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Jimmy Westlake: Spot the two giants of summer

Two very large constellations, Ophiuchus, the Serpent Bearer, and Hercules, the Strong Man, take up a large chunk of our late summer sky. We see them standing head to head, high up in the southern sky as darkness falls.

Routt County school lunch menus for week of Aug. 10

Routt County school lunch menus for week of Aug. 10

Hard work pays off for kids at the 4-H Routt County Fair Dog Show Tuesday

Kids in 4-H spend all year preparing for the dog show by attending weekly obedience classes and learning about the breed and on Tuesday they were put to the test at the Routt County Fair Dog Show.

Open school board seats across Routt County draw little interest

Only one candidate is planning to run for one of four seats opening up on the Steamboat Springs Board of Education as of Tuesday.

Jimmy Westlake: Exploring the constellation Perseus

With the annual Perseid meteor shower rising to its peak activity this week, it’s a good time to introduce you to the constellation that gives this delightful shower of shooting stars its name.

Steamboat School Board talks through latest changes to $92 million bond

The latest changes to the Steamboat Springs School District’s $92 million bond proposal include vacating the district’s administration building and increasing the new high school’s capacity to 1,100 students.

County kicks off broadband internet survey with Tuesday meeting

Routt County officials are hoping to connect with community members on a countywide broadband internet survey.

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Former Colorado Mountain College professor Robert Baker blends architecture with education in history book

Architect Lincoln Jones designed the original distinctively 1960s modern buildings of Yampa Valley College on Woodchuck Hill overlooking downtown Steamboat Springs.

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Steamboat teacher training focuses on Orton-Gillingham reading approach

Teachers from the region are training in Steamboat this week on the basics of a philosophical strategy to help students learning to read.

Steamboat seat and three others open on CMC Board of Trustees

Colorado Mountain College’s Board of Trustees is seeking candidates to run for four seats up for election this fall, including the Routt County seat currently held by Ken Brenner.

Steamboat Springs School Board discusses future of 7th Street building

The future of the Steamboat Springs School District’s administration offices was the focus of a school board meeting Monday night.

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Jimmy Westlake: Don’t miss the Perseid meteor shower

The annual Perseid meteor shower is cranking up and is expected to peak around 2 a.m. MDT Thursday, Aug. 13.

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Building support: A closer look at the proposed Steamboat Springs School District bond measure

Just three months remain for Steamboat Springs School District officials to make their case for why the community should support a bond measure to fund a new high school and capital upgrades that come with a price tag in excess of $90 million.

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Steamboat Springs High School Class of '95 looks back two decades

Steamboat Springs High School Class of 1995 reunites and rallies around former classmate David Virgili.

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Eleven Routt County school board seats open this fall

Routt County’s three school district boards of education have a combined 11 seats opening up this fall, and candidates can being circulating election petitions next week.