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In This Issue: Summer 2016

07/18/2016 12:36PM ● By Dan Greeson
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 » 


Shea Sloan and Jessica Speer stop for a break on route to Gilpin Lake in the Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area Photo courtesy of the Speer family

The Reluctant Camper

Marshmallows? Check. Graham crackers? Check. Chocolate? Check. The entire contents of our camping closet? Check. Two kids and the dog? Check check. Read More » 


Murray Selleck hikes in the Flat Tops Wilderness Area with his dog Bentley Photo courtesy Murray Selleck

Count Yourself Lucky

Friday afternoon and town is in the rearview mirror. Steamboat Springs’ buzz of commerce and busyness is replaced by the hum of our truck tires rolling south. 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 » 


The drawing follows the frame the entire time it is in production Photo by Mike Walker

The Making of a Moots

Last December, Mike Walker commissioned a handcrafted frame from Routt County-based company Moots. He left his camera at the factory and asked them to photograph the process. Read More » 


Kate Brady plays at the Troubadour Nightclub in Los Angeles during the final of 2016 Guitar Center Singer Songwriter 5 competition which she won Photo courtesy of Guitar Center

Reaching for the Stars

Kate Brady plays the piano as though she needs nothing else in life, and she sings as if nothing else matters at that moment. 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 »