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.
It is important to keep water safety in mind with the increased opportunities to recreate in and be around water.
Newborn Network's goal is to provide parent education services to Routt County parents of children from birth to 3 years old.
Prevention is job one when protecting our active Steamboat kids against concussions.
Frequent exposure to television violence is having a profound effect on the behavior of your children.
Here’s a “to-do list” to help ensure your university, college or trade school visit is a success.
Did you know Routt County has a workforce center that offers free resources for teens and young adults?
Self-compassion is about reframing our imperfections as part of being human, not a unique flaw that only you have. It’s about treating ourselves kindly, rather than releasing the harsh inner critic to do as it pleases.
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps operates the Service Learning Corps, a summer program where youth have an opportunity to give back to the community that nurtures them.
Babysitting is a great way for kids to gain independence and responsibility while earning a few dollars, but there are tips parents need to know for keeping their children who babysit safe while taking care of others.
Strong teeth allow a child to chew well and enjoy eating. Healthy teeth and gums support their immune system and help them bounce back from illness and injuries.
As more immigrants move to Routt County, the culture of our community is shifting. It is important that we maintain an open conversation around the changing demographics in our region, especially with our children.
Goals. We all know that the beginning of a new year is an especially popular time to spell out our goals: something I desire for the future and am willing to work toward.
For many people who enjoy a lifestyle of giving — that is, giving of time or money for the well-being of others without the expectation of pay or other benefit — some satisfaction or delight in giving was likely perceived as a child.
According to a study by the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University, 52 percent of teens are at risk for substance abuse if they have any one of three risk factors: stress, frequent boredom or too much spending money.