Oak Creek Methodist group fears doors might close
Ed Hayne doesn't like to think about what will happen to his church if it has to close its doors. Instead, he and a small group of the church's congregation are focused on doing everything they can to ensure that doesn't happen.
7 a.m. A 66-year-old Steamboat Springs man was flown to a Fort Collins hospital after a train reportedly hit his 1996 Chevrolet pickup at a railroad crossing near U.S. Highway 40 and Saddle Mountain Ranch west of Steamboat Springs. Colorado State Patrol troopers said the man was inching his pickup onto the tracks to look for the oncoming train when the train struck the vehicle's left side and pushed it down an embankment, causing the truck to roll. The man sustained injuries to his head, ribs and shoulder. The man was in serious but stable condition Saturday morning, police said.
Longtime Yampa resident Paul Duane "P.D." Edwards died June 13, 2006, at his home on Terhune Avenue in Yampa. He was 68.
County and city officials are to be congratulated for completing the re-write of the West of Steamboat Springs Area Plan.
Holy cow, I don't know where to start.
Longmont resident Dr. T. Doug Leonardson, DDS, died June 12, 2006, from injuries sustained in a single-engine plane crash near Kansas City, Mo. He was 35. He had a business and many clients in Steamboat Springs
Volunteers can work with youths to help finish Stagecoach loop
Residents and visitors in Northwest Colorado can hike more than 350 miles of trails in Routt County. On Tuesday, they'll have a chance to improve a few of those miles.
Oak Creek's Decker Park was full of smiling faces, wet children and the sweet smells of a summer barbecue.
It saddens me greatly to see the people of this valley that I love so much being so hateful to and paranoid of the Rainbow Family.
Cross Mountain Canyon trip a true adventure for rafters
In Western Moffat County, the Yampa River unexpectedly cuts through Northwest Colorado's version of the Grand Canyon -- a dramatic setting few people would think exists in the midst of such a desolate stretch of land.
Ski Town USA Golf Classic
Golfer Jeff Bergstrom's most memorable year at the Ski Town USA Golf Classic was like a scene from the movie "Caddyshack."
U.S. Freestyle Ski Team trains on water ramps
Through a gate, down a dirt path and behind a pile of gravel and grass, the U.S. Freestyle Ski Team was training.
COOPER, GEORGE R. TO MERLINA, DAVID L. JR. AND MERLINA, CAROLYN S. FOR PINES AT THE ORE HOUSE PLAZA, BLDG. NO. 1 Unit: 103 -- $247,000
Ice arena gets new surface
The Howelsen Ice Arena has undergone a face-lift. Well, it's more like an ice lift.
Carl home paired with 1898 log barn
The 107-year-old Smith Barn and the 1912 farmhouse from the old McDermott place have seen a lot of Routt County history, but from different vantage points. Now, they can be purchased as a package.
Auction buyers have a chance Tuesday to acquire a notable mountain home with a 26-foot floor to ceiling wood-burning fireplace, a massive kitchen and a documented place in the history of skiing in Routt County.
Two of my favorite constellations of late summer are two of the smallest in the whole sky. They aren't big and showy star patterns with lots of bright stars like Orion or the Big Dipper. Instead, they are small, compact and easy to spot only because of their charming, distinctive shapes. They are Delphinus the Dolphin and Sagitta the Arrow.
Held hostage by the Rainbow gang. Why the double standard?
I'm sure you have heard all sorts of opinions regarding the Rainbow Gathering, but I thought I'd offer mine from Vail in defense of the Forest Service, who deserve all the respect in the world.
Free five-day program for middle-schoolers includes fundamentals training
We were shocked to read in Scott Stanford's story on June 19 ("Clark Store tries to get ready") that the preferred method of payment used by participants in the Rainbow Gathering is Electronic Benefit Transfer cards, "which allow the transfer of government benefits such as food stamps to pay for items."
The ongoing stories about the Rainbow Gathering are making me sad.
Longtime Steamboat Springs resident Gilbert L. "Gil" Hitchens died June 12, 2006. He was 89.
Longtime Steamboat Springs and Craig resident Mario Cruz Vigil died March 26, 2006, in Colorado. He was 60.
U.S. Forest Service officials say because of high fire danger there may be no suitable site in the 1.2-million acre Routt National Forest for the Rainbow Family of Living Light's annual gathering.
A 66-year-old Steamboat Springs man was in serious but stable condition Saturday after the pickup he was driving was struck by a train at a railroad crossing Friday morning.
Businesses assess local smoking ban on eve of state law
Saturday marks the one-year anniversary of Steamboat Springs' controversial municipal smoking ban, but local businesses that once catered to the smoker's dollar have no reason to celebrate.
Memorial to celebrate YVMC employees' lives
A year and a half after their deaths on a snow-swept Wyoming field, Tim Benway, Jennifer Wells and Dave Linner will be memorialized by a sculpture and flower garden at Yampa Valley Medical Center.
Couple combines skateboarding with life lessons
Tara Chavarria's toes are painted metallic blue. Her short blonde bob is tipped an electrifying pink. She has five tattoos, dresses mostly in black and is looking to revolutionize how Steamboat Springs youths view their relationship with God.
Larhae Christine Whaley, daughter of Jay Dee Whaley and Shiloh Larynn of Yampa, was born at 12:10 p.m. June 12, 2006. She weighed 5 pounds and 7 ounces and was 18 inches long. Her sibling is Jaelyn Rhae. Her grandparents are Doug and Kelly Gates of Yampa, and Charlotte and Lynn Whaley of Phippsburg.
Cheyenne Elizabeth Williams, daughter of Charley and Lynn Williams of Steamboat Springs, was born at 7:26 p.m. June 16, 2006. She weighed 4 pounds and 15 ounces and was 17 inches long. Her grandparents are Barbara Williams of Steamboat Springs, Al Callahan of Steamboat Springs, and John and Mary Ellen Oslick of Aurora.
Christopher Scott Rayburn, son of Cara and Ryan Rayburn of Craig, was born at 5:16 p.m. June 15, 2006. He weighed 8 pounds and 4 ounces and was 21 inches long. His sibling is Angel. His grandparents are Chris and Vicki Rayburn of Craig, John and Kim Pedroncelli of Craig, Ellen Rivers of Craig, and Dale Hettinger of South Range, Wis.
Adam Jacob Singer, son of Hillary and Scott Singer of Steamboat Springs, was born at 4:34 p.m. June 19, 2006. He weighed 7 pounds and 10 ounces and was 20.5 inches long. His siblings are Michael, Matthew, David and Danielle.
Public land near Steamboat Springs is the location of this year's annual gathering of the Rainbow Family from July 1-7 (www.welcomehome.org). This a very long-lived annual event that moves around. I have been to the gathering twice and have never forgotten the wonderful experience in living by simple mutual cooperation.
Growing firm brings fresh look to classic ski town architecture
Sometimes, it is necessary to pat yourself on the back.
Note to Forest Service law enforcement officials: If you really feel that strongly about the Rainbow gatherers having a "free" permit prior to their official permit dates, then maybe you could escort old Grampa Rainbow himself back to your offices to fill out the necessary paperwork.