A slow offensive start for Steamboat Springs High School boys basketball Thursday night quickly turned into a blowout win in the Sailors' home tournament opener.
Down by as much as 18 points in the second half, the Steamboat Springs High School girls basketball team mounted a furious fourth-quarter comeback. It wasn't enough, though, as the Sailors lost their first game of the season Thursday night.
The 2013 Yule Log has been found and returned. This year's winner needed just three clues to spot the prize, found near Howelsen Hill.
This weekend's annual Adele Dombrowski Memorial girls hockey tournament is drawing such a large crowd, teams were turned away.
The Steamboat Springs School District has battled for months to withdraw from the Northwest Colorado Board of Cooperative Educational Services. The district is now within two weeks of finding out if CDE granted its wish.
Extremely cold temperatures have arrived in Routt County, making it harder to start and warm up vehicles. But one local program is pushing a no-idling campaign in hopes of saving folks money and releasing fewer toxins into the air.
The Steamboat Springs High School varsity girls basketball team didn't exactly play the toughest teams on its schedule over the weekend, but after a pair of big wins, the Sailors are ready to line up against some better competition on Thursday.
Steamboat Springs High School boys basketball opened up a huge halftime lead and cruised to a big win Saturday against Basalt. The Sailors are now 3-0 on the season heading into their home tournament this weekend.
Steamboat Springs School District was recognized for the fourth straight year as one of the top districts in the state. Three of the districts' schools also received high honors at last week's Colorado Department of Education awards ceremony.
Routt County Search and Rescue was able to pull two lost snowmobilers to safety near Buffalo Pass on Sunday morning.
Steamboat Springs High School hockey pulled out a thrilling win Friday night. On Saturday night, the Sailors easily handled Kent Denver with a six-goal victory.
Hayden High School boys basketball coach Mike Luppes has injuries and inexperienced players lining up on his bench. The Tigers went 0-2 during Saturday's doubleheader, but Luppes is confident in the direction his squad is traveling.
Playing four quarters is troubling Hayden High School girls basketball, the Tigers' coach said. On Saturday, Hayden played eight quarters but dropped both contests to Saratoga and Encampment.
Saturday's first Nordic combined event of the season at Howelsen Hill didn't necessarily feature household names, but it did serve as a critical start and qualifier for upcoming world events.
Soroco High School girls basketball is 2-1 after a 23-point win against Rangely on Saturday afternoon at the Meeker Shoot-Out. A hot-shooting second half and a stifling defense proved to be key in the Rams' win.
The Americans once again made up considerable differences in their overall scores at the World Cup's second Nordic combined competition Saturday. Steamboat's Bryan Fletcher paced all Americans with a 16th-place finish.
Hopping onto a snowboard for the first time in a decade can be a frightening experience for a Steamboat rookie. With the patience of the right instructor, however, it can build enough confidence to make it a memorable winter season.
Steamboat Adaptive Recreational Sports will be putting on a two-day event at Steamboat Ski Area in late March. A black-tie dinner and a series of ski and snowboard challenges will highlight the weekend.
Injuries and foul trouble threatened to spoil Soroco High School girls basketball's first game of the season, but a bench full of freshmen and sophomores stepped up and got the Rams an overtime win on the road.
A strong fourth quarter by North Park sank Hayden High School girls basketball to 0-1 after its season opener Thursday night.
The Steamboat Springs School Board approved an official high school swim team less than a month ago, but because very few girls turned out for the program, the season was cancelled Thursday.
The Steamboat Springs High School boys basketball team trailed for all but two minutes of its season opener on Monday night, but a late rally pushed the Sailors to 1-0 on the season.
The Steamboat Springs High School girls basketball followed the lead of seniors Mikaila Jegtvig and Ashley Spitellie Monday night, beating Grand Junction Central 46-32 to start the season with a win.
The Steamboat Springs High School hockey team opens up its season Friday at Battle Mountain. The Sailors are hoping a small but speedy, tenacious lineup will carry them to a winning season.
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Opening weekend conditions at the Steamboat Ski Area were some of the best in recent memory, and the forecast is calling for even more snow and the season's coldest conditions to date.
Tuesday's Steamboat Springs City Council meeting will focus on the new pay plan for city employees as well as the individual roles for those who will serve on the 2A steering committees.
Graduation and injuries aren't doing Hayden boys basketball any favors in the early going, but head coach Mike Luppes said his young group has a chance to make some noise this season.
Soroco High School boys basketball graduated three starters from last year's improved squad, but returning pieces could spell further improvement for the Rams.
The Steamboat Springs School Board will re-evaluate the scope of a proposed school facilities improvement project at the request of Superintendent Brad Meeks.
Soroco High School girls basketball returns just one senior, but its core group of leaders and scorers is back. Leadership isn't the question. Whether or not the team can contend with league powers is.
The Steamboat Springs School Board will reassess Monday night the idea of implementing a more expensive facilities improvement plan at local schools.
The Steamboat Springs Challenge Fund presented a $42,000 check to the School Board earlier this month for local elementary schools to use for grants.
The Steamboat Springs High School girls basketball team is looking to improve on a 13-12 campaign last season. The pieces are there, and the new coach is hoping his Sailors realize their potential.
The Steamboat Springs High School girls basketball team has a new coach, but Mack Spitellie is hardly an unfamiliar face on the Sailors' sideline.
An anti-bullying club at Steamboat Springs Middle School pulled together part of its annual fundraising money to give a $500 scholarship endowment to the high school's club, It Takes Courage.
Steamboat Springs High School boys basketball coach Luke DeWolfe said this year's team has more experience than ever before. He's hoping it will advance the team to the playoffs come February.
Newly elected Steamboat Springs School Board members Joey Andrew and Roger Good were officially sworn into office Monday evening, but one seat remains vacant on the five-person board.
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Under some sparse moonlight, eight trail tourists took to Skyline Trail as the conclusion of Yampatika's 20-year anniversary celebration. The tour provided history of the area and its surrounding plants and animals.
On Wednesday, the Education Fund Board and the Grant Commission will be discussing last year's money allotment and the lessons they learned.
It's been a week since the Steamboat Springs School Board approved official high school swim teams. The process has been full speed ahead, as the girls team opens practice this week.
Mike Vandahl, a 2008 Steamboat Springs High School graduate and Sailors basketball record-holder, is back on campus. His new role? Assistant coach, with the season just around the corner.
Hayden Secondary Schools will host its third annual fundraising gala Saturday night. The event plays a big role in funding school organizations, including band, Tigers sports and the speech and debate team.
On Thursday, Soda Creek Elementary fifth-graders took the field to do experimental research in renewable energy. The scientific opportunity was made possible through grants from local organizations.
Thursday was College Career Day at Soroco High School, and classrooms were filled with professional presenters from various career and educational opportunities.
At Monday night's Steamboat Springs School Board meeting, a school facilities improvement plan was approved as well as an official, CHSAA-sanctioned high school swim team.
With the help of a local grant and parent donations, about two dozen Steamboat Springs High School student-athlete leaders were treated to a presentation by a former Olympian and coach on what it takes to be a better athlete.
In their first competition of the season, Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club snowboarders grabbed a handful of podium finishes Sunday at Copper Mountain.
Four Clark homeowners opened their doors to dozens of spectators Sunday as part of the 2013 Green Building Tour, put on by the Yampa Valley Sustainability Council. The tour showcases extremely energy efficient homes.