John F. Russell

Photographer, sports reporter


John F. Russell is a sports reporter and photographer for the Steamboat Pilot & Today. He writes a sports column that appears Sundays. He has worked for the newspaper since June 1990.

John has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Colorado and worked at the Longmont Times-Call during college.

John is from Denver. His hobbies include bowling, softball, photography, pinochle and following his two lovely children around.

Recent Stories

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Homeless issues take center stage at town hall hosted by Housing Stability Task Force

The Housing Stability Task Force invites the public to Tuesday night town hall at Library Hall.

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Andrew Romanoff comes to Steamboat for conversation about mental health

A former member of the Colorado House of Representatives, Andrew Romanoff now serves as president and CEO of Colorado Mental Health and will be in Steamboat Springs Tuesday as part of “Conversation with Coloradans,” an effort to address the issues surrounding mental health.

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Spring storm blocks Broncos appearance in Steamboat

Thursday's mountain storm has forced the Denver Broncos to cancel an appearance scheduled for Friday afternoon in Steamboat Springs, and another scheduled for Saturday in Aspen.

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Steamboat Allstars gym wraps up season, puts 'Ice'ing on the cake in Florida

The cheerleaders from the Steamboat Allstars gym headed to Florida earlier this month and earned top places at The Summit All Star Cheerleading Championships

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Yampa Valley Medical Center joining pilot program to reduce opioid use in emergency rooms

A new program being rolled out at the Yampa Valley Medical Center is aimed at reducing the community's exposure to opioids.

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Schuyler Bailar, the first transgender NCAA D1 men's athlete, shares his story

Harvard swimmer recalls childhood struggles, attempt to fit in and internal battles as Steamboat Springs High School kicks off diversity week.

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Vaccinations aren't just for children

Vaccinations may be a part of growing up in the modern world, but the healthcare providers at Northwest Colorado Health stress vaccinations are important for adults, as well.

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Atmos customers to see slight increase in rates this summer

A cost adjustment means residential customers will be paying about 60 cents more on their bills this year.

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Mambo Italiano serves up hope to raise money to help find cure for Angelman Syndrome

Mambo Italiano owners will part with half of the restaurant's sales Friday evening hoping to boost a cause that is near and dear to the restaurant, staff and owners Jeremy MacGray and Hannah Hopkins.

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Broncos ask Steamboat fans if they are ready for some football

The Salute to the Fans Tour will roll through Steamboat Springs next week with players, cheerleaders and other team representatives offering thanks for years of support.

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