Last month’s proposed American Health Care Act would have cut components of Medicaid funding that give beneficiaries in some states greater access to home and community-based services, allowing people more freedom to decide where they live.
Things haven’t been easy lately for Jesse Partlow, an Oak Creek man who had run-ins with law enforcement and lost his wife to ongoing health issues last August.
The Steamboat Springs School District’s preschool has improved its score on a state-ranking system that evaluates Colorado preschools.
A bipartisan bill that passed the Colorado House Monday would provide financial relief to middle-income rural residents with exceptionally high health insurance premiums.
School board members Monday considered whether the Steamboat Springs School District’s policies on class size are sustainable and the best use of district funding.
When clinical staff at Northwest Colorado Health meet a patient with high blood pressure or diabetes, they consider how the patient’s personal goals might drive them to improve their health.
With more than a dozen Earth Month events planned during the next four weeks, the Yampa Valley Sustainability Council is giving local residents plenty of opportunities to pay tribute to the planet.
People in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction can now take advantage of new transitional sober housing provided by The Foundry Treatment Center.
Local hiking expert Diane White-Crain said there are many popular and lesser-known hiking trails that tend to dry out earlier than others and are great for early season hiking.
More than $3.4 million in half-cent sales tax revenue was tentatively awarded Wednesday to Routt County school districts and school programs.
U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet stopped in Steamboat Springs Tuesday to gather input from local farmers and ranchers about the nation's next farm bill.
While living on the Big Island of Hawaii over the winter, Steamboat Springs resident Gayle Dudley linked up with a group of quilters who were making quilts and blankets to give to local law enforcement.
Excessive speed may have played a role in a head-on collision on Rabbit Ears Pass Sunday morning that sent four people to the hospital with injuries.
Among Trump’s proposed cuts is a complete elimination of AmeriCorps, along with the rest of the Corporation for National and Community Service, a federal agency established by Bill Clinton in 1990 to support service work and volunteering across the country.
A head-on crash between two SUVs heading opposite directions on a snowy Rabbit Ears Pass sent four people to the hospital and brought U.S. Highway 40 traffic to a stop for an hour Sunday morning.
As a child, Mayling Simpson and her family moved into a Reynoldsburg, Ohio, home that was once part of the Underground Railroad.
Free, long-acting birth control is now available for low-income Steamboat Springs women, thanks to the efforts of the newly formed Choose When group.
New this year will be a mini festival Sept. 3, the Sunday before Labor Day, featuring at least three bands and an early afternoon start time.
When remodeling their Elkins Meadows home seven years ago, Dianne Fox-Welch and her husband, Keith Welch, prioritized adding an outdoor kitchen.
A set of newly released annual health rankings place Routt County as the fourth highest in overall health among Colorado counties, the area’s highest ranking yet.
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.
Steamboat teachers and school employees could soon begin paying insurance premiums, using a portion of their modest raises to do so.
The work of young Routt County artists will once again be on display at the Steamboat Springs Art Depot beginning April 7.
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.
A current high school principal from West Virginia will be the next assistant principal of Steamboat Springs Middle School.
At just a few days over 6 weeks old, black Labrador Dylan is already mastering the retrieving skills he’s likely to use years later in field retriever trials across the country.
When 8-year-old border collie Kenna sees a trio of plastic hurdles or a series of slalom weave poles, she knows just what to do.
Beth Dennehy fell into the show ring eight years ago when she adopted her second Bernese mountain dog, Wellington.
Meet Routt County’s most competitive canines, known across the country for strutting their stuff at breed shows, using smarts and speed in bird-fetching retriever trials and darting through tunnels and slalom poles in agility competitions.
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.
Zofia Xinghao Stroman doesn’t remember the place where she was born or the social welfare center where she spent the first 22 months of her life.
Six Steamboat Springs nonprofits serving children will benefit from the third annual Red Ball Express, a fundraiser that sends more than 100 giant red exercise balls down the slopes of Steamboat Ski Area.
Organizers with February’s sold-out WinterWonderGrass Festival said the successful event helped generate more than $20,000 for nonprofits from Steamboat Springs and outside the area.
Colorado Mountain College students and the general public can brush up on their job-searching skills Friday during a Career Mini Conference at the school.
Though Routt County is often recognized for its healthy, physically fit adults, pets in the community aren't keeping up, according to local veterinarians.
When landlord Matt Patterson contemplated raising the monthly cost for a four-bedroom home he rents out in Steamboat II, he gave his tenants six months notice of the change as a courtesy.
North Routt Community Charter School’s business manager has been chosen over several other applicants to be the newest member of a state board that oversees a charter school advocacy organization.
Sandy, Danny, Doody, the T-Birds, the Pink Ladies and dozens of others have spent the past two months rehearsing for Steamboat Springs High School’s production of "Grease," with shows this weekend and next.
The event is the Yampa Valley Autism Program’s signature fundraiser and supports all of the organization’s important programs for children and adults on the autism spectrum.
South Routt School District’s next superintendent is Rim Watson, the school’s current assessment coordinator.
Avid readers can now put the finishing touches on their summer reading lists in preparation for this September’s 25th annual Literary Sojourn event.
The Steamboat Springs School District is seeking proposals from architects, owner's representatives or construction managers interested in reviewing the options for future district facilities upgrades.
Sunny weather didn’t deter a group of National Guard members from spending the weekend in North Routt, sharpening their blizzard rescue skills.
A fundraising campaign to help pay down the building mortgage of the North Routt Preschool in Clark is making steady progress, with school supporters raising $27,000 during the past few months.
A state energy program is helping the South Routt School District save energy and lower utility costs for district buildings.
Longtime Steamboat Springs resident Jesse James “Buddy” Romero was hit with troubling news last October, after suffering a seizure in his home.
The Community Committee for Education is ready for the general public to weigh in on a handful of possible options for the future of Steamboat Springs School District facilities.
Two Steamboat Springs educators with a passion for teaching children to be stronger readers are partnering to offer a new intensive reading camp this summer.
Like many Steamboat Springs residents, a group of 18 from the Steamboat Christian Center headed for a destination closer to the equator this Blues Break.
Yampa Valley Medical Center has been named a Top 100 Hospital in the United States by an organization that evaluates more than 2,700 hospitals across the country.