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Modular buildings arrive as Steamboat school enrollment continues to climb

Two new modular classrooms are being installed at Soda Creek Elementary School this week, adding additional teaching space as enrollment across the district continues to creep up.

Routt County school lunch menus for week of Aug. 18

Routt County school lunch menus for week of Aug. 18

Steamboat TCAP results once again promising, Hayden and South Routt improving

The 2014 Transitional Colorado Assessment Program results are in, and the results for the Steamboat, Hayden and Soutt Routt school districts are varied. It's the final year of the state standardized test before the Colorado Department of Education moves to a new, multistate test.

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Wyoming police conclude Moffat County football team hazing investigation

County attorney reviewing information, has yet to become public

On Aug. 8, the Evanston (Wyoming) Police Department concluded its investigation into the alleged Moffat County football hazing incident that took place in Evanston from June 18 to 20. Uinta County Prosecuting Attorney E. Dean Stout now will review the evidence and make recommendations about how to deal with any criminal activity that might have taken place at the football camp.

Steamboat School Board business items pushed to Aug. 25 meeting

A host of items is on the business docket for the Steamboat Springs School Board in the coming weeks and months, including the 2015-16 school calendar issue, a demographic report on increased enrollment and a discussion about the Amendment 23 lawsuit.

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Local community leaders will help to implement statewide environmental education plan

Here in Routt County, local and visiting children have access to a robust and growing environmental education program.

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Vader feeling comfortable as Hayden's new superintendent 1 month into new job

Hayden School District Superintendent Trudy Vader is a month into her new job. The first line of business is forging a bond between the Hayden community and its education system, as well as revamping the district's vision for the near and distant future.

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Moffat County School District hires new head football coach, athletic director

Moffat County School District has a new head football coach and athletic director. The district announced Wednesday morning that it has hired Mike Mitchell as the seventh-through-12th-grade athletic director for the school district, and Keith Gille is the new head coach of the Moffat County High School Bulldogs football team.

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Hundreds of Northwest Colorado residents rally for coal in Denver

Miners and community members gathered in the Kmart parking lot early Tuesday morning to board a fleet of buses to Denver to rally in support of coal.

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South Routt 'super mom' recognized for health and wellness education

South Routt "super mom" Jaila Benjamin was recognized with the 2014 Healthy School Hero Award, presented by Colorado Action for Healthy Kids. She's a district parent deeply invested in all things wellness, and takes on a number of different roles each school year.

Moffat County High School to hire new coaches

Police investigation still underway

Moffat County School District is moving forward with its search for new football coaches and plans to hire a new head coach by early next week.

Charter school purchases 28-passenger bus to shuttle students to and from Steamboat

The North Routt Community Charter School will have a 28-passenger bus shuttling students to and from Steamboat Springs to its Clark campus for most of the 2014-15 school year. It's a purchase Principal Brandon LaChance said should give students more access to after- and in-school activities.

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Denver teenagers swap technology for environmental education

Six Denver high schoolers are trading technology for the environment as part of The Nature Conservancy's annual internship program in Routt County.

Steamboat School Board votes to not sign field house agreement

The Steamboat Springs School Board voted, 3-1, on Thursday night to not sign the public-private field house agreement pitched by a pair of community members for nearly a year, citing long-term financial ramifications as being too great to risk the move.

4 vie for lone Steamboat School Board vacancy

Four women have submitted letters of interest for the Steamboat Springs School Board’s lone vacancy since Rebecca Williams resigned June 16.