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Book review: Three audiobooks for those long summer drives

Summer is a time for long car trips - what better to pass the time and miles than a good book to listen to.

From the editor: Lovin' those Steamboat summers

This summer’s photo contest is not limited to selfies. You may also send in photos of you, your friends and family enjoying summer in Steamboat that are taken by others.

Community Ag Allance: Why rodeo matters in Steamboat Springs

Rodeo remains an important facet to the character of Steamboat Springs.

Gardening with Deb: Poisonous plants of Routt County

Many plants are as poisonous as they are beautiful.

Dog's Eye View: I can hear you!

In training animals, raising one's voice can do more harm than good.

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New book collects the best 'Shenanigans' from Steamboat police blotter

"Ski Town Shenanigans" illustrates why its difficult to take life seriously living in a town where bears can open the doors of Subarus, and people come home from vacation to find strangers sleeping in their beds.

Spoke Talk: Group ride opportunities abound in Steamboat

Regardless of your skill or ability level, a group ride alternative is likely available for you.

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Tales from the Tread: Ghost mine tour to Oak Creek

This weekend's ghost mine tour offers a look back into history of Routt County.

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Jimmy Westlake: New Horizons spacecraft zooms closer to Pluto

On July 14, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft, after a nine and a half year journey, finally will fly through the Pluto system and reveal the mysteries of this misfit planet and its five moons to us at long last.

Strings Music Festval: The backstage heroes

Today, I want to draw back the curtain and talk about our volunteers. I’ve never worked for an arts organization that didn’t have a glorious group of volunteers toiling away behind the scenes…and Strings is no exception.

Monday Medical: Living well with diabetes

Being diagnosed with diabetes can be overwhelming. But there can be a silver lining: properly managing the disease can lead to a fuller, healthier lifestyle.

Our view: The unsinkable Kathy Connell

Kathy Connell, of Steamboat Springs, was named chairperson of the Colorado Transportation Commission this month, and we believe her passion for people and public affairs will serve the entire state well.

John F. Russell: Finding passion in the games we play

For many of the people I have covered the game is a past time, a thing that grabs our attention for a few hours and then passes with the seasons. A few of the people I've covered have taken the game to new levels and for them it's not just about the score at the end of the day, but the passion we all fell for the game.

Book review: Pair of authors will visit Steamboat this summer

Book reviews of "Factory Man" by Beth Macy and "Red Lightning" by Laura Pritchett.

My dewlap is none of your darn business

Politeness counts. When threatened by a cow moose with youngsters in tow, do not say “Excuse me for living Mrs. Bullwinkle.”

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