Tag Archives: Yampa

Blood Drive Next Week In Steamboat

BLOOD-DRIVE2There will be a community blood drive in Steamboat next week. The blood drive will be held Thursday at the Yampa Valley Medical Center from 12:30 to 6. To schedule an appointment call Bonfils Appointment Center at Continue reading

Golf To Support The Memorial Hospital

GolfRegistration is now open for a golf tournament which benefits the Memorial Hospital Foundation. The 16th annual Memorial Hospital Foundation Golf Tournament will take place at the Yampa Valley Golf Course on Friday June 10th. The tournament will cost Continue reading

Highway 13 Closed Today

highway-13-smallThe Highway 13 Bridge that crosses the Yampa River just south of Craig will be fully closed Tuesday for repairs. Traffic signals have been installed to guide traffic through the work zone. Southbound traffic will be detoured to Ranney  Street, past the power plant then back onto Continue reading

Yampa Valley Young Professionals Social Friday

YVYPThe monthly social for the “Yampa Valley Young Professionals” will take place Friday. The social will be held at Dad’s Cookhouse in Craig from 5 to 7:30. The socials allow people that are interested in joining the Young Professionals to meet and interact with members in a casual relaxed atmosphere. . For more information about the Yampa Valley Young Continue reading

Yampa River Trail Closures

YAMPA RIVERDue to water continuing to rise in the Yampa, another section of the Yampa River Trail in Steamboat is now closed. In addition to the closures at the Highway 40 underpass at Walton Creek, and at the Railroad underpass Continue reading

Good And Bad Signs For Local Economies

economyEconomic numbers have been released by the Yampa Valley Data Partners that give mixed signals about the economic health for Moffat, Routt and Rio Blanco Counties. On a positive note retail sales for August when compared to the previous year increased slightly in both Routt and Moffat, along with coal and oil production, which also grew when Continue reading

Yampa Street Improvement Begins This Month

SteamboatThe Yampa Street Improvement Project will begin  in Steamboat later this month. The first phase of the project which is scheduled to be completed by this fall will include replacing a sewer main between 7th and 10th street, burying electric lines from 5th to 12th street, and Continue reading

Meetings To Discuss Water Next Week

water plan meetings-229Three meetings will take place next week to discuss the Water Plans for the Yampa, White and Green River Basins. John Stulp the “Interbasin Compact Committee Director” and a special water policy advisor to Governor Hickenlooper will be at the meetings to discuss water issues in the area. The first meeting will be Monday evening from Continue reading

Power Outage Affects 7,000

power-outage-300Power outages affected thousands of people over the weekend.  Yampa Valley Electric Association reported that 7,000 of its members were affected. The rash of outages were due primarily to the heavy wet snow that blanketed the region on Friday.  YVEA crews worked from just after midnight Friday morning until 9 Friday night when they were sent home to rest and prepare to tackle the remaining power problems beginning at 6

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UPDATE: Power Outages Due To Wet Snow

yampa-valley-electric-assocHeavy wet snow Friday caused power outages from Baggs to Yampa according to Yampa Valley Electric Association. YVEA crews were dispatched early Friday morning to  isolate the sources of the problems. Heavy snow is

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Yampa River Trail Closures

YAMPA RIVERDue to rising water in the Yampa, sections of the Yampa River Trails in Steamboat are now closed. When the rising river levels present a danger to walkers and runners, the City of Steamboat Parks and Community Service Department will mark the closed trails with detour routes. Continue reading

UPDATE – Highway 13 NOT Closed Thursday

CDOTThe Highway 13 Bridge that crosses the Yampa River just south of Craig will NOT be closed Thursday.  The change is plans is due to high water.