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Sarah Coleman: A guide to the effects of drugs and alcohol on the body

This week, heath and fitness contributor Sarah Coleman shares a few tips on preventing long-term effects of drugs and alcohol.

Five Steamboat Springs arts organizations awarded Colorado Creates grant

Elevating the stature of arts and culture in Steamboat Springs, five arts organizations were awarded the Colorado Creative Industries Colorado Creates grant through the State of Colorado’s Office of Economic Development earlier this month.

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The Bock’s Office: All systems go for ‘The Martian’

When you’re looking at red, dusty landscapes without another human being in sight, you can either get motivated or get depressed. No, I’m not talking about being in Utah, rather the do-or-die hero of “The Martian.”

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Inaugural Steamboat is Magic Festival to take place this weekend

Bringing together four world renowned magicians and illusionists, the Chief Theater will host the inaugural Steamboat is Magic Festival this weekend.

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Steamboat local recalls May 10, 1996 disaster on Mount Everest

In light of the recently released film "Everest," Steamboat local Dale Kruse recalls events from when disaster struck on Mount Everest when he lost close friend and well-known guide, Scott Fischer.

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Six men successfully complete canoe expedition across North America

A month after their journey ended, members of the Rediscovering North America canoe expedition are still trying to fathom that their eight-month, 5,230-mile canoe trip is over as they settle back into reality.

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Jimmy Westlake: Planets parade in morning sky

If you are an early riser, you might have noticed several bright objects in the pre-dawn sky and wondered what they are.

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Elliot Seng: Dassaro Returns with Dra-La

This weekend, Elliot Seng advises music aficionados check out a different kind of musical act at the Colorado High5 Bar, Dassaro.

ReTree final planting event to take place this Sunday

ReTree Steamboat is in its sixth year and with the Yampa Valley Sustainability's help, it has planted over 23,190 trees and this weekend will be the final planting event for this season.

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Explore’s Top 5 events Oct. 2 to Oct. 4

Not sure what to do this weekend? Explore brings you its top five picks for Saturday's and Sunday's round of events.

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Storm Peak Brewing Co. offers new class

Whether an artist or an aspiring creative,Storm Peak Brewing Co. started a new kind of class earlier this week that combines art and beer for artists of all levels.

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Local artist draws on background to propel her work featured in this month's First Friday Artwalk

Reflecting reality, local artist Sandi Poltorak will be featured at her first gallery exhibit at Ski Town Computing which will be a retrospective collection of her work.

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Annual Mountain Film Festival to kickoff this Friday with newest Teton Gravity Research Film

The 12th annual Steamboat Mountain Film Festival returns Friday kicking off the festival with the newest Teton Gravity Research film, "Paradise Waits."

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Actors share inside scoop on the Chief Theater's Super Fun Steamboat Show

You've seen them around town and in various productions but who are the real characters of these actors in the Chief Theater's Super Fun Steamboat Show off stage? Explore Steamboat found out earlier this week.

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You Heart What You Eat: Blueberry Soup

Packed with nutrients, Tera Johnson Swartz discovers a new recipe for blueberries that "fills you right up."

First Friday Artwalk listings for Oct. 2, 2015

First Friday Artwalk events will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 2 in downtown Steamboat Springs.

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New York Times bestselling author Paula McLain to visit Steamboat Thursday

Transporting readers to Kenya in the 1920s, New York Times bestselling author Paula McLain will be in Steamboat to discuss her newest historical fiction novel "Circling the Sun" based on the story of aviator Beryl Markham.

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Jimmy Westlake: Three defunct star patterns of fall

In 1929, the International Astronomical Union, or the IAU, sat down to weed through the hundreds of constellations that had been invented over the centuries, and when the smoke cleared, 88 star patterns remained.

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Elliot Seng: Live music doesn’t stop for mud season

When happy hour and the back porch scene exhaust themselves, there’s still a tier of night life beyond. Explore's music contributor Elliot Seng, rounds up live music shows for the upcoming mud season.

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Rotary's eighth annual Community Barn Dance and Barbecue will take place Saturday

Prepare those dancin' shoes for Rotary's eighth annual Community Barn Dance and Barbecue, which will take place Saturday at the Wandering Creek Ranch and will feature entertainment, food and fun for all.