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Dog's Eye View: The sport of canine scent detection

Last month, I teamed up with Sue Sternberg to host one of the co-founders of the National Association of Canine Scent Work LLC® in a series of daylong workshops. Ron Gaunt, co-founder of the NACSW traveled to Craig to bring CNCC students and other nose work teams to a new level of understanding about just how scent moves in a particular environment.

Community Ag Alliance: Looking forward to a busy fall

As the summer winds down, continuing to shop at the Marketplace and picking up your order on Friday is a great way to extend the season and continue to support local ag, even after the Farmer’s Market is over.

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Steamboat Springs dog's social media page makes his return to owner possible

Denver bodyguard believes the people who took a young dog named Champ from in front of a Steamboat business likely had a profit motive.

Gardening with Deb: Grace your garden with ornamental grasses

Another plant to consider in your Steamboat Springs-area garden is one of the ornamental grasses that grow well here.

Spoke Talk: Beauty in mountain biking

The following essay was composed by Steamboat Springs High School student Cole Sias after she competed in the Colorado High School Cycling League State Championships last fall. Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club trains the Steamboat Springs High School cycling team, which just completed its first race of the season last weekend.

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Jimmy Westlake: The Eyes of the Dragon

Peering at us from out of the darkness on late summer evenings are the twinkling eyes of Draco, the Dragon.

Tales from the Tread: The mission behind the mission

The Tread of Pioneers Museum’s mission is to promote an understanding and appreciation of the history of the Steamboat Springs area by collecting, preserving, exhibiting, interpreting and sharing that history and heritage. At the heart of our mission is preservation, but what does it mean to preserve history?

Monday Medical: A home for cancer care

Yampa Valley Medical Center’s Jan Bishop Memorial Cancer Care Center will provide a warm, welcoming environment with convenient access to top quality care.

Thoughtful Parenting: Remembering brain development during meltdowns

In their book, "No Drama Discipline," mental health experts, Drs. Dan Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson, describe how the brain works, especially when kids feel intense emotions. They emphasize three things to keep in mind when your child is having a difficult time.

Community Connections: It’s easier to build a child than to fix an adult

Research shows that up to 90 percent of brain development occurs in the first five years of life. As stated by the Colorado Department of Education, “In the early years of each child's life, every experience, every day creates the foundation for success in school and beyond.”

John F. Russell: Packing a few things in before sun sets on summer

The list of things I wanted to do this summer is way too long, but the good news is that another summer is always just around the corner.

Gardening with Deb: Plants that handle foot traffic

Of the many beautiful gardens in Routt County, my favorites feature meandering pathways that lead you through the beds of plants. For plants that are intended to be trodden upon, gardeners should look for a ground cover plant that is low growing, spreads easily and is dense enough to inhibit weeds.

Community Ag Alliance: Soil Health 101

Have you ever thought of soil as a living ecosystem, composed of billions of tiny organisms working to support plants, animals and humans? Healthy soil is the foundation that sustains plentiful croplands and healthy forests, filters pollutants from air and water, maintains productive grazing lands for livestock and wildlife and helps control surface water flows.

Dog's Eye View: On demand companionship and the dog

Your dog needs you. The most important ingredient in any relationship is being present and doing right by the dog living in your household.

Stories from Scotland: A new adventure

This is the first installment of a bi-monthly column written by the author of last year's popular Ciao from Cortina column. Sophie Dingle and her husband, Ryan, are now getting acclimated to life in Scotland and she will share their adventures with Steamboat Today readers.

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