Former Oak Creek Mayor Vi Shaffer persists in recovering medal awarded to her brother who went down with his ship
As much as the story of Oak Creek's Vi Shaffer is one of a young sailor who gave his life for his country, it’s a story of a plucky elderly woman who was unrelenting in her efforts to recover tangible evidence that her brother was honored as a hero.
My father lit a roaring fire in the fireplace and burned our Christmas wish lists, telling us that Santa’s elves could read the smoke signals from the North Pole. Of course, we believed every word.
One of the pieces of news gathered at the Chamber Winter Expo is that Honey Stinger, of Steamboat Springs, is selling organic honey in addition to the company’s wildly popular Honey Stinger energy chews, gels and waffles.
Briana Perkins will tell you that it was really a talkative gelding named Jazz who rescued Dolly the mare on Oct. 27, more than a month after she threw her rider and disappeared into the timber.
I squeezed my satchel through the narrow opening in the subway turnstile, but before I could pull my suitcase along with me, the gate swung shut. I had a grip on the handle, but my luggage was stranded on the other side of the barrier.
Tom Ross: Wilderness trekking in the Flat Tops makes one appreciate of a piece of cake and a hot shower
Wilderness will do that to you — strip away your worldly cares and allow you to become absorbed with the play of light across meadows and distant peaks.
The sports car races helped to establish Steamboat as a summer tourism destination that could rely on volunteer labor to pull off complicated events.
Tom Ross: Friends of Crossan’s M&A Market offer novel auction items on behalf of historic Yampa building
Friends of Crossan's Market in Yampa offer historic privy at auction July 26 to help restore 1903 grocery store.
In the past, we’ve had a large bear actually bend the steel supports in the dumpster lid, so I have great respect for their physical strength.
It was Bob Schneider and his wife, Jean, who rode in on a white horse in the summer of 2010 to save John Rolfe Burroughs' writing cabin, known as the Dog House.
A resident of Old Town Steamboat was surprised but grateful this week to receive a phone message from a food server in a downtown restaurant informing him that he could come pick up his classic Steamboat Ski Area trail sign.
Steamboat painting contractor Tom Barr is running out of room for new stickers on his 1994 Silverado truck.
In the interest of setting Routt County history straight, I want to make it plain that while Chicago’s Wrigley Field was named after chewing gum guru William Wrigley and Milwaukee’s Miller Park was named after beer booster Frederick Miller, the bucolic little field north of Steamboat Springs known as Strawberry Park was not named after former New York Met’s outfielder Darryl Strawberry. Strawberry Park actually was named after strawberries.
Steamboat Springs resident Barb Shipley found out this winter that Find My iPhone can also be a big help in catching a laptop computer thief.
If it’s springtime in the Rockies, an empty dumpster is a temptation to those who don’t want to bear the extra expense and inconvenience of taking unwanted items to the landfill.