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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.

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Spoke Talk: The jewel of Steamboat

Emerald is a magical place — that is, once it finishes kicking my butt and searing my lungs on those first three steep hills of 20-percent grade at the Stables Trailhead. For years, many locals, bike rental shops and visitors have asked for an easier approach to the trails above. Now, we have it.

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John F. Russell: Coors Field is the perfect place to build lasting memories

The Colorado Rockies have become a summer tradition in the Russell family and thanks to some great hitting and timely pitching Saturday's game at Coors Field provided more than a few memories worth cheering for.

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Jimmy Westlake: Scorpius livens up the summer sky

This celestial scorpion scurries across our southern sky on summer evenings, so this month is prime time for scorpion hunting.

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Thoughtful Parenting: Talking about healthy sexual development

Watching our young ones grow from playful, elementary-school students learning about the world into teenagers experiencing changes to their bodies happens amazingly fast. As the adults in their lives, we have been helping answer their questions about how things work and how to be responsible.

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The Foundry: Beating addiction cravings with nutrition

As chef at The Foundry — and as someone who has overcome addiction to celebrate four years of sobriety — I have seen why nutrition is such an important topic for those in recovery.

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Monday Medical: Bee sting allergy — to hike or not to hike

Outdoor recreation is one of the biggest draws to living in Steamboat Springs, but for those with a history of bee sting allergy, it can be more frightening than enjoyable, at times.

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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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