Although he wasn't born in the bayou of Louisiana, he may as well have been. Rockin' Jake has swamp blood flowing through his veins.
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Tonight Rockin' Jake plays a blend of zydeco, blues, rock and swampy funk at the Tugboat.
Trail builders seek volunteers
After four years of talking to the public, creating plans and finding grant money, the Routt County Riders mountain bike club is ready to put the finishing touches on the Lower Bear Trail on Sunday. But they need some volunteers to ensure that it will only be a one-day job.
Concerted containment efforts begin
Though firefighters woke to rain clouds in Routt County after battling a wildfire on Wednesday, the second coming of the Mad Creek Fire increased its acreage, burning to 290 acres by Thursday morning and by that afternoon had consumed 340 acres. "That bit of moisture didn't really affect the fuels in that area," Forest Service spokeswoman Punky Moore said.
The U.S. Forest Service will hold two public meetings to discuss its plan to deal with the spruce bark beetle and mountain-pine beetle epidemics happening in Routt County. The plan is described in its Draft Environmental Impact Statement, which was recently released by Medicine Bow/Routt National Forests officials.
May sales tax receipts show upward swing
Business leaves Steamboat Springs in May faster than the snow with owners packing up for the month and tourists taking a break until the summer. That said, trends this May could prove promising for mountain businesses willing to stay open during shoulder season months, said Sandy Evans-Hall, the executive vice president of the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association.
From the Colorado mountains to New York City, 'Skeeter' Werner Walker left her mark
The friends of Gladys "Skeeter" Werner Walker filled the nave of Holy Name Catholic Church to capacity Thursday afternoon. They spilled into a spare room downstairs where the memorial service for one of Steamboat's greatest skiing legends was carried via closed circuit television.
Attorney opinion does little to clarify matter
Colorado's Attorney General has sent down a much-awaited opinion that has clarified what kind of responsibility fire districts have when it comes to fighting fires in their districts both wildland fires and structure fires. Routt County Sheriff John Warner requested the opinion after Steamboat Springs pulled out of a wildland fire agreement that included the city, county and area rural fire districts.
Red, orange, blue and green ribbons circled around the house floor of the Julie Harris Theatre as high school and college student actors danced during technical rehearsal of Perry-Mansfield's "Carousel."
The wooden-framed circular yurts dotting the backcountry or the outskirts of a campground give outdoor lovers a clean getaway from city life.