Spoke Talk: More fun ways to get to school

Hike and Bike to School Program gives kids the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors.

Gardening with Deb: Early season wildflowers in bloom now

With the trails drying, native wildflowers are entering full bloom.

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Eugene Buchanan: Riding the spike

Every sport has its Holy Grail, that pinnacle of perfect conditions. For kayakers in Steamboat this past week, it’s catching the Yampa at peak flood. This is when the river is its most powerful.

Jimmy Westlake: Three leaps of the gazelle

I’d like to share with you a story about three pairs of stars that you can spot almost overhead as darkness falls in the late spring.

Healthy eating: For quick meals at high altitude, buy a pressure cooker

Investing in a pressure cooker can take a lot of the wait time out of mountain cooking.

Thoughtful Parenting: Feeding your family when times are tough

Approximately 40 percent of Routt County families fall below the self-sufficiency standard, which is an income of $62,500 per year, and 6.1 percent of families are living below the poverty level, according to the Routt County Human Services Department, the U.S. Census Bureau and Yampa Valley Data Partners.

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Local organizations offer mental health support

Nationwide, nearly one in four people will have a diagnosable mental illness within any given year, according to Craig Thornhill, program director for the Mind Springs Health office in Craig.

John F. Russell: Making a difference in your community

Sailor Luau gives student athletes a chance to give back, thank the community.

Monday Medical: New technology for early detection of skin cancer

New technology is making strides in the fight against melanoma.

Focus on Fitness: HIIT training hits the spot

High intensity interval training is a great way to burn major calories in a short amount of time.

Book review: "The Martian" equal parts action and suspense

Andy Weir's "The Martian" blends science, action and suspense.

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The Bock’s Office: ‘Age of Ultron’ a super sequel as Marvel keeps going strong

How do you top the biggest superhero moneymaker of all time? Can it be done? Should it be done? In reverse order, no, yes, and in the instance of “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” it shouldn’t be about being bigger and better, because that’s where so many have run into trouble before. But, since when has that ever stopped Hollywood?

Healthy eating recipe: Pressure cooker coconut curry chicken

This recipe uses a pressure cooker to make coconut curry chicken.

Dog's Eye View: It's hotter than you think

Short waits can add up to extreme heat for dogs confined in cars.

Community Ag Alliance: ReTree Steamboat become year-long endeavor

From its inaugural success in 2010, ReTree Steamboat has grown from a one-day annual event to a year-round endeavor to get people involved in the community's forests and open spaces.