Guide for relocation to Steamboat Springs, CO

UCHealth, Yampa Valley Medical Center Join Forces

A new era of health care is being ushered in for the Yampa Valley. Building upon on a 20-year history of collaboration, in June 2017 Yampa Valley Medical Center and UCHealth partnered to provide increased access to care and advanced treatment options for patients in northwest Colorado, adding significant benefits for the medical center and the community. Under...

Michael Sachs named new music director for Strings Music Festival

Michael Sachs named new music director for Strings Music Festival

Oct 18, 2014

Principal trumpet for the Cleveland Orchestra, Michael Sachs has been named the Strings Music Festival’s new music director. Sachs is taking over for longtime co-directors Andres Cardenes and Monique Mead and will begin in fall 2014 with concerts kicking off in summer 2015. “He has been in one of finest orchestras in the world for over 20 years,” Strings...

Yampa Valley Medical Center ranked safest hospital in Colorado

Yampa Valley Medical Center ranked safest hospital in Colorado

Oct 3, 2013

Hospital care doesn’t get much better than at the Yampa Valley Medical Center. In 2012, Consumer Reports ranked YVMC as the safest among 38 hospitals surveyed in Colorado. A year later, in July 2013, YVMC was one of six Colorado hospitals to receive the Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award. “It’s not often we get to see our hometown hospital top...

Colorado Mountain College going strong

Colorado Mountain College going strong

Oct 3, 2013

Things are booming at the Colorado Mountain College Alpine Campus in Steamboat Springs. In 2011, the college introduced a four-year bachelor’s degree program, with enrollment in its baccalaureate program increasing each year since and a 148 percent increase in enrollments last year alone. In May 2013, the college celebrated its inaugural class of graduates...

Location-neutral businesses booming

Location-neutral businesses booming

Oct 3, 2013

While there are plenty of eagles perched on area cottonwoods above the Yampa River, another type related to employment is nesting in Steamboat Springs even more successfully. Lone eagle workers in Steamboat bring in a big piece of the economic pie. According to local research group Yampa Valley Data Partners, location-neutral businesses in town account for...

4 local companies earn outdoor magazine’s ‘best places to work’ list

4 local companies earn outdoor  magazine’s ‘best places to work’ list

Oct 3, 2013

If Steamboat Springs is a great place to live, it’s also not too shabby of a place to work. Want proof? In Outside Magazine’s most recent annual compilation of best places in the country to work, four local outdoor companies were included in the list. Local tent and sleeping bag manufacturer Big Agnes was listed at No. 99; its sister company Honey Stinger...