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Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club snowboarding results from the 2014 USASA National Championships

Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club snowboarding results from the 2014 USASA National Championships

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Steamboat snowboarders reap big rewards at nationals

The season went out with a huge bang for Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club snowboarders, who tallied seven championship finishes, 26 total podiums and 24 more top-10 showings last week at the USASA National Championships at Copper Mountain.

Steamboat Olympians rub elbows at White House

Team USA's post-Olympics trip to the White House offered a handful of Steamboat Springs athletes an experience they'll never forget.

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Finding a new angle: Increasing popularity of GoPro cameras creates new ability to share experiences

It all started with a strap. Back in 2001, Nicholas Woodman, the founder and CEO of GoPro, came up with the idea for a strap that would hold a disposable camera in a way that would allow him to take photographs of himself while he surfed in Australia.

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Failed negotiations lead to trials, with mixed success in Colorado's 14th Judicial District

Nine months into his first elected term as district attorney, Brett Barkey put defense attorneys on notice that felony plea deals would no longer be bargains. Local defense attorneys took Barkey’s comments to mean one thing. With non-negotiable plea offers that mandated years in prison, more cases were going to trial. But how many trials had the DA’s office actually won?

John F. Russell: Alpine snowboarder's stories make them worth cheering for

Athletes stories, and their Olympic dreams is one of the reasons they are worth cheering for during the games.

Steamboat's 18-win season comes to an end at No. 2 Sand Creek

It was a season that produced 18 wins and a second-round state playoff contest, but Steamboat Springs High School boys basketball couldn’t overcome Friday night’s road test at No. 2-seed Sand Creek.

Joel Reichenberger: On home turf in Sochi

People always wonder why we’re here — at first, anyway. They’re surprised we sent one reporter and even more so that we sent two. In some sense, it seems important to the brand, the paper’s and Steamboat’s, to have Ski Town USA staff the Olympics. If you’d asked me in January before we left, I’d have said, “We can cover our local athletes better than anyone else.”

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4,478 clicks: Two days producing 26 photographs at the Olympic Games

Photographing the Olympics is both the easiest and hardest of assignments.

Joel Reichenberger: The best and worst of the Olympics

Our best event was the U.S. men's hockey game against Russia. Our best night out involved a member of the U.S. halfpipe snowboard team and the stupidest thing I did involved losing something important on the first day of the Olympics. Here's my list of the best and worst of covering the Olympics.

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Former Steamboat rider wins gold again

Vic Wild, once a SSWSC member, took his newfound country by storm by winning his second Alpine snowboarding gold medal.

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Difficult day leaves Reiter's emotions mixed

Justin Reiter didn’t come to the Olympics with a dream. The Olympics was the dream, but even if his visions weren’t dependent on gold and glory, they didn’t include misses in both of his events.

Joel Reichenberger: Saying my goodbyes to a great Olympics

After 18 days in Russia, things have finally started to make sense.

Steamboat marijuana businesses navigate uncertain financial terrain

The financial-sector hurdles that arise from the disconnect between state decriminalization and the list of federal Schedule I substances have stymied owners of marijuana-related businesses across the state.

Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Thursday, Feb. 20

The rodeo grounds are poised for a makeover, Routt County commissioners signed onto a letter supporting new oil and gas rules and Sarah Floyd will receive the Hazie Werner Award for Excellence.

Steamboat's Reiter struggles in Alpine snowboarding event

Steamboat Springs Alpine snowboarder Justin Reiter struggled with the hard snow Wednesday and couldn't make it out of the prelims.

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From Steamboat to Russia: Vic Wild wins gold for host nation

Former Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club member Vic Wild earned his Russian citizenship two years ago. Wednesday he earned a gold medal for the host nation.

Joel Reichenberger: It's about the games, not the gaffes

There's a communal spirit that defines these Olympics. We all feel part of them, and Friday night's opening ceremony celebrated that fact.

Intrawest trades below initial price after public offering

Intrawest’s initial public offering continued its downward slide Friday during its first day of public trading.

When snow gives way: No longer just powder

Give Colorado Mountain College instructor Cody Perry just a few hours of your time, and you’ll never look at snow the same. I know I don’t.

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