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Banked slalom race for some, reunion for many

In its short life, the event has grown quickly into a highlight for young riders, a different kind of race to look forward to late in their competitive season. For older, retired Steamboat Springs riders, however, it’s become a reunion.

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March heat blows Elk River record out of water

Elk River flows over-heated

“It’s crazy how high the flows are for this time of year," hydrologist Ashley Nielson says of the Elk River.

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Steamboat snowboarder to make reality TV splash

Ladley will appear when show premiers 29th season later this month

Snowboarding had already taken Matt Ladley around the world. Now it could help him do so in a little different way as Ladley was cast on the upcoming season The Amazing Race.

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Middle schoolers get hands-on outdoor education

A group of local youth got to learn about survival from the experts at Routt County Search and Rescue.

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Reiter 10th at World Champs

Justin Reiter rode to one of his best finishes in two seasons Thursday at the World Snowboard Championships in Sierra Nevada, Spain.

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Hannah again an All-American for DU

Steamboat Springs skier Lars Hannah earned All-American skier status during the weekend at the NCAA Championships in New Hampshire.

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Gold slips to fifth at world championships

Arielle Gold won't be a two-time world champion, at least not this year.

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Arielle Gold advances at World Championships

Arielle Gold qualified in second place in the women's halfpipe Friday at the World Snowboard Championships in Sierra Nevada, Spain.

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Missing climber found alive near Pyramid Peak after 2 days in snow

A 23-year-old mountaineer missing for two days after attempting to climb Pyramid Peak and falling nearly 1,500 feet was found alive late Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.

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More athletes headed to World Championships

A total of 10 local ski and snowboard athletes will compete over the next two weeks in Sierra Nevada, Spain, at the Freestyle World Ski Championships and concurrent World Snowboard Championships.

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Hell’s Half Mile on the Green River devilish in 2017?

The rapid on the Green river in Lodore Canyon known as Hell’s Half Mile, guarded by Lucifer’s Rock, will likely be energized during the 2017 floating season.

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Steamboat riders out at U.S. Open

The U.S. Open has been kind to Steamboat Springs snowboarders in the past. Taylor Gold’s a former champ, and both Arielle Gold and Matt Ladley have posted high results there. They won’t get the chance this year.

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Big mountain brothers score big results

Steamboat's Bryan Gilbertson is so familiar with second place that when it became clear he'd end up there again, he could only shrug his shoulders. There was one thing different this time, however.

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Arches National Park in Utah to see major construction

Steamboat Springs residents who are part of the annual spring migration to Moab will want to pencil in some extra time, and patience, if they plan on visiting one of the area’s most popular national parks.

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Blind adventurer featured speaker for STARS 10th anniversary event

Lonnie Bedwell had never mountain climbed, kayaked or skied for more than a half of a run before going blind nearly 20 years ago.