Ben Ingersoll is the sports and education reporter for the Steamboat Pilot & Today where he began work in September 2013.
Ben has his Bachelor of Arts in mass communication and journalism from Fresno State. Before starting at the Pilot & Today, he served as a sports reporter for the Fowler Ensign as well as sports editor and editor in chief of Fresno State's student newspaper, The Collegian.
Ben is originally from Shasta Lake, Calif., and is new to Steamboat Springs. In his downtime, he enjoys traveling, hiking, college football and any fitness-related activity.
South Routt Elementary School teacher Peggy Barnes is retiring after 36 years of leading kindergarten classrooms.
Steamboat Springs High School tennis product Jamey Swiggart made a big jump from his freshman season at Idaho State to his sophomore campaign, assuming the role as the Bengals' No. 1 singles starter in 2014.
All four Steamboat Springs runners in this year's Boston Marathon completed the 26.2-mile course in less than four hours on one of the most memorable days in the race's long and storied history.
Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush, D-Steamboat Springs, is working to keep the Safe Routes to School program intact by bringing a bill to the House and Senate floors.
The Steamboat Springs High School girls tennis team concluded its regular-season schedule by taking second as a squad at the Longmont Invitational on Saturday.
The Colorado High School Activities Association announced late last week that the 4A state basketball tournament field will drop from 48 teams to 32 teams starting next year.
Steamboat Springs High School boys lacrosse saw its 12-game winning streak to open the 2014 season snapped by Valor Christian on Saturday afternoon.
Steamboat Springs High School boys lacrosse improved to a perfect 12-0 with a 15-8 win against Windsor on Friday. The Sailors are looking to avenge a disheartening 2013 loss when they play Valor Christian on Saturday.
At Wednesday's Steamboat Springs Grant Commission meeting, the board pushed along more than $2.62 million in potential 2014-15 grants for Steamboat, Hayden and South Routt school districts. Approval will be made in May by the Fund Board.
Steamboat Springs High School girls soccer sent its three seniors out with a 7-0 win against Rifle on Thursday night at Gardner Field.