Steamboat Springs

6:00am

Fri August 29, 2014
Agriculture

Above Colorado’s Fruited Plains, Local Food Faces Hurdles

Yampa Valley Farms sit about 20 miles outside Steamboat Springs.
Luke Runyon KUNC and Harvest Public Media

Local food is no longer just a novelty. Farmers markets are growing nationwide and farms that sell directly to consumers brought in $1.3 billion in 2012, up eight percent from just five years earlier. Despite the demand, making local food work in some places is decidedly more difficult than others. Steamboat Springs is one of those places.

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2:00pm

Mon October 7, 2013
Marijuana

Colorado's Mountain Resorts Gear Up For Recreational Marijuana

Telluride's Main Street during the summer and the annual Bluegrass Festival, June 2012.
Doug Anderson Flickr - Creative Commons

Colorado ski towns are preparing for more than just snow this winter. The first recreational marijuana stores will open in the state in January. While a few communities across Colorado are banning retail stores altogether, others are taking different approaches to the sale of recreational marijuana.

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6:49am

Wed September 4, 2013
Water

Rethinking Reservoirs With An Eye Toward Colorado's Rivers

The Terrace Reservoir in the San Luis Valley provides irrigation water for farms downstream. It had a 200 acre-foot restriction imposed by the state because of an aging spillway.
Maeve Conran KGNU

All around Colorado, new collaborations are emerging around water storage and water use. Partnerships with reservoirs are turning out to be key in terms of environmental stewardship, river protection, and healthy communities that rely on water.

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1:21pm

Fri August 30, 2013
Arts District

For 100 Years, A Brotherhood Of The Arts At Perry-Mansfield

Dance students pose for a picture in the pond on campus at Perry-Mansfield
Carrie Saldo

Nestled in Steamboat Springs, far apart from the glitz of Broadway and Hollywood, the Perry-Mansfield School of Performing Arts recently wrapped up its 100th summer season.

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10:35am

Mon August 26, 2013
Colorado Wonders

Watch This And Hold On To Your Colorado Summer

Screencap from Zach Becker's video, 'Colorado Summer '13'
Zach Becker YouTube.com

This is going to either bring back your own memories or set you to furious work on that summer bucket list. As the days shorten, this video captures a lot of the grandeur and fun you'll find in Colorado's mountains.

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