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Local filmmakers seize opportunity to capture story of Dolores River

Three local filmmakers seized the opportunity to tell the story of the seemingly forgotten Dolores River, known as "The River of Sorrows."

Baden earns spot on Youth Olympic team

Steamboat Springs snowboarder Nik Baden is getting his Olympic shot, or at least his Youth Olympic shot.

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Winter Sports Club cross country skiers leave mark on US Senior National Championships

Steamboat Springs was well-represented by 10 skiers at last week's U.S. Senior National Championships.

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Steamboat local helps found Go Snow app to connect skiers

A longtime Steamboat Ski Area snowboarding instructor is hoping a mobile app he helped create in New Zealand will take off here in Colorado and across the United States.

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Behind the Gold: Mastering your craft

Bryce Bennett is one of those athletes you just have to love. At first glance, you would think the Squaw Valley native was a basketball star, standing 6 feet, 7 inches. But ski racing is Bennett's passion.

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Eugene Buchanan: Skiing for tree art

I’m skiing through a grove of aspen trees high on Buffalo Pass, a warm spell texturing the snow — a cross between powder and corn. The combo seems oddly fitting, as I’m searching for a phonetic cross between the two: porn. More specifically, hidden stashes of erotic tree art etched into area’s aspens by long lost — and obviously lonely — sheepherders.

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Early grads hitting the road in search of big mountain skiing

Life is about to get a lot more interesting for the Van Clan. The appropriately named trio of Steamboat Springs High School seniors will each graduate a semester early and embark on the biggest ski trip of their lives, all while living out of a 1986 Volkswagen Vanagon.

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Colbert: Tackling my first blue run

This is a story about fear. Or, it could be about how much of a wuss I am. It’s difficult to tell.

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Youth snowboarders open slopestyle season at Copper Mountain

Next in the Rocky Mountain Snowboard and Free Ski Series is a slopestyle event in Vail on Jan. 9 and 10. Following that, Steamboat’s Howelsen Hill will host a pair of slalom races under the lights on Jan. 15.

Eugene Buchanan: Black Diamond Boy

Outfitted head-to-toe on a backcountry trip to B.C.

What would you do if you were heading on a skiing trip to the British Columbia backcountry with your buddy the Black Diamond rep? You’d hop right into a nearby phone booth and become Black Diamond Boy.

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Tread of Pioneers Museum celebrates Steamboat Ski Patrol's 75th anniversary

The Tread of Pioneers Museum's newest display in its Ski Town USA exhibit features the 75th anniversary of the Steamboat Ski Patrol.

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City to create new master plan for Bear River Park

The city anticipates being able to make improvements at the park in 2017.

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New BAP store opens in downtown Steamboat Springs

A new factory store for outdoor gear and clothing retailer BAP has popped up on Steamboat’s Lincoln Avenue and will be open through the winter season, and potentially longer.

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Sailors Nordic ski team readies for upcoming season

Steamboat will open its season Jan. 9 in Frisco before traveling to Minturn on Jan. 16. The third race of the season will be Jan. 30, the Individual Classic Start hosted by the Sailors at the Steamboat Touring Center.

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Life before snowmaking

Colorado's ski areas used to turn to grit, prayer and snow dancers during hard times. A string of terrible winters changed everything.