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End-of-season events and closures

This weekend the 2015-2016 ski season will come to an end with Springalicious festivities and traditions.

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Steamboat swimmer fifth in age division at Far Western Championships

Steamboat Springs Swim Team member Jenna Smith continues to up the ante in her young career. The 12-year-old competed at the Speedo Short Course Far Western Championships in Pleasanton, California, from March 31 through April 3, where she finished fifth overall in the 11-to-12-year-old girls’ division.

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Eugene Buchanan: Finagling powder

Holy Tuesday through Thursday storm cycles, Batman. This past week made three in a row when storms have walloped the Yampa Valley in that three-day time frame, dumping 35, 30 and 25 inches, respectively, atop Mount Werner for a March to remember after a February to forget. With another on tap for this Tuesday, El Nino is keeping a schedule as tight as that of any daycare-attending, soccer-playing toddler.

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Jimmy Westlake: Fires of Kilauea

This week, I am on the Big Island of Hawaii with 19 other members of the SKY Club, the student astronomy club at Colorado Mountain College.

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Results from Rabbit Ears Pass Marathon

Results from inaugural marathon.

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April just fits for Cody's Challenge

Cody's Challenge returns Saturday to Steamboat Ski Area for an 8:30 a.m. start.

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Eyes up and plan ahead: Expert racers offer NASTAR tips

Some of the top local ski and snowboarder racers have some tips for competitors setting in on Steamboat Springs for the NASTAR National Championships, which begin Thursday at Steamboat Ski Area.

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Kids get their turn at Slash and Burn Banked Slalom

With The Hungry Dog taking the place of the many beer tents Sunday at Howelsen Hill, the second and final day of the third annual Slash and Burn Banked Slalom had a different feel than the first.

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Slash and Burn Banked Slalom brings fun energy, big talent

It’s not even been two months since Steamboat Springs snowboarder Matt Ladley surprisingly won X Games gold in the half-pipe, instantly taking his career to a summit even he might never have known existed. But, to think his newfound superstardom would keep him from returning home to compete in a local event would be dead wrong.

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Banked slalom back for third winter

Tori Koski didn’t realize what she was getting into three years ago when she first strove to bring a banked slalom snowboard race to Steamboat Springs. Now, the event is back for its third running, and it's expected to be bigger and better than ever.

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Finals set for men's moguls national championship

Friday’s action gets underway at 10:15 a.m. with the women’s mogul qualifications, followed by the women’s mogul finals at 1 p.m. The men’s mogul finals begin at 1:30 p.m., with awards set for 4 p.m. at Gondola Square.

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Casey's Pond resident returns to slopes at age 74

Jim Cartwright spent his childhood as an active Coloradan — singing in his church’s choir, spending time with family and riding the train from Denver to go skiing at Winter Park.

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Free ski day brings end to Howelsen Hill's winter season

While the future of Howelsen Hill remains in the shadows, Sunday’s free ski day — the final of the winter season before it closed to the public — was nothing but bright skies and even brighter smiles.

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Hayden rider wins national Arabian competition in Scottsdale

Hayden resident finishes first at national Arabian horse show

Hard work has paid off for Hayden resident Medora Fralick, who took first place in the Reining Horse Futurity Non-Pro Half Arabian at the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show with her horse Gizmo this past February.