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Unique combination of harp and guitar to headline Strings Chamber Music concert Wednesday

Next Wednesday renowned harpist Yolanda Kondonassis and guitarist Jason Vieaux will headline the Strings' Chamber Music concert bringing two instruments otherwise known as an unlikely pair.

Eugene Buchanan: Getting your Zen on in Steamboat

Blame it on my Boulder upbringing. How else would you explain my jumping at the chance to hop in a giant clam to test the new, space-age float tanks at Neptune Healing and Float Spa downtown?

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The Bock’s Office: ‘Paper Towns’ a low-key, likeable teen flick

If you’re familiar with the author of “Paper Towns,” you may be expecting the new film adaptation to reach for the “Stars.” But, it doesn’t — it charts its own course, which upon watching the film, you’ll realize is just fine.

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Iconic Steamboat business embarks on Iconic ride

For nearly a decade, a group of cyclists have gathered at Smartwool headquarters in Steamboat Springs to begin a journey they call the “Ride to O.R.” This year’s trek starts Friday, and I will have the honor of traveling alongside these riders who are banded together by their love for adventure.

Dog's Eye View: I'm melting! I'm melting!

Hot cars or trucks can create a coffin for dogs left inside. We hear about these devastating cases throughout the year, but for some of us, leaving our dog at home is either not an option or we are taking a road trip for adventures with our canine buddy.

Community Ag Alliance: Routt County Fair is the best

We’ve come a long way since 1914, but the “feeling” of the fair remains the same, according to Sandy Boston, of Hayden, who says: “Because no matter where you’re from — a big city or a little town — the Routt County Fair makes you feel like you’ve come home.”

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Gardening with Deb: Daylilies: A good choice for Routt County gardens

Although they are not true lilies, daylilies are a wonderful garden plant for borders, patio containers and ground cover that crowds out weeds and offers long-lasting color. Many daylily varieties flourish in our mountain climate.

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All heck breaks loose on the road To-Hell-u-Ride

As I sprinted down the barrow ditch at the side of the highway to retrieve our gear, I had a minute to consider what carnage the log truck would have wreaked on our camping equipment had the truck been following us instead of the opposite.

Spoke Talk: What's with Enduro?

If you are a mountain biker, you have most likely noticed a new and growing term in the industry, “Enduro.” What exactly is Enduro? Is it a bike? Is it a trail? Is it a new flavor of Stinger waffles? Enduro is one of the fastest-growing forms of mountain bike racing; it is very popular in Europe and is rapidly gaining steam in the U.S. Enduro is not cross country and it is not downhill racing; it is a mix of the two.

Jimmy Westlake: Friday’s full moon — blue or not?

You’ll have an opportunity to witness an unusual “blue moon” this month but don’t expect to go outside and literally see a blue-colored moon staring back at you. The term “blue moon” has an unusual and uncertain history, but it certainly does not refer to the actual spectrum of the moon.

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Arts and Entertainment reporter attends first yoga festival held in Steamboat Springs

This weekend was the inaugural Steamboat Movement Fest which brought a sense of ease and enlightenment to the community of attendees through a wide variety of classes and events offered at the Steamboat Grand.

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Strings Music Festival: Kay Clagett says farewell to Strings

Kay Clagett, has announced her retirement effective at the conclusion of the 2015 season.

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John F. Russell: Making the most of opportunity

Growing up in a community like Steamboat Springs provides plenty of opportunities and teaches our children to follow them.

Community Connections: LIFT-UP is expanding to meet needs

LIFT-UP is expanding. By the end of 2015, the organization will have a new, bigger Food Bank, and the Thrift Store will be almost doubled in size.

Thoughtful Parenting: Avoiding the "summer slide"

The importance of keeping children engaged throughout the summer is cited in numerous research studies. The fact is, if students don’t practice the skills they have gained throughout the school year, they lose them. This is commonly known as the “summer slide.”

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