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Learning to Ride: Mileage matters

After surviving my first two downhill lessons in the Steamboat Bike Park, I thought it was time to meet some like-minded ladies and ride in a more social environment. The Bike Park hosts weekly evening clinics for men and women, Gravity Girls on Thursdays and Bros, Bikes & Berms on Fridays. And best of all, the clinics end with a free drink.

First Friday Artwalk listings for Aug. 1, 2014

First Friday Artwalk listings for August 1, 2014 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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Outskirts of Steamboat see more than 1.5 inches of rain in less than 24 hours

Weather forecaster Chris Cuoco confirmed that the official rainfall total for the 24 hours preceding 7 a.m. Wednesday was 0.98 inches, well short of the record of 1.29 inches set in July 1996.

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Local rider's journey to raise awareness begins with diagnosis

When James Lehmann was diagnosed with diabetes a few years ago the news came as a shock. Since then the Steamboat Springs resident has been working to get his blood sugar under control, and raise awareness about the disease that changed his life.

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Gardening with Deb Babcock: Dealing with plant damage from hail and hoppers

Between grasshoppers and the hail storm we experienced a couple weeks ago, gardens in parts of Routt County are in a shambles. Plants and trees have been stripped of their leaves and many plants were so beaten down or chewed up it appears they might not recover from the damage.

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Suzi Mitchell: Hooray for Little Miss Greenfinger

Suzi Mitchell observes her kids unearth a newfound appreciation for their veggies. It all started with their very own garden.

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Kelsey Martin: Dressing Down

Ever feel like you are over-dressed? Fashion blogger Kelsey Martin says, "Rock the look!"

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Spoke Talk: A roadie favorite — the P’burg loop

Want to see some different scenery from the saddle of your road bike? The “P’burg loop” is a short, fun loop that begins and ends in the South Routt community of Phippsburg.

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Tales from the Tread: Tour the Crawford House

For 120 years, the historic stone house at 1184 Crawford Ave. has stood on a hill overlooking the town of Steamboat Springs. It is a silent observer of all the change that has taken place throughout time.

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Jimmy Westlake: Two giants of summer

Rasalgethi (pronounced ras-al-geth’-ee) is a remarkable star. It is one of the reddest stars visible to the unaided eye and, with its faint emerald green companion star, makes for a wondrous sight through a telescope.

Art Steamboat finalists announced, workshop schedule released

The 30 Art Steamboat finalists, who hail from a variety of western states, will be competing for a $10,000 grand prize during the All Arts Festival in Steamboat.

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Strings Music Festival: Practice, practice, practice

If “practice makes perfect,” shouldn’t there come a time when you don’t have to practice any more? Not according to the musicians I’ve met at Strings.

Thoughtful Parenting: Support and assistance available for child's development

If you suspect that your child may be delayed in any stage of development as they grow, you are just a phone call away from support and assistance.

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Steamboat Springs Slackline Park's long-awaited grand opening

After two years, the Steamboat Springs Teen Council finally sees Steamboat's very own Slackline Park open.

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Nothing easy about Mount Werner Classic 50K

The Mount Werner Classic drew about 90 finishers on Saturday, and each finished with a flourish.

Book Reviews: Books to check out for children

Great children's books to check out for a range of ages.

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Strings co-music directors Cárdenes and Mead to lead final concert Saturday

For the past five years, Andrés Cárdenes and his wife, Monique Mead, have brought a new vision to Strings Music Festival. As change leads them in a new direction, their legacy lives on.

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The Radler: Beer + Lemonade = Refreshment

Don't give up on drinking quality beer just because the dog days of summer have arrived. Drink a radler.

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Author discusses Steamboat's seedy past

The talk was focused on the historic Brooklyn neighborhood and its reputation between 1890 and 1916 as being a red light district.

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Exploring Steamboat: A peaceful paradise right in town

The Yampa River Botanic Park awaits exploration and is described best as peaceful and serene.