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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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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.

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.

Wilderness Wanderings: Alpine lakes reveal camping secrets

There are a lot of alpine lakes to explore around Steamboat Springs.

Results for USA Pro Challenge from August 23, 2015

Stage Classification Place, name, team, from John Murphy UHC USA Taylor Phinney BMC USA Lucas Sebastian Haedo JHB ARG Travis Mccabe SSC USA

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Steamboat's Enduro-X race helping put bike park on the map

Rawhide, one of Steamboat Bike Park’s most difficult downhill mountain bike trails, is no joke. Starting from the top of the gondola, the trail is a viciously fast descent through aspens, with a few switchbacks and plenty of rocky obstacles waiting to surprise you.

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Keeping it wild

Tracy Bye’s commitment to wildlife rehabilitation led her to open a center near Steamboat Springs

There is love in Tracy Bye’s voice as she prepares specially formulated bottles in the kitchen sink of her home just outside of Steamboat Springs. As she talks, she describes the animals she has saved, the ones she has lost and the ones she is caring for now at the Born Free Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, which is located just a few steps outside her back door.

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Wildlife rehabilitation center has humble beginnings

Back in 1989, Colorado Department of Wildlife officer Jim Hicks started coming into Tracy Bye’s Soda Creek Elementary School classroom to talk with students about animal tracks.

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Born Free: Stories from the heart

You can find many of Born Free’s most heartwarming stories on the center’s website — wildlife-rehabilitation.com — under the tab “Stories From the Heart.” There you can read about Bee, a hummingbird who came to the wildlife center after the nest she was in blew off its perch on a satellite dish, or the story of Sailor, a golden eagle found dehydrated near Maybell.

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Charity ride another big success for STARS program

Sal Malone just gets it. The Steamboat Springs resident turns 10 on Monday, but his lack of years doesn’t keep him from understanding the big picture and importance of Saturday’s STARS Biking the Boat Charity Ride.

New courses, larger field highlight Sunday's Enduro-X stage race

In its third year, the Steamboat Springs Enduro-X mountain bike series has downsized while at the same time growing larger than ever.

Spoke Talk: New trails coming soon

Two new trails are being built on Emerald as you read, and they are direct results from that 2A ballot initiative vote that allocated accommodations tax funds for trails.

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Expect traffic delays and closures Monday for USA Pro Challenge

Major traffic reroutes and delays will continue today as 2015 USA Pro Challenge cyclists make two laps through Steamboat Springs as part of Stage 1 of the race.

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