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Colorado Master Gardener: Raise your sites

August 13, 2019

Raised gardens are fairly easy to build and maintain. It’s simply a container above the ground filled with fertile soil and plants. The myriad benefits are: (1) its relatively small in area; (2) maintenance without...


Thoughtful Parenting: Demystify the college process

August 12, 2019

Applying to college can feel overwhelming. For some, this may be the first time students face failure in an academic realm. For others, the transition away from home and friends creates resistance. Relax. With over...


Monday Medical: Pinched nerve — surgical options

August 12, 2019

Editor’s Note: This is Part 2 in a two-part series on diagnosing and treating pinched nerves in the neck. Part one covers conservative treatment options. Most people who experience a pinched nerve in their neck...




Dog’s Eye View: Opportunity knocks

August 9, 2019

To dog owners, diligent or not so diligent, the bane of our existence is counter surfing.  Some stories are funny, some are scary, but all are worth sharing. A friend of mine relates how her...



Spoke Talk: Transitions in the cycling world

August 7, 2019

Transition, by definition, is the process or a period of changing from one state or condition to another. Transitions are something we encounter in many forms as riders. Takeoffs, landings, corners and drops are all...


Tales from the Tread: Mad Creek history discovered

August 6, 2019

Editor’s note: This is the first part in a two-part series about the history of the Mad Creek area. In all of my time in Steamboat Springs, few areas have fascinated me more than Mad...



Colorado Master Gardener: Deadheading your garden

August 6, 2019

My garden has been neglected when it comes to deadheading. Mostly native plants have flowered year after year, providing cheerful color and food for wildlife. But there is trouble in paradise. The short blooming season...


Monday Medical: Finding relief from pinched nerves

August 5, 2019

Editor’s Note: This is Part 1 of a two-part series on diagnosing and treating pinched nerves in the neck. Part 2 covers surgical treatment options. If you have sharp or aching pain in your neck...



County Update: Routt County economic health

August 4, 2019

When one thinks about economic health, resilience and development, it’s possible to think county government doesn’t have a lot to do with how the economy functions and operates. That thought is far from correct. County government...






Colorado Master Gardener: Witches’ broom

July 23, 2019

Witches’ broom is the name given to the strange looking knot of growth on trees and shrubs. It looks like a broom — a large number of small branches growing from one spot — and...