Growing Pains


Steamboat Planning Commission OKs retail marijuana plan for Natural Choice

The Steamboat Springs Planning Commission meeting Thursday evening lasted only a few minutes.

Bill will help motivate low-income women in Northwest Colorado to continue getting cancer screenings

House Bill 1045 will reauthorize and expand the state's Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment Program through 2019.

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Property owners, firefighters take steps to battle blazes before they start

A land owner on Lynx Pass, and the U.S. Forest Service are working together to clear a stretch of road that might prove vital in case of fire.

Soroco athletics to add cross country in the fall

At Wednesday's regular meeting, the Soroco School Board approved the addition of implementing a high school boys and girls cross-country team to be its eighth and ninth Colorado High School Activities Association-sanctioned sport.

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The Bock’s Office: ‘Rio 2’ has its wings clipped

Everyone has a favorite ornithological cliché, whether it’s about birds of a feather flocking together or a bird in the hand being worth two in the bush. In the case of “Rio 2,” the appropriate saying seems to be “kill two birds with one stone” because having a second movie doesn’t make the first one any better.

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Local police on Saturday will help you safely dispose of the medicine you don't need anymore

The last time Steamboat participated in the in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, police collected about 85 pounds of drugs. Nationwide, 647,211 pounds of drugs were safely disposed of.

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Tom Ross: State Legislature memorializes Dave Wattenberg, who represented Moffat, Routt counties

The late state Sen. Dave Wattenberg engaged in a long-running contest with state Rep. Don Ament to see who could top each other by pulling harmless practical jokes.

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Steamboat author publishing medical thriller

Local urologist Stacy Childs is publishing a medical thriller called "Block 10."

Dog's Eye View: Relevancy — What makes training work for you and your dog

I was at a dog obedience training seminar about thirty years ago that was presented by Milo Pearsall, an American Kennel Club obedience trial judge who also was a well known trainer and author.

Community Agriculture Alliance: Cyclists can be aware of their surroundings and ranch activity

I write this article from the view point of a person that spends a lot of time on a bike in and around Steamboat.

Steamboat's Perry-Mansfield introduces new directors

Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts and Camp has introduced new theatre and dance directors.

Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Thursday, April 24

Cold air and possibly snow will return to Steamboat on Sunday, a new GPS system will allow riders to track buses in Steamboat and an economic indicator report shows diversity in Routt and Moffat counties.

Steamboat briefs: Merchant yard sale to be May 10 at Eighth and Oak streets

Merchants will need to bring their own tent, tables, chairs, racks and bank. Setup is from 8 to 10 a.m.

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Husband-wife team starts cycling apparel company in Steamboat

Nothing comes easy when trying to grow a dream

The husband-wife team of Clint Ball and Karen Tremaine started Cogma Bikewear three years ago. It's been an often rewarding, frequently agonizing journey, but one they say has proved rewarding as they close in on their goals.

What you need to make to rent in Routt County

The Washington Post’s Wonkblog published a map Tuesday that shows the hourly wage needed to afford a typical one-bedroom unit in each county across the nation.