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Gardening with Deb: Plant now for fall color

Many perennials will bloom in the fall at our altitude … and many of our spring and summer blooming plants will reflower in the fall if we're quick about cutting them down once they’ve finished their first bloom.

From the editor: Step up and serve

“Step Up and Serve” is the name we’ve chosen for a pair of forums the Steamboat Pilot & Today will be sponsoring June 10 and 17. The events, which will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. both nights in the newspaper’s community room, are open to anyone in the community interested in running for Steamboat Springs City Council.

Jimmy Westlake: The Centaur peeks in

You too can see Centaurus peeking in on us. Go outside around 10 p.m. in late May and look due south, underneath the bright blue star Spica.

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Eugene Buchanan: Mini bareback riding comes to Steamboat

Debuting at the Steamboat rodeo last year, 2015 marks the second time the mini bareback riding event, fully endorsed by the PCRA, will take place at Romick Arena, with the contests slated for July 25 and 26 and July 31 and Aug. 1, as young riders prepare for a berth in the National Finals in Las Vegas.

Focus on Fitness: The benefits of group exercise

Group exercise offers numerous benefits.

Monday Medical: Protect yourself from foodborne illnesses

Foodborne illnesses can lead to serious problems.

Thoughtful Parenting: Preventing the 'summer slide'

Vacation enrichment activities can help stop the "summer slide."

Book review: "The Jaguar's Children," by John Vaillant

“The Jaguar’s Children,” by John Vaillant, is a critical, engaging novel that tells the story of Mexico, the United States and the border between.

John F. Russell: Sometimes success is measured outside the Olympics, even in Ski Town USA

In a town where a skier's success is often measured by an Olympic-sized yardstick, many skiers are proving there is more than one way to bring home a trophy.

Book review: Finding Jake

"Finding Jake" is one of those novels you'll have a hard time putting down.

Community Ag Alliance: Considering the water

Uncertainty of water in the west has become a hot button issue.

Dog's Eye View: It's the little things that count

Dog training never ends.

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Rural Routt neighbors banding together to thwart hungry hoppers

“I was shocked to see the numbers of those little grasshoppers in micro climates – up against warm buildings,” he said. “They’re not supposed to be hatching in April at 7,000 feet," – CSU Extension entomologist Bob Hammon

Spoke Talk: Taking the "winter" out of SSWSC

Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club is on the go the entire year.

Gardening with Deb: Understanding your garden soil

Soil pH levels can have a profound effect on gardening efforts.

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