Luke Graham is the ExploreSteamboat.com editor for the Pilot & Today. He has worked for the paper since July 2006.
Luke has a Bachelor of Science in journalism from the University of Colorado. He has worked at the Craig Daily Press, the Boulder Daily Camera and the Longmont Daily Times-Call.
Luke is from Leadville. He enjoys golf, fishing and reading.
Former Steamboat resident Nick Nieuwoudt has spent the past seven years developing Novus AEterno, a multiplayer online real-time strategy game. The game is set to release sometime next year.
The Hayden community Thanksgiving Dinner was as much about the community as it was the food.
The fourth annual Turkey Bowl brought together more than 30 players to help raise money for charities.
Strings Music Directors Andrés Cárdenes and Monique Mead will say goodbye to the music festival at the end of the 2014 concert season.
The Steamboat Clay Artisans holiday sale kicks off the holiday shopping season Friday.
The U.S. moguls team was announced earlier in the week and features five skiers with ties to Steamboat Springs.
Walk into the Steamboat Ski Patrol office in mid-November, and the season is underway. On one side of the room, stacks of “No sledding” signs with stakes look like the childhood game of pickup sticks. On the opposite side are lift and gondola rescue seats ready for training and — worse-case scenario — use in an emergency.
Yampa Valley Regional Airport was barren a week ago. There were no lines, and one private plane from Salt Lake City was making touchdowns and takeoffs on a deserted runway. “But then, we go from two flights on Dec. 18 to 17 or 18 overnight,” airport Assistant Manager Dean Smith said.
If nothing else signals the start of ski season, a mid-November trek up Burgess Creek and into Steamboat Ski Area’s Slope and Vehicle Maintenance shop is all that’s required.
To think, three weeks ago, the Steamboat Ski & Sport shop was full of bikes, tubes, tires and staff members who were wearing shorts. Last week, ski and snowboard rentals stacked the back area. Boxes of retail merchandise had been transformed into displays, showing off the latest lines in ski fashion and functionality.