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Yampa Valley Community Foundation awards $218K

The Yampa Valley Community Foundation is awarding 50 local nonprofits a combined $218,000 — the highest amount ever — as part of the organization’s 2016 Community Grant Cycle.

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School district to test emergency system

The Steamboat Springs School District will test its emergency communication system at 10 a.m. Oct. 7, a day on which students will not be in school.

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Routt County school lunch menus for week of Oct. 3

School lunch menus

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Montessori leader recognized for charter school advocacy work

Mountain Village Montessori Charter School Head of School Michael Hayes was recognized earlier this week for his work advocating for rural charter schools on a state and national level.

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High school drama troupe presents 'Noises Off'

Steamboat Springs High School drama students will present two more performances of "Noises Off" at 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

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Candidates weigh in on early childhood during annual First Impressions forum

Candidates who attended First Impressions’ annual candidates forum Wednesday agreed that the area’s high cost of living is the most significant issue affecting young children.

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School district revisits strategic plan

Steamboat Springs School District administrators Monday emphasized the district’s need for a communications liaison.

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School staff express need for more science classroom space

Science teachers told the Steamboat Springs Board of Education Monday that, while the district has a robust science program, a lack of science classrooms complicates classes.

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High school student received Medal of Honor for heroism during March crash

Katelyn Ibarra will never forget the nasty spring storm that caused slick roads around Steamboat Springs on March 29.

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Former SSMS teacher donates kidney to former student

When Steamboat Springs Middle School Principal Jerry Buelter forwarded an email to staff seeking a kidney donor for former student Henry Howard, Howard didn’t expect much.

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Oak Creek resident reaches property agreement with South Routt School District

An Oak Creek man who learned earlier this summer that a portion of his driveway belonged to the South Routt School District will soon legally own the property.

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State releases student growth scores from PARCC exams

Student growth scores for local school districts, an important data point for teachers and administrators, were released for the first time in two years last week.

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Routt County school lunch menus for week of Sept. 26

■ Steamboat Springs School District Monday: Sloppy Joe Tuesday: Chicken mole over rice

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Deadline extended for annual business plan competition

An annual business plan competition, hosted by Colorado Mountain College and sponsored by the City of Steamboat Springs and Alpine Bank, has extended its deadline for entries.

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South Routt working on new academic strategic plan

South Routt School District’s new assessment coordinator Rim Watson is eager to get the district on the right track when it comes to improving test scores.