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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...



Celestial News: Keep an eye on Betelgeuse

January 16, 2020

Stars seem like eternal beacons that will shine forever. They return every night in the same centuries-old patterns in our sky. But, the stars are not as constant as they seem. The lives of stars,...


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...


Our view: Red flag law can save lives

January 14, 2020

Colorado’s controversial red flag law went into effect Jan. 1, and local law enforcement officials say they intend to enforce it, although there are still uncertainties surrounding the legislation. We support the need and intent...



Monday Medical: Cataracts — From cloudy to clear

January 13, 2020

If you have cloudy, blurred vision or difficulty driving at night, you might have cataracts. Dr. Nathan Hamburger, an ophthalmologist in Steamboat Springs and a member of the medical staff at UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical...


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...



Thoughtful Parenting: Framing meltdowns

January 12, 2020

Contrary to what it often feels like, children are not trying to be manipulative; they are not intentionally acting out. They are trying to communicate something. Our job, as the adult, is to remain calm...






Our View: Things to accomplish in 2020

January 8, 2020

On Sunday, Steamboat Pilot & Today published its annual “Year in Review” publication featuring the top news stories of 2019 and reflecting on the previous year. Now, as we start a new decade, we would...


Dylan Roberts: 2020 legislative session — here we go

January 8, 2020

This week, your Colorado State Legislature will begin its 120 day-long 2020 legislative session. That means all 100 legislators convene at the State Capitol in Denver to begin our constitutional duty to pass a balanced...


Monday Medical: Fending off frostbite

January 6, 2020

As you head out into the elements this winter, don’t forget to protect yourself from the cold. “Frostbite is a significant issue in our community, and particularly hits cold weather enthusiasts, people who work in...


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...


Grand Futures: Recent tobacco legislation

January 5, 2020

Ease of access and the misconception among teens that vaping is less harmful are two of the leading reasons for such a significant increase in the number of youth using vaping products in the U.S....


County Update: Fiscal responsibility

January 5, 2020

By the time this gets to print, we will be through the holiday season and into the New Year and a new decade. Routt County government has been planning for 2020 and the new decade....