Want your garden to grow to new heights, while saving your knees for Steamboat’s ski slopes? Try a raised bed for easier access and greater productivity.
With Steamboat’s short growing season, why not extend it to produce fresh produce year-round? From microgreens to tomatoes, it’s easier than you think with a small scale indoor garden. While it won’t yield the same results as a sunny outdoor garden, the flavor can’t be beat when outdoor growing isn’t an option.
One of the most straightforward ways for controlling a gardening environment is the hoop house, a semi-circular tunnel structure encapsulating a garden.
Nothing beats homegrown veggies on the dinner plate. But with Steamboat’s relatively short growing season, it’s easy for the window to close before your plants produce. We went to an expert — the CSU Extension Office’s Todd Hagenbuch — for the following pointers on growing produce in the Yampa Valley.
Soon, pieces of the large, wooden spools that used to store cable at Yampa Valley Electric Association will be used to craft Mountain Tap Brewery's new bar.
Want fresh food — that’s not pizza — delivered to your front door? Enter Farm to Fork, Steamboat’s newest locally sourced food delivery service.
It takes a green thumb, good timing and a little bit of luck to pull off a successful garden in Steamboat Springs, where the average frost-free season is just 59 days. Unless, of course, you know these tips for extending the growing season.
The Yampa Valley Autism Program is cultivating more than just vegetables. Its Community Cultivation program, established for individuals with disabilities and at-risk youth, cultivates life and social skills that help its members grow right alongside the produce.
Who says you have to go to Botswana for your getaway? Summer or winter, countless adventures await closer to home, from renting cabins with a crackling fire to soaking in hot springs or taking the train to Glenwood. Read on for close-by vacations that let you stretch your legs and pocketbook while having you back home Sunday night — tan, rested and ready for the week ahead.
Cameron Poole still remembers when Colorado Mountain College's cafeteria was more, well, college-like, but those days are long gone. As college kids have grown more "food savvy" and aware of where their meals come from, CMC has adapted and stepped up its game in a brand new dining hall...
Local artist Jan Maret Willman won’t abide to rules or limitations: “Don’t tell me that I can’t do something,” she says. “Because I’ll figure out a way to do it.” It’s a rebellious streak that makes this artist stand apart from the rest...
"Will we say that the Community Code defines the sort of height, mass and setbacks that the community has agreed is desired in our downtown area? Or will we say that the Community Code standards are no longer relevant ...?" — Scott Wedel
One look at the marquee for the Chief Theater downtown — Western Melodrama, Acronym, The Vagina Monologues — and it’s easy to see that Executive Director Scott Parker is 1) having fun; and 2) doing a great job of bringing the arts in their myriad forms to downtown’s premiere performance venue.
The Spring Diamond asterism, also called the Virgin’s Diamond, is marked at its corners by four of the brightest stars sparkling in the spring sky: Arcturus, Spica, Cor Caroli, and Denebola.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife is preparing to open Vega State Park to boating May 1. Located on Grand Mesa, the park features fishing, water skiing, sailing, windsurfing, jet skiing, biking, camping hiking and much more. CPW reminds the public that swimming is not permitted in Vega Reservoir.
Alexandra Tumminello was incredibly close to her uncle, Ryan Shay, one of the top marathon runners in the United States. In 2007, when Tumminello was in the fourth grade, Shay collapsed near the Central Park boathouse in New York City, only five and a half miles into the U.S. Olympic marathon trial.
8:54 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report a bear getting into the trash in the 1600 block of Mid Valley Drive.
Unsettled weather, including rain, thunderstorms and snow could continue over the next two weeks, according to local weather forecasts.
The Hayden Valley Elementary Health & Wellness Team is gathering the Hayden community for a health fair this Thursday, April 28.
A delicious recipe for make-ahead breakfast burritos.