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Skiing and riding Steamboat

There’s a reason the term "Champagne Powder" was coined in Steamboat Springs in 1958 by Kremmling rancher Joe McElroy. The ski area gets some of the most and best powder not only in the state, but the enitre country.

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Ski area update

Celebrating its 50th anniversary just last year, Steamboat Ski Area continues to better its on-mountain experience for guests, from base area enhancements that let you saddle up to a bar and music stage to mountainside eateries, grooming and additional night skiing options.

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Olympians abound

Percy Jackson has nothing on Steamboat Springs. While he may be the son of Poseidon, the Yampa Valley and its 100-year-old, world-renowned Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club (SSWSC) is parent to more Olympians than any other town in the country.

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Direct flights now available from 11 major airports

If you’re here already, you know that getting to Steamboat Springs is now easier than it ever was back in the old stagecoach days.

Letter from the Editor: Mushing into a New Season

Well, it’s here: another winter season in Ski Town USA. If you’re reading this, you’re probably already here enjoying one of the best mountain towns in the country.

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Getting Around

You don’t need stagecoaches and horses to get around Steamboat Springs anymore. It’s now easier than ever, with free city buses, a 24-7 taxi service and ample parking from town to the mountain...

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Restaurant Renaissance Downtown

If downtown Steamboat Springs seems like a scene out of a Christmas special this winter, it owes itself to a recent restaurant renaissance making it more vibrant than ever...

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2014-15 Calendar of Winter Events

A complete list of events for the 2014-15 season...

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Manning, Anderson lead Broncos past Dolphins, 39-36

The Denver Broncos' much maligned offensive line broke their silence last week. They made an earsplitting statement Sunday. Behind blockers angry over being scapegoated for the team's myriad problems, the Broncos found the balance, ground game and pocket of protection that had eluded them during their recent slide.

Steamboat briefs: Food for annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner sought

Routt County United Way is urgently requesting food donations for the annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner to be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday at the Steamboat Springs Community Center. United Way still needs cooked turkeys, sweet potatoes, stuffing, green beans, gravy and cranberry sauce or Jell-O salad.

4 Sailors golfers named to fall all-league teams

The four Steamboat Springs High School golfers who qualified for the 2014 state championships collected some all-league honors this month, including senior Brandon Martin's first-team nod.

The Record for Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014

1:08 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a disturbance at a bar at the 700 block of Lincoln Avenue. After causing the disturbance, a man was asked to leave by security. He was uncooperative and made threats to the officers who arrived at the scene. He was ultimately arrested for violating a protection order that said he wasn't allowed to drink alcohol. He was also arrested on menacing and trespassing charges.

Routt County Board of Commissioners meeting agenda for Nov. 24 and 25, 2014

Routt County Board of Commissioners meeting agenda for Nov. 24 and 25, 2014

Focus on Fitness: Just for parents: Get back in shape

Raising children is an exciting, amazing and exhausting job. It requires a great amount of sacrifice, which often includes us giving up time for ourselves in order to put our children first. This is why finding time to exercise can be so challenging.

Steamboat School Board continues leadership training during Monday workshop

The board will have its second training session led by Steve Muntean, of the Muntean Leadership Group, during a board workshop at 5:30 p.m. Monday at the district office board room, 325 Seventh St.

Healthy Eating: Sweet Potatoes with Tart Cherries

This updated version of sweet potatoes will be a new Thanksgiving favorite.

Health briefs: VNA's Celebration of Light event set for Dec. 4

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association will host a Celebration of Light event from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Dec. 4 at Rollingstone Respite House, 480 Rollingstone Drive. Individuals who have lost a loved one are invited to place a personalized ornament on a community tree.

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New Soroco boys hoops coach getting youthful squad up to speed

The Soroco High School basketball team will have a new coach in 2014-15 but a lot of familiar faces. What it won't have is much size on the roster, so coach Shawn Hayes is working quickly to get the Rams' up-tempo identity going.

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Longtime CMC employee retires after 33 years with college

When Denise Roach permanently moved to Steamboat Springs in summer 1981, the town’s Colorado Mountain College campus had only about a dozen employees and much fewer students than it does today.

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Hanging 'em up: Athletes adjust to life outside competition

When the competitive days are done, moving on can be complex for athletes.

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