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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

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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,

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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

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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."

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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

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Firefighters responding to gas leak at construction site in west Steamboat Springs

April 26, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Construction crews working at the site of what will be a new combined law enforcement facility in west Steamboat Springs struck a natural gas line Thursday morning, prompting a large emergency response. An excavator struck the line at about 11:30 a.m., and

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Grand Junction girl, 12, believed to have been abducted while walking home from school

April 26, 2018 — VAIL DAILY — Raeanna Rosencrans is described as 5-foot-1 and 137 pounds, with blue eyes and light brown/dark blonde hair. She was wearing black jeans, a black shirt with white designs and Adidas shoes. She was carrying a black and white backpack with Southwest designs

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Community Agriculture Alliance: Locally-owned businesses come full circle

April 26, 2018 — In the Midwest farming community in which I grew up the 1960s, franchise fast food outlets were nowhere to be found. We had three grocery stores, two of which were family-owned operations. My hometown had locally-owned and operated bakeries, a farmer-owned dairy and a locker

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Top hurdling form has earned Soroco’s Mattie Rossi more than a state title chance

April 25, 2018 — OAK CREEK —  It's not the times she came up short that drive Soroco High School senior Mattie Rossi, though that'd make plenty of sense. She's made the trip to the state track and field championship three times and is sure to make a fourth

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Women United scheduled to hold Spring Social on May 10

April 25, 2018 — Women United will host a Spring Social from 5 to 7 p.m. May 10 at Bella Vista Estates. Drinks and light hors d'oeuvre will be served. There is a $10 entrance fee, which can be paid at the door. Women United members are asked to

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Novel inspires author to look at her past, repay Utes for something taken long ago

April 25, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Somewhere woven between the many names that paved the way to the Yampa Valley's rich and gritty history, author Christine Sleeter's great-grandfather has a place. His legacy, like so many others of that time, tells the story of a man who came to

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JetBlue adds 3 new destinations to Steamboat’s winter flight schedule

April 25, 2018 — Boston direct to Steamboat

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Smoke possible while ranchers prepare land for growing season

April 25, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Yampa Valley residents might see smoke in the valley this time of year as ranchers prepare their fields for the summer. Some members of the agriculture community rely on the burns to clean up their fields and replace nutrients in the soil.

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Yelling at cars: The Record for Tuesday, April 24, 2018

April 25, 2018 — Tuesday, April 24, 2018 7:21 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of threats at a car dealership in the 2300 block of Lincoln Avenue. It involved two employees, and the situation was mediated. 9:30 a.m. Officers were called to a

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Vail Kozatch: GOP interference in women’s health care is not OK

April 25, 2018 — President Donald Trump's new strategy for health care for women is to re-appropriate tens of millions of dollars that now give preference to groups that stress abstinence and make it difficult for Planned Parenthood to do business. This turns the clock back on women's health.

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Bob Woodmansee: Challenges facing Routt County

April 25, 2018 — The World Commission on Environment and Development in 1987 released a report "Our Common Future," also known as the Brundtland Report that defined “Sustainable development (as) development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.” The residents

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Steamboat adoptable pets: BB the cat and Juno the dog

April 25, 2018 — BB is a 12-pound, 8-year-old male domestic shorthair who is a lover to the max. This handsome guy likes to chill by the window and on your lap any chance he can get. He enjoys the simple things in life, like pompoms and teaser toys

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Ikon pass prices set to increase by $100 on Tuesday, May 1

April 24, 2018 — Pricing on Ikon passes is scheduled to increase $100 on Tuesday, May 1. The Ikon Pass, currently $899 for adults, offers unlimited access to Steamboat Ski Area and 11 other destinations plus limited days at 13 additional resorts in the U.S. and Canada. The Ikon

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Spring runoff 2018 in Steamboat Springs defies the odds

April 24, 2018 — Springs runoff defying odds

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What trails are open around Steamboat Springs this mud season? We checked in with some experts

April 24, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Steamboat Springs residents looking to get their hiking legs back in shape don't have to drive all the way to Moab, Utah to find some dry trails during mud season. The trail leading to the Mad Barn just north of Steamboat is

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