Who would have imagined that another new comet would upstage the great and powerful ISON? Enter Comet Lovejoy, or Comet C/2013 R1, as astronomers like to call it.
As Thanksgiving approaches, the Extension office always receives numerous questions about cooking the traditional turkey dinner. People want to know if they should buy a fresh or a frozen turkey. They want to know how big of a turkey to buy and how to thaw, cook and store it. So as we approach the holidays ahead, let’s talk turkey.
It’s not too late to begin a fitness routine that will get you into shape for skiing and snowboarding and help you prevent injury and maintain performance throughout the winter.
After months of passing by the old Steamboat Springs train depot during runs along the Yampa River Core Trail, I finally scheduled a personal tour of the building this past week. That visit has inspired me to plan a series of columns devoted to the historic building itself, the efforts to save it back in the 1970s and ’80s and the group that breathed new life into the beautiful old structure.
Nobody ever said it was going to be easy to be a fan. But for those of us who have spent our entire lives cheering for the same team, the love of the fan is easy to understand.
Routt County lost another member of an elder generation of ranchers Oct. 20 when James T. “Jack” Redmond died at his family’s historic ranch house at the edge of the Flat Tops on Bull Creek. Redmond was emblematic of a generation that grew up in the Great Depression and weathered the tumult and shortages of World War II to deliver their farms, ranches and families to more prosperous times.
On Wednesday, while folks in Routt County were absorbing Tuesday’s election results, Sens. Mark Udall and Michael Bennet were in a private meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House.
You’ve worked hard to teach your dog to greet people nicely at the door. No more paws on shoulders. No more shredded clothes. He’s sitting politely and waiting to be petted. Now, that job is over. Or is it?
It is common for kids to go through phases when they are more connected to one parent than the other. Sometimes, although we love them deeply, we may butt heads more with one of our children than another. Here are some ideas to help you build strong relationships with your kids.
The increase in subalpine fir decline fits the pattern we have been seeing in Routt County and throughout the state. The acreage affected in Routt County went from 2,000 acres in 2011 to 4,500 acres in 2012, according to a state aerial survey.
Describing something as a “turkey” in the movie business usually isn’t a compliment. In the case of “Free Birds,” that term has another connotation, though not a wholly different one.
Don’t be surprised if you see a blazing fireball or two streaking across the heavens while you are driving home after dark this week. It’s just the annual Taurid meteor showers reaching their peak of activity.
In stark contrast to Washington’s dysfunction, which brought us a 16-day government shutdown and the risk of default in October, Coloradans know what it means to do their jobs day in and day out.
Buying health insurance is not fun. But if you make the wrong decision, it could cost you, so it pays to think carefully about the policy you buy in the state shopping exchange.
Winter is just around the corner, and as we switch clothing and gear, we also should consider how we fuel our bodies for cold-weather exercise. A big mistake winter athletes can make is not drinking enough fluids.