Ten years ago, a group of seven hunters and anglers, standing around a fire in U.S. Army veteran Mike Beagle’s backyard, set in motion a series of events that would lead to the Backcountry Hunters & Anglers (BHA), the sportsman’s voice for our wild public lands, waters and wildlife. This year marks BHA’s 10th anniversary, which we’ll celebrate in Denver during our annual BHA North American Rendezvous (March 21 to 23).
The 2014 Winter Olympics will be the topic of the next Coffee and a Newspaper to be held at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Steamboat Pilot & Today office, 1901 Curve Plaza.
1:45 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a suspicious incident in the 1500 block of Lincoln Avenue. A 36-year-old man who was traveling on a Greyhound bus from Denver to San Diego was acting belligerent on the bus while it was traveling through Steamboat. Steamboat police arrested the man on three outstanding warrants.
The Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club cross-country skiers wrapped up Junior Nationals during the weekend while the freestyle team looks toward its championships in April.
The Northwest Colorado Board of Cooperative Educational Services will split its lone special education director role into two separate positions next school year to help facilitate the cooperative's large geographical area.
Routt County attorney John Merrill had recommended that the commissioners file a civil suit against Bill Terrill’s business as a means of motivating him to bring his operations into compliance.
Collections in the mountain district were up 20 percent, or $132,000, in January 2014 compared to January 2013.
If you learned everything you know about roadrunners from the Warner Brothers cartoon, it may come as a surprise to you that the roadrunner, unlike the oddly ditzy character that exasperated Wile E. Coyote, is loyal to its mate.
While the first half of the retreat focused more on relationship building and procedural issues, such as whether it was appropriate for council members to eat at meetings or glance at their cell phones, Tuesday's session is expected to focus more on setting the priorities of the council.
The National Weather Service was forecasting highs in the upper 30s during most of this work week before the high 40s return under sunny skies Friday through Sunday.
A statewide ad campaign aims to prevent stoned driving, a documentary about the 2008 disaster on K2 comes to The Chief Theater and Taylor Gold's breakthrough season hasn't changed life for him.
The Colorado Department of Transportation's new ad campaign to prevent stoned driving takes a different approach than previous campaigns to prevent impaired driving.
The Steamboat Springs Middle School parent information committee will host a field house presentation by local residents Mark Lynch and Kevin Sankey at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the middle school’s Media Center. The proposed field house would be built on top of the middle school’s practice field and provide a place for athletes to train indoors.
Routt County middle schools wrestling teams came away with a heap of podium performances Saturday at the Carl Ramunno Invitational tournament at Steamboat Springs Middle School.
Taylor Gold went from the U.S. snowboarding rookie team to the Olympics and, Saturday, the championship in the U.S. Open, but he said he's still just a guy who loves to snowboard.
The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association will offer free HIV tests for all ages from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 10 at 940 Central Park Drive, Suite 101. Testing also can be done by appointment during regular business hours.
For more than a century, complex medical issues have sent some residents of Northwest Colorado to the Mayo Clinic in search of answers. In 1920, when Steamboat Springs merchant F. M. Light traveled to Minnesota seeking relief from asthma, the Routt County Sentinel reported that “a polyp as large as an oyster” was removed from his nose.
In the 1990s, biologists feared that the Heloderma, a large reptile species endemic to the semiarid mountains of Guatemala, might have gone extinct without any notice. The lizard was called “the scorpion” by villagers because of rumors that it could sting with its tail or snort venom. The legends about the animal inspired a black market trade. Compounded with habitat loss to corn and cattle, eventually, none could be found.
Routt County Board of Commissioners meeting agenda for March 10 and 11, 2014
People with attention deficit disorder/attention deficit hyperactivity disorder generally have deficits in executive functioning skills: the ability to think and plan ahead, organize, control impulses and complete tasks. That means the daily demands of school can be daunting and often leave them feeling unsuccessful.