Wednesday’s Storm Peak Challenge, the toughest race in the Town Challenge Mountain Bike Race Series, pushed riders like no other event does, driving them up slopes so steep that many in the usually iron-willed field were reduced to hopping off their bikes like mere mortals.
Residents at Dream Island Mobile Home Park put out the small fire with a fire extinguisher before firefighters arrived.
1:16 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of an abandoned car at a gas station in the first block of Anglers Drive.
Advocates Building Peaceful Communities' annual fundraiser is Saturday in its traditional format of food, drinks and chocolate. The 26th annual Decadent Desserts is from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at The Steamboat Grand.
As Dave Gerard drove into the Rocky Mountains for five live performances this weekend, the New England native had a new addition riding in the backseat. Two-year-old Ada, his first child, is joining him on tour for the first time.
Beetle-killed tree-removal operation is largest to date
During the next two months, logging crews will be removing an estimated 100 acres of trees, and numerous hiking and biking trails will be closed below Thunderhead Peak.
Man who stabbed teen at library, victim's brother charged with harassment
Adam Huber, the man serving a six-month sentence for stabbing a 14-year-old boy in the hand at Bud Werner Memorial Library in April, was involved in an altercation July 30 with the boy’s older brother, William Ellifritz.
Developers seek permit for care center along Walton Creek Road
The developers of a more than $40 million senior-living facility off Walton Creek Road enter the city approval process in earnest Thursday night when they go before the Steamboat Springs Planning Commission seeking a development permit.
Fire crews have achieved 85-percent containment on the Cedar Fire, a blaze near Cedar Mountain, five miles northwest of Craig, the Northwest Colorado Fire Management Unit reported late Wednesday. The fire began about 11 a.m. Tuesday on Bureau of Land Management public land at the base of Cedar Mountain on Moffat County Road 7. It’s been described as a “wildland urban interface fire.” “Fire crews made good progress with mop-up and fireline reinforcement today,” according to fire authorities. “However access to parts of the fire was hampered by steep, rough terrain. No support with retardant was necessary and there has been no fire growth.”
A 44-year-old woman was taken to Yampa Valley Medical Center with injuries not considered to be life-threatening after she rolled her all-terrain vehicle Tuesday in North Routt County.
136 riders to come through Steamboat Springs on Aug. 26 and 27
The 136-rider field for the USA Pro Cycling Challenge was finalized Wednesday morning in anticipation of the Aug. 22 to 28 race, which will be in Steamboat on Aug. 26 and 27.
Standings and results for Steamboat Springs adult league softball.
Just because it took a week longer doesn’t mean the Storm Peak Challenge hill climb will get any easier. Originally scheduled for last week but washed away because of rain, the fifth of seven Town Challenge Mountain Bike Race Series events is rescheduled for Wednesday.
I have my life back, and I don’t want it. Let me explain. My son, the child formerly known as Peter, has morphed into a teenager and doesn’t need me anymore. He prefers hanging out with his peeps instead of me.
Two of my favorite things happen in early August: The serviceberries ripen, and the Perseid meteors shoot across the sky. I spend my waking hours scanning the high branches for the sweet Rocky Mountain berries and what should be my sleeping hours scanning the skies for shooting stars.
Tamar Jacoby will speak at 5 p.m. Thursday at Strings Music Pavilion. Tickets are free and available for pickup at 4:15 p.m. at the pavilion.
Under her photograph of a paint-splattered flowerpot, 13-year-old Rachael Green had printed the words “Free. Imagination. Joy.” On Friday, Rachael admired that photo on the wall of Kneading Hands massage studio, where it hung along with about 20 other photographs by her and several peers.
The Routt County Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to let the band play a little later at Hahn’s Peak Ranch wedding receptions but also set limits on when to get the party started.
Steamboat Springs High School students who want to park a vehicle on campus or apply for open campus privileges in the 2011-12 school year are required to take a 4.5-hour Alive at 25 defensive driving course.
Colorado is officially the leanest state in the nation, with a 19.8 percent adult obesity rate, according to the “F as in Fat: How Obesity Threatens America’s Future” report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Trust for America’s Health released in July.
The principle of open government took a blow last week from a disturbing Colorado Court of Appeals ruling that opens the door for public bodies like school boards and city councils to conduct secret ballots to make decisions that impact the people they were elected to serve.
A 2-acre parcel of vacant grassland between Whistler Park and Walton Creek was empty Tuesday afternoon, with the exception of an occasional neighborhood resident walking a dog along a singletrack trail.
Out of sight, in a remote corner of the Elk River Valley, 13 new arrivals from Missouri and Idaho are making a daily contribution to reviving Routt County’s dormant dairy industry. John Weibel, who raises grass-fed beef under the Rockin J Pastures brand has added dairy cows to his operation at Moonhill Dairy.