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Auxiliary carries on volunteer tradition

When Yampa Valley Medical Center Auxiliary started in 1946, it was a volunteer organization of doctors' wives. It was social organization as much as it was a way for women to lend a helping hand. A similar tradition continues today, with a wider range of volunteers from every corner of the community.

Radiology department keeps pace with advances

A tour of Yampa Valley Medical Center's radiology department provides a lesson in medical technology and the capacity of modern medicine. "A lot of brains have gone into this," Dr. Frederick Jones said of the department's capabilities.

Greeley man arrested after van crashes into lumber pile

After resisting arrest and behaving oddly toward police officers, Greeley resident Daniel Jamison Hayslip was arrested early Friday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and reckless driving.

Wal-Mart employee arrested after alleged threat to co-worker

A Wal-Mart employee was arrested Friday morning after allegedly threatening to stab a co-worker with a blade.

Crash victims identified

The names of three Slovakian women killed Thursday in a car accident near Green Mountain Reservoir were released by the Colorado State Patrol on Friday.

Coroner identifies victims

Man from Windsor, pilot from California among deceased

The Routt County Coroner's Office has positively identified 24-year-old Windsor resident Keith Stickel and the plane's pilot, 52-year-old Santa Clara, Calif., resident Walton Chun, as two of the three victims who died in a plane crash Saturday near Rabbit Ears Pass.

Highway 40 construction brings drivers to halt

Rick Taylor drives to Steamboat Springs from Denver every two months for work. As he started on his journey back to the metro area Tuesday, he was surprised when it suddenly stopped.

Altitude can cause problems

Pilots say flying is more complicated in mountains

Area pilots said it is likely nothing more than coincidence that two small planes have crashed in nearly the same remote spot south of Rabbit Ears Pass in the last six months.

Tubers finding it difficult to stay afloat

Tubers may have to work a little harder to make it down the Yampa River, but that isn't stopping hundreds from taking the float while it is still permitted.

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