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Sailors girls race to second in giant slalom to kick off state skiing championships

February 23, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Members of the girls Alpine ski team led the charge for the Steamboat Springs High School Ski Team Thursday as the Colorado State High School Skiing Championships got underway at Ski Cooper and the Tennessee Pass Nordic Center near Leadville. The Steamboat

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Dog’s Eye View: Keep training commands simple and to the point

February 23, 2018 — As a dog trainer and teacher of new dog owners, the topic of clarity in communication comes up frequently. It's like a conversation between you and your dog. A few of the tenets of training/teaching a dog are, consistency of verbal and hand cues, being

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Tips for the introverted festivarian at WinterWonderGrass

February 23, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — A few thousand humans packed into a single space, grooving with so much spirit that they sometimes might groove right into your personal bubble. Thousands of conversations and multiple bands overlapping in an unthinkably huge pile, each making a grab at your brain

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Book review: Award-winning book delves into relationship between mother and nanny

February 23, 2018 — “The Perfect Nanny” by Leila Slimani "The baby is dead. It took only a few seconds. The doctor said he didn’t suffer." So begins Leila Slimani's fascinating examination of the relationship between mother and nanny, one in which guilt, reliance, manipulation and hidden mental illness

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Spring ban on collecting antler sheds includes Steamboat area

February 23, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — In late February and early March the sun is higher in the sky than it was in January, and residents of the Yampa Valley are justified in letting their thoughts wander toward spring. Ironically, late winter is also the time that the valley's

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Rohn K. Robbins: Is it finally time to reinterpret the Second Amendment?

February 23, 2018 — We’ve been over this ground before, this killing ground. So, I ask: Tell me what works? Don’t tell me what you think won’t work; tell me what does. Because clearly what we’ve been doing with unfettered gun rights isn’t working. No, what we’re doing is

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A WinterWonderGrass beginner’s guide to festival etiquette

February 23, 2018 — Cellphone etiquette Everyone loves a good selfie, but one of the best parts of going to a festival is zipping your phone away and being part of the community, without the boundaries of a lens or a filter. Camera flashes and the glow of texting,

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Community Ag Alliance: Be prepared for drought every year

February 23, 2018 — If it feels dry and warm this winter, it's because it is.  While our snowpack water equivalent is lower than average in Northwest Colorado, it's the warm temperatures that make it feel like even less snow as it has melted and condensed the snow considerably. 

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Steamboat adventurer Kim Hess prepares to bag 7th summit in epic quest to climb each continent’s tallest peak

February 23, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — There are no avalanches, strict payment deadlines, third jobs or rigorous training regimens for Kim Hess to worry about this spring as she prepares to embark on the final chapter of an epic seven-year-long adventure. There will be no danger in lingering

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10 events to Go & Do Feb. 23 to 25 in Steamboat Springs

February 23, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — From ice skating in Oak Creek to a cornhole tournament in Hayden, Explore has you covered on what to do and where to go this weekend.  Friday, Feb. 23 Oak Creek Winterfest 5:30 to 7 p.m. | Oak Creek Hockey Rink, 325

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Student-hosted film festival showcases Steamboat artists, benefits search and rescue

February 23, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — In the second phase of their Routt County CEO class, the seven juniors and seniors from four high schools were tasked with coming up with an event — a group business to carry out from inception to fruition. They were initially leaning

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US Nordic combined team struggles in final event of 2018 Winter Olympics

February 23, 2018 — PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — The end came with a dedicated effort, a sharp sprint but still a frustrating result Thursday as the U.S. Nordic Combined Ski Team wrapped up its 2018 Winter Olympics events with the four-man team relay at the Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre

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For Colorado couple, years of Olympic work come to a speedy end

February 23, 2018 — JEONGSEONG, South Korea — The Olympic competitions ended here Thursday with two Vail Valley women, Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin, charging down the course in the alpine combined. For Geoff "Salty" and Allison Kohn Marriner, of Eagle, it was a 27-month journey to get to

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Calling powder hounds, backcountry skiers, riders – Celebrate national forest areas with Weston Snowboards: “Freedom of the Forest”

February 22, 2018 — In the backcountry, a world of adventure awaits. This weekend outdoor recreationists will have a chance to celebrate, and support these national forest areas that provide freedom in a wintery wonderland. Weston Snowboards, hailing from Minturn, Colorado, known for its award-winning splitboards and signature traveling tiny

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Steamboat Today in search of members for Editorial Board

February 22, 2018 — The Steamboat Pilot & Today is accepting letters of interest from readers who would like to serve as community representatives on the newspaper's Editorial Board. Individuals selected for the board will be asked to serve a four-month term beginning in March. The Editorial Board includes

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U.S. Nordic combined team struggles in final Olympics event

February 22, 2018 — PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — The end came with a dedicated effort, a sharp sprint but still a frustrating result Thursday as the U.S. Nordic Combined Ski Team wrapped up its 2018 Winter Olympics events with the four-man team relay at the Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre

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Routt County in photos: Feb. 22, 2018

February 22, 2018 — Check out our latest photos from readers in and across Routt County, and submit your own to share@SteamboatToday.com. See more photos at SteamboatToday.com/photos/galleries. 

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Sailors hoping to cast a spell on Wizards, advance to the Sweet 16

February 22, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The members of the Steamboat Springs boys basketball team will be hoping to come up with spell that will upset the Windsor Wizards on Saturday when the Sailors hit the road for the second round of the 4A state playoffs. The game is

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Free shows scheduled during WinterWonderGrass weekend

February 22, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — No tickets? No problem. There's still plenty of ways to catch a few of the featured WinterWonderGrass artists this weekend on the mountain and downtown. Thursday, Feb. 22 Trout Steak Revival | | Liver Down by the River 2 to 5 p.m.

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WinterWonder Guide 2018: Festival lowdown from headliners, up-and-coming bands

February 22, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — From the parking lot of Crazy Mountain Brewing Company to Avon and now Steamboat Springs, WinterWonderGrass brings together top bluegrass bands from around the country, and who better to interview than some of the bands that will be playing the festival. Explore

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