Steamboat Springs, CO Lifestyle

Fall Color Drives: Buffalo Pass Near Steamboat Springs

There are plenty of places to see beautiful fall colors in Colorado, but this one is definitely worth the drive. Buffalo Pass near Steamboat Springs is one area you don't want to overlook when it comes to seeing fall colors in Colorado. Located in Routt National Forest, Buffalo Pass will...
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Extended rainfall benefits fishing in Yampa River

As the rain continues in Steamboat Springs, Yampa River anglers have been blessed with more favorable water temperatures and ground moisture. Steamboat Flyfisher owner Johnny Spillane explained the ground moisture getting back up will only help the river and fish, and he added that, in most cases, rain is a great thing.
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Riding in style: Steamboat’s 15th annual Mustache Ride kicks off at McKnight’s Saturday

Hundreds will gather at the top of Laurel Lane donning facial hair and crazy costumes on Saturday, Oct. 1, for the 15th annual Steamboat Springs Mustache Ride. The Mustache Ride raises funds to benefit Routt County Humane Society while also giving participants the opportunity to dress up, ride bikes and celebrate at various bars around Steamboat.
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Museum seeks help with Festival of Trees in November

The Tread of Pioneers Museum is seeking tree buyers, sponsors and decorating groups for the 28th annual Festival of Trees from Nov. 11-26. During that time, the museum will be transformed into a magical forest of decorated trees. Anyone who is interested should email Support Local Journalism. Readers around...

Unforgettable Fishing in South Routt

The most passionate fly fisherfolk in the world flock to Steamboat Springs and the surrounding water for some of the best fly-fishing opportunities. From the rolling streams to the rugged tailwaters of local lakes and reservoirs, the Yampa Valley has everything for the perfect fishing-based vacation experience. Don’t spend your whole visit fishing exclusively in the Yampa River or Elk River. Plan a few day trips to visit the fishing opportunities south of town too. Catch and release some of the most exquisite brown trout and rainbow trout you’ll encounter in the American west. Fishing anywhere in the state of Colorado requires a valid fishing license. These are available at a plethora of outdoor outfitters and retailers in town.
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Old Town Hot Springs to close pools Oct. 2-7

Old Town Hot Springs will be closing its pools for its semi-annual drain and clean starting Sunday, Oct. 2. The hot pools are scheduled to be reopened on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at 6 a.m. with the lap pool reopening on Friday, Oct. 7 at 1 p.m. Support Local Journalism. Readers...
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Letter: Sharon’s was a local staple that fed Steamboat

We recently flew back to Steamboat Springs and headed to our favorite lunch spot, Sharon’s, for a quick bite, only to find it permanently closed. We got ahold of a copy of the Steamboat Pilot & Today to see that her building was planning to triple her rent. Support...
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Planned Parenthood, beloved restaurant and distillery all close: The most-read articles this week

1. ‘Why are we even still here?’ Rent hikes at Steamboat’s affordable options are pushing tenants to the edge. Upsurges in rent are aren’t new to Steamboat Springs, yet as some of the most affordable housing options such as Mountain Village Apartments and Flour Mill Apartments raise their monthly price, the presence of entry-level, moderately priced housing options in town might become a thing of the past.
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Stage, ice rink will be ready for opening day at Steamboat Resort on Nov. 23

In just under two months, Steamboat Resort will host its opening day on Nov. 23 with several new features in the base area and on the mountain. At the base, Skeeter’s Rink, a brand new ice rink and the centerpiece of Steamboat Square will be open to the public on Nov. 23, according to Maren Franciosi, communications manager for Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp.
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Final farmers market marks end of summer

Somehow, the final weekend of the Main Street Steamboat Farmers Market is upon us, marking the end of summer and the start of shoulder season in Steamboat Springs. While there may be less peaches, there will still be plenty of vendors on Yampa Street from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24.

Deep Roots

John Birkett and his son, Holt, work to assemble the garden beds for the new Roots Community Garden. Photo courtesy of Kelly Bastone. Steamboat Springs, CO - Gardening enthusiasts, unite! Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or still working on turning that thumb green, you can play an integral part in establishing and maintaining the new Steamboat Springs Community Garden.
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Registration open for Smartwool Sample Sale

The Smartwool Sample Sale returns to the Howelsen Hill Lodge Parking Lot at 10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 30. The event, hosted by the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club is free, but requires registration for a one-hour shopping window at Register before noon on Thursday, Sept. 29. Medium men’s...
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‘Girls night’ event set for Sunday at Steamboat Fit

Women of all ages are encouraged to get with their daughters, granddaughters and girlfriends for Layali Banat — Arabic for “girls night” — on Sunday, Sept. 25, hosted by Steamboat Fit. According to event organizers, the night will focus on the rich dance traditions of the...

WinterWonderGrass Celebrating 10 Year Anniversary

Picture this: it’s 2013 in Edwards, CO, a fervent blizzard hitting while Greensky Bluegrass & The Infamous Stringdusters rip on the main stage. As the music grew, so did the community, and WinterWonderGrass was born. From that first sold out show, to the park at Nottingham Lake in Avon, to finding a home in Steamboat Springs, the Colorado community has been there every step of the way. We can’t wait to celebrate with you in 2023!