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Going GeoThermal at Poverty Bar

By Grant Johnson, 09/11/2013, Categories: Living

Despite the extreme climate at 8,000 feet near Pearl Lake, a North Routt home stays warm thanks to a recently installed geothermal heat pump.

Shake Your Tail Feathers | View Greater Sage Grouse Dance

By Grant Johnson, 02/25/2013, Categories: Culture, Community, Living

We've teamed up again this year with our partners to offer Greater Sage Grouse viewing tours. While the future of this western icon seems to be in doubt, there are still opportunities to see it and one of the wild’s most spectacular mating displays.

The Doctor Is In - Dr. Henry F. Fabian, Jr., Spinal Implant Developer

By Grant Johnson, 08/12/2012, Categories: In Print, Community, People

Spinal surgery used to involve inserting bulky rods and screws. Now spinal implants are no bigger than cuff links.

How We Hit the Lottery

By Christina Freeman, 08/12/2012, Categories: In Print, Culture, Community, People, Living

As Great Outdoors Colorado turns 20, photographer and life-long conservation crusader John Fielder shows us how everyone wins.

Behind the Scenes of the Women Rocking The ‘Boat Photo Shoot With Photographer Corey Kopischke

By Brian O, 08/08/2012, Categories: In Print, Culture, Community, People, Living

Professional commercial and wedding photographer Corey Kopischke shares a few tips on how he created beautiful images of Steamboat’s 2012 “Women Rocking the ‘Boat.”

A Problem Tigress

By Dr. Dale Miquelle, 04/15/2012, Categories: Culture, Community, People

We were here, standing in the cold of a Siberian night, as part of a joint American-Russian effort to save the last of the Siberian tigers. This female represented one of only approximately 400 individuals that remain in the Russian Far east.

No Grousing Around

By Jennie Lay, 04/01/2012, Categories: Culture, Community, Living

Early spring’s sun has yet to rise over the vast open range north of Craig. The intoxicating smell of sage is heady, even with a giant wool scarf wound around my head and a puffy down jacket peeking over the tip of my nose.

Joan Hoffmann: A 40-Year Retrospective

By Deb Olsen, 04/01/2011, Categories: In Print, Culture, Community, Shop+Eat+Drink, Sports, People, Living

The Yampa Valley inspired a lifetime passion for landscape painting in artist Joan Hoffmann.

Global Climate Change with a Local Twist

By Jennie Lay, 07/01/2010, Categories: In Print, Community, Living

A recent pair of 500-inch winters doesn’t trump the reality of climate change. Scientists predict the Rockies are ultimately headed for warmer temperatures, smaller snowpacks, earlier melt-off and corresponding drought, wildfires and water shortages – let alone consequences for the traditional ski season.

Flying High - A behind-the-scenes look at Steamboat's Balloon Festival

By Claudia Carbone, 04/01/2010, Categories: In Print, Community, People

So far, everything is just like the morning of my first hotair balloon ride a few years ago. Only this time I'm on the inside - hanging out with the crew that will launch two balloons to drift alongside 40 others in the 29th Annual Hot Air Balloon Rodeo in Steamboat.