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2017 Strings Music Festival tickets on sale for general public Tuesday

Not sure which shows to attend from the 2017 Strings Music Festival lineup? The Steamboat Today brings music enthusiasts a few acts to be on the lookout for this season.

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Monday Medical: Plantar fasciitis: treatment and prevention

The plantar fascia is a thick band of tissue that runs along the bottom of the foot, connecting the heel bone to the toes. And if that fascia — or the nearby muscles, ligaments or tendons — becomes inflamed and irritated, you might find yourself dealing with plantar fasciitis.

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Old Town Hot Springs: Triathlon presents unique, exciting challenge

For some athletes, the thrill of pushing themselves in one sport is simply not enough, and they find excitement in physically challenging themselves in multiple areas. The concept is part of what’s making triathlon one of the fastest-growing sports in America.

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Thoughtful Parenting: Learning to read

Learning to read is nothing short of a miracle. Our brains are not built for reading.

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Book reviews: Poetry books encompass feelings of feminist community

When I first heard of “Milk and Honey,” by Rupi Kaur, and “New American Best Friend,” by Olivia Gatwood, I immediately knew I wanted to review both books.

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Dog’s Eye View: Keep the conversation going

One of the most challenging aspects when training our family dog is — yes, you guessed it — walking nicely on leash.

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Community Agriculture Alliance: Celebrate the planet

Every year in Steamboat Springs, Earth Day comes and goes without much fanfare due to our late spring break and the mass exodus to warmer climes and drier trails after the mountain closes. But you can still pay tribute to the planet during Yampa Valley Sustainability Council’s monthlong Every Day is Earth Day celebration.

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The Bock’s Office: ‘Furious’ franchise refuses to slow down

In a series that knows no limits, logic dictates that land, air and sea be conquered as the world proves too small when you live your life one quarter-mile at a time. And, if you’re familiar with what led up to “The Fate of the Furious,” you know there’s no doing things halfhearted.

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Janet Sheridan: On practice and perfection

Though I questioned our tight-lipped instructor’s teaching methods, I recognized the wisdom of her mini-lecture.

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Monday Medical: The joy of volunteering

From delivering cookies to patients and visitors, to assisting injured skiers in the Emergency Department, resident Beverly Engle has volunteered in most every program Yampa Valley Medical Center offers.

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Thoughtful Parenting: Celebrate Month of the Young Child

April is Month of the Young Child in Routt County, and nationally, the week of April 24 is Week of the Young Child.

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Community Connections: Investing in the first five years

Research shows that the long term benefits of children starting kindergarten ready to learn pay off when a child does not need special education services, successfully graduates from high school and is able to earn a living as a tax-paying adult.

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Dog’s Eye View: What does that behavior look like?

Owner often say, “He looks guilty,” or, “She’s rude,” or perhaps, “He’s quirky.” But if I asked five different people what each of these words means to them, I’d probably get five different answers.

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Book review: New novel explores Chinese culture, beliefs

I've been a huge fan of Lisa See ever since I read "Snow Flower and the Secret Fan." I was looking forward to reading her new novel, "The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane," and it did not disappoint.

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The Bock’s Office: ‘Ghost in the Shell’ haunted by casting choices, slow development

With massive holographic advertisements, mechanical geishas and other embodiments of artifice prominent in the Asian metropolis of “Ghost in the Shell,” you’d think that’d be the biggest example of fakery. But, the inauthenticity goes even deeper, dear viewers.

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