Tag Archives: Steamboat

Communities Invited to Hear About Solar Panels

SOLARThe Yampa Valley Sustainability Council is celebrating the completion of the Yampa Valley Electric Association Community Solar Array, with a couple of Grand Opening celebrations. The group is inviting the Craig and Steamboat communities to learn how customers can purchase panels, and how it will eventually save Continue reading

Steamboat Offers Open Gym Archery

ARCHERYThose who would like to sharpen their archery skills will be able to do so in an indoor facility in Steamboat starting next month. The City of Steamboat will offer an Open Gym Archery Program for adults and children beginning February 4th at the Soda Creek Gym. The program will run every Wednesday evening from Continue reading

Steamboat President Announces Retirement

steamboat-logo-charcoal-300Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation announced today that Chris Diamond, president and chief operating officer, has decided to step down from his current role on June 30, 2015, the end of the Continue reading

Steamboat Planning Department Changes Fee Structures

City-of-SteamboatThe Department of Planning and Community Development in Steamboat has made Continue reading

3 Rollover Accidents in Routt County this Morning

roll-over-300Authorities in Routt County responded to three rollover accidents on Highway 40 today, that were likely caused by black ice. A woman was seriously injured in a crash in the Steamboat city limits. She was alone in her Ford Explorer when Continue reading

VNA Offers Classes for Quitting Tobacco

NO SMOKINGSmokers who want to quit the habit, and need a little extra help in doing so, can get it from the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association. The VNA is hosting a series of classes dedicated to quitting tobacco. The free program provides peer support and help with kicking the nicotine habit. The classes are held Tuesdays through Continue reading

Options To Consider New Years Eve

NEW-YEAR-#1-300Just like the rest of the world, folks in Northwest Colorado are preparing to celebrate into the New Year tonight.  In Steamboat the traditional Torchlight Parade with fireworks will get the evening started between 5 and 5:30 before Continue reading

Avalanche Danger Rises

AVALANCHE WARNINGThe avalanche danger in the Steamboat & Flat Tops Zone has been raised to considerable today and wind slab avalanches have been added back to the problem list. The danger has Continue reading

Crash Briefly Closes Highway 40 Near Steamboat

Vehicle-Accident-300An accident on Highway 40 this morning, closed the road for a brief period. Details about the accident are forthcoming, however the Colorado State Patrol described the accident as significant. The crash was just outside the Steamboat city limits, between Walton Pond and the entrance to Highway 131. Highway 40 is now open.

Gardner in Steamboat Tonight

gardnerColorado Senator-elect Cory Gardner will be in Steamboat tonight. Gardner will be at the Strings Music Pavillion in Steamboat tonight for a meet and greet with residents. The event is being hosted by the Steamboat Institute. There will be refreshments available, including a cash bar. The event takes place from 5:30 to 7:30 tonight, and RSVP’s are appreciated. To RSVP, or for more information, call 846-6013.

Conservation Project Completed on Routt County Property

BLMWestern Rivers Conservancy, the Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. Forest Service completed conservation of a historic property at the confluence of the Yampa River and Sarvis Creek yesterday. The project conserves outstanding fish and wildlife habitat and opens Continue reading

Lincoln Avenue in Steamboat to Close for Filming

movie-filmLincoln Avenue in downtown Steamboat will be closed Thursday morning, while a commercial is being filmed for Ford trucks. The street will be closed between 5th and 11th Streets from 6:30 in the morning to 1 in the afternoon. No parking is allowed on Lincoln Avenue in the area of the closure during that time. Traffic will be rerouted onto Oak and Yampa streets. Pedestrian traffic will be allowed on Lincoln Avenue sidewalks during the closure with brief holds while cameras Continue reading