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Celebrating Steamboat's creative spirit

Add in visiting musicians and singers from the national stage, along with locally-grown painters and performers, and you have the perfect mix for an official Colorado Creative District designation. At least that’s what Steamboat officials and art patrons are hoping for.

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Routt County school lunch menus for week of April 17

■ Steamboat Springs School District Monday: Hotdog bar Tuesday: Egyptian sumac roast, chicken over couscous Wednesday: Pasta Bolognese or Alfredo sauce Thursday: Myanmar pork curry with mango on rice Friday: Homemade pizza (gluten-free available)

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Doctor shares Syrian atrocities with Steamboat Springs students

Dr. Samer Attar, who volunteered as an orthopedic surgeon in an underground, make-shift hospital in Aleppo, was visiting Steamboat to ski. He began his talk by showing the students what life looks likes from the eyes of a second-grade girl in parts of Syria.

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More than $3.4M awarded in half-cent sales tax money for 2017

More than $3.4 million in half-cent sales tax revenue was tentatively awarded Wednesday to Routt County school districts and school programs.

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Routt County school lunch menus for week of April 10, 2017

■ Steamboat Springs School District Monday: Vietnamese honey braised pork over rice Tuesday: Chicken taco Wednesday: Pasta Calabrian style or Alfredo sauce Thursday: Fish ’n’ chips Friday: Homemade pizza (gluten-free available) ■ Hayden School District

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Some Steamboat school classified staff concerned about wages

When 28-year Steamboat Springs School District employee Steve Schibline was asked whether there were any elephants in the room Wednesday, he quickly spoke up for his fellow classified staff members.

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Steamboat schools bargaining team agrees to small raises, paying insurance premiums

Steamboat teachers and school employees could soon begin paying insurance premiums, using a portion of their modest raises to do so.

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Routt County Youth Art Show returns Friday to Depot Arts Center

The work of young Routt County artists will once again be on display at the Steamboat Springs Art Depot beginning April 7.

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After threatening note found, Steamboat school officials debrief

Administrators said they did their best last week to quickly give the public accurate information about a threatening note found at Steamboat Springs High School, despite social media rumors that surfaced faster.

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West Virginia school leader next SSMS assistant principal

A current high school principal from West Virginia will be the next assistant principal of Steamboat Springs Middle School.

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School facilities group holding final community meetings

The Community Committee for Education is preparing to give a recommendation to Steamboat Springs Board of Education, and they want more feedback from the public.

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Routt County school lunch menus for week of April 3

■ Steamboat Springs School District Monday: Moroccan honey braised pork over rice Tuesday: Beef taco (hard or soft shell) Wednesday: Pasta Calabrian style or Alfredo sauce Thursday: Punjabi chicken over rice Friday: Homemade pizza (gluten-free available)

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North Routt 4-year-old smiles through hearing loss and autism

“He’s really just a bright, sunny, happy little 4-year-old, he just has pretty darn big challenges that have prevented him from being able to communicate." - Lisa Lorenz, Yampa Valley Autism program

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Police remain on Steamboat Springs High School campus in wake of shooting threat

Uniformed Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were at Steamboat Springs High School Thursday to help assure students and staff they were safe after a teacher found a vague note Wednesday suggesting a shooting might take place.

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Police respond to threatening note found at Steamboat Springs High School

The Steamboat Springs Police Department is investigating a threatening note found in a Steamboat Springs High School classroom Wednesday afternoon.