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Wildlife officials in Steamboat Springs get new insight into size of local bear population

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

A survey that relied on collecting the hair of bears found about one bear for every four square miles in large survey area north of Steamboat.

Patrick Mayle saved the day for office workers up and down the Yampa Valley

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Mayle was known for his teasing sense of humor and his love of camping, hiking and fishing as well as his expertise in repairing photocopiers

Routt County green lights new recycling facility at Milner Landfill

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

The County Commissioners voted unanimously to approve a permit to allow Twin Enviro to build a new recycling facility at the landfill.

Gardening with Estella Heitman: Growing asparagus

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Asparagus is one of only a few perennial vegetable crops. It is a cold weather plant that, once established, can live for 15 years. Asparagus, however, is not a plant for the impatient gardener.

Local wildlife officials hopeful of no big bear problems this year

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

With a few bears already starting to get into trash cans and others getting close enough to town to show up in photos, officials again are urging residents and visitors here to take some steps to keep the animals out of trouble.

South Routt Elementary kindergarten teacher Peggy Barnes says goodbye after 36 years

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

South Routt Elementary School teacher Peggy Barnes is retiring after 36 years of leading kindergarten classrooms.