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Competitors face off at Chili Challenge in Steamboat

Early rain didn't scare off hungry chili fans Sunday who turned out for the ninth annual Chuck Wagon Chili Challenge downtown.

Book Review: Easy picture and chapter books for children

Two charming stories by Colorado authors.

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Audrey Dwyer: A visceral experience above the Yampa Valley

Friday afternoon reporter Audrey Dwyer had the opportunity to fly with the International World Aerobatic Champion, Dagmar Kress who will be performing for the Wild West Air Fest this weekend.

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Annual Chuck Wagon Chili Challenge brings new competitors, secret recipes

Bringing new competitors and secret recipes the ninth annual Chuck Wagon Chili Challenge will take place this Sunday in downtown Steamboat.

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Before the end of summer, embark on a new adventure

Surrounded by national forest, Steamboat is far enough out of the way that there are many secret getaways for a weekend adventure. A few locals shared their favorite trails for hiking, biking, camping, and climbing.

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The Bock’s Office: ‘If I Stay’ offers mellifluous music-based melodrama

Hopefully you’re consulting something other than contemporary cinema when you look at the big questions, such as, “What’s the point of life?” Indeed, “If I Stay” can’t answer queries like this — and doesn’t try — but it maintains its own charms nonetheless.

Top 5 events this weekend for Aug. 29 to Sept. 1

It's Labor Day weekend in Steamboat! Even though the summer is soon coming to an end, there still are plenty of events to attend.

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Eyes to the sky this Labor Day Weekend for Wild West Air Fest

A new kind of show in the sky brings pilots from all over the country for Steamboat Spring's 10th Annual Wild West Air Fest.

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Labor Day weekend brings downtown sidewalk sales

With an eventful Labor Day weekend coming, the annual Sidewalk Sale will take place at businesses along Lincoln Avenue, each offering end-of-season and back-to-school bargains starting Friday at 9 a.m.

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Adventure of the Week: Gold Creek Lake proves to be a great 1st backpacking trip

Leave it to Steamboat Springs for you to drive an hour outside of town, hike for two hours in the wilderness and still see several people you know along the way. That was the case when my fiance, Erik, and I decided to go on our first backpacking trip in the Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area.

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Stephanie Grey: Reliving the '80s

The '80s are making a come back this weekend as Steamboat welcomes MTHDS, a Beastie Boys cover band that will be at Schmiggity's on Saturday.

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Gardening with Deb Babcock: Plant garlic now for bigger bulbs next fall

Spaghetti sauce, Caesar salad, shrimp scampi and many other favorite foods have a common ingredient that can be easily grown here in the mountains: garlic.

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Hayden Homesteading - Chicken Castle

Completely unsure of how the coop might turn out, Will and Beth set fourth to build their first chicken coop.

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Suzi Mitchell: Too hot to handle

With the Chili Challenge happening this weekend, Suzi Mitchell explores the flavors that chili derives from in this week's blog post.

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Kelsey Martin: Transition Outfits

Summer is sadly coming to an end and the cold will soon be here. Wondering how to transition to fall weather? Kelsey Martin has all you need to know in this week's fashion blog.

Bear licenses on the rise

If you want hunters to kill more bears, you have to issue more hunting licenses. That’s the take-home from Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s decision to increase this year’s total bear harvest, which it hopes to up by nearly 100.

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Jimmy Westlake: Cassiopeia hosts Comet Jacques this week

Passing close to the "W" of Cassiopeia this week is the little green fuzz ball called Comet Jacques. Discovered last March 13, Comet Jacques is due to pass a safe 52.4 million miles from Earth on Thursday.

Eugene Buchanan: Hail to the new trail

Those with mortal lungs were milking freshies on the 4.25-mile Morning Gloria, Steamboat Springs' newest mountain bike trail. You only get one chance at a first impression and Morning Gloria’s was...glorious.

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Book Reviews: "Lucky Us" and "The End of Innocence"

Reviews for "Lucky Us" by Amy Bloom and "The End of Innocence" by Allegra Jordan.

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Musician brings back memories

This weekend singer, songwriter, and tribute artist of John Denver will be in Steamboat for a local fundraiser.