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Pro Rodeo Series results – Week 2: June 24, 2017

June 25, 2017 — June 24, 2017 — Week 2 BAREBACK RIDING Place Name Location Amount 1. Levi Nicholson, Weatherford, OK — $466.24 2. Brock Wahlert, Laramie, WY — $349.68 3. Shane Stevens, Greeley, CO — $233.12 4. Ground — $116.56 SADDLE BRONC RIDING 1. Colt Gordon, Comanche, OK — $556.48 2. Tyler Turco, […]

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Not recommended: rubber raft saves 1961 float trip

June 23, 2017 — John Fetcher used unorthodox watercraft during 1961 float down Yampa Canyon

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Town Challenge Results – Emerald Envy XC for June 21, 2017

June 22, 2017 — NOVICE Men's Novice 19-34 Place Name Time 1 Joshua Swanson 40:25 Women's Novice 19-34 1 Kirsten Tidik 41:22 Women's Novice 35+ 1 Mariana Ishida 46:16 2 Tonya Haack 1:08:35 SPORT Men's Sport 19 to 34 1 Liam Connelly 1:00:56 2 Greg Jaeger 1:12:45 3 Chris […]

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Closure area addresses illegal trails on Buffalo Mountain

June 21, 2017 — As promised, the U.S. Forest Service has closed some parts of Buffalo Mountain to cycling so rehabilitation work can be done on illegally-built trails. Natural Resource Specialist Kent Foster said the Soda Mountain Trail is off limits until the Forest Service rebuilds it and makes […]

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Relaxed and confident, local 4-Hers take aim at nationals

June 21, 2017 — Life, Kendra Halder explained, can be complicated. The 18-year-old graduated from Soroco High School last month and is excited about what awaits her in the fall — class at Laramie County Community College in Cheyenne, Wyoming. An equine science program awaits, and she's excited. Still, […]

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Triathlon splashing back into Stagecoach

June 20, 2017 — The Tri the Boat Triathlon will dive back into the waters of Stagecoach Reservoir this weekend, and it will do so faster than ever. The two-day event returns with three different races on Saturday — triathlons of sprint and Olympic distances and a swim/run Splash […]

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NW Colorado trail maintenance fund not getting much support from small donors

June 20, 2017 — Promoters of a trail maintenance endowment fund in Northwest Colorado are trying to figure out how to get more cyclists, horseback riders and hikers to pitch in and help keep their beloved trails open and free of ruts. Yampa Valley Community Foundation Marketing Manager Helen […]

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Pro Rodeo Results: Week 1, June 17, 2017

June 18, 2017 — All Around Cowboys Wyatt Uptain Casey Barnes BAREBACK RIDING Place Name Location Amount 1 Joel Schlegel Burns, CO $481.28 2 Colemun Harbaugh Sheridan, WY $360.96 3 Ben Hall Tumbarumba, AU $240.64 4 Ground $120.32 SADDLE BRONC RIDING 1 Hawkins Boyce Malad, ID $526.40 2 Whit […]

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Howelsen Hill Trail Run results: June 18, 2017

June 17, 2017 — 8 MILE RESULTS Place Name Time 1 Darren Thomas 0:52:46 2 Paul Moth 0:53:40 3 Deven Olson 0:54:07 4 Tyler Kjorstad 0:57:31 5 John Glennon 0:57:35 6 Watkins Fulk-Gray 0:58:03 7 Timothy Meyer 0:58:53 8 Charlie Macarthur 1:00:57 9 Charles Garabedian 1:01:48 10 Matt Milde […]

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Runners take on Howelsen’s trails

June 17, 2017 — Sports of all sorts raged Saturday morning on and around Howelsen Hill in downtown Steamboat Springs. Mountain bikers worked their way up and down singletrack trails on Emerald Mountain. Battles raged on the baseball diamonds below as a Triple Crown Tournament carried on. Through it […]

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Spoke Talk: Spring is the time to get bike fit

June 7, 2017 — As we melt into spring, many who ride are thinking about getting a new/different/better bike. You might hear "What should I buy? Who makes the best bike? What about that company?” With opinions abound and tons of choices, it's easy to get confused. Many get […]

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Town Challenge starts season at Marabou

June 6, 2017 — Local riders will be back on the bike Wednesday for one of the rarest of local mountain biking treats: a race on the Marabou Ranch trail system west of Steamboat Springs. The gated private community has been the site of the season-opening Town Challenge event […]

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Abbie’s list: Battles against MS power Steamboat runner for 179 miles

June 5, 2017 — There was just one name on the list to start, and that first name was the one that inspired nearly everything Abbie Solberg did for the last six months — Tracie Stier-Johnson. Solberg got to known Stier-Johnson via social media about 10 years ago, and it […]

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Injured climber rescued from Summit’s Mount Royal after dangerous 10-hour mission

June 5, 2017 — A 20-person search and rescue team successfully located an injured climber on Mount Royal near Frisco Saturday night, after a nearly 10-hour mission through jagged scree and rocky terrain.

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42 states, 5 countries, 3 races, 1 day: Marathon storms into Steamboat

June 4, 2017 — Sunday's runners spanned generations, motivations and aspirations. Ambitious racers stretched hamstrings and swung their arms early in the morning as the sun peeked over the mountains and they prepared at the starting lines for the marathon, half-marathon and 10-kilometer races that made up the Steamboat […]

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Steamboat Marathon results

June 4, 2017 — Men’s results 1. Dylan Jennings, Golden CO, 22, 2:54:00 2. Stephen Kaye, Centennial CO, 38, 2:55:54 3. David Bisenius, Boulder CO, 27, 2:58:41 4. Ryan Larson, Steamboat Springs CO, 38, 3:03:26 5. Jason Rezac, St. Louis Park MN, 43, 3:07:57 6. Adam Hinkelman, Boulder CO, […]

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Steamboat Marathon 10-kilometer race results

June 4, 2017 — Men’s results 1. Tyler Terranova, Steamboat Springs CO, 18, 38:17 2. Joshua Smullin, Steamboat Springs CO, 35, 38:31 3. Jimmy Colfer, Steamboat Springs CO, 17, 40:00 4. John Foster, Steamboat Springs CO, 16, 40:50 5. Patrick Barrett, Colorado Springs CO, 42, 40:57 6. Sumner Cotton, […]

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Colorado launches online guide to 39,000 miles of hiking, biking, motorized trails

June 2, 2017 — After two years of intensive planning, Gov. John Hickenlooper on Friday will unveil a comprehensive online map of more than 39,000 miles of trails across Colorado. Spanning 226 jurisdictions, the interactive map — at cpw.state.co.us/cts — marks the first run at gathering every hiking, biking and multi-use […]

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Nearly 2,000 runners expected for Sunday’s Steamboat Marathon

June 1, 2017 — The Steamboat Marathon returns Sunday, hindering travel through sections of Routt County as the race welcomes what it expects to be nearly 2,000 runners. "It should be beautiful," race director Paul Sachs said. "Things are going great." The day will include a full marathon, a […]

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Buffalo Pass Road too rugged? Forest Service officials eye improvements

May 25, 2017 — U.S. Forest Service officials in Steamboat Springs are attempting to secure millions of dollars to make the bumpy drive up Buffalo Pass to the Continental Divide safer, easier and smoother. "The road itself has started down this path of being a problem," Hahn's Peak/Bears Ears […]

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