Steamboat briefs: Yampa Valley Electric moves to Elk River Road location |

Steamboat briefs: Yampa Valley Electric moves to Elk River Road location

Yampa Valley Electric Association in Steamboat Springs has moved into its new home off of Elk River Road and U.S. Highway 40.

Customers now should start using the new location at 2211 Elk River Road.

Payments no longer can be dropped off at YVEA’s old headquarters downtown.

Public access to the new headquarters is off of Elk River Road.

Only service trucks and employees can access the headquarters from U.S. 40.

Customers with questions can call YVEA at 970-879-1160.

Steamboat Lake State Park hosts First Day Hike on Thursday

Steamboat Lake State Park will host a First Day Hike at 9 a.m. Thursday. Meet at the visitors center for a 1.1-mile snowshoe hike on the Tombstone trail, and dress appropriately for the outdoors and bring snowshoes. Attendees will receive free First Day Hike gear for participating. Those interested in attending should email Ranger Jason Crenshaw at

Ski for Parkinson’s event starts at 10 a.m. Jan. 10

The inaugural Ski for Parkinson’s will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 10. The event includes a pass to the Haymaker Ski Touring Center, mini skate or classic ski lessons, lunch, a raffle, a silent auction and a free trail pass to the Steamboat Ski Touring Center. Tickets are $50 per person, and all proceeds benefit the Davis Phinney Foundation, which is committed to supporting programs and research that deliver inspiration, information and tools that enable people living with Parkinson’s to take more control in managing their disease. Call Mark Traum at 970-846-6498 for more information.

Community children’s Bible study session begins Jan. 13

The second session of the Steamboat Springs Community Bible Study After School Kids Program begins Jan. 13 and will continue through March 31 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 846 Oak St. Classes will meet from 3:45 to 5:15 p.m. every Tuesday and is open to children in kindergarten through fifth grade. The registration fee for the 11-week program is $25 and covers lessons and snacks. First-time students also will receive a Bible and backpack. For registration forms and more information, contact Meg Tully at or 970-736-1175 or visit the group’s Facebook page at

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