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Robin Stone: Living with bears

January 17, 2020

I would like to share my experience in actually “living with bears” for over 40 years  (Coexisting with Bears) in a beautiful mountain area similar to Steamboat Springs.   Over 40 years ago, our California community...


Linda Delaney: Social Security is your money

January 15, 2020

Social Security is a favorite target of the current administration and, if the 10,000 or more baby boomers turning 65 every day expect to be part of that retirement program, it is time to pay...


Brodie Farquhar: Tipton tweets smack of desperation

January 13, 2020

If you spend even a few minutes at the website for Rep. Scott Tipton, R-3rd District, Colorado, you’ll quickly sense that ol’ Scotty is not a happy camper. His tweets give off a pungent smell...






Natalia Stiff: Chipping away at our mountain aesthetic

January 5, 2020

True Mountain Homes, a.k.a. Jack Nesbitt, has gained preliminary approval from Steamboat Springs Planning Commission to build a high-density complex of 13 multi-family structures on High Point Drive. The development will be built on top...



Kate Brocato: The benefits of wolf reintroduction in Colorado

January 1, 2020

When I read “The price of ballot box biology: Forced wolf reintroduction in Colorado,” I was shocked that this article misrepresented an issue that could be critical to reestablishing healthy ecosystems across the natural environment...





Letter: The giving spirit of Routt County

December 23, 2019

Each winter in Routt County, there is a little more magic and a little more holiday spirit. This was especially true over the holidays this year as our little, but mighty, community came together for...





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...