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Community Agriculture Alliance: Embracing slowing down

Steamboat Springs is an ideal place to slow down and learn from an area expert.

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Magic is happening at Perry-Mansfield this summer

This is the magic of the creative spirit, of imagination, of learning, of inspiration, of students discovering self-confidence and new abilities to create and perform.

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Spoke Talk: A Tour — Sparticus, the Shark, the Boar and El Pistolero?

So how will this year’s Tour de France and Tour de Steamboat unfold?

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John F. Russell: Finding excitement in soccer

Sports can't always be decided in regulation, and as a fan of most sports, I can't help but get a little excited about the prospect of overtime.

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Tales from the Tread: Journey West at the Tread of Pioneers Museum

Drawing on diaries, personal memoirs, photographs and actual objects from Routt County’s first pioneer families, “Journeys West: Pioneer Tales from the Wagon Trail,” the newest exhibit at the Tread of Pioneers Museum, explores what life was really like for these brave frontier adventurers.

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Celestial News: Dwarf planet update

It’s been a big year for the dwarf planets in our solar system. It was about one year ago that the world got its first view of the little planet Pluto, when the New Horizons spacecraft shot through the Pluto system like a speeding bullet.

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Monday Medical: Protect yourself from foodborne illness

It’s Independence Day, and many plan to barbecue, not only today, but throughout the summer. Food safety can take a back seat to enjoying a meal with family and friends. Yet, from pitchfork to table fork, every step of the food chain requires vigilant safety measures.

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Livewell Northwest Colorado: Fighting food insecurity in Routt County

Many of our neighbors, co-workers and friends here in Routt County do not have reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food. They are food insecure.

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Thoughtful Parenting: Pregnant? You deserve a doula

If you are pregnant and have been preparing for the birth of your child, chances are, you have come across the word doula. What is a doula, anyway?

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet: Working to ensure a hunger-free summer for kids

We should ensure that every child can access a summer food program such as the one at Stedman Elementary. The wellbeing of our kids is not a partisan issue.

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Mary Walker: I've laughed; now, I can call it a day

It's been a year and half since I submitted a piece to Steamboat Today. As many of you know, I had been writing updates about my experiences, observations and insights from my travels to Kenya for several years to assist a group of Maasai girls with post-secondary education.

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Strings Music Festival: More beer, please

The business side of music isn’t nearly as interesting as the performance side, but it’s a necessary evil.

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Book review: Epic novel spans four centuries

"Homegoing," by Yaa Gyasi, is an epic novel that spans the 18th century to present day and crosses the Atlantic back and forth as it follows the lineages of two half sisters and the lasting legacy of slavery on their family tree.

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Community Agriculture Alliance: Cross over to the wild side


Summer is finally here in Routt County, and it’s time to get a little wild and crazy. What’s wild and crazy about historic preservation, you ask? Well, head on down to Yampa on July 30, and you’ll see what I’m talking about.


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Dog's Eye View: New habits hard to make

One of the most difficult issues associated with adopting a new puppy or rescue dog into your home is making the necessary changes and creating new habits.