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5,000 Affected By Power Outage

People from Craig to Baggs were without power for a little over two hours Friday night. According to a Yampa Valley Electric Facebook post, the outage, which affected nearly 5,000 customers, is believed to have been caused by an Xcel Energy transmission issue. Xcel Energy is the wholesale Continue reading

Planned Power Outage Monday

yampa-valley-electric-assocA power outage has been scheduled Monday in the Maybell area by the Yampa Valley Electric Association.  The outage will allow Yampa Valley Electric to perform maintenance on the Maybell Substation and its lines. It will take place between 4 and 5 Monday afternoon and will affect Maybell, Continue reading

Planned Power Outage Tonight In Hayden

yampa-valley-electric-assocThere is a planned power outage for the Hayden area Thursday night to allow Yampa Valley Electric to fix a problem at the Hayden Substation which was struck by lightning earlier this week. The outage will occur from 9 to midnight. The lightning strike caused an initial outage, but crews were able to make temporary repairs to the substation. As the  substation remains susceptible to Continue reading