Steamboat Springs High School boys lacrosse star Ben Wharton was named the CHSAA 4A player of the year on Wednesday. Also, Sailors girls soccer senior Alice Holmquist was named to the honorable mention all-state team.
Steamboat Springs High School's class of 2014 earned $200,000 more in scholarships this spring. Around 90 percent of Steamboat graduates plan to attend college.
Steamboat's lone AAU program High Altitude Basketball is getting to host the next round of young players at its annual summer fundamentals camp, June 16 to 19.
Steamboat Springs School Board members again find themselves faced with filling a vacant board seat following Board President Rebecca Williams' announcement that she'll be resigning from her post at the end of last week's meeting.
The Steamboat Springs School Board was set to adopt a 2015-16 calendar on Monday, but enough concern was raised about the proposed option for the members to table it until possibly June 16.
Soroco High School added to its deep tradition in FFA last week at the annual Colorado convention, where eight students were awarded their state degrees.
Steamboat Springs High School hockey will have a new but familiar face coaching the Sailors on the ice next season.
The Steamboat Springs School Board discussed a variety of things in its second-to-last meeting of the 2013-14 year. The board adopted its 2014-15 budget, discussed administration contracts and gave a world languages update.
It was a fitting finish in Ski Town USA as a University of Colorado ski team Nordic racer snagged a big lead and the win in the Steamboat Marathon 10K on Sunday morning.
Steamboat Springs School District bus driver Clair Erickson is hanging up his bus keys after 19 years of transporting students to and from school in the area.
The Steamboat U14 select baseball team erased the memory of a slow start after reeling off a string of wins in Denver in mid-May.
Big-time kayakers and technical tricks balanced out the laid-back nature of this year's Yampa River Festival, as a group of river goers took to Charlie's Hole for a freestyle competition Saturday night.
High and fast waters along Fish Creek on Friday night couldn't stop the annual Paddling LIfe Fish Creek Race from kicking off this year's Yampa River Festival.
Nine Routt County men and women riders took on Gunnison's Original Growler mountain bike races last weekend, a two-race event that presented a variety of grueling challenges.
Steamboat Springs senior Ben Wharton is about as rare of a breed as Sailors athletes come. Very few varsity athletes can claim they are three-sport athletes — boy or girl. Wharton can, but he isn’t just another name on the roster, someone who scores a goal here and there, or wins a match a few times a season.
Natalie Bohlmann knows her way around Nordic skiing and soccer, notching one of the top years a Steamboat Springs High School girl had in 2013-14, making her shine as the Sailors’ female athlete of the year.
When Hayden High School boys basketball needed it most, Dan Engle was there. Injuries piled up before the 2013-14 season even began, but as the bench started to thin out, Engle did all he could to keep a once-dominant Tigers program competitive.
The 21st annual Intermountain 12 and Under Tennis Championship wrapped up Memorial Day morning, with mostly out-of-town players dominating tournament play.
More than anything else, Yampa Valley High School teacher Chuck Rosemond — the 2013-14 district educator of the year — wants his students to feel like the real high-schoolers they are.
Steamboat's American Legion summer league team rolled to a pair of blowout wins at home on Memorial Day against visiting Coal Ridge, including a team no-hitter in Game 2.
The Lowell Whiteman School's Global Immersion Studies students made their way back to campus earlier this month after trips to Peru, Ecuador, Vietnam-Cambodia and Tanzania.
Soroco High School graduated 18 students in its class of 2014, 14 of whom plan to attend college in the fall.
At Monday's Steamboat Springs School Board meeting, the board unanimously approved a new points-based administrative salary schedule, the first of its kind in Superintendent Brad Meeks' tenure.
Fridays aren't your normal school day at Yampa Valley High School. The alternative school's teachers pull students from the classroom and have them hit the trail, forging friendships along the way.
Steamboat Springs High School spring sports all-conference teams were announced over the last few weeks. The Sailors were well represented on first and second teams, as well as honorable mention and state awards.
