Autumn may be in full force in Steamboat Springs, with changing leaves and cool nights, but this weekend is yet another packed with outdoor events. A trio of races set down in Steamboat Springs on Saturday and Sunday.
In the first forum of the season, Steamboat Springs City Council and school board candidates were asked to address issues affecting education, young families and poverty during the event hosted by First Impressions of Routt County.
It might not look like much right now, but a $25,000 grant is going to allow area students to learn what it takes to turn a beat-up 1953 Chevrolet farm truck into a hot rod.
The Colorado Board of Education responded to the Steamboat Springs School District's application to withdraw from the Northwest Colorado Board of Cooperative Educational Services by asking the district to provide more information on its special education program plans and to bring in a third-party financial consultant.
Saturday's Book Feast, with events planned at the Bud Werner Library and the Arts Depot, will give children a chance to work with Colorado authors and illustrators through a day full of presentations and hands-on storytelling, music and art workshops.
It's homecoming week in Hayden as local students will be holding a weeklong black-and-orange celebration in anticipation of Friday's high school football game and Saturday's volleyball match, both against the Rangely Panthers.
Shawn Sigstedt will give a presentation Tuesday at Colorado Community College about his 20 years of research and what he learned from bears and Native Americans.
Routt County school lunch menus for week of Sept. 23
Friday marked the first big celebration for Strawberry Park Elementary School students as part of their yearlong Western-themed lesson plan titled "My Place, My Home." On Friday, students in kindergarten through fifth grade enjoyed crafts, a petting zoo, line dancing and many more activities.
Soroco Middle School history teacher Dan Kohler was honored before a Colorado Rockies game this month with a Leadership in Education award. Kohler said he never saw it coming.
Constitution Week begins Tuesday and runs through Sept. 23 with numerous activities and educational opportunities for residents of Craig and Steamboat Springs regarding the signing of the United States Constitution, which formed the backbone of the American government.
A group of science teachers from across the state gathered Saturday at Legacy Ranch for a workshop on how to take students out of the classroom for hands-on work in the field.
Routt County school lunch menus for week of Sept. 16
The South Routt School District is trying to drum up some interest for two School Board seats that will go without any candidates in November.
Since 2006, the six schools that comprise the Steamboat district have combined to increase student numbers from about 2,000 to just more than 2,400 this academic year.