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Tom Ross: Logging a season's worth of powder tracks at Steamboat Ski Area

Steamboat skier Soren Jespersen records all but a handful of the season's runs with the help of GPS app and Google Earth.

Tales from the Tread: From bear hunt to Broadway

Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp is a hidden gem in Strawberry Park and is renowned for promoting creativity in the arts. To celebrate the camp’s 100th anniversary, the Tread of Pioneers Museum opened the exhibit “Creativity in Motion: Celebrating 100 Years of Perry-Mansfield” in June 2013.

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Jimmy Westlake: A late Easter this year

Have you ever wondered why the date of Easter Sunday hops around from year to year? Sometimes it falls in March and sometimes, in April. In fact, Easter Sunday can come as early as March 22 or as late as April 25.

Routt County CSU Extension: Eggs are a healthy choice

I love hard-boiled eggs, but the only time I think of making them is around Easter time. A bowl of hard-cooked eggs can be an easy and healthy part of any meal.

Thoughtful Parenting: Forming healthy digital habits

Recently, there has been a rash of articles in the news about the use of screens with children. The opinions range anywhere from banning all screens for children younger than 12 to handing babies a tablet to use independently. With all of this competing information, how is a parent supposed to decide what’s best for their child?

Monday Medical: April is occupational therapy month

Occupational Therapy — you may have heard of it, but do you actually know what it is? Occupational therapists are an integral member of a rehabilitation team. In honor of Occupational Therapy Month, we thought we would shed some light on this lesser-known profession.

Tom Southall's story reflects the spirit of a true champion

Back in the late 1970s, a young athlete from Steamboat Springs set out to make his mark on the football fields, basketball courts and tracks of Northwest Colorado. By the time he graduated from high school, Tom Southall had changed the way people in Steamboat Springs, and Colorado, viewed those with disabilities.

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Camino a la Copa: La cancha para nosotras: The field is ours

Dunia Gallardo was born into a world filled with paradox. And now, at 22, she is a paradox herself. Dunia was born in an indigenous territory called Coto Brus, in the mountains of southern Costa Rica. Her family are Ngöbe, a people whose language is passed down orally but is not written.

Rob Douglas: A child in our community died

Steamboat Springs resident Meghan McKeon has been charged in Routt County Court with the most incomprehensible crime a parent can commit — child abuse resulting in the death of her 3-year-old son, Austin Davis. At the request of the District Attorney, the arrest warrant and the affidavit in support of the arrest warrant have been sealed by the court.

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The Bock’s Office: ‘Captain America’ sequel weaker but still packs a punch

When your job used to involve throwing a red, white and blue hunk of metal at a bunch of Nazis, it’s understandable you might feel a little out of place in modern society. But as “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” shows, there are always enemies to be defeated.

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Jimmy Westlake: Total lunar eclipse due here Monday

Total eclipses of the moon are unusual, but not rare. On April 14 and 15, we will be treated to the first total lunar eclipse of the upcoming tetrad.

LiveWell Northwest Colorado: Key to choosing healthier foods is reading the labels

One of the easiest tools that can be used to ensure a healthier diet is the Nutrition Facts label found on every product.

Monday Medical: Cancer is not pretty

Cancer is never pretty. Head and neck cancers can be particularly gruesome. It can steal your ability to speak, eat, swallow and recognize yourself in the mirror. Head and neck cancers include cancers of the mouth, throat, voice box, skin, sinuses, saliva glands and thyroid glands.

John F. Russell: Track allows athletes to spring into spring

The impact of the all-weather track in Steamboat Springs has helped spring sports blossom.

Rob Douglas: The true cost of generational theft

In a recent study published by the Mercatus Center, “Assessing Fiscal Sustainability,” Boston University Professor of Economics Laurence Kotlikoff finds that not only is the United States operating fiscally as a Ponzi scheme, economists have been complicit in deceiving Americans about the true cost of this growing generational theft by deliberately using the wrong accounting standard.

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