Steamboat Springs High School Athletic Director and head boys basketball coach Luke DeWolfe will take over as the Western Slope League's president starting next school year.
The Steamboat Springs School District is exploring modular options to help spell the rapidly rising enrollment at Soda Creek Elementary School.
A pair of Soroco Middle School students have worked their way to the National History Day nationwide competition next month for their documentary on the Wilderness Act of 1964.
Hayden High School handed out diplomas to its 28 graduates at Sunday's commencement ceremony, held at the campus's gymnasium.
Rocky Mountain Karate Academy celebrated 15 years of instruction last month, and on Saturday it hosted Sensei Teruo Chinen of Spokane, Wash., a world-renowned martial artist under the Goju Ryu discipline.
Steamboat Springs High School boys lacrosse was once again eliminated in the semifinal round of the 4A state playoffs, this time at Ponderosa, 17-13.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is enforcing its strictest regulations on snacks sold in schools in more than 30 years. Health and wellness coordinator Kristi Brown is doing her part to make sure Hayden and South Routt students aren't blindsided by the change.
Steamboat Springs High School boys lacrosse is one win away from playing in the 4A state championship. The Sailors travel to Parker to take on No. 2-seed Ponderosa at 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Longtime Northwest Colorado resident Sam Haslem will be roasted by his friends Wednesday night at the Steamboat Springs Community Center.
Parents, administration more comfortable with Steamboat Springs Middle School advanced education change
Change is on the horizon for students receiving advanced education at Steamboat Springs MIddle School. After months of reviewing the current program and restructuring it, administrators and parents are feeling much more comfortable with the change than they did a few months ago.
Steamboat Springs High School boys lacrosse is headed to the 4A Final Four after a 14-8 win at Valor Christian on Friday night. It's the Sailors' second-straight season in the semifinals.
Steamboat Springs High School lacrosse has a Final Four berth on the line Friday night at Valor Christian. Faceoff in the quarterfinals is at 6 p.m.
It's playoff time once again for the Steamboat Springs High School boys lacrosse team. The Sailors will host 7-7 Conifer Tuesday night at Gardner Field.
The Steamboat Springs School Board will review and discuss the proposed 2014-15 budget. The board is expected to finalize and adopt the budget the first week of June.
Strawberry Park Elementary school adopted a Sister School from the Philippines ravaged by a mid-November typhoon that left thousands dead and an elementary campus torn.
The Steamboat Springs High School boys lacrosse team lost just its second-ever Mountain Conference game Saturday, a 16-13 defeat at the hands of Aspen that forced a three-way tie atop the league standings.
The Steamboat Springs High School boys lacrosse team will play a de facto Mountain Conference championship Saturday against Aspen at home.
Steamboat Springs High School was again recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of Colorado's best.
Steamboat Springs High School girls tennis is dominating at the regional tournament in Grand Junction, advancing three individuals and three doubles teams to Friday's finals.
The Steamboat Springs High School boys lacrosse team handled its business Thursday night at Summit, winning, 13-2, to set up a showdown Saturday at home against Aspen.
Business owners, town leaders and community members will take part in Hayden's wayfinding signage kickoff meeting Wednesday to discuss potential improvements to downtown and its historic preservation.
Routt County Roots started at a Yampa Valley ranching couple's dinner table but sparked a series of episode-based short documentaries on the importance of engaging in a sustainable local food economy.
The Hayden School Board hired new varsity volleyball coach Dana Hunter on April 16. Hunter will take over for departing Tigers coach, Christene Planansky.
Personal records — and even a school record — were set by Soroco and Hayden high schools' track and field teams in Friday's Clint Wells Invitational at Moffat County High School.
At Wednesday's regular meeting, the Soroco School Board approved the addition of implementing a high school boys and girls cross-country team to be its eighth and ninth Colorado High School Activities Association-sanctioned sport.