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Hayden announces superintendent finalists

Two finalists have been selected to interview to be the new superintendent for the Hayden School District.

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3 current employees vying for South Routt superintendent job

Board President Jules Palyo said the board chose to pursue an internal job posting because members believed there were already qualified applicants working in the district.

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Steamboat school employees could begin paying insurance premiums

Steamboat Springs School District employees may begin paying monthly premiums for medical insurance for the first time in recent history, if a new plan is approved by bargaining team members in the coming months.

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Group pushing back timeline for Steamboat Springs school facilities recommendations

A group working to make recommendations for the future of the Steamboat Springs School District will need to push back its timeline for bringing suggestions for facilities upgrades to the school board.

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Routt to Work program building momentum with Friday presentation

A program that helps struggling Routt County residents achieve personal goals is gearing up to work with a new group of people and encouraging community members to get involved.

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New Yampa Valley Community Foundation scholarships could benefit students studying trades

Two of the newest school scholarships administered by the Yampa Valley Community Foundation this year will appeal to local students who may not be pursuing education at a four-year university.

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Cases of mumps in Colorado climbing, nearly 150 Steamboat students not immunized

A Colorado mumps outbreak focused on the Front Range reached 49 cases last week, though the contagious disease has yet to reach the Yampa Valley.

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Routt County school lunch menus for week of March 6

■ Steamboat Springs School District Monday: Pork green chili with tortilla chips Tuesday: Beef taco (hard of soft shell) Wednesday: Pasta Calabrian style or Alfredo sauch Thursday: Stir fry chicken with mango over rice Friday: Homemade pizza (gluten-free available)

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Rural Routt County districts among top in state for promoting student health

Staff at Routt County’s rural Hayden and South Routt school districts have ramped up efforts to improve student health — leading to recognition and prize money from a nonprofit that works with the Colorado Department of Education.

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Student-designed shirts to benefit Fly Gulch Schoolhouse restoration

The multi-year project of restoring the Fly Gulch Schoolhouse will receive its latest boost March 3 during a T-shirt printing party fundraiser at Ohana’s downtown store.

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Routt County school lunch menus for week of Feb. 27

■ Steamboat Springs School District Monday: Tomato soup, grilled cheese sandwich Tuesday: Chicken and potato taco Wednesday: Pasta Bologna style or Alfredo sauce Thursday: Beef and broccoli over rice Friday: Homemade pizza (gluten-free available)

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CMC scholarship essay contest open until April 1

Colorado Mountain College has extended the deadline to enter its 50th anniversary essay contest until April 1. 

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South Routt School District superintendent resigns

South Routt School District Superintendent Darci Mohr has resigned her position with the district, effective at the end of her contract June 30.

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Report reveals Steamboat Springs School District among fastest growing in state

A+ Colorado’s report, The Outliers, ranks Steamboat as the seventh-fastest growing school district in the state between 2011 an 2015 among districts with more than 1,000 students.

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Routt County school lunch menus for week of Feb. 20

■ Hayden School District Monday: Sunbutter and jelly, spinach salad, mushroom soup, fresh pears, milk Tuesday: Chicken fajitas, refried beans, Spanish rice, Mandarin oranges, milk Wednesday: Golden nuggets, baked potatoes, broccoli and cauliflower, blueberries, milk Thursday: Tiger frittata, sausage links, bagels, ruby red grapefruit, milk Friday: Sloppy Joe, peas and carrots, applesauce cups, breadsticks, milk