Dagny McKinley’s latest book “The Springs of Steamboat” recently was released through publisher History Press and details the history of Steamboat Springs through its namesake natural wonders.
Colorado Mountain College’s first forest expo brought in local and regional forestry experts and professionals to share their views on life after death for beetle-killed pine and other local trees.
As sure as an April snowstorm each year is closings, moves, swaps and openings in the Steamboat business landscape.
Steamboat lawyer Kris Hammond dumped hundreds of pennies, nickels, quarters, dimes, Canadian change, Pesos, Malaysian coins, New Zealand coins, paperclips and dust onto the floor of Alpine Bank on Friday afternoon, emptying the contents of a piggy bank to which he and his wife, Becky, have been contributing since they were married 30 years ago.
KPA Productions, a Steamboat-based company owned by Kelly Anzalone, has been making movie stars of middle schoolers for four years.
Steamboat-enthused social media users helped three local nonprofit organizations secured tens of thousands of dollars in grants through online voting contests this month.
It was 1963 when Wendell Hicks first lifted steel out of the back of a truck at Steamboat Lumber. It would be the first task of his job, which would become his life, his livelihood and now his retirement.
On its first trip to Colorado, the jam rock quintet seems to be fitting right in, prepared with chains for the van's tires and a rollicking, mellow-yet-funky Americana rock sound.
Even with the lifts closed down for the season, snow in Northwest Colorado continues.
Uncertainty was the word that floated across the Routt County Fairgrounds at Saturday’s annual event, when less than half of the bulls went home with new owners.
Local forecaster Mike Weissbluth anticipates as much as a foot of fresh powder by Sunday morning, the final day of lift-serviced skiing at Steamboat Ski Area.
Keith Terry and his wife, musician and songwriter Evie Ladin, will travel to Steamboat early next week for a performance and series of workshops.
To me, the April offseason is one giant sigh of relief for Steamboat, a time to recharge after a thankfully busy and powder-filled season.
The reunited band will play a free show at the base of Steamboat Ski Area to close out the 50th anniversary season.
What kinds of towns have an abundance of crutches, braces and other mobility devices in early April? Ski towns, of course.
The annual AP art class student show will be on display this month at the Steamboat Springs Center for Visual Arts. The students hung their final art projects Tuesday and an opening will take place at 5 p.m. Thursday.
The building isn't the only thing that has changed since Bud Werner Memorial Library officials broke ground on the 21,000-square-foot expansion in September 2008. A global shift was occurring at the same time, and looking back, the digital revolution came in many forms.
With fewer resources and mostly part-time librarians, the smaller libraries in Hayden and South Routt serve their towns with a unique community experience.
Karen Fitzgerald’s specialty doesn’t take much magic. In the case of a worn, red hardcover resting on the table, it just takes some glue, pencils and a brick wrapped in brown paper.
There were 13 three-person teams in the third annual Community Spelling Bee on Saturday at the Steamboat Springs Community Center.
It’s the art behind the architecture Bill Rangitsch hopes everyone can celebrate during the third year of Colorado Architecture Month.
This winter, the Jam Sesh group recorded new songs, each highlighting a member’s unique voice and talent, in the old St. Paul’s Episcopal Church and will be celebrating the release of their third album, “The Songwriter Series,” with a free event Thursday.
The show opens at 7 p.m. Thursday with subsequent shows Friday and Saturday nights.
The Jackson, Wyo. resident will make his way to Steamboat Springs this weekend for an annual reception at his local Images of Nature gallery in downtown Steamboat Springs.
No stranger to the Rocky Mountains as a member of Denver-based record label Pretty Lights Music, Lipp will appear in Steamboat Springs on Saturday.
The full lineup of musicians and events recently was announced, and tickets go on sale April 10.
The Carolina Chocolate Drops, an old-time folk and blues trio, hails from Greensboro, North Carolina while the soul rock ‘n’ rollers Vintage Trouble come from Los Angeles.
It was the first gondola ride for the girls, who were part a group of about 15 students who traveled to Steamboat with the Colorado Uplift mentoring program in Denver.
It seems like mid-January has hit Steamboat once again, with single-digit lows, snow and more than 10,000 visitors in the forecast for spring break.
The annual Jefferson Jackson Dinner, a potluck and fundraiser for the Routt Count Democrats, takes place at 5:30 p.m. at the Steamboat Springs Community Center.
Marquees relay more than events and announcements; they’re a lighted symbol of love. The Chief Theater marquee reminds me daily that there are concerts and special events brewing at this fledgling downtown performing arts center, which held its first arts event in February with a performance of “The Vagina Monologues.”
A radio station on the Front Range, Alice 105.9, was one of the first Colorado stations to play The Dunwells' driving but tender indie rock songs and invited the band to Colorado to play at a Film on the Rocks event at Red Rocks.
The Bear River Bike Park in Steamboat Springs is one of four pump track project finalists and 12 overall finalists in the Bell Built grant, chosen from more than 100 applicants. Online voting is ongoing, with Steamboat's project in second place in its category.
On Monday evening, winners in 116 survey categories gathered at The Steamboat Grand to find out if they were voted Best of the Boat by community members and visitors. Results from the survey are published in the new issue of Steamboat Living magazine.
For Susan Corser, a painter who long has been involved with land conservation projects in Routt County, the picturesque area is the product of more than Mother Nature.
Here's a survival guide for how to navigate Steamboat Springs entertainment this weekend, hangover cures not included.
The Spring Author Series begins its second year at 6:30 p.m. Monday with climber and author of “The Ledge” Jim Davidson.
Ronna Autrey and a panel of local mental health leaders and nonprofit officials will be on hand Tuesday evening at a forum on mental illness, violence and community safety.
Marty St. Pierre and Maggie McElhiney also earned dance scholarships at last weekend’s JUMP Dance Convention in Denver along with four of their classmates who traveled there with Steamboat’s Elevation Dance Studio.
Greg Stump will appear in Steamboat to host a screening of both "Legend" and "Blizzard of Aahhh's" at 6:30 p.m. Friday as a fundraiser for the Chief Theater.
Parker, a quiet, artistically minded senior, began with violin in elementary school, but when she laid hands on a cello for the first time, the sat there and played the low, resonant notes over and over.
This week, the band returns to Colorado and to Steamboat to perform at 3 p.m. Saturday in Gondola Square as a part of the Bud light Rocks the Boat free concert series.
Elevation Dance Studio’s second annual trip to the JUMP Dance Convention in Denver yielded a host of successes and broadening of horizons for the 18 dancers who traveled there last week.
The first official First Friday Artwalk was Dec. 7, 2007. There were 14 venues on that first walk, and the number has held steady with about 15 to 20 venues and galleries participating every month.
Playing in the Yampa Valley for the first time, Marbin performs a free show starting at 10 p.m. at Old Town Pub.
At the ski area, 77 inches fell last month, exceeding the 33-year average of 65 inches for the second month of the year.
Smartphones provide skiers and boarders with an extension of the skiing experience and enhance the sport in many ways. But how much is too much?
The collection of graphite portraits, detailed pen and ink drawings and mixed-media pieces is on display for the month of March and opens during First Friday Artwalk from 5 to 8 p.m.
It was a completely new experience walking into a fully equipped recording studio last summer, armed with several songs they’d honed on stages around the west.
This year’s concert is slated for 7 p.m. March 14, 15 and 16 in the Steamboat Springs High School auditorium.