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Gardening with Estella Heitman: Growing asparagus

Asparagus is one of only a few perennial vegetable crops. It is a cold weather plant that, once established, can live for 15 years. Asparagus, however, is not a plant for the impatient gardener.

African drum and dance classes coming to Steamboat

African drum and dance return to Steamboat with a trio of classes Wednesday and Thursday.

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Jimmy Westlake: Spot Corvus and Crater in our spring sky

The four main stars of Corvus form an unmistakable kite-shaped pattern located one-third of the way up in our southern sky about 10 p.m. in late April. The distinctive pattern makes Corvus easy to spot.

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Newpher set to guide Steamboat Ski Area bike park

Trevyn Newpher will step in as Steamboat Ski Area’s Steamboat Bike Park manager, a newly created position.

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The Bock’s Office: Zany European exploits abound in ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’

A story doesn’t have to be true, moral or even make complete sense in order to be meaningful. If none of these things bother you, “The Grand Budapest Hotel” has a vacancy.

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April thrills and chills in Moffat County's Cross Mountain Canyon

The rapids in Cross Mountain Canyon have earned intimidating names like Osterizer, Body Pizza, Snake Pit and Death Ferry.

Community Agriculture Alliance: Spring snowpack could mean many things for Routt National Forest

While it is still too early to tell what will come from the current above average snowpack in the Yampa River Basin, it could mean many things for the Routt National Forest’s resources and visitors in the coming months.

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Steamboat to host Amnesty International fundraiser

Jamnesty, a benefit for Amnesty International, returns to Old Town Pub on Friday.

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A guide to get through mud season

Mud season produces different emotions. But just because town is dead doesn't mean there aren't things to do.

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Seed exchange program sprouts at Hayden library

Spring is in the air at the Hayden Public Library, where patrons have been given access to a variety of free seeds to plant in their gardens.

Gardening with Deb Babcock: Itching to work in the garden?

With hints of spring in the air, many of us who enjoy gardening are itching to get out and start working in the garden. Should we? Not yet, unless you want to do a little clean up and pruning of trees that haven't leafed out yet. It's too early to start digging around in the soil.

Take Back the Night to raise awareness of sexual violence in community

On Wednesday night, a group of people will make its way from the Steamboat Springs Police Department to the downtown Routt County Courthouse to bring light to a complex issue. This is the first year Steamboat Springs will host Take Back the Night to raise awareness of sexual violence in the community.

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Heritage Christian students set to perform semi-annual musical

Heritage Christian School first- through sixth-graders are putting on a Western-themed play titled "Jonah's Druthers," which will be performed at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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Jimmy Westlake: A late Easter this year

Have you ever wondered why the date of Easter Sunday hops around from year to year? Sometimes it falls in March and sometimes, in April. In fact, Easter Sunday can come as early as March 22 or as late as April 25.

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One for the books: Colorado Mountain College student balances skiing, class

Persistent snow made for a great day of skiing on the final day of the season at Steamboat Ski Area. For one area student, it was one more highlight from what's been a great winter.

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