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A world away, Steamboaters ride

Craigen, Stewart racing in South African event

Steamboat mountain bikers Robin Craigen and Mel Stewart started Friday in a nine-day stage race on the other side of the world. They're competing in the Joberg2C event in South Africa.

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Club honors 34, celebrates the season

The Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club took time last week to reflect back on its recently finished season, handing out awards April 15 to recognize the best performances of what was a long and successful season for club skiers.

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The Sage Grouse strut: a lesson in love

Magazines editor and columnist Eugene Buchanan writes about his experience at one of Conservation Colorado's sage grouse viewing trips.

Ski and snowboard pioneers to be inducted into U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame

The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame will induct 10 key figures into the hall of fame in a ceremony tonight at the Steamboat Grand.

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"Buddy's Way" defined legendary Steamboat skier

Sunday will mark the 51st anniversary of Buddy Werner’s death in a 1964 avalanche in Switzerland, but on Thursday, when his friends, family members and teammates spoke about the legendary Steamboat Springs ski racer, they didn’t focus on that black day of death, but the 28 years of life that preceded it.

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Growing new willows and cottonwoods for the riparian zone in the Yampa Valley

The shrubs and trees along rivers and streams play a vital role in the web of life in wetlands, which provide habitat during the year to 75 percent of plant and animal species in the state, according to Colorado Parks and Wildlife.

Skiing History Week: Let the fun begin!

I have been working on putting together Ski History Week for more than eight months now. A week full of activities awaits to include a film festival, three award ceremonies, two legacy lectures (we’ll get to that in a minute), two parties, First Tracks (sold out) and a send-off breakfast. The venues amazingly suit each unique event… ahhhh Steamboat!

Cody's Challenge results April 4, 2015

Cody's Challenge results April 4, 2015

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Masses again up for Cody's Challenge

Cody's Challenge hit another high for participation on Saturday, with 172 finishers, more than three times as many as started 2010's race.

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Cody's Challenge to head back up Mount Werner

The time will be moved back. The course may be slightly altered, but the show will go one for the seventh annual Cody’s Challenge randonee ski race in Steamboat Springs.

Skiing History Week: Take in a movie or five

The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame will announce the Snow-100 Film Festival winners on April 8th as part of Skiing History Week in Steamboat but a few of the winners from past years will play Tuesday at the Chief Theater.

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Vaughan nearing end of strong season

Steamboat Springs half-pipe skier Lennon Vaughan has been riding high approaching the end of the season. He recently wrapped up a long road trip that was highlighted by a ninth-place finish in men’s half-pipe at the junior world championships in Valmalenco, Italy this week.

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The Day Steamboat Shook: Buddy Werner's death changed Steamboat forever

The church overflowed the day they buried Buddy Werner. The crowds flooded the United Methodist Church on the corner of Oak and Eighth, hundreds from the Steamboat Springs community showing up and so many more from out of town — skiers and friends and coaches and competitors overwhelming the grand brick chapel.

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation's Great Elk Tour scheduled to make a stop in Steamboat

In April, Steamboat will have the unique opportunity to see the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Great Elk Tour that regularly goes to national trade shows or conventions.

Ski History Week: Sending in the ground troops

When my friends ask me what I do for work, I say I am a destination wedding planner. That is the best analogy I can think of to give them a mental snapshot of what this event, Skiing History Week, boils down to.

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