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Steamboat Resort to close some trails, extend hours for summer season

March 19, 2019 — Steamboat Resort will soon break ground on a new gondola this, which will close several trails in the resort’s Bike Park summer as well as Thunderhead Lodge.

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RESULTS: 2019 Luck of the Irish 7K, Saturday, March 16, 2019

March 17, 2019 — Steamboat Springs Saturday, March 16, 2019 Place, name, category, time 1. Daniel Goding Male 40-49 0:27:28 2. Devon Olson Male 30-39 0:28:08 3. Ryan Larson Male 40-49 0:30:21 4. Arthur Rinker Male 30-39 0:31:22 5. Eddie Rogers Male 30-39 0:33:16 6. Michael Long Male 40-49

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PHOTO: The luck of the runners

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International Fly Fishing Film Festival transports viewers around the world this weekend in Steamboat Springs

March 14, 2019 — The International Fly Fishing Film Festival, presented by Patagonia, casts its line into Steamboat Springs on Friday, March 15.

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Steamboat Resort extends hours for spring

March 9, 2019 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Steamboat Resort is getting a head-start on spring, extending the hours of some of its lifts as well as its night skiing operations. The new hours take effect on Saturday and continue until the resort closes on April 14. Most of the

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No hill climb on Howelsen; Steamboat City Council squashes Triple Crown snowmobile race proposal

March 6, 2019 — The Steamboat Springs City Council nixed a snowmobile hill climb on Howelsen Hill next spring.The event, proposed by Triple Crown Sports, would see a contest with sleds climbing the face of Howelsen, and a B Fest featuring “bourbon, barbecue and braaps.” The hill climb race would be a Rocky Mountain States HillClimb Association sanctioned event.

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Routt Recreation Roundtable working through new alignment of trails in Mad Rabbit project

March 5, 2019 — Members of the Routt Recreation Roundtable considered a new alignment of trails in the Mad Rabbit project between Mad Creek, Rocky Peak and Rabbit Ears Pass in Routt National Forest. The newest alignment incorporates input from public comments the U.S. Forest Service received on initial proposals. On Monday, the roundtable discussed this proposal and the benefits and drawbacks of specific proposed trails.

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Steamboat cow moose likely died of natural causes

March 4, 2019 — A cow moose died Friday in Steamboat Springs, attracting the attention of onlookers on a busy street near the base of Steamboat Resort.

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Routt Recreation Roundtable to take public feedback on Mad Rabbit discussion

February 28, 2019 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The Routt Recreation Roundtable will take public feedback at its Monday meeting. A public comment period will be held from 5:30 to 6 p.m. Monday, March 4, in Olympian Hall at Howelsen Hill. This feedback should focus on whether the stakeholder group

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Forest Service: Snowmobiles not allowed in wilderness areas, be aware of regulations

February 19, 2019 — The U.S. Forest Service is warning snowmobilers to stay out of areas where motorized vehicles are not allowed, or risk a fine of up to $5,000 and possible jail time.The agency has seen a spurt of violations in which people on snow machines entered wilderness areas and places where only non-motorized uses are allowed.

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Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club expands offerings to teach life-saving skills

February 18, 2019 — It was the first time the Winter Sports Club has hosted the avalanche safety class, which attracted 23 athletes, coaches and members of the public to take part in the five-hour field session on avalanche safety.

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New gravel cycling race in Steamboat to open registration for women

February 18, 2019 — The new, sold-out gravel cycling race coming to Steamboat Springs on Aug. 18, SBT GRVL, will reopen its registration to 200 women participants starting on Monday, Feb. 25.

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A tall man in a high place: ‘Big K’ describes living at the top of the Steamboat Resort gondola

February 16, 2019 — At the end of the day, when most of the other employees have descended the mountain to head home, Big K heads to the top of the gondola. He opens an inconspicuous door next to the Stoker Bar in the Thunderhead Lodge and enters a small apartment with two bedrooms, a kitchen and a small lounge area.For the last four years, this has been his home.

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Steamboat avalanche danger highlights importance of public reporting

February 14, 2019 — Heavy snowfall and gusting winds this week have presented very dangerous avalanche conditions for the higher elevations around Steamboat Springs.Such conditions underscore the need to report avalanches that occur in the backcountry, something that local experts say has been lacking in Steamboat.

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Steamboat ski mountaineering race Cody’s Challenge opens registration for 2019

February 12, 2019 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The 11th annual Cody’s Challenge at Steamboat Resort has opened its registration. Cody’s Challenge will take place at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April 6, at Steamboat Resort. The race raises money for the St. John Memorial Scholarship Fund and it’s the only ski

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Steamboat Springs triathlete fueled by adversity to complete half Ironman in Israel

February 11, 2019 — Turning 70 just meant moving up an age division in Ironman racing for Steamboat Springs local Allan Rosen.

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Tales from the Tread: Discover history of skiing in Colorado

February 5, 2019 — The Tread of Pioneers Museum and the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club are partnering to host "The History of Skiing in Colorado" with esteemed professor of history, Duane Vandenbusche, at 7 p.m.  Wednesday, Feb. 6, at Olympian Hall, 845 Howelsen Parkway. Vandenbusche, who is known

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Trade show time: Steamboat migrates to annual OR Snow Show in Denver

February 2, 2019 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Like town's more than 70 bird species flocking to Steamboat Springs every spring, local outdoor companies again migrated to Denver on Jan. 30 to Feb. 1 for the Outdoor Retailer and Snow Show at the Colorado Convention Center, marking the second year

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Steamboat Springs Winter Carnival’s dual slalom bike race renamed in honor of its late founder

February 2, 2019 — A tradition started by Wheels Bike Shop owner Chris Johns will continue this winter following his death. The annual Winter Carnival's dual bike slalom has been renamed the Johnsie Memorial Dual Bike Slalom Bicycle Race, and it will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, on Howelsen Hill.

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Experts provide advice on running in the winter

January 30, 2019 — The opening of Steamboat Marathon registration has locals on their toes, running the cold streets and trails in Routt County.Training in the winter months for a marathon isn't ideal, but it is doable with some helpful tips from the experts.

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