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Our Downtown - 1-24-15

Saturday, January 24, 2015      5 comments

Our main street is wide, a holdover from the days of cattle drives. The crabapple trees that line the street bloom in early spring, covering the sidewalks with white and pink petals. This time of year Mt. Werner is a striking background for ou... Read more

Sleeping Giant in the fog - 1-23-15

Friday, January 23, 2015      3 comments

The valley was still covered in early morning fog when Brian Redmon snapped this photo of the Sleeping Giant. ... Read more

Sunset at my house - 1-21-15

Thursday, January 22, 2015      6 comments

Since you got a winter sunrise I thought it was appropriate to give you the sunset from just beyond my driveway. Our neighbor, Bruce Carta, was walking Kenai (his VERY ... Read more

Sunrise - 1-21-15

Wednesday, January 21, 2015      2 comments

God bless Virginia Rangitsch for being up early enough to catch this sunrise! ... Read more

Cowboy Downhill Stampede - 1-20-15

Tuesday, January 20, 2015      2 comments

There were 97 cowboys and cowgirls competing in the 41st Cowboy Downhill Stampede. These folks leave the rodeo in Denver to come to Steamboat for a different kind of competition - strapping on skis to take on a dual slalom that includes a sheer... Read more

Balloon Glow - 1-19-15

Monday, January 19, 2015      3 comments

Ben Ingersoll was at the base of the ski area last night when this trio of hot air balloons lit up in honor of the 41st annual Cowboy Downhill (and I'll explain tomorrow what THAT is!). Read more

Ski Tracks - 1-18-15

Sunday, January 18, 2015      3 comments

These three sets of perfect figure-eight ski tracks were etched into the hillside at Delís Triangle 3 Ranch by 77-year-old Ray Heid, who runs the ranch. Ray is a true ... Read more

Simple Joy - 1-17-15

Saturday, January 17, 2015      2 comments

Remember what it felt like? I mean, LOOK at this little girl's smile! John F. Russell recognized it when he saw Matthew "Jeddy" McEvoy and his sister Azure slide down the hill near the Anchor Way Baptist Church in Steamboat II subdivision. The... Read more

Mt. Werner from Emerald Mtn - 1-16-15

Friday, January 16, 2015      2 comments

Steve Ganch rode his bike up Emerald Mountain (with his faithful friend Quincy!); in the fading light he caught a view of Mt. Werner with the night skiing lights in the background. Read more

Frosty Trees - 1-15-15

Thursday, January 15, 2015      6 comments

We have had some FROSTY mornings recently. Tomas Stone found a great view of the Yampa River, which runs through town, and the frosty trees beyond. ... Read more

Tubing - 1-14-15

Wednesday, January 14, 2015      3 comments

In the summer we tube the river. During winter we tube the snow-covered hills! Stuart Taylor got an action shot of Montana (who happens to be from Australia!) tubing backward for extra excitement at Saddle Back Ranch. Read more

Northern Lights - 1-13-15

Tuesday, January 13, 2015      3 comments

Jimmy Westlake is a professor at the local college who takes phenomenal astronomy photos, including this one. We typically have great views of the annual Perseid meteor shower, but in 2000, it turned into a once-in-a-lifetime spectacular. A rar... Read more

Icicle dance - 1-12-15

Monday, January 12, 2015      6 comments

I'm always amazed at the icicles that form outside my bedroom window. Seems like they would be uniform tapers to a sharp point, right? Instead they form fantastic shapes like this one Richard Hagins found. Read more

Sunset at the Shooting Range - 1-11-15

Sunday, January 11, 2015      7 comments

Lisa Wilson was at the shooting range when she saw this stunning sunset. ... Read more

Boxing Foxes? - 1-10-15

Saturday, January 10, 2015      3 comments

Arguing over the last Christmas bone hidden in the snow? Sibling rivalry? Long-lost fox friend greetings? Whatever these two are up to, Scott Habermehl was there to witness it! Read more


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