Diverse group of school board candidates running in Steamboat's first at-large election

An engineer, a retired community college professor, a library manager, a water delivery company operator and a pharmacist are among the five candidates vying for three open four-year seats on the Steamboat Springs School Board.

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Jimmy Westlake: Total eclipse to darken the moon Sunday

The student members of the Colorado Mountain College SKY Club and I, along with Steamboat Today, would like to invite you and your family out to the CMC campus next Sunday evening for a special “Eclipse Watch” program.

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Steamboat's school bond question one of only a few across Colorado

The Steamboat Springs School District’s proposed $92 million bond question is one of only a handful of school improvement bonds totaling about $500 million going before Colorado voters this November.

Routt County school lunch menus for week of Sept. 21

■ Steamboat Springs School District Monday: Kentucky glazed pork spareribs, buttermilk biscuits

Candidate Kristen Feiges drops from Steamboat school board race

Kristen Feiges, one of two candidates for the Steamboat Springs School District’s two-year school board seat has withdrawn as a candidate, though her name will still appear on the ballot.

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Girls join champion for run

One of the premier ultra-marathon runners in the world, Run, Rabbit Run 100-mile race champ Nikki Kimball took time before this weekend's big event to log some laps with local girls.

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South Routt School District staff working to address declining enrollment

Mohr reported to board members Tuesday night that district enrollment is down to 334 students — down from 391 students early last school year.

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Steamboat enrollment numbers level out, 40 new students over last year

Updated enrollment numbers for the Steamboat Springs School District show an increase of about 40 new students over last year, down from 60 new students on the first day of school.

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Jimmy Westlake: The Equinox and the Harvest Moon

Watch for that big ol’ Harvest Moon rising over the eastern mountains just as the sun sinks below the western mountains on Sept. 27.

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Two Steamboat students named National Merit Scholarship seminfinalists

Two Steamboat Springs High School seniors have been recognized as National Merit Scholarship Program semifinalists based on their pre-SAT scores from last October.

Prescription drug take back days scheduled for Sept. 26 in Routt, Moffat counties

Grand Futures Prevention Coalition is partnering with Northwest Colorado police departments to facilitate a prescription drug take back day Saturday, September 26.

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CDOT grant helps launch Steamboat's Hike and Bike to School Challenge

Steamboat Springs elementary and middle school students who opt to hike or bike to campus this school year will be eligible for a variety of prizes to reward that healthy decision.

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Jimmy Westlake: Baseball tonight at Pegasus Park

Hello sports fans. Did you know that there’s a baseball game tonight up in the stars? It’s true.

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$92 million school bond opposition group forms

'Citizens for a Better Plan' say district plan has bad location, high cost

The group is against the bond for a handful of reasons, primarily because it moves the district high school from downtown and because it increases the capacity of the high school, which group members don’t believe is necessary.

Children in poverty and lack of childcare highlight Kids Count presentation

A presentation Thursday by Denver-based advocacy group Colorado Children’s Campaign highlighted two important issues impacting Routt County youth — poverty and lack of affordable childcare.