Becky Curry of Oak Creek won the local stage of the True Value Country Music Showdown Tuesday in Steamboat Springs. Nine competitors battled it out on a stage on the courthouse lawn. The event was sponsored by KBCR radio. Curry was backed up by Trevor Guire and Luke Keith of Led Stetson, the band that won the showdown in Steamboat Springs last year. She will now go on to a state-level competition.
Fort Collins runner Greg Dalton desperately chased local runner Mark Iverson for the first 8.5 miles of last Saturday's Spring Creek Memorial.
Fort Collins runner Greg Dalton desperately chased local runner Mark Iverson for the first 8.5 miles of last Saturday's Spring Creek Memorial. Not so much because he wanted to pass Iverson to take the lead, but because he knew that if he lost sight of the speedy Iverson, his chances of finishing the race at all would have dropped dramatically.
Steamboat Medical breaks from hospital, divides in two
Steamboat Medical Group, the region's largest physician practice, is dissolving its business relationship with the Steamboat Springs Health Care Association and has separated into two practices.
The Goodtimes 4-H Club has won a national award in the 27th annual search for the country's best community projects by young Americans. For the past three years, the club has planted flowers and bushes in and around Hayden. That effort earned the club high honors in the Colgate Youth for America campaign.
Members of a local group formed to save Emerald Mountain from commercial development say they are optimistic they can get a plan approved to purchase the property from the state.
City Manager Paul Hughes believes City Council can take some clear messages out of the recent town meeting.
Dollar signs in their eyes, residents fill local classes, hoping to become Realtors
Waiting tables is a tough way to earn a living and raise a family in Steamboat Springs.
A violent cloud of dust, rocks and dirt exploded behind Steamboat Springs chariot racer Richard Green on Sunday afternoon as he drove his team of two horses down the track that surrounds the Romick Rodeo Arena.
South Routt Library officials estimate that a new $1.5 million building will cost the average taxpayer $30 a year if voters pass a bond issue and a mill levy increase in November.
The 12 girls at this summer's Kaleidoscope program will dance like pioneers, make African masks and construct ornaments for the Tread of Pioneers Christmas tree.
It's not your imagination: traffic is getting worse in Steamboat Springs and surrounding areas.
Big Agnes bags promise built-in functionality
A couple of longtime local residents, Bill Gamber and Brad Johnson, have started a new company that promises innovative sleeping systems for backcountry travelers.
This year's successful Wing Ding-Hoedown raised thousands of dollars for college-bound students in the Yampa Valley
Hayden is boasting two championship baseball teams in the Night League between Hayden and Craig.
Classic comes to area for 26th-straight year
The Steamboat Rugby Club will be looking for a few good men, or women, this week to play in the annual Cowpie Classic at Ski Town Park.
For Steamboat Springs' cowboy Justin Wheeler, the annual summer Gymkhana series is a chance to have some fun and if everything goes well win a saddle.
Time is running out to register for the third annual Ski Town USA Golf Classic at Haymaker and Sheraton Steamboat golf courses. More than 200 golfers are expected to tee off at the two-day benefit tournament Aug. 25-26, and the field is already 75 percent complete.
Don't get me wrong. I'm no more a fan of urban sprawl than the next guy. I bought a house on the outskirts of Las Vegas eight years ago, only to find that three years ago I was surrounded by town. We moved further out to get away, but didn't see the handwriting on the wall or the bulldozers following us. Twenty thousand new housing starts a year gobbles up a lot of space, and before we knew it, we were surrounded again!
Other business sectors being pressured to pitch in for airline-guarantee program
The Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association circulated a letter Monday asking member lodging properties to stop collecting a 1 percent resort fee, effective immediately, until the program can be revised to involve more sectors of the local resort economy. The letter raises questions about the future size of Steamboat's direct jet program during ski season. Last winter, the lodging community contributed $575,000 to the $2.25 million airline subsidy program.
The animals almost outnumbered the people in Tuesday's Fourth of July celebrations in downtown Steamboat Springs. Dogs, horses and sheep delighted the hundreds of spectators lining Lincoln Avenue for the parade and, later, those at the Tread of Pioneers block party.
A small, but wonderful slice of the pie that makes up the Steamboat Springs community is well on its way to being saved. Last week, 17 homeowners who live in Hilltop trailer park, led by representatives of the Regional Affordable Living Foundation, made a successful bid to purchase the land beneath their dwellings from its owner, Leland Harmes.