Members of the Steamboat Springs Teen Council are unanimous in their opinion that legalizing recreational marijuana has upped the chances that local teens will give the drug a try.
The Steamboat Springs Education Fund Board expects to have about $3.89 million in its budget for the 2015-16 school year, about $530,000 more than last year.
A bill sponsored by Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush would provide administrative relief for Colorado Mountain College, which currently keeps two separate budgets for two- and four-year programs at the school.
Grand Futures Prevention Coalition will see a leadership change this spring, when current Routt County Program Director Kate Elkins steps down and Grand County program director Megan McCord takes her place.
By 2050, the average daily temperature across the world may be 5.4 degrees higher than it is today, the global population will top 9.6 billion and forest wildfires will be up between 50 and 175 percent, according to a Regis University assistant professor who spoke at Colorado Mountain College this week.
School district lunch menus for week of March 2
The owners of Heritage Christian School west of Steamboat are offering to sell the campus to the Steamboat Springs School District for $9.8 million.
The graduation rate for all Routt County students climbed from 89.9 percent in 2013 to 93.4 percent in 2014, according to calculations based on Colorado Department of Education data released in late January.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined in introducing a bill last week to renew the Secure Rural Schools program for three years, helping fund schools, roads and law enforcement programs in Routt County and other rural areas.
Animal-assisted therapy organization Heeling Friends will hold its spring recruit next week, and the group is seeking new animal-owner therapy teams to serve locally.
The Colorado attorney general has ruled that the Colorado State Board of Education does not have the authority to grant school districts waivers from state-mandated tests.
All signs point to capital construction on the horizon for the Steamboat Springs School District — provided the community is on board and funding falls into place.
The Steamboat Springs School District will renew its charter with North Routt Community Charter School for a period of five years.
Four members of Steamboat Springs High School’s speech and debate team recently took top honors at a state tournament.