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Book reviews: Apple doesn't fall far from tree

The apple doesn’t fall far from the spooky tree. Joe Hill, author of the novels “Heart-Shaped Box,” “Horns” and NOS4A2, is the son of horror legend Stephen King.

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The Bock’s Office: ‘Finding Dory’ a fine, funny fin-tastic sequel

Memory is a tricky thing. A movie you held in high regard more than 10 years ago may remain in your mind as the best thing you’ve ever seen, or it could just as easily be replaced by the next big fad. Most viewers aren’t likely to forget the feature that preceded “Finding Dory,” yet most who watch this sequel will be remembering it for new reasons.

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Dog's Eye View: He's just being stubborn

Think about the times you may have called your dog to come, and he hesitated. He may have stood still and looked at you, and you thought he was being stubborn. My question is, “How did you teach your dog to do that?”

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Community Agriculture Alliance: Residents' responsibility in managing noxious weeds

As citizens of Colorado, we have a responsibility to manage noxious weeds as designated under the 2003 Colorado Noxious Weed Act, Title 35, Article 5.5. The law states it is the duty of all persons to use integrated methods to manage noxious weeds if the same are likely to be materially damaging to the land of neighboring landowners.

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Sarah Coleman: Winner, winner, river dinner

Packing healthy food for camping and river trips should not be difficult.

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Spoke Talk: Control key to biking safely

I’m a classic example of ,“Came for the winter, stayed for the summer.” Though there are many reasons Steamboat is a fantastic place to be in the summer, I stayed for the mountain biking.

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Tales from the Tread: Brown Bag Lecture series offers unique look at Yampa Valley

What makes Steamboat Springs unique and such a great place to live and visit? Time and again, we hear, “The people and the Western Heritage.” The Brown Bag Summer Lecture Series at the Tread of Pioneers Museum combines the best of both.

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John F. Russell: Cleveland lands title, Lebron earns my respect

Cleveland earned its first major sports title in more tnan 50 years Sunday, thrilling sports fans across the country and giving LeBron James a chance to rebuild his own legacy.

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Celestial News: Are you an Ophiuchan?

If you are an Ophiuchan, please raise your hand. Hmm … I’m not seeing many hands out there. Perhaps you are an Ophiuchan and don’t know it. Please allow me to explain.

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Thoughtful Parenting: Talking about traumatic events

There have been many tragic events in the news this past year. The following are what experts say about discussing such tragedies with children in a way that does not scare or overwhelm them.

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Strings Music Festival: Try a new music style

The Strings Music Festival summer season opens this week — get your feet wet, and try something you’ve never heard before.

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Book review: Debut novel fictionalizes Manson Family murders

While not appropriate for the faint of heart or those younger than 16, Emma Cline’s debut novel is a relevant and necessary bildungsroman of uncertainty, passion and crime.

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Ryan Spaustat: Fatherhood, off-script

Of all the gifts Charlie has given me, this realization is my favorite — joy as the very condition of existence. I look back on his birth, and I should have celebrated the gift of his life and the joy it would bring me. I didn’t know that then, but I do now.

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Wilderness Wanderings: Time to hike the ‘other’ trails

If you’re like most local hikers, by now, you have checked off Mad Creek, Fish Creek and the Emerald Mountain trails from your early season to-do list and are itching to venture onto the higher elevation trails up to Gold and Gilpin lakes and the like.

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Community Agriculture Alliance: It’s Ranch Rally time

On June 18, cyclists will roll out from the Moots factory to take part in the Third annual Moots Colorado Ranch Rally, a 50-mile cyclosportive featuring the gravel roads that connect historic Routt County area ranches.

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