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Winter Carnival - 3 to 5 year old race
Tuesday, February 10, 2015      4 comments

We actually close down our main street through town both weekend mornings of Winter Carnival. We bring back the snow and lay a blanket of it down in the street. Why? So we can do fun Winter Carnival street events! I always enjoy the 25-yard ... Read more
Winter Carnival - Lighted Man
Monday, February 09, 2015      3 comments

I missed Winter Carnival (it conflicted with 2-yr-old grandson's birthday), but glad to see our traditions go on! We do a fireworks show during winter carnival that includes "The Lighted Man". Not only does his suit, helmet and ski poles inclu... Read more
Elk in the neighborhood - 2-3-15
Tuesday, February 03, 2015      5 comments

We have a variety of parks and undeveloped land close to our neighborhood. As a result, wildlife feels safe hanging out practically in town. These elk are frequent visitors! ... Read more
Sun Dogs - 2-2-15
Monday, February 02, 2015      3 comments

I'm not sure I'd ever seen sun dogs before I moved to Steamboat! They look like mini-rainbows and are caused by light interacting with ice crystals in the atmosphere. I was out early enough yesterday to see some, but Connie Johnson actually to... Read more
Yampa River thru Steamboat Springs - 2-1-15
Sunday, February 01, 2015      2 comments

The 250-mile-long Yampa River begins about 30 miles south of Steamboat Springs and flows directly through town before making a turn to the west and (ultimately) the Colorado River. This time of year you can often find ice from each bank straini... Read more
Game of Tag? - 1-31-15
Saturday, January 31, 2015      2 comments

These horses at the Circle Bar 8 Ranch almost look like they're playing tag in the snow! Kaytie Steingrimsson caught them kicking up their heels, having fun on a bright blue day. ... Read more
Alpenglow - 1-30-15
Friday, January 30, 2015      1 comments

I love it when the evening light catches Mt. Werner as the sun sets. Ryan Marsden caught the alpenglow at sunset behind the More barn. ... Read more
Outrunning the Donut - 1-29-15
Thursday, January 29, 2015      3 comments

Corey Piscopo was having WAY too much fun with his Photoshop skills. This photo in our local paper of a cyclist has been amended with a Milk Run donut chasing the cyclist down. We're such a healthy town. You will find cyclists, runners, and v... Read more
Ski Time Square - 1-28-15
Wednesday, January 28, 2015      5 comments

Matt Eidt, a local realtor, takes some great photos. He took this photo of Ski Time Square on the mountain at night. ... Read more
Plane Crash - 1-27-15
Tuesday, January 27, 2015      4 comments

We had some excitement on the pass Sunday. Mark Darling's Cessna crashed south of Rabbit Ears Pass (the mountain pass just to the east of Steamboat). Amazingly, Mark walked away from this. ... Read more
Dog Snowmobile Attire - 1-26-15
Monday, January 26, 2015      4 comments

Cord Beaty knows if you're going to spend the day snowmobiling at Steamboat Lake, it's important your dog have the proper attire.... ... Read more
Band on Skis - 1-25-15
Sunday, January 25, 2015      4 comments

For the past 102 years, Steamboat Springs has celebrated Winter Carnival. Since 1935 one of the unique things this has included is the "World's First Ski Band" - our high school band marching on telemark-style skis while playing their instrumen... Read more
Our Downtown - 1-24-15
Saturday, January 24, 2015      6 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      5 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      7 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

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