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Annual Pioneer Picnic to celebrate heritage and a centennial

July 14, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Imagine leaving behind relatives and friends, packing a life into a wagon and setting out to the uncharted West. Some of the first Routt County pioneers did just that in the 1800s. Leaving family behind only to create a new one, the

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Exploration: Pockets of Paradise Kitchen and Garden Tour

July 13, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS – A home of old-world décor, inviting and elegant, surrounded by a blooming vegetable garden abundant with spinach, kale, tomatoes, herbs, peonies – what's the story behind this home? Who tends to this garden? Find out what it takes to maintain these beautiful

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44th annual Art in the Park brings culture park-side

July 13, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS – Beyond the gallery, beyond the boundaries of what art can be applied to, artisans from across the U.S. will gather in Steamboat Springs for a weekend of creativity. "We're seeing a trend of these artists really pushing the boundaries of what they

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Exploration: Hayden Daze, a summer favorite

July 13, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS – One of Hayden’s favorite summertime events, Hayden Daze, takes place this weekend. Friday events kick off at 6 p.m. at Dry Creek Park with vendors, a beer garden and entertainment by the Worried Men. Saturday events, which begin with a community breakfast

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PHOTOS: Hot air balloons get warmed up before 37th annual Balloon Rodeo in Steamboat

July 13, 2018 — Read more about this weekend’s Hot Air Balloon Rodeo here.

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Farmers Market Spotlight: Community Cultivation program

July 13, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Get acquainted with the flavor of the Main Street Steamboat Farmers Market, which takes place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday at the corner of Yampa and Seventh streets through Sept. 15. Each week, 150 local and regional vendors bring

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6 hikes to get out and explore this weekend in Routt County

July 12, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Sometimes getting away from the crowds is the answer you were looking for all along. Life slows down. You take time to breathe in the crisp alpine air, listen to the meandering stream or the distant bird song. Something about it washes

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Giddyup to the 37th annual Hot Air Balloon Rodeo

July 12, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Cars have nicknames. Hot air balloons do, too. "You feel this connection to it," said Cameron Jones, the pilot flying the "Cox 811" hot air balloon. "When you're coming in for a landing, you might have to ditch that planned landing if

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Add the timely title, ‘Brave New World’ to your summer reading list

July 12, 2018 — “Brave New World” by Aldous Huxley Summer reading has always been the bane of many high school students' existence. However, my summer reading lists always had one book that I fell in love with or resonated very strongly with me. Each novel presented me with

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Strings Music Festival: Mindful listening

July 12, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS – "This is the best part," said an audience member in a whisper as we stood together in the doorway of the open Strings Pavilion. A hushed horn line meandered from the stage and into the crowd, barely noticeable against the backdrop of

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Editor’s pick: Top 10 things to explore July 13 to 15 in Steamboat Springs

July 12, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — No matter where this weekend takes you, Explore Steamboat has you covered on what to do and where to go.  Friday, July 13 Brown Bag Summer Storytelling Series Noon to 1 p.m. | Tread of Pioneers Museum, 800 Oak St. This week’s

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Sarah Coleman: 10 things to boost your mental health right now

July 12, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS – There is so much conversation out there about physical health these days, and it's time to bring mental health issues to the conversation. One in four people suffer from some form of mental health issues. Experiencing a mental health problem is often

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Colorado animal shelters join forces in the name of four-legged friends

July 7, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS – Mufasa, a Pomeranian, Sanford the black lab, Caesar the poodle and about 10 kittens peruse their surroundings, settling in to their new home. The 13 four-legged friends arrived Thursday at the Routt County Humane Society Shelter from their home in Basalt at

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Tubers will have an opportunity to give back Saturday with annual Yampa River cleanup day

July 6, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Planning on using the Yampa River this weekend? Give back to the river that's gifted numerous memories and adventures with the annual Yampa River Clean up. River advocates, Friends of the Yampa and local partners are coordinating the cleanup at three locations,

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Ben, Blue and the Bear release first album, great example for Music with Vision

July 6, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — On Thursday recent Steamboat Spring High School graduate Henry Tisch and a few of his bandmates were jamming inside a new 1,800-square-foot Music with Vision studio in Riverside Plaza. "We wrote a song about a year and a half ago, before we

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Chief Players Western melodrama, Piknik Theatre Festival performances return

July 5, 2018 — The Chief Players present: ‘The Secret of Yonder Mountain’ The Chief's live western melodrama is back. With quirky humor and a new cast, this tribute to classic melodramas popular in the 19th century will take the stage this summer. Follow the story of Persephone Proudheart as

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Saturday free concert features Keller Williams’ Petty-grass, Hillbenders and local band Buffalo Commons

July 5, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Local musician Tyree Woods remembers the first time he heard a Keller Williams song. "His energy — not only is he super friendly with this no-one-is-excluded mentality, his music satiates any type of music," said Woods, front man of local band Buffalo

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Celestial News: Earth meets Mars this month

July 5, 2018 — Earth and Mars are about to have a close encounter of the planetary kind later this month. When at its closest, Mars will shine almost two times brighter as the dazzling planet Jupiter and, with its rusty-red color, it will be a spectacular beacon in

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Garden Om venturing into hemp business at Steamboat farmers market

July 5, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Get acquainted with the flavor of the Main Street Steamboat Springs Farmers Market, which takes place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays through Sept. 15 at the corner of Yampa and Seventh streets in downtown Steamboat Springs. Each week, 150 local

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Renowned artist Linda Israel reveals the story behind her famous, colorful bears and wildlife paintings

July 5, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Look into the eyes of Linda Israel's "Knowing Bear." There's something that resonates beyond the pigment, beyond the animal association. When Linda Laughlin was visiting Grand Lake more than 10 years ago, that something in Israel's paintings caught her eye in a quaint

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