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Frank Ameduri

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Steamboat Scuttlebutt

A round-up of Steamboat shorts, from measuring local lightning strikes to a new cat for the Chief Theater...

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Search for lost skis on Buffalo Pass leads to chance encounter

While looking for guests’ skis, Steamboat Powdercats Kent Vertrees happened upon horseman Ray Knell, his three mules and a horse on Buff Pass. Knell, an Afghanistan War veteran, is delivering the equine 1,000 miles from Lake George, Colorado, to Bozeman, Montana, as part of the Heroes and Horses program.

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Author returns to Steamboat to sign Christmas book

Author and illustrator Andrew Beckham will sign copies of his book “The Lost Christmas Gift” Saturday at Off the Beaten Path.

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Splatz Canvas and Wine opens in downtown Steamboat Springs

Socialize, drink and snack, listen to music and watch as an artist leads you through step-by-step instructions to create your very own painting.

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Joanne Palmer: Keep an eye on your money

Did you know there’s an eyeball on the back of a $1 bill? And 13 arrows and 13 hats? And if you get out your magnifying glass, you may be able to find an owl in the upper left-hand corner.

John F. Russell: Excitement is in the air at Steamboat Springs' Howelsen Hill

The return of winter, and the return of young skiers to Howelsen Hill, brings excitement to Steamboat Springs this time every year.

Steamboat tennis players advance to regional finals

The members of the Steamboat Springs High School tennis team had a good day Friday and will face Aspen in six of seven finals at the regional tennis tournament in Grand Junction on Saturday morning.

Steamboat School Board to consider $60K loan for charter school

Zero-interest loan would eliminate charter school's longstanding budget deficit

The Steamboat Springs School Board on Monday night will consider signing off on a $60,000 loan to the North Routt Community Charter School to eliminate the school's budget deficit.

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Economist in Steamboat: Funding water projects will be challenging

The demand for water is expected to continue to rise, but securing the funding to increase the supply will be difficult, a respected economist said Wednesday.

Yampa River flows pick up in Steamboat, shrink in west Moffat

Flows are improving in the Yampa River in Steamboat Springs, but they are on the decline at Deer Lodge Park in far western Moffat County. Agricultural and municipal users are consuming a portion of the flow.

US Nordic combined team shows well in Russia

Todd Lodwick won one weekend Grand Prix Nordic combined event and finished second in the other as the U.S. squad visited the 2014 Olympics venue in Sochi, Russia.

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Adaptive cyclists in Colorado experience power of biking

One walk around the Steamboat Springs High School and Memorial Park — where combatants of the 2012 tour ended after riding from Craig on Wednesday — was a good reminder of the power of biking.

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Summer convention, wedding bookings strong in Steamboat

Officials with Sheraton Steamboat Resort and Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. said they are preparing for a busier-than-average summer at the base of the ski area.

Joel Reichenberger: Snow biking yet another shock

Moots now has been responsible for two memorable “Welcome to Steamboat” moments for me.

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20 mine rescue teams gather in Craig

To prepare for the worst, each underground coal mine has two mine rescue teams, and 20 of those teams gathered in Craig this week to participate in a competition.

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Several Yampa Street businesses moving, opening

Sunpie's Bistro's owners are trying to buy their lot. Sweet Pea Market has moved and may begin year-round operation. Mountain Mama's has set up on a Yampa Street lot for summer, and Steamboat Flyfisher plans to open in The Olympian on Yampa in June.

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The Wailers deliver 'Exodus' at Ski Jam

One of the best singers The Wailers have had since Marley's death in 1981, Elan Atias has a natural ease with the faithful desperation that makes "Three Little Birds" so uplifting.

Ski Corp. gets a 'C' on environment scorecard

Report criticized for having narrow focus

The Steamboat Ski Area and the Ski Area Citizens' Coalition may never see eye to eye when it comes to grading the ski resort on its environmental performance. SACC released its annual Ski Area Environmental Scorecards last week.

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Homemade costumes highlight Halloween Stroll

Friday was not only Taj Haradin's first Downtown Halloween Stroll - the "surf baby" also was celebrating his first birthday.

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Man injured in truck rollover

Traffic snarled on U.S. 40; crews transport man to YVMC

One man was injured Wednesday afternoon when an Aces High trash truck rolled on U.S. Highway 40 near Steamboat II. Rescue crews were unable to extricate the driver until a tow truck partially lifted the trash container.

Harris reports prove insignificant

School Board not happy with school satisfaction survey results

Implementation flaws greatly reduced the validity of a survey intended to gauge satisfaction with Steamboat schools, Superintendent Shalee Cunningham said.

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Hiking with llamas

Animals help carry load into rarely explored areas

It's only natural that hikers in Steamboat Springs approach the Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area from the west side of the Continental Divide. It's only 13 miles to the Continental Divide Trail on Buffalo Pass from downtown Steamboat.

Local doctor safe after K2 crisis

A voice message left late Saturday night at the Steamboat Christian Center was welcome news for local resident Sue Alexander and other members of the church.

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Yampa Valley Community Foundation honors philanthropists

Student, ex-council member, SmartWool win for helping out

Meghan Hanrahan thought she was just getting a free lunch. As it turned out, she was about to get hooked on community service.