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Old cabins at Perry-Mansfield retain the spirit of 'the Ladies' who found the arts camp

Charlotte and Portia's spirits live on

Longtime Perry-Mansfield drama teacher senses the presence of "the Ladies" in vintage log cabins

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Editor chooses 4 'best bets' for weekend

Steamboat Pilot & Today Editor Lisa Schlichtman offers her top arts and entertainment picks for the upcoming weekend.

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Soroco preschool earns impressive state ranking

The Soroco Preschool at Yampa has been recognized by the Colorado Department of Education as a level 4 of 5 childcare facility under the new Colorado Shines rating system.

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Oak Creek resident learns his driveway belongs to South Routt School District

The South Routt Board of Education learned Tuesday that the school district owns a small parcel of land currently being used as an Oak Creek man’s driveway and a site for a storage shed.

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Jimmy Westlake: Welcome to the dog days of summer

The use of the phrase “dog days” can be traced back over 2,000 years to the early Greek civilization.

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CMC trustee could be censured for letters

Colorado Mountain College trustees last month considered censuring a colleague over letters the board member wrote to western Colorado newspapers about the college’s budget.

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Perry-Mansfield dance students to perform original choreographed works

Perry-Mansfield dance and musical theatre students to present a weekend of performances, including one in collaboration with Strings Music Festival.

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School board will reserve space on November 2016 ballot

The Steamboat Springs Board of Education will reserve a space on this November’s ballot, but the group will hold another meeting before deciding what a ballot initiative might pay for.

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School board to consider all-day kindergarten mill levy Wednesday

The Steamboat Springs Board of Education Wednesday is expected to vote on whether to proceed with putting a mill levy override on the November ballot to fund all-day kindergarten.

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South Routt schools secure $1M in emergency state funds

South Routt School District leaders are feeling some relief this week after securing a $1 million loan from the Colorado State Board of Education on Thursday.

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Jimmy Westlake: Yampa River Star Party this Friday

This coming Friday evening, I will be conducting a summer stargazing event out at the Yampa River State Park campground, three miles west of Hayden on U.S. Highway 40, beginning at 9 p.m.

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New survey shows teens in Northwest Colorado smoking more

New state-collected data from the Healthy Kids Colorado Survey show more teens in Northwest Colorado may be taking up regular cigarette use, despite an overall statewide decrease in youth use.

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The Perry-Mansfield experience; a passion for dance rekindled

Arizona dancer Karina Cardella came to the Perry Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp hoping to fine tune her technic, but what she discovered in the mountains of Colorado was the inspiration to rekindle her love of dance.

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Magic is happening at Perry-Mansfield this summer

This is the magic of the creative spirit, of imagination, of learning, of inspiration, of students discovering self-confidence and new abilities to create and perform.

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Steamboat Springs grad takes first in national theater contest

As a senior last fall, Mollie Heil managed the school’s production of “Legally Blonde, the Musical,” and her work organizing and running the show didn’t just pay off when the curtains went up on opening night.

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