March 11, 2019 — What happens in the fish house, stays in the fish house. So says Brady Wettlaufer, owner of Steamboat Fishing Adventures. So far, I’m getting skunked while jigging my lure up and down through a hole on Stagecoach Reservoir. But at least I’m not sitting on a frigid five-gallon bucket, freezing my fanny off. Minnesota transplant Wettlaufer has made it luxurious through the use of three heated Aluma-Lite Fishhouses, the only ones of their kind in the state.
January 20, 2019 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — I'm not ready for Antarctica, but I took a stride closer recently with an afternoon outing from the office that, even in my book, seemed distinctive: cross-country skiing on — yes, on — the Yampa River from the 10th Street bridge to the
January 5, 2019 — They took me away from my litter mates and my Mom. Now I'm pushed into a hideaway, isolated from everything that gave me comfort and helped me feel safe. Oh no, they're squishing me, passing me around and touching me all over. I don't know
November 11, 2018 — The recent monumental report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says that limiting global warming to 1.5ºC will require rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in energy, transportation, waste, buildings, land use and more. The next few years are probably the most important in our
October 30, 2018 — For the more than 1,800 Routt County residents who purchase their health insurance through Connect for Health Colorado, open enrollment for 2019 begins Nov. 1. This is the one time all year when our customers can change their health insurance coverage, unless they experience a
October 11, 2018 — 'Tis the season of the pumpkin. Baked, canned, carved, latté, sweet, savory — you name it — the pumpkin goes all ways, especially in October. Let’s celebrate with a few fun recipes to get you in the fall holiday mood.
September 18, 2018 — A vital part of Steamboat Springs' history has been saved through the efforts of the Tread of Pioneers Museum and Steamboat Pilot & Today. The museum is proud to announce that it has received the entire historic photograph collection of The Steamboat Pilot newspaper —
September 18, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — This morning, I hung up the phone after interviewing Jim Meyers, one of Routt County's octogenarians, and felt incredibly inspired. At 85, Jim has the activity level of a man 50 years his junior. He routinely hikes in the wilderness that surrounds
September 16, 2018 — The recent and unprecedented call on the Yampa River has generated questions, concerns and even fear. But it is hard to say that this came as a surprise. If you have been tracking the status of the Yampa this summer, you likely saw this coming.
September 16, 2018 — As the leaves turn yellow, and some lament the end of summer, many in Ski Town USA are dreaming of powder days ahead. The lifts in Steamboat start turning in less than 10 weeks, and if you want to make the most of your season,
September 16, 2018 — Whether it's to connect more with the community, serve others or even simply get a ski pass, many in our community choose to give back by volunteering. The benefits of volunteering are many, and those benefits extend to our youth as well. Volunteering not only
September 11, 2018 — For several years I've been working on an easy to maintain garden that attracts wildlife. Native perennial plants with low water needs have been carefully selected and have replaced non-natives that need more water or don't appeal to pollinators. I've kept a few favorite non-native
September 6, 2018 — “Atlas of a Lost World: Travels in Ice Age America” by Craig Childs When the sea levels rise, what will become of precarious Manhattan, perched on its island? Will Long Island Sound someday become Long Island Bay, leaving its anthropological identity erased by tidal sands
September 4, 2018 — When my parents left my childhood home, with its rich, sandy loam and lovingly tended orchards and vineyards, for a postage stamp lot on a golf course, Dad planted a dwarf Meyer lemon in a large pot and placed it in an area of dappled
September 3, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — If you hang out in Steamboat Springs for very long, you'll notice the town is full of active senior citizens. I know dozens of people 75 and older who still ski, mountain bike, lift weights and work out more vigorously than people
September 3, 2018 — Dealing with sniffles and a sore throat this fall? You may have allergies. Then again, you may have a cold. Below, Dr. Jon Hamilton, a family medicine physician in Steamboat Springs and a member of the medical staff at UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center, outlines
September 2, 2018 — Am I parenting well? It's the question that nags at all of us, and the inevitable answer is sometimes yes and sometimes no. After all, we can't be perfect parents all the time, but our willingness to ask the question and think about our approach