Taylor Fletcher appeared fairly relaxed Monday as he horsed around with another ski jumper at the base of Howelsen Hill.
For some, the races at the Ski and Snowboard Club Vail Kids Festival and Junior Championships were about titles. For most, the races simply were a fun way to cap off a successful 2005 season.
Larson to speak at 6:30 Wednesday in Steamboat The League of Women Voters will host Dr. Toni Larson at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Commissioners Hearing Room of the Routt County Courthouse Annex in Steamboat Springs. Larson will speak about how four constitutional amendments -- TABOR, Amendment 23, Gallagher and the Homestead Act -- interact to make budget cuts the main business of the Colorado Legislature. In addition, she will speak about the prospect of another ballot initiative drive for the fall election.
Most brides have a good mental image of what wedding dress they want to wear for the big day. It is finding the perfect dress and getting it fitted that can cause headaches. Gale Loveitt, a custom dressmaker at Sew What, has seen all kinds ranging from the chic and modern to family heirlooms altered to fit the current generation's bride.
The Steamboat Springs City Council is expected to extend a moratorium on growth at the base of the ski area tonight.
The number of passengers arriving at Yampa Valley Regional Airport in January was up 5 percent over January 2004.
The opportunity to buy homegrown foods, handmade arts and other handcrafted products in downtown Steamboat Springs could be a few meetings away if residents show interest in restarting a farmers market.
The state Senate on Monday passed a water rights bill that would restrict Steamboat Springs' request for a recreational in-channel diversion.
Sophisticated video editing equipment, broadcast-quality portable cameras and easy-to-burn DVDs are among the developments that have elevated the craft of shooting wedding videos. And Northwest Colorado is home to some seasoned professionals who have the skills and experience to bring a story telling quality to your nuptials.
Weddings are one of the last bastions of tradition, but even that is slowly changing. In her years as a wedding consultant and planner for The Main Event, Jill Waldman has watched trends come and go, but she warns that a wedding is not a free-for-all. There are rules of etiquette for bride, groom and all those invited.
When it comes to planning a wedding, picking the icing on the cake is one of the finer details. There are hundreds of combinations of cake, filling and icing flavors available from local bakeries to customize the nuptial dessert.
County group will rank requests according to need, importance
A county committee today will prioritize requests for grants from the state's Energy and Mineral Impact Assistance Program.
Sunday, Feb. 27 12:10 a.m. Three men refused to leave the deck of a bar in the 1800 block of Ski Time Square Drive. The men were gone when police arrived.
The Steamboat Springs School District's search for new principals could be over by the end of the week.
Choosing a wedding planner is the most important choice you'll make while putting together your special day. But first-time brides are often naÃive and end up paying more than they should or giving into pressure to hire someone they may not like.
Couples who are looking for a special spot to make their wedding vows needn't go any farther than the Steamboat Springs area. Location goes a long way in determining the flavor and feel of a wedding, and Steamboat offers so many wedding spots that couples are sure to find a way to create the wedding of their dreams.
Steamboat Springs is more than just a top-notch resort with backcountry experiences galore. For many couples, it's the perfect spot for a fairytale wedding.
One of the most important aspects of your wedding arrives in the mailbox. That's how guests first learn of your big day and what the mood will be. Wedding invitations can run the gamut from traditionally formal to "anything goes," said Barb Feyka owner of Steamboat Specialties.
Whether planning a rehearsal dinner or a reception, couples must face one overriding consideration: cost. Before the bride and groom even decide on a theme, a venue or level of formality, wedding planner Jill Waldman, owner of The Main Event, recommends setting a budget.
Like all other aspects of a wedding, what drinks to provide and how to provide them are ruled as much by price as taste. Wedding planner Lindsey Grannis, owner of One Fine Day Productions in Steamboat Springs, said drink is one of the four most important factors in a wedding, but it needs to be presented properly.
Watching a bride walk down the aisle to the calming sounds of a harp or seeing Grandma do the twist on the dance floor are among the best memories couples and guests will take away from weddings. "(Music) is one of the key ingredients to a fun and successful wedding ... Music, flowers, food and beverage all are on the top of the list," said Lindsey Grannis, wedding planner and owner of One Fine Day Productions.
Tuxedo providers across the Yampa Valley are finding brightly colored vests and ties in their collections this year. "We're seeing brightly colored weddings. Ties and vests are more vivid than usual," said Candice Martin, manager of Celebrations in Steamboat Springs.
On her wedding day, the bride isn't the only one scrambling around to get things done. For a florist, the busy work of putting together bouquets, centerpieces and other floral arrangements usually happens the day before or day of the wedding. But the planning process leading up to the wedding day can take anywhere from a week to many months, depending on the size of the wedding and the couple's budget.
Finding the perfect hairstyle -- and the perfect hairstylist -- can make getting your hair done on your wedding day a luxurious self-indulgence rather than a chore. "We make it fun," says TriBeCa Hair Studio Inc. owner Susan Dressen. "We serve mimosas and pastries for the whole wedding party and put on fun music and movies like 'My Best Friend's Wedding.'"
Photographer Sue Rife has recorded hundreds of weddings during the past 12 years, but she insists that each is unlike the rest. "There is something unique about every wedding," Rife said. "The day belongs to the bride and groom, and each wedding has its own personality."
Getting that perfect gift for the soon-to-be-married couple doesn't have to be as stressful as planning a wedding. Although there's no limit to how much or little you should spend, it really is the thought that counts.