Author Archives: Chris

Rodeo Kickoff Party

This year’s Rodeo Kickoff Party was once again a great way jump in to our summer festivities. This year we had live music from our favorite band, the Yampa Valley Boys. Their music always attracts passers-by and compels them to stop for a while and enjoy a perfect summer afternoon. And that what makes the rodeo […]

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4th of July Celebrations

Our favorite part of this year’s 4th of July Celebrations was sharing this wonderful place in this great country of ours with all of our friends and all of our visitors. We’ve been given something special here. We love sharing this experience with everyone we can, whether you come from far or near. And the 4th […]

Lightning Visits the Doc

Some of you may have noticed that several weeks ago one of Steamboat’s icons went missing. Our mascot horse Lightning was gone from his usual spot on Lincoln Avenue early in April.  That’s because he had an appointment with the doc at the clinic. Lightning has been giving rides to Steamboat’s visitors for over 65 years. […]

A Cowboy Valentine

A cowboy’s relationship to Valentine’s Day can be a difficult one. A cowboy’s work requires a special amount of toughness. It also demands commitment and care that may require long and unusual hours. As such, cowboy’s skills and abilities tend to gravitate toward independence and self-reliance. Sometimes these types don’t translate well into some of the […]

“A Valentine’s Day Warning” – by Steve Lucas

Cowboys, despite their distinctive qualities, are susceptible to the foibles that haunt the rest of mankind. In fact, their qualities of independence and self-reliance that enables them to track down a maverick and bring it home can be the same mentality that will cause them to go and do the same thing to a lady friend. It […]

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The 103rd Winter Carnival

The 103rd Winter Carnival in Steamboat Springs was undoubtedly one of the best. The usual celebrations and street events were as fun and festive as ever, and we also had some new activities which only made the good times better. Here’s a run down of everything that happened, as well as a bunch of great […]