April 20, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — When head brewer Kelissa Hieber of Goldspot Brewing was asked about what lured her into the craft beer business, her answer was simple. "It was community," said Hieber, who started the Denver-based nonprofit Makin Noise with a group of other female brewers
April 20, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS – Spectroscopy is often considered the "bread and butter" of astronomy. "It's the science of measuring the different colors of light that come from an object and using that information to deduce lots of information about the object," said Paul McCudden, astronomy professor
April 20, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — From discovering stars in the sky, dancing to infectious grooves or celebrating spring with a crawfish boil, Explore has you covered on what to do and where to go this weekend. Friday, April 20 Shaky Hand String Band 4:20 to 7:20 p.m.
April 19, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Pause for a moment. Take a look outside. What comes into view? In that moment, notice the natural beauty, the mountains, the river. Earth Day is the perfect time to celebrate those moments. Established in 1970, Earth Day is a day set
April 19, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Master gardeners were out in full force last week, taking on questions and helping gardeners at the group’s annual hands-on demonstration at Bud Werner Memorial Library in Steamboat Springs. Hayden resident and gardening guru Festus Hagins fielded questions all night on soils,
April 19, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The Front Range power trio known as Mom And Dad will bring their raucous rock, costume party to Steamboat Springs on Friday. The group is composed of two Dopapod members, Chuck Jones on bass and Neal Evans on drums, along with guitarist
April 19, 2018 — Poetry is a marvelous thing. Emotions that seem too complicated, too ecstatic or too painful to express normally, suddenly become accessible through poetry, in a similar way to music. Poetry gives us permission to feel things deeply in a world that often celebrates the shallow.
April 16, 2018 — Costumes, cardboard creations and live music marked the end of the 2017-18 season at Steamboat Ski Area. On Saturday, the ski area hosted its annual Cardboard Classic, and on Sunday, revelers were entertained by the annual Splashdown pond skim competition. Gondola Square was also the
April 15, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS – Spring's beauty is subtle. Rivers and creeks rise as the snow melts, and churning brown water threatens to escape its banks. Crowds dwindle, and end-of-the-season powder days provide "old school snow days" for Steamboat Springs' longtime locals with vacant chairs aplenty and
April 13, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Chef Chris Bladen has a new recipe at Mazzola's Italian Diner that will leave plates clean to the very last morsel. "I like making food that's approachable," said Bladen, also known as "Texas," who got a degree in culinary art and hospitality
April 13, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — From discovering poetry and photography by Routt County artists, to hearing the infectious groove at the Gondola Base Area or downtown, Explore has you covered on what to do and where to go this weekend. Friday, April 13 Celebrate Billy Kidd’s 75th
April 12, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — With a mix of British pop, country-rock ‘n' roll, with a dash of Latin gusto, what could possibly result? A Tex-Mex comboThe Last Bandoleros are known for creating, of course. This weekend they will make their way to Steamboat Springs to headline
April 12, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS – Ah the cusp of spring – weather perpetually in a moody and capricious state, rivers on the rise, flocks of visitors a distant memory and the time when powder day freshies become slushies. Layers of puffy jackets, Gore-Tex shells and those powder
April 12, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Renowned pedal steel, vocalist and songwriter Robert Randolph is back this weekend with the invigorating blend of funk, blues and gospel-rock to close out the Springalicious festivities in style. Robert Randolph and the Family Band will take stage at 3:30 p.m. Sunday,
April 12, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS – Each year it seems to sneak up on us. Then one day, a good look around reveals the sure signs of spring are popping up in full force. Main street is left deserted, and the mountainous snow bank in the yard has
April 12, 2018 — There has been new interest in mythology and folktales for young readers in recent years, thanks in part to Rick Riordan. He brought us Greek, Egyptian and Norse mythology with his wonderful books about Percy Jackson, the Kane siblings and Magnus Chase, respectively. Each series
April 12, 2018 — OAK CREEK — Past the steady dribbling of basketballs in the gymnasium, the vigorous notes of trumpets and saxophones escape into the hallways of Soroco High School every Monday evening. It's Jazz Band practice, and just in the past year, teacher Kelli Turnipseed's group doubled
April 12, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS – Ah yes, springtime — the season of road trips and vacations to some tropical or desert destination. No need to worry, however, you can still get your fit on while traveling without any equipment — not even shoes for you beach goers.
April 11, 2018 — Summit County will have a new backcountry hut next winter, the fifth in the Summit Huts Association network and the first new building in two decades. Summit Huts plans to begin construction next month on a 2,090-square-foot hut at 11,445 feet on the northern side