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The inaugural Steamboat Movement Fest will take place this weekend

This weekend, the inaugural Steamboat Movement Fest will feature a transformative experience of yoga, live music and outdoor adventure while showcasing Steamboat’s talented community of yoga teachers, musicians and artists.

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Relay for Life kicks off Friday to support cancer patients, research

After raising $32,699 for cancer research last year, Relay for Life of Steamboat Springs returns at 6 p.m. Friday to the Steamboat Springs High School.

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Casey's Pond focuses on fresh, local food in dining room

Casey’s Pond senior living community is integrating more fresh, local foods into its dining menu as part of a new partnership with food and dining management company Unidine.

Monday Medical: Acupuncture: an effective treatment for PTSD

Acupuncture can prove an effective treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder.

VNA: Be aware of wild animal diseases

Hantavirus, tularemia, and plague, though rare, there have been more cases of these life-threatening diseases than usual in Colorado. All three involve exposure to animals, such as rodents and rabbits. Recent cases have not been reported in Routt or Moffat counties, but some have occurred in nearby areas.

Health briefs: Blood drive planned at YVMC

Bonfils blood center will hold a blood drive from 12:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6 at Yampa Valley Medical Center, 1024 Central Park Drive, Steamboat Springs.

YVMC selects general contractor for big expansion project

The hospital on Monday announced it has selected Haselden Construction as general contractor for the $14.5 million expansion and renovation project that is scheduled to begin this summer.

Monday Medical: Summer can be pink, too

Summer is a good time for women to schedule their annual mammograms.

Healthy recipe: Light Key Lime pie

Recipe offers a lighter take on a popular dessert.

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The Foundry's outpatient addiction recovery office now open

An outpatient facility providing 90-day and 16-week alcohol and drug addiction treatment opened its doors in Steamboat Springs last week and is now accepting new participants.

Health briefs: YVMC picks contractor for outpatient pavillion

Following a rigorous submission process, a selection has been made among three finalists to serve as the general contractor for the new Outpatient Pavilion and Cancer Center on the Yampa Valley Medical Center campus.

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County, hospital officials weigh concerns about YVMC's growing presence in Craig

Yampa Valley Medical Center’s purchase of the old Safeway building in Craig has raised concerns amongst hospital and county leadership about how it might impact Craig and the county-owned The Memorial Hospital.

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YVMC to take over Steamboat Springs School District health center

The Steamboat Springs School District is negotiating a contract with Yampa Valley Medical Center to take over operations of the district’s employee health center.

Health briefs: Avoid mosquito bites and West Nile virus

Drain standing water where mosquitoes lay eggs. Empty old tires, cans, flower pots, clogged rain gutters, rain barrels and toys where puddles occur.

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National organizations release formal recommendations on marijuana use during pregnancy

The legalization of recreational marijuana in states including Colorado has led national medical organizations to release formal recommendations on the use of the drug, specifically as they may affect pregnant women and mothers.