Play Garden would engage children in hands-on learning and play with the objective of supporting their sense of independence, self-confidence and self-respect.
Middle East expert Martin Indyk tells Steamboat audience the U.S. has a choice between an Iran that is nuclear weapons free for 15 years or an Iran that is three months from having a nuclear weapon.
"This is a place that has been overlooked for far too long — it’s windshield country. People drive through it to get to somewhere else. But there is a 12-act drama in that country that really matters." – Luke Schafer, Conservation Colorado
Lowell Conkle, 57, has avidly followed bike racing since the days when American Greg Lemond first won the Tour de France for the first of three times in 1986. However, Monday marked the first time he’d attended a road cycling race in person.
The water transfer plan at the Carpenter Ranch is among five in Colorado that are part of an historic agreement to explore how the four Colorado River states above Lake Powell can meet their obligations to Arizona, California and Nevada.
Market lambs may be the rock stars of the sheep competitions at the Routt County Fair, but the luckiest sheep at the fair are the “meat breed ewe lambs” who will live to contribute superior genetics to lambs of their own.
Competitors in the Tour de France this year had to avoid cows in the highway during a high-speed descent. But injuries caused by careless fans are unfair to the athletes. And it happens at races all over the world.
Cardinal International Grooving and Grinding is cutting required grooves in the runway at Yampa Valley Regional Airport to improve aircraft traction for braking.
This summer’s water release comes later in the summer than it did in 2012 and 2013 when below average winter snowpack and early spring runoff left the river below flowing below historic averages in early July.
Southwestern Energy's plans for second well at Dill Gulch include water pipeline from the Yampa River
Southwestern Energy planning coordinator Brian Bohm told Routt County Commissioners that, in terms of impact, the temporary pipeline to a new oil well is preferable to the many truck trips it would take to deliver the water.
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps (RMYC), the expanding not-for-profit that puts almost 200 young adults ages 18 to 25 to work each summer, is growing and needs more administrative offices and gathering places for its crews.
In the 1970s and 1980s, chariot racing was a winter tradition on the old horse-racing track at the Howelsen Hill Rodeo Grounds in Steamboat as it was in nearby Wyoming towns like Rawlins, Saratoga and Lander. But those days are mostly gone.
Former Colorado Mountain College professor Robert Baker blends architecture with education in history book
Architect Lincoln Jones designed the original distinctively 1960s modern buildings of Yampa Valley College on Woodchuck Hill overlooking downtown Steamboat Springs.
The National Weather Service confirms Steamboat Springs received .37 inches of rain Aug. 3, followed by 1.05 inches on Aug. 4, for a two-day total of 1.42 inches. That compares to the average rainfall for the entire month of 1.6 inches.
Steamboat Springs Redevelopment Authority agrees that a second sand beach would enhance existing improvements along Walton Creek at the base of the Steamboat Ski Area.
The brunt of the storm appeared to flow through Strawberry Park and other neighborhoods just north and northwest of Steamboat Springs.
Kyle Case, 14, of Steamboat Springs, hadn’t even celebrated his first birthday on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001, when terrorists piloted two airliners into the twin towers of the World Trade Center, yet he’s motivated to honor the victims.
The new "beach" at the base of Steamboat Ski Area would be downstream from the existing sandy area at the foot of the stairs into Torian Plum Plaza. With wading pools and small waterfalls to play in, it has become an attraction for families.
Nancy (Barrows) Gray and Sanse (Neish) Berry were teammates at the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club among a group of young women who dominated Alpine ski racing in the Rocky Mountain Division.
Water district manager says $750,000 price of Shop & Hop site is justified by the goal of protecting community water supply in alluvial well field along the Yampa River.
Steamboat Springs High School Class of 1995 reunites and rallies around former classmate David Virgili.
The city of Steamboat and Routt County processed building permits valued at $86,497 — 785 in 2014 — far below the peak years of 2007 ($250.7 million) and 2008 ($333.7 million).
As I sprinted down the barrow ditch at the side of the highway to retrieve our gear, I had a minute to consider what carnage the log truck would have wreaked on our camping equipment had the truck been following us instead of the opposite.
The side of Routt County Attorney John Merrill the public didn’t see was the man who liked to go on walkabouts, popping in on employees in other departments just to chat and form relationships.
The plan to create modern RV hookup camp sites at the Routt County Fairground is viewed as a piece of economic development for both the Fair Board and the town of Hayden.
