected, and the outage lasted until around 9. Another outage, this time in Craig, had firefighters responding to a local hotel to deal with a person stuck in an elevator. The outage, Continue reading

Power Outage to Take KRAI Off the Air in Steamboat this Morning

yampa-valley-electric-assocYVEA is planning a power outage to the communications site on Emerald Mountain near Steamboat. The outage is to take place between 9 and noon today, and will take the KRAI transmitter at 102-3 in Steamboat off the air until Continue reading

Small Power Outage Planned for Steamboat Tomorrow

yampa-valley-electric-assocA power outage is planned for Steamboat tomorrow, but the effects won’t be wide spread. Starting at noon Yampa Valley Electric Association will shut down power at Centennial Hall, which will close the Planning Department Continue reading

Cable Failure Causes Power Outage in Craig

power-outage-300A power outage in Craig took out over a thousand customers Thursday night. According to Yampa Valley Electric Association, the outage started at about 11 Thursday night, due to an underground cable failure. A circuit was lost at the Williams Substation taking out much of the western and southern part of Craig. YVEA officials say power Continue reading

Power Restored to Craig

power-outage-300Power has been restored to all areas of Craig. A power outage this morning knocked out electricity to a large portion of town, mostly on the south side of Victory Way. The outage started a little after 8 this morning, due to an underground fault in the Pine Ridge Subdivision. Crews were able to get the power back on to most Continue reading