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Q&A with Mary Beth Galer 

Planning on camping? National Forest Service employee Mary Beth Galer provides tips Read More » 

Jake Castle takes in the views from the summit of Grays Peak  Photo courtesy Jake Castle

Q&A with Jake Castle

Yampatika's Jake Castle provides nature spotting tips for Steamboat Springs Read More » 

Simone Bastone-Russell touches a trout caught by dad Ben Russell in Taylor River Photo courtesy Kelly Bastone

The River's Edge 

Many new parents use a jogging stroller as their ticket to outdoor freedom, but mine was a tiny popup tent that was just big enough for a newborn. Read More » 


CBS sports commentator  and longtime Steamboat Springs resident  Verne Lundquist receives an Emmy Award for lifetime achievement in sports Photo courtesy Marc Bryan Brown

Yes Sir! 

Steamboat celebrity Verne Lundquist brings home the Emmy. Read More » 

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Know Your Niobrara. Will oil in Routt County boom or bust? 

An emerging oil play in Routt County’s front yard has roused local consciousness. The arrival of exploratory wells initiated an elevated level of discourse between industry and the commun... Read More » 


Photo by Roger Wade

The River Runs ‘Round It 

Marvin Meyers has an intimate and ingenious relationship with water. Read More » 


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Global Climate Change with a Local Twist 

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 mel... Read More » 


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New Find at Sulphur Cave 

SULPHUR CAVE has never been a big secret. Cavers' know it’s in downtown Steamboat Springs – a small, malodorous hole near the base of a travertine slope that is Howelsen Hill, Colorado’s ... Read More » 



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A True Steamboat Legend - An inside look at war hero Robin Olds 

Three days after retiring as a general from the United States Air Force in 1973, Robin Olds drove into Steamboat Springs. Read More » 


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Retracing Routt - An inside look at the man behind our county's name

Fans of the annual Cabaret show’s Mailman spoof will be happy to know that a link to the U.S. Postal Service is behind the moniker. Read More » 


The historic lodge at Howelsen Hill is home to the 102-year-old Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club Howelsen Hill ski area boasts 17 alpine and 9 Nordic trails plus the most complete natural ski jumping complex in the United States Photo by Douglas Wipper

The Magic of Howelsen Hill

As Steamboat Springs' City Council members contemplate the future of Howelsen Hill, the time is upon us to look back on its famed history. Read More » 


White pelicans are a familiar sight during summer months at Stagecoach Lake Photo by Douglas Wipper

The Pelican Brief 

Get the "scoop" on white pelicans in in the Yampa Valley. Read More » 

A dipper or water ouzel searches for food in the rushing waters of the Yampa River Photo by Douglas Wipper

Taking the Plunge 

The Yampa River is home to a host of masterful boaters and kayakers, but the most skilled water-navigator might not look like much at first glance. Read More » 


View the oldest known living bird species during the Yampa Valley Crane Festival Thursday-Sunday Sept 8-11 Photo by Abby Jensen

Keeping the Cranes

Sandhill cranes are the oldest known living bird species. The thriving local success of these cranes is being perpetuated by innovations in 21st century wildlife management. Read More » 

Cynthia Pougiales regaled history while making a modern home  Photo by Aryeh Copa

Bridging Old and New

A remodel puts history back on the block Read More » 

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Cowgirl Chic

Splitting their time between Florida and Colorado, Kim Carlson and Jeanne Graham’s home puts a modern spin on mountain living. Read More » 

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Into the Woods

Matt and Lisa Bond open up their timber framed hideaway in North Routt. Read More » 


A visit to the Falun Copper Mine in Sweden inspired the red and gold tones used on the homes exterior Photo by David Patterson

Ship to Shore

David and Wendy Schermerhorn bring a touch of Swedishnautical style to the Yampa Valley. Read More » 


Multiple kivas lie beneath the ground in Spruce house

Mesa Verde Slideshow

A trip to Mesa Verde ignites imagination for a family of five Read More » 

Julie Green with the

A Himalayan Connection

Steamboat Springs becomes Mission Control for three projects that empower women and help preserve Tibetan traditions. Read More » 


Jasper Good works on his jumping form at Utah Olympic Park in Park City Utah Photo by Nathaniel Mah

Groundhog Day

U.S. Ski Team Nordic Combined athlete Bryan Fletcher shares details of his life on the road. Read More » 



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