In addition to the vintage outhouse, there is a claw-foot bath tub on the auction block at the benefit for Crossan's M&A Market in Yampa.
It was in Boulder that Steamboat founder James Crawford met three influential bankers who in 1883 would play a role in establishing town's future
A pair of market-rate apartment building projects on opposite ends of Lincoln Avenue with the combined potential to add 94 rental units to Steamboat Springs’ tight housing market have entered the city planning process.
The bright green parking spots on 10th Street adjacent to City Hall are reserved for electric cars whose owners who are welcome to charge up their cars at no charge.
City of Steamboat, housing authority collaborate on water/sewer project at enduring mobile home park
Construction crews from Connell Resources began work Monday on an unglamorous but critical $1.5 million utility project.
Yampa Valley Housing Authority makes its pitch for federal income tax credits to help fund 48 affordable apartments
Yampa Valley Housing Authority makes its pitch for federal income tax credits to help fund 48 affordable new apartments on Steamboat's west side.
Routt County does not have definite confirmation of whether any 911 calls were missed during July 6 phone, Internet outage resulting from sliced Century Link fiber optic cable.
Notable on the winter 2015/2016 winter airline schedule released by the Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp. is the decision to boost the service between the Yampa Valley (YVRA) and Los Angeles to daily fights.
The noted Colorado landscape photographer John Fielder and author Patrick Tierney have released their new book, “Colorado’s Yampa River, Free Flowing and Wild from the Flat Tops to the Green.”
The dirt trail provides a connection from Routt County Road 42 and the Steamboat II, Heritage Park and Silver Spur subdivisions on the west, to Gloria Gossard Parkway and the West Acres and West End Village neighborhoods on the east.
The certified letter from the county to Reno Ager reads in part: “The Routt County Board of Health convened and held a hearing on complaints that the condition on the property presents a nuisance, a source of filth, or a cause of sickness.”
Mark Fine, a managing partner taking a lead role in the entity revisiting Steamboat 700’s future, has been in touch with both the city of Steamboat Springs and Routt County seeking a path toward approving a smaller first phase of the original development.
Routt County is asking Steamboat Springs City Council if it's time to revisit the West of Steamboat Springs Area Plan to allow rural subdivisions within the Urban Growth Boundary without requiring immediate annexation into the city
F.M. Light & Sons isn’t the only Routt County business with a corner on the roadside billboard market. Drive to Yampa Valley Regional Airport, and you’ll notice a series of curious yellow signs on your final approach. Each is printed with a poem verse warning against traffic offenses, with the stanza ending with the signature “We B Smokin’ BBQ.”
Shop talk is a healthy thing. And medical doctors Jennifer and Scott Kempers don’t hesitate to come home from work and engage in it. In fact, it’s a common way for Jen, who practices internal medicine, and Scott, an anesthesiologist, to unwind...
“The reality is that skiing – snow sliding – is a unique experience that keeps getting reinvented by participants – there’s always a constant freshness to it.” – retiring Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp. President and COO Chris Diamond.
Steamboat’s two-longest tenured brokerages — Steamboat Sotheby's International and Steamboat Village Brokers — will merge.
Steamboat Village Brokers, founded in 1983, is merging with Steamboat Sotheby's International Realty, founded in 1991, to create a real estate company with more than 80 brokers.
The dry spell could break over the holiday weekend with the greatest chance of rain arriving Sunday in the Park Range outside Steamboat as well as in the Flat Tops.
Flying Diamond Ranch is a year-round cattle operation occupying the northern ridges of Thorpe Mountain where conserved land is visible to motorists traveling a two-mile stretch of the highway.
"Ski Town Shenanigans" illustrates why its difficult to take life seriously living in a town where bears can open the doors of Subarus, and people come home from vacation to find strangers sleeping in their beds.
“It’s going to be the economic downfall of our state and probably of our nation. Our transportation infrastructure is pitiful.” – Routt County Commission Chairman Doug Monger
Southwestern Energy plans second well on existing Dill Gulch pad and a new well to the north of U.S. 40
Southwestern energy, which acquired the mineral leases of Shell Oil here for $180 million in 2012, also has a pending permit application at the state level for a new well north of Hayden.
A chartered Gulfstream jet inbound from Rocky Mountain Metro Airport swooped over the runway at Yampa Valley Regional Airport to gauge a stiff cross wind, circled back and touched down.
Politeness counts. When threatened by a cow moose with youngsters in tow, do not say “Excuse me for living Mrs. Bullwinkle.”