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
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
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,
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
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."
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
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