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Conference gives neuroscientist a chance to reach out to inspire Steamboat Springs students

The Winter Conference on Brain Research visited Steamboat Springs this week, and top scientist minds took their time to venture out to schools hoping to inspire the next generation.

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CMC Sky Club presenting one-of-a-kind ice observatory

Should the skies clear either Friday or Saturday night, astronomy buffs and ice art enthusiasts will have a chance to explore a CMC exhibit that is truly one of a kind.

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Middle school math team student reaches mark among world's best

The Steamboat Springs Middle School's math team found out its scores from a challenging test Monday, and one student earned his spot among the world's brightest.

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When snow gives way: The most dangerous snowpack in the world

There’s nothing quite like traversing the backcountry. It’s where skiers, riders, snowmobilers — you name it — can find Colorado’s freshest snow. But what makes backcountry powder so alluring also makes it the most dangerous snowpack in the world, CMC avalanche awareness and safety teacher Cody Perry says. There are steps to entering this uncharted terrain. Trip planning is key, and understanding the proper safety procedures is imperative when the worst happens — the avalanche. Perry led a group of a dozen CMC students through planning and practicing in the classroom and the field to prepare for when disaster strikes and the slides take hold.

When snow gives way: With public’s help, forecasters gauge risks

While backcountry skiers and riders are asleep, dreaming of the powder they plan to rip the next day, Colorado Avalanche Information Center forecasters are walking through the office doors, ready to start the day.

When snow gives way: No longer just powder

Give Colorado Mountain College instructor Cody Perry just a few hours of your time, and you’ll never look at snow the same. I know I don’t.

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Steamboat Dance Showcase returns for 18th year

The Steamboat Dance Showcase returns for its 18th year Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

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Storm chaser visits Strawberry Park Elementary School to get students excited about science

Tim Lim had just barely opened the back of his big diesel pickup on Wednesday morning when he was mobbed by a group of excited elementary school students.

South Routt teachers, staff trying out wellness days

South Routt School District staff and teachers are going to be switching things up a bit the next two Tuesdays, participating in wellness days in replacement of the usual staff development routine.

Routt County school lunch menus for week of Jan. 20

Routt County school lunch menus for week of Jan. 20

Superintendent search meeting at Hayden canceled Tuesday

A meeting that was set for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday with the Colorado Association of School Boards at Hayden Middle School has been canceled.

Steamboat Springs School District reduces 'red' in its budget

Steamboat Springs School District Finance Director Dale Mellor announced at the first school board meeting of 2014 that the district is on pace to deficit spend just a fraction of what it projected in June.

Steamboat Springs Middle School bus hit a deer Saturday

A bus headed to Rangely for a Steamboat Springs Middle School girls basketball game hit a deer Saturday.

CMC class trades essays and finals for trip to South Africa

A combination of CMC classes are doing this a little different this semester. Instead of midterms, essays and finals, the students will be going to South Africa for an experiential learning opportunity.

Routt County school lunch menus for week of Jan. 13

Routt County school lunch menus for week of Jan. 13