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Mountain bike team gets strong start

The Steamboat Springs high school mountain bike team, bigger than ever this year, started its season Sunday.

Gardening with Deb: Grace your garden with ornamental grasses

Another plant to consider in your Steamboat Springs-area garden is one of the ornamental grasses that grow well here.

Spoke Talk: Beauty in mountain biking

The following essay was composed by Steamboat Springs High School student Cole Sias after she competed in the Colorado High School Cycling League State Championships last fall. Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club trains the Steamboat Springs High School cycling team, which just completed its first race of the season last weekend.

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Final ride nears for Town Challenge

The race to win the top divisions of the Steamboat Springs Town Challenge mountain bike series will come to a predictable conclusion Wednesday afternoon with the series’ final race of the summer, the Sunshine Loop XC on Mount Werner.

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Jimmy Westlake: The Eyes of the Dragon

Peering at us from out of the darkness on late summer evenings are the twinkling eyes of Draco, the Dragon.

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Montana unicyclist riding Great Divide to stop human trafficking

Rounding a corner along Routt County Road 62 just northwest of Clark Saturday afternoon, Adam Gianforte and his unicycle were enough of a spectacle to warrant second and third glances.

Gardening with Deb: Plants that handle foot traffic

Of the many beautiful gardens in Routt County, my favorites feature meandering pathways that lead you through the beds of plants. For plants that are intended to be trodden upon, gardeners should look for a ground cover plant that is low growing, spreads easily and is dense enough to inhibit weeds.

Community Ag Alliance: Soil Health 101

Have you ever thought of soil as a living ecosystem, composed of billions of tiny organisms working to support plants, animals and humans? Healthy soil is the foundation that sustains plentiful croplands and healthy forests, filters pollutants from air and water, maintains productive grazing lands for livestock and wildlife and helps control surface water flows.

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14th annual North Routt BBQ slated for Saturday

Benefiting the North Routt Community Charter School, the annual North Routt BBQ is one of the school's biggest fundraisers and will take place this Saturday at the Hahn's Peak Roadhouse.

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Steamboat Institute's Freedom Conference kicks off Friday

The conference will feature Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson, radio and television personality Laura Ingraham and a handful of authors, social activists and leaders as conference speakers.

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Local stars in one-woman production of "Shirley Valentine" this weekend

The Steamboat Springs Arts Council will present "Shirley Valentine," a witty one-woman play starring local resident Nina Rogers on Saturday and Sunday at the Depot Art Center.

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Denver roots rock group to headline Schmiggity's Friday

Sharing the stage with artists like the John Butler Trio, Trevor Hall and Big Head Todd and The Monsters, the Rob Drabkin Band will bring its unique roots rock sound to Steamboat Springs Friday at Schmiggity's.

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Indie-folk duo Dawn and Hawkes come back to Steamboat Springs this weekend

Touring the country before the release of their newest album "Yours and Mine," indie-folk duo Dawn and Hawkes will be back in Steamboat Springs at the Chief Theater Friday evening.

Rabbit fever found in animal in South Routt County

Forest Service officials say the incident is isolated and the risk to the public is low.

Spoke Talk: ‘Twilight Takeover’ is Thursday

To show Routt County Riders’ genuine appreciation for Steamboat Ski Area's donation to the organization, we’ve planned a "Twilight Takeover" for the final Thursday Twilight Biking night of the summer, and we’re encouraging anyone who enjoys riding trails throughout Routt County to head to the gondola, purchase a bike park ticket and enjoy this great amenity.

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