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Soda Creek principal will leave post next month

October 14, 2019

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Soda Creek Elementary School Principal Michele Miller will be stepping down from her post next month, and Assistant Principal Amy Bohmer will serve as the interim principal for the remainder of the...

Fact Check No. 2: Out-of-district students

October 10, 2019

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — This is the second installment in Steamboat Pilot & Today’s “Fact Check” series on key topics related to the Referendums 4B and 4C — Steamboat Springs Board of Education’s proposed $79.5 million...

South Routt health fair offers free screenings Friday

October 6, 2019

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — It’s the only health fair of it’s kind in Routt County, said Ken Rogers, district manager of South Routt Health Service District. And the plan is to make it an annual event...

Bear the cat retires from hospital after 7 years

October 4, 2019

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Over the course of seven years, Bear the cat spent nearly 200 hours in the hospital, bringing comfort to anyone and everyone in need.  He curled up on the laps of chemo...

Health surveys show progress, areas of concern

September 29, 2019

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Titled “Progress in Peril,” the latest results of the Colorado Health Institute’s Colorado Health Access Survey (CHAS) indicates stability in the rate of people with health coverage. The uninsured rate — 6.5%...

Routt County students push back against e-cigarette industry

September 22, 2019

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — As national headlines proliferate on the new and potentially deadly effects of vaping, students at local schools are pushing back. At least eight people in the U.S. have died from vaping-related illnesses,...

How can we prevent suicide?

September 8, 2019

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Suicide is the seventh leading cause of death in Colorado, and the second leading cause of death for people between the ages of 15 and 44. In 2019, Routt County has seen...