Recent Stories | SteamboatToday.com

Recent Stories in Explore Steamboat

Contemporary Western follows rancher hand’s journey to manhood

April 26, 2018 — "Don't Skip Out on Me" by Willy Vlautin Author Willy Vlautin wrote a stunning contemporary Western in "Don't Skip Out on Me." Then, in his parallel universe as rock star/singer-songwriter, Vlautin's band, Richmond Fontaine, made an album to go with his book. And so, it

Learn more »

The “Yampa is Wild,” a rallying cry, a source of inspiration for Steamboat’s new large-scale mural

April 26, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Jill Bergman remembers the first time she encountered the Yampa River before moving to Steamboat Springs in 2002. "It's both peaceful and exciting," said Bergman local printmaker who grew up rafting the North Platte, the Middle Fork of the Salmon and the

Learn more »

9 events to Go & Do April 27 to 29 in Steamboat Springs

April 26, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Although it's hard to believe there’s anything going on during mud season, Explore Steamboat has you covered on what to do and where to go this weekend.    Friday, April 27    Tyree Woods and Denton Turner 7 p.m. | The Press,

Learn more »

Edith Lynn Hornik-Beer: Walk through ‘Degas – A Passion For Perfection’

April 26, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS – The current Edgar Degas exhibit, "Degas – A Passion For Perfection," at the Denver Art Museum is a must-see exhibit. No excuses, the snow is melting and the trip can be easily done as a one-day, round trip. What I have in

Learn more »

Underdog of Brown’s Park ‘Colorado’s Cattle Queen’ the newly released story of Ann Basset

April 26, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Legends are made when the underdog — the courageous soul who deifies all odds — wins. Perhaps this is why readers and locals are drawn to the fiery spirit and story of Ann Basset, known as the "Queen of the Cattle Rustlers."

Learn more »

New faces join the ranks at Strings Music Festival in Steamboat Springs

April 26, 2018 — Steamboat Springs — With opening day of the Strings Music Festival swiftly approaching, there will be a few new faces joining the ranks. One of those will be Nancy Engelken. Known as the executive director of Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp since 2015, she will

Learn more »

Makin’ Noise about Earth Day with Storm Peak Brewing Co.

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

Learn more »

Look to the sky Friday with CMC Sky Club

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

Learn more »

10 events to Go and Do April 20 to 22 in Steamboat Springs

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.

Learn more »

Give back, take action – ways to celebrate Earth Day in Steamboat Springs

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

Learn more »

Steamboat’s master gardeners share expert tips with aspiring green thumbs

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,

Learn more »

Mom And Dad set to take over the Old Town Pub in Steamboat

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

Learn more »

Celebrate poetry month with these contemporary titles

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. 

Learn more »

VIDEO: Steamboat Ski Area’s 2018 pond skim competition

April 17, 2018 — Steamboat Ski Area closed out the 2017-18 ski season with its annual pond skim competition. Here’s a video from the festivities.

Learn more »

VIDEO: Closing Weekend at Steamboat Ski Area

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

Learn more »

Why mud season is secretly the best – as told by Steamboat locals

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

Learn more »

Cooking With: Mazzola’s Italian Diner

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

Learn more »

10 events to Go & Do April 13 to 15 in Steamboat Springs

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

Learn more »

The Last Bandoleros bringing their Tex-Mex music combo to Steamboat this weekend

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

Learn more »

Springalicious finale to take over Steamboat Ski Area this weekend

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

Learn more »