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Whiteout: Hidden figures, search for the unknown

At least 137 people died in accidents at the state’s ski resorts since the 2006-07 season.

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Freeskiers wrap up season

Steamboat freeskiers closed their season in style at Copper Mountain.

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End of Lobo NCAA ski team leaves Steamboaters adrift

The cancellation of the men's and women's ski programs at University of New Mexico was a massive wrench in the plans of Steamboat Springs skiers on the Lobos roster.

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Glenwood Springs' Hanging Lake may close due to vandalism

"This is outrageous,"Aaron Mayville, District Ranger, said. "People who vandalize and blatantly disregard the rules have no business being on the National Forest, and we plan on finding and charging the individual responsible."

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Mud Season Survival Guide: Warm spring weather great for hiking

Local hiking expert Diane White-Crain said there are many popular and lesser-known hiking trails that tend to dry out earlier than others and are great for early season hiking.

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Mud Season Survival Guide: Quick getaways

Steamboat a bit too ghost-towny for your liking this time of year? Here are a few places you can venture to. And if you leave early enough in the morning, you can be there long before happy hour:

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Mud Season Survival Guide: Storing the toys

A few steps this spring can ensure Steamboat Springs athletes are both ready to slide again on their skis and snowboards next fall.

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The Lester Crown family’s involvement in Aspen

The members of the Lester Crown family, of Chicago, have stakes in such high profile investments as the Chicago Bulls, New York Yankees and General Dynamics, as well as Aspen Skiing Co.

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Steamboat riders rack up results at nationals

It’s about results and having fun, and Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club snowboarders put up plenty of the former did plenty of the latter while competing last week at the United States of America Snowboard and Freeski Association national championships at Copper Mountain.

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Outdoor kitchens prove popular in Steamboat Springs

When remodeling their Elkins Meadows home seven years ago, Dianne Fox-Welch and her husband, Keith Welch, prioritized adding an outdoor kitchen.

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Dierdorff aims for Olympics

The Olympics, of course, is the big thing looming on the horizon for Steamboat Springs snowboader Mick Dierdorff, and the pressure to make the team is already starting to mount.

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U16 skiers soar at nationals

A pack of Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club U16 skiers advanced through regionals last month and to the U.S. Alpine Skiing Junior National Championships last week at Sugarloaf Resort, Maine, and after a strong showing there, several skiers will advance yet again.

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Cody's Challenge pushes on in 9th year

Kade Lawton never knew Cody St. John, but that didn't stop the 9-year-old Steamboat Springs skier from joined 200 others in tackling Cody's Challenge on Saturday.

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Adventure 2017: Ed Miesen, Michael Martin, Cam Boyd and Nathan Proper

Four adventurers from Steamboat Springs and with ties to the 'Boat experience home and the world.

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Adventure 2017: Jennie Lay — A polar bear expedition to Hudson Bay

Traversing the windswept tundra, it’s mid-November, and I’m marking Earth’s hottest year on record with a visit to see Ursus maritimus, the King of the Arctic — a threatened species whose survival depends upon an annual freeze-up.

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