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Historic Elk River ranch sells for $11.25 million

Originally known as the May Ranch for most of the 20th century, the property at 44285 Routt County Road 129 more recently was owned by cattle rancher Ryan Wood, one of the founding members of the Under Armour sports apparel brand.

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Top 5 performances of the weekend in Routt County high school sports

The Steamboat Springs High School volleyball team is quickly making itself known as Routt County's top prep sports team of the fall.

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A closer look at cholesterol

Cholesterol is bad. Or so we've been taught.

Steamboat Springs School Board workshop meeting Monday

The Steamboat Springs School Board will hold a workshop session to review board policies, discuss the district's strategic planning efforts and review language arts programs during its meeting Monday night.

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One Rabbit won: Hundreds find out a lot can happen during Steamboat's 100-mile Run, Rabbit Run ultramarathon

Nearly 250 runners took to the trails above Steamboat Springs last weekend for the annual Run, Rabbit Run trail ultramarathon, and each had a different story to tell when, or if, they emerged back at the finish line in Gondola Square at the base of Steamboat Ski Area.

Our View: Welcoming a new chamber leader

We urged the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association Board on July 5 to move swiftly in finding a successor to outgoing Chamber CEO Tom Kern, and that’s just what Chamber President Kerry Shea and his search committee accomplished with the Sept. 12 hiring of Jim Clark.

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Literary Sojourn connects readers and writers

At Saturday's annual Literary Sojournevent held at the Sheraton Steamboat Resort, readers and authors alike had the opportunity to listen to five nationally recognized authors. Each writer talked about his or her inspiration for the stories and the characters in their published works.

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Steamboat volleyball gets past Glenwood, pushes streak to 10 games

Steamboat Springs High School volleyball is now 10-0 after a three-set sweep at Glenwood Springs Saturday afternoon.

Freshman Burger does it again for Sailors cross country

Tatum Burger paced all Steamboat Springs High School cross country runners in Saturday's Moffat County Invitational, winning the girls 5,000-meter course. Five Sailors placed in the girls top 10, and two Steamboat boys were top-10 finishers.

Sailors soccer back in win column with late-goal victory over Palmer Ridge

The Steamboat Springs High School boys soccer team snapped a small losing streak, beating Palmer Ridge on the road, 3-2, to improve to 4-2-1 overall heading back into Western Slope League play.

Top 10 most-viewed stories for the week of Sept. 11 to Sept. 17

Check out the most-viewed stories on our desktop site from the past week, and see what you missed.

SSHS No. 3 singles player Charlie Smith takes gold at Littleton Tennis Invitational

The Steamboat Springs High School boys tennis team was in Littleton this weekend competing in its final tournament of the 2014 season. The Sailors will be at home Saturday before regional play ramps up.

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Niedl, Gollnick own summer Running Series after final event at Emerald

The Steamboat Springs Running Series wrapped up its summer season Saturday morning with the Emerald Mountain Trail 5K and 12K runs. Steamboat's Harry Niedl and Heather Gollnick were the men's and women's overall season champions.

The Record for Friday, Sept. 19, 2014

1:03 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers contacted people drinking at the community gardens near Seventh and Oak streets. Warnings were given.

Jail Report for Sept. 13 to Sept. 19, 2014

The following is a list of people booked into Routt County Jail on suspicion of the listed charges. The arresting agency is listed in parentheses.

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New hangars under construction at Steamboat Springs Airport

Pilots based at Steamboat Springs Airport soon will have some new neighbors.

Steamboat briefs: Volunteers are needed for Zero Waste Program on Saturday

The Yampa Valley Sustainability Council’s Zero Waste Program needs Zero Heroes this weekend. The last Steamboat Farmers Market and Steamboat OctoberWest will take place today along with the DitchFest Art and Music Festival in Oak Creek.

Routt County Council on Aging menus for the week of Sept. 22

Routt County Council on Aging menus

Routt County school lunch menus for the week of Sept. 22

Routt County school lunch menus

Tom Schatz: An environmental waste of breath

Environmental issues have been front and center in Colorado this year. No wonder: The state’s natural beauty is perhaps its greatest treasure.