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Ken Mauldin: School board must take action

December 11, 2019

After listening to almost an hour of claims that our high school has been long-infected with rampant sexual harassment and assault under the supervision of our superintendent, our new school board decided to let the...


Margaret Maginness: Remembering John Whittum

December 11, 2019

I hesitate to write this letter remembering my friend John Whittum, because I fear I won’t do him justice. But I have to write it, and I hope lots of people write letters to the...


John Spezia: Our carbon legacy

December 10, 2019

Imagine a carbon-producing vehicle in 1850. It is not your normal vehicle with four tires and four doors. It is a vehicle that represents the entrance of the industrial age into our civilization, consuming large quantities...



Brodie Farquhar: What does the future hold for Tipton?

December 9, 2019

I almost feel sorry for Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colorado, our congressional representative since 2010. He’s gonna get primaried from the extreme, right-wing, whackadoodle environs of gun-nuttery. And here Scott has been a faithful soldier, following...


Ulrich Salzgeber: Residences need carbon monoxide detectors

December 9, 2019

The Nov. 28 article, “Steamboat firefighters respond to spike in deadly gas leaks,” showed the importance of all residences having carbon monoxide detectors.  The Steamboat Springs Board of Realtors and their affiliate partners would like to remind...


Tera Johnson-Swartz: Paying it forward in Steamboat

December 3, 2019

Every year around the holidays I think about gifts: family members, friends, coworkers. I even remember the less fortunate and donate extra food or money to a charity or cause, though I’ll admit, it’s usually...


Lisa Adams: Serving kids is why I teach

November 27, 2019

I teach because I believe in every child. I believe when kids feel safe, loved and valued, they feel grounded self worth. When kids believe in themselves, they can be courageous, find their voices, and...



Letter: A ‘thank you’ from West Slope FM

November 26, 2019

West Slope FM, 91.1, is a nonprofit radio station in the Yampa Valley, which has been broadcasting the classical music and programing of WWFM, Trenton, New Jersey, for decades. We are proud to be the...




Maria Schaible: Plastic pollution

November 22, 2019

When I learned earlier this year that Steamboat Springs had banned plastic bags in our grocery stores, I was elated. I had, after all, moved to Steamboat seven years ago for its residents’ inclination toward...




Barbara Hughes: Thankful for blood donors

November 20, 2019

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, I want to start early by thanking all of our local blood donors. A total of 110 units of blood and two units of plasma were collected at the...


Letter: Thank you for making Veterans Day a success

November 19, 2019

Members of American Legion Leo Hill Post #44 and VFW Post #4264 would like to thank the community and the local veterans for their support of this year’s Veterans Day. For 100 years Veterans Day...


Andrew Heppelmann: The fix was in

November 19, 2019

Last month, the Steamboat Pilot & Today ran an article about the controversy of a Steamboat Springs High School class reading Ginsberg’s poem, “Howl.” As the article stated, the poem contains “lewd language and graphic...


Ken Collins: Where are today’s GOP Congresspeople?

November 15, 2019

A short list we always heard concerning conservatives and the GOP: 1. Fiscally responsible2. Respect the Constitution3. Believe in the “rule of law”4. Keep government out of our daily lives5. Believe in the right to vote6....


Dana Conners: The Epoch Times is non-biased newspaper

November 15, 2019

Thank you Del Lockhart for telling it like it is. I’ve also about given up on the Steamboat Pilot & Today due to their constant biased choice of reprinting opinionated articles that bare little factual truth....