The best way to guarantee an enjoyable time in the Steamboat Ski Area is to be dressed right and outfitted with good equipment.
When people come to ski Steamboat Springs, they look forward to powder, trees, and world-class ski runs.
The small-class debate
Class size is perhaps the central debate in the only contested race for the Steamboat Springs School Board on Nov. 1.
Event is a celebration of students' achievement during first quarter of school
Christian Heritage School was filled Friday with princes wearing royal cloaks, princesses with their puffy dresses and knights covered in armor.
The Steamboat Springs Education Association has endorsed candidate John DeVincentis for the School Board's District 1 seat.
After complaints from several parents, Steamboat Springs Middle School students will not take a survey about student attitudes and behaviors.
Alison Lambart pointed to the books lining the shelves in the young adult reading area at Bud Werner Memorial Library. In an ideal world, there wouldn't be any books there, she said.
Plan wins approval in every school and department
Steamboat Springs School District employees overwhelmingly approved a revised salary package Thursday.
The two candidates for the District 1 seat on the Steamboat Springs School Board highlighted their strengths during a candidates' forum Wednesday.
Expect spooky decorations, fog and first-rate music in Steamboat Springs High School's commons area tonight.
The South Routt School District's budget for the 2005-06 school year is not very different from last year's.
Steamboat Springs School District employees will vote Thursday on a revised salary package.
A man was arrested at City Market on Saturday night after he tried to leave the store with more than $100 worth of Top Ramen noodles and candy that he hadn't paid for.
Steamboat Springs ski legend Billy Kidd was arrested last week after taking a package of buffalo steaks and a dozen pink roses from City Market while it was closed for renovations.
A 45-year-old Steamboat Springs woman died Sunday night when her car rolled down an embankment off U.S. Highway 40 near the base of Rabbit Ears Pass.
Steamboat Springs School Board incumbent Michael Loomis has raised only a fraction of the money accumulated by his challenger for the board's District 1 seat, according to campaign finance reports turned in to the Routt County Clerk and Recorder's Office on Monday.
Much of Northwest Colorado shook violently Feb. 10, 1955, when an earthquake later determined to be of intensity VI originated on one of the area's many faults.
There will be no election for the South Routt School Board because there are no contested races this year.
A proposed salary and benefits package for Steamboat Springs School District employees could be revised to exclude administrators from receiving a one-time bonus payment. But that doesn't mean high-level school officials won't receive the bonus.
The Steamboat Springs School District now has a process to evaluate programs. For the first time, officials last year considered the Montessori strand at Strawberry Park Elementary School, the elementary Spanish program, the alternative high school and the Students Engaged in Active Learning, or S.E.A.L., program.
The "Parenting and Pizza" event Oct. 25 is designed to attract busy parents -- it's short, child care is provided, and dinner is free.
The Steamboat Springs School District has scheduled 13 meetings to gather public input about what to do with its facilities.
All Steamboat Springs School District employees -- teachers, staff and administrators -- might receive a one-time payment of 1 percent of their salaries this school year.
Educators from across regionparticipate in development day
On Monday, the tables were turned on about 250 teachers from Northwest Colorado -- they were the ones being taught.
A fistfight in Oak Creek sent one man to the hospital on Saturday, police said.
The storm that pushed through Steamboat Springs on Sunday and was expected to continue through today likely will not cause snow in town.
School Board to address whether it is directing policy
Whether or not the Steamboat Springs Education Fund Board is trying to direct district policy will be discussed tonight.
Denise Connelly has an intimate knowledge of the Steamboat Springs School District. She retired last year from teaching English and Spanish for 28 years in Steamboat's middle and high schools, and she and her husband have three children in district schools. She also has been involved with curriculum, has chaired departments and served on the Steamboat Springs Education Association.
Tom Miller-Freutel said his desire to serve on the School Board reflects his commitment to "education first."
Steamboat Springs School District officials expected another increase in the enrollment of non-English-speaking students. They just didn't expect such a big increase.
It has been nine years since voters approved a 1-mill property tax to preserve ranchlands and natural areas. More than 7,400 acres spread among 13 projects have been preserved, with another 1,400 acres on the way.
North Routt Community Charter School has increased enrollment, new program
It was chilly in North Routt on Wednesday morning -- snow coated yellow-leaved aspens -- but the kitchen of the North Routt Community Charter School was warm, its air filled with the sweet smell of freshly baked blueberry muffins.
Former principal faces incumbent board member
The two candidates for the Steamboat Springs School Board's District 1 seat say they have a lot in common. But they also said differences between them do exist.
Under the pressure of growing waiting lists and increasing demand for child care and education, preschools across Routt County are expanding.
Strawberry Park Elementary School fourth-graders spent Thursday morning writing about what they saw and felt as they stood along the Yampa River near the Boardwalk at Rotary River Park.
Potential board members discuss taxes, class sizes in forum
The two candidates for the only contested Steamboat Springs School Board race have similar priorities for the future.
Some Steamboat Springs Education Fund Board members said Wednesday night that more of the city's half-cent sales tax for education should be used for small class sizes.
Final tally falls between projections, estimations
Official enrollment in the Steamboat Springs School Distï¿½--rict is 1,915 full-time funded students, almost 20 more than was expected at the end of last year.
A complete autopsy report about the death of 17-year-old Adele Dombrowski is expected today, according to the Routt County Coroner's Office.
Steamboat, Hayden middle school students are taught about -- and in -- nature
On Tuesday afternoon, with gray clouds looming overhead, a group of sixth-graders sat in a circle in the middle of an aspen grove.
The committee looking at graduation requirements for Steamboat Springs students met for the first time last week.
Seven months after first considering legal action against the Steamboat Springs School District, the teachers union filed a lawsuit against the district about alleged policy violations.
The Colorado Department of Education has recognized five Routt County schools for improvement or sustained achievement on standardized tests.
Students from across Routt County have raised more than $10,000 for Hurricane Katrina victims during the past couple of weeks.
This fall marks the fifth straight year in which the number of full-time students attending Colorado Mountain College's Alpine Campus has increased.
The Steamboat Springs School District now has legally up-to-date policies about what materials students and adults can distribute at schools.
As soon as Steamboat Springs School District officials learned that a 17-year-old senior had died at her home, they began preparing ways to provide support for students, parents and staff.
New tastes for Senior Odyssey
Kim Mayer, a Senior Odyssey teacher at Steamboat Springs High School, has sensed a more positive feeling in the classroom this school year.
Thanks to fundraising, elementary schools put rock climbing into PE curriculum
On Thursday morning, fifth-graders at Soda Creek Elementary pulled, stepped and hefted their way along a 60-foot-long traverse rock-climbing wall. They climbed quickly, using their hands and feet. They looked for their next moves while trying not to fall to the mats below.
Steamboat Springs recognized for gains on assessment
Steamboat Springs Middle School has been named a "2005 Gain-Maker School" for its continued improvement in math during the past three